On my last commute into the city, my regular train service was unavailable due to their staff members being on strike. I shared the update with my work group chat, and that I still managed to get into the office. Their emoji reactions show they’ve become familiar with me perhaps running more than most. Covering […]
My boss messaged me to say “Have a good weekend.” I really shouldn’t have rushed my reply, sending back “You tool!” instead of You too. Pretty clear indication it’s time to leave.
Everyone brings their experience and life to their work, afterall it is who we are. People may assume it works the other way also. It’s not always the case. I know chefs who never cook at home. And some strict, powerful people I’ve seen in the workplace are absolutely bubbly, softies away from the office. […]
At a recent interview I was stumped by the common question about what I feel are my weaknesses. I knew it was a standard question, and did prepare for it at some stage, though when it was time to respond I almost drew a complete blank. The question followed in order from what I thought […]
It’s almost been an eternity since we had regular internet access at home, so there’s been no blogs for some time. I’ve occasionally added to a journal, so I’ll post some of these out of date and out of context items below – and reset the date of the publishing, as they were mostly from […]
As part of our staff meeting we had a member of our Learning & Development department come along and take us through a behavioural assessment. The behaviour test was based on Belbin Team inventory, and it shows insights into what your preferred roles and least preferred roles are. I have always been a cynic of […]
Wow wifey, you’re old. I think sleeping in til 11am on mywife’s birthday would usually be a no-no. But with a seven hour time difference, and the safety of 12,028 kms, I can say it was entirely appropriate! Apparently being awayin an entirely different country is not a sufficient present. Luckily Dubai has everything for […]