Tag Archives: Strategic Resourcing

The jobs only you can do – @thisissethsblog

A great observation by Seth Godin: “One of the milestones every entrepreneur passes is when she stops thinking of people she hires as expensive (“I could do that job for free”) and starts thinking of them as cheap (“This frees … Continue reading

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Echoes through time: Do not press an enemy at bay

“Do not press An enemy at bay.” Sun-Tzu (551 – 496 BC), The Art of War

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Working from home infographic

Here’s an interesting infographic from telecommuting recruitment specialists staff.com:

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The four horsemen of Mediocrity – Seth Godin

Seth suggests: Deniability Helplessness Contempt Fear … all too familiar in organisations around the world. Read more, here.

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Technology, jobs, education and government – The Economist

Another essential article in last week’s Economist discusses the scale of the coming impact as technology impacts the world of work as never before. Anyone interested in strategic planning and/or government policy will get value from this.  It does a … Continue reading

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Empowering @projectline’s people

An interesting piece on Inc.com about how Projectline empowers its staff to take ownership of their development. In a nutshell, each person has an annual budget of $1,500 and agrees how to spend it with their line manager: anything from … Continue reading

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Interim Contracts

Life can be fraught for anyone on the sovereign professional path.  Issues around legal status and contracts are a regular headache and interim managers – whose status is too often an unnecessarily grey area in the minds of hirers, commentators … Continue reading

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