POWER TENDS TO CORRUPT. ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY.

POWER TENDS TO CORRUPT. ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY. This prescient observation by Lord Acton (1834 – 1902) has proven all too applicable to 21st Century business and politics.  What has changed in our internet age is that the nature and

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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

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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

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DO YOU HAVE A CAREER OR ARE YOU JUST CAREERING?

Neuroplasticity refers to the ability of our brains to learn and change in response to our experience and behaviour.  It means that the more we do the more we think and the more our brains develop. The notion that we

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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

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‘AFORE YE GO’

So you have decided that the time has come to move on.  Consider carefully just why you have reached that decision before acting on it. There are some specific and valid reasons to move on and move on quickly: Sexual

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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?’. 

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STOP THE TECHNO WORLD – YOU NEED TO GET OFF

We often hear about the drawbacks of modern communication technology.  They come with many names, CYBER-BULLYING, CYBERSTALKING, CYBER-HARRASSMENT, there are possibly others.  For victims who decide to fight back a number of strategies are available, including registering a complaint with

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THE JOYS OF MATCHING PEOPLE AND POSITIONS

It is surprising that the golden rules for employers seeking talent and talented employees seeking employment are nearly identical. Of course, there are no golden rules, more a wish list of what a recruiter would like to see and experience. 

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RUNNING  SUCCESSFULLY  – DO YOU  ACQUIRE TALENT OR RECRUIT STAFF?

People? Staff? Employees? Personnel? Human Resources? Talent? Barbra Streisand sang that ‘people who need people are the luckiest people in the world’. Well, when it comes to the world of work describing the human beings who do the work, the lexicon has

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