Tag Archives: jobs

10 factors creating job satisfaction: what motivates now?

Posted by on Monday, September 27, 2010

Interesting jobs, security and being appreciated are top of employees’ lists for creating job satisfaction in today’s workplace. And it’s that second one – feeling your job is safe – that really speaks to today’s job climate. In 2008 I wrote a piece in HR Director where I reported data from an ongoing project of… Read More »

It’s the economy, stupid. Or is it?

Posted by on Monday, July 26, 2010

Well, the government has spoken.  Austerity is upon us!  The public sector must cut and save – there’s little disagreement. My problem is the balance between the economics and ideology of policy making. Let’s look at some examples. 1. Brand Yorkshire disappearing Firstly, the RDAs.  Controversial since their foundation, they were perceived as bloated quangos… Read More »