Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Phil Wolfenden interview

Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with one of our resourcers, Phil Wolfenden. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? The essentials of the role have changed little since we… Read More

Can being remote enhance agility?

Originally posted on An exercise in herding cats:
I am a very lucky person, I have my dream job. I work for a huge Solutions Provider as a member of their software consultancy group. The consultancy group has multiple physical offices in the St Louis area, and offices in Denver, New York and London. we…

Working in a room with a view: the FJWTS approach

Anthony Haynes writes: At the end of last month, we published a post based on a psychology paper (‘40-second green roof views sustain attention‘) by Kate E. Lee et al.  The upshot of the paper seems to be that workers in locations with attractive views seem to produce better work. Perhaps this helps to explain… Read More

Productivity: the one resource you need

Anthony Haynes writes: Many years ago I happened across a copy of a little book by Edwin C. Bliss entitled Getting Things Done (Bantam Books). It’s a short and entirely practical book. It consists of dozens of practical tips on how to make more productive use of your time. Each tip is concisely explained, typically… Read More