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In which my days are numbered and my job-hunting gets professional …

Facing a hanging in the morning is one way of concentrating the mind. So is getting a redundancy notice from your employer. In an idle moment late last night I calculated my time left in my current seat and had … Continue reading

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In which I define things by what they are not and HR gets my sympathy …

A comment from Brightandsmiley on an earlier post reminded me of a former colleague’s invaluable method of ‘defining something by what it isn’t rather than by what it is’. His unerring skill in applying this rule made him simultaneously amusing … Continue reading

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