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2014: Our summer of housekeeping training

Last summer we taught our kids how to cook. This summer, I’m teaching them how to clean.

We’ve been away from home for four weeks. 1,049 more words


If there’s such a shortage of talent in the media industry, why aren’t we encouraging more mums back to work through job sharing?

There’s rarely a shortage of applicants for coordinator positions however when it comes to recruiting experienced middle / senior level people, the talent bank seems to dry up.  609 more words

Job Sharing

Full Employment and the Path to Shared Prosperity | Dissent

Great summary of the current political gridlock by Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein:

There are many policies that can reduce inequality, but there is none as straightforward conceptually and as difficult politically as full employment.

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US & Canada

It's All About Trust

Trust is at a two year low across UK organisations according to the CIPD Employee Outlook survey for Spring 2014.  What does this mean? 

According to Stephen Covey, it means reduced speed and increased cost of business, which makes perfect sense to me.  574 more words

Flexible Working

Let's get flexible

According to research released this week, 90 percent of UK businesses are open to flexible working, but only 25 percent say so in job adverts. With nearly 17 million people working part-time or wanting to work more flexibly, organisations are doing themselves and potential applicants a disservice by not being upfront. 491 more words