HR Wanderlust

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This morning an email popped into my Inbox with the title, “Who Else Has Wanderlust?”. Fair dues to the marketers and the online activity monitoring software, it’s actually something I’ve been thinking about lately. It started with my Etsy obsession (which fits rather neatly with my shopping obsession), and the cute little necklace shown in the photo, which has been sitting in my favourite items ever since I opened my account a few years ago. Continue reading “HR Wanderlust”

The Truly Flexible Workplace

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Prior to the advent of the Industrial Revolution, employment centred around trades and artisan crafters. People lived and worked with their families in one place, trading locally what they produced by hand.

Then came mechanisation, accompanied by a thirst for profits. Earning a crust no longer required a lifetime perfecting the skills your parents taught you. Talented individuals congregated together in cities, were exploited and reduced to cogs in a giant machine. Continue reading “The Truly Flexible Workplace”