To describe or to Describe: That is the Question\r\n
\r\n “We are delighted to record the long-overdue death of Mr. Job Description. Job Description, the product of the Scientific Management School (it seemed like a good idea at the time!) never delivered on his promise. He will be fondly remembered by those managers who simply accepted his presence in organizations without ever having critically evaluated his usefulness. R.I.P.”
Getting the most out of your Pension - \r\n
even if it's in the UK !
When you finish working you'll need an income to retire on, and unless you want to be simply surviving on the Irish State Pension of €233 per week then it's essential that you have some form of private pension. Now many people are put off starting their retirement planning because of the perceived cost but there are many ways to build up finance in order to generate such income.
The Manager has a role regarding mental health of employees\r\n
“May contain nuts.” For many years it was seen as ‘fair game’ to joke about mental health. I’ve been as guilty as everyone else, perhaps more so. I loved telling the story of walking past the old Grangegorman Mental Hospital (now the campus for Dublin Institute of Technology) and seeing the following graffiti scribbled on the external wall:\r\n
Do you condone theft from your company and \r\n
do you know whether it's really happening?
By Tony Kilcoyne\r\n
I have been advising business for 20 years and I can say with confidence that employee fraud occurs in over 90% of companies. Granted, the level of fraud varies but remarkably some company directors even tolerate it.
I will later describe different types of employee fraud, but first I want to describe to you what I call Director Psychosis.\r\n
27 Benefits of Branding Your Company\r\n
Below are 27 reasons you should re-brand your company
- You benefit from a clearer understanding of what your brand is
A lot of businesses currently believe that a brand is a logo and their marketing materials. Where as the truth is that a brand is their reputation. It’s the perception on the street and clearly defined, a brand can create an experience that leads to greater sales and a culture of success. \r\n
Re-Brand with Strategy FOLLOWED by Visuals\r\n
Let’s assume it’s time to rebrand your company. You came to this conclusion after coming to the realization that sales are flat, the staff are tired and overall the business environment is challenged by a changing culture. What’s a brand to do?\r\n
When the kids leave the nest ‘should be’ a time of celebration…\r\n
I was sitting on the sofa, quietly practicing a new piece. Playing the guitar is easy. Playing the guitar well is hard. To keep the obsession moving forward, I practice for about an hour every day. According to my family, it’s a candidate for the biggest waste of effort in the history of mankind.\r\n