Category: Management

Powerless Rangers

Author: Keil Hubert

Some job titles are dangerously misleading and need to be questioned before accepting an offer. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger warns that ‘project manager’ with no authority isn’t a ‘manager’ — it’s an disposable scapegoat. I was lost in a book last night,... Read more

talent management, skills gap, Brexit, productivity, hiring

Bridging the talent gap in a post-Brexit world

Author: Joanne Frearson

With their reputations for disrupting industries and getting things done quickly, Silicon Valley companies have developed their own distinct work culture . Hi-tech start-ups from around the world have flocked to the region to gain access to talent, and learn the workplace... Read more

Productivity, self employed, gig economy, big corporate

What big business can learn from the self-employed

Author: Joanne Frearson

The focus of most big businesses is normally growth, increasing profitability and improving productivity. But does this always square with the people who work for these companies, and who want to pursue the careers and lives they aspire to? In... Read more

Emotions in the Workplace, No Hard Feelings, organisational psychology, future of work, gender stereotypes

Why it’s okay to get emotional at work

Author: Joanne Frearson

“We often forget we are humans,” says Mollie West Duffy, over the phone to me from New York. “We have feelings all the time and yet between 9am and 5pm we don’t supposedly have them.” Duffy, who’s promoting her new... Read more

The American View: The Captivating Allure of Flying Cars

Author: Keil Hubert

When Bell introduced its prototype Air Taxi at CES this month, it reignited the age-old dream of ‘flying cars.’ Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that understanding the appeal of something as insanely dangerous as ‘flying cars’ requires a shift in... Read more

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