Keep stepping

This is the fifth and final blog from my day at the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership. Our final large session is from Joy Marsden and she launches straight in to …

Future technologies

This is the fourth in a series of short blogs from the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership event. After a good lunch we move back to breakout sessions and I’ve opted …

New organisations, new jobs

This is the third in a series of short blogs from the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership event. Having had the big headlines from our keynote speakers it’s now time to …

Brexit Breakfast

This is the first of a series of short blogs from the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership event. First up I went to the “Brexit Breakfast” from Richard Barker and Abisola …

Loyal Antagonism

I was listening to a podcast last week. The screenwriter of the Imitation Game was being interviewed about the creative process and the many challenges he had faced whilst preparing …

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The first round of the table always leaves me watchful for the little niggles between colleagues, the hierarchy being established, power being displayed and measured. It’s the kind of place where everyone quickly …

Ticking over

The email from the client had all the usual pleasantries about summer and “how are you?” – I answered “ticking over”. I don’t really like the British defaults such as …

Niche proposition

I fell in to being self employed. It wasn’t part of my plan (not that I ever had much of a plan for my career). I’d seen self employment make my …