The Truth Behind What Employers and Employees Say

When Employers Say: Join our fast-paced team = We have no time to train you. Duties will vary = Anyone in the office can boss you around. Must have an eye for detail = We have no quality control. Must be deadline oriented = You’ll be six months behind schedule on your first day. Apply … Continue reading

A Compilation Of Philosophical Proverbs And Quotes For The Young And Lost

~ Netherlandish Proverbs by Pieter Bruegel the Elder ~ Proverbs are a mystery. They strike us when we least expect it. Use them correctly and they trigger countless ideas and memories. Use them in the wrong situations and you get confused stares and puzzled looks. As the saying goes: ‘Proverbs are like butterflies, some are caught, … Continue reading

I. Awake & Ascend

~ Wanderer above the Sea of Fog by Caspar David Friedrich The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog by Caspar David Friedrich depicts a man standing on the edge of a cliff with his back facing the viewer. Draped in a dark green overcoat with a walking stick by his side, the wanderer gazes out … Continue reading

A study concerning the impacts of mergers and acquisitions on the psychological contract, labour turnover, and labour retention

Executive Summary Mergers and acquisitions have in recent years become increasingly common as both the forces of globalisation, deregulation and advances in technology enables large multinational corporations deploy resources far from their country of origin. This working paper attempts to highlight two key human resource issues that should be considered by a UK bank when … Continue reading

Chapter V: I Think, Therefore I Am?

Previous Chapters: Chapter I: Reflections in a Broken Mirror Chapter II: Unexpected Encounters and Unwanted Emotions Chapter III: Seek and Ye Shall Find Chapter IV: Every Why has a Wherefore – ‘The Butterfly Dream’ – Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzŭ, dreamt that I was a butterfly, flitting around and enjoying myself. I had no idea I was … Continue reading