Category Archives: Moving sector
PLAYING A WEAK HAND WELL: POPE FRANCIS I AND WHAT...
Pope Francis I fascinates me. I’m not a Roman Catholic or religious in any way. So I won’t judge his theology. However, Francis has done several things many leaders and managers could usefully copy. He’s also made one really big decision they should avoid. I’ll get to that at the end. So what has he […]
THE FUTURE. FORGET IT. WHY LONG RANGE FORECASTS...
If you already work for Apple, LinkedIn, a firm of 3D printers or the Chinese Navy this article is not for you. Good luck ruling the world of the future. If you do. As for the rest of us….. I’m 43 years of age. Ten years ago economists were predicting I would live through an […]
THE PUSH FOR PERSONAL: PART ONE
I was at a job fair several months back, in a room teeming with defence recruiters and engineering firms. Despite being positioned neatly on the edge of the fair, our small stand very quickly had a long line of job hunters stretched out before us, hoping we would tell them their CVs were not too […]
The Independent recently ran an article about affluent older men who are choosing to return to work having retired from their original career. In fact, the percentage of people working past State Retirement Age in the UK has almost doubled between 1993 and 2012, and two-thirds of men in “higher skilled” roles are choosing to […]
THE GREAT BEYOND
There are jobs available to today’s school leavers which hadn’t even been dreamt up when I left school. Social Media Marketing Assistant is an evident example and professional lobbying was in its early days. Others, among them those associated with the printed word, are looking at the sunset or, with our manufacturing base focusing increasingly […]