A NEW YEAR, A NEW BEGINNING?

A NEW YEAR, A NEW BEGINNING? This is the time of year when more people than at any other time of the year consider the next step in their careers. This certainly evidenced by the number of curricula vitae from professionals FRRW CONSULTING has received And this brings me to the point of this message […]

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BAD VIBE BLUES

In this age where communication has become free and easy, falsehood and innuendo have become confused with the truth and the decent. As recruiters we are seeing the injustice this can impose on innocent bystanders. Merely to have worked with someone who is the subject of public scrutiny – whether justified and true or a […]

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COPING WITH TWENTY-EIGHTEEN

As South Africa approaches a New Year of 2018, it is clear that we are facing a VERY new year. It may be that momentous changes are about to rain upon us. The decisions which emerge, or do not, from the forthcoming ANC conference will determine what sort of leadership South Africans can expect in […]

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COMPETING FOR A CAREER IN COMPETITION

Competition law has an image which depends on who is discussing it.  It can be described as the means by which economic activity is encouraged along a path of equity and consumer protection. Others might say that it inhibits freedom of decision making and the opportunities to maximise profits.  Regardless of one’s view, competition law […]

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AFTER YOU GO – A TALE OF DEPARTURE FOR ETHICS

In the previous blog ‘Afore ye go’ one of the reasons for moving out of a job was when an employee is expected to carry out an instruction which is in conflict with one’s ethics.  In another blog the warning was given about the possible abuse of electronic means of communication. Well, almost as though […]

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THE WEIRD WORLD OF WORK

THE WEIRD WORLD OF WORK A MESSAGE FROM THE ANNALS OF FRRW CONSULTING The life of a recruiter can throw up some curious insights into employees and employers. An example from the employer side is a notice in the Economist newspaper (yes, it calls itself a newspaper). Headed “A MISSION LIKE NO OTHER’ it is […]

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MY CAREER – IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

Anyone who has ever thought of changing jobs has been faced with questions such as ‘How can I tell my boss?’ ‘Is this the right time?’ ‘Should I take the risk?’  ‘Will my career be stronger if I stay longer?’.  I would like to suggest that your career is not only the greatest asset you […]

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