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The original idea behind this article burst from my head in a torrent of frustration. After calming down a little the question still needs to be answered but the thrust of the question needs to directed at some of the people that have raised their heads above the parapets of the CBI Annual Conference. I like capatalism …

Managers, are you qualified?

The school of hard knocks and the university of life may be a couple of clichés but don’t scoff too much. Ponder for a moment your own experience and career. Subtract the lessons and what do you have left? Nothing much. Maybe that degree that had nothing to do with your career path? A smattering of …

Does an MBA equal a larger salary?

I have over 17 years experience of working as a senior level ‘head-hunter’ and running an executive CV writing business, dealing with MBA graduates, and in my opinion, the short answer is ‘yes’. If one read down the lists of business school MBA programmes under various headings, many institutions are promising salary increases around 100 …

Managers ask Staff to do the Unthinkable

Here’s a revelation (no pun intended) from the depths of the CMI with the headline “Managers ask staff to perform ridiculous tasks”; Apparently managers ask their underlings to do stuff they either can’t, won’t or don’t want to do themselves! In my day the evil fiends disguised this as delegation but it seems the PC …