I know Giles (the author) reasonably well. We’ve had a few beers together over the years, worked together a little, popped up at the same events and know – and respect – a lot of the same folk. Additionally his work – particularly his blogging and the work he did at Defra that he references…… Continue reading [book report] The agile comms handbook
Given my current circumstances and mindset this Guardian article about mid-life career changes is timely. I’m not convinced that a career change (or tweak) is the silver bullet for all that ails me but it is something I want to explore over the next few months. Loosely I think my thoughts on the topic break…… Continue reading What do I want to be when I grow up?
My sabbatical officially starts tomorrow but truth be told I’ve barely worked for the last three weeks due to a combination of leave and stress. I’ve been lurking on Slack and keeping an eye on my emails – popping in with the occasional comment or contribution but it hasn’t been much and now it won’t…… Continue reading Sliding into my sabbatical
Reading that the venerable Giuseppe Sollazzo is adding a new feature to his newsletter combined with the whole Basecamp debacle (where a company long hailed for its admirable culture turned out to have anything but) I am considering adding an occasional element to my weekly jobs newsletter. I’d give the hiring manager (or team member)…… Continue reading “Do you have any questions for us..?”
Honestly I don’t have much to say about it all – in fact I can’t even be bothered to change my holding title for this post! That said I might want to use some of the fall out of this in future ‘working in the open’ posts so here we are. If you missed it…… Continue reading Basecamp bollocks