The UK Civil Service introduced strengths based questions for recruitment when they introduced Success Profiles in late 2018. Before this strengths based questions had been used in the final selection boards for the Fast Stream. They’re really good for when Continue reading Understanding Strengths Interviews
I’m part way through the Project Leadership Programme run by Cranfield University on behalf of Cabinet Office. The most recent module asked us to come up with our personal values. It was an interesting exercise, because we were given a Continue reading What are your personal Values and why?
One of my oldest friends asked me for some advice on writing a blog and attracting a following. He asked me because I’ve been blogging for decades and have written hundreds of posts, the most popular of which get thousands Continue reading Six Steps to Blog Posts People Read
The Public Accounts Committee have opined that the FiReControl project wasted £469 million pounds. A sobering report, all the more so if you were one of the people that worked on the project. How could things go so expensively wrong? Continue reading FiReControl’s Failure
After a couple of sweaty days (mostly from the gout and related medication rather than the assignment it has to be said) I finished off my first (of 6) Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA) for the B310 Making Sense of Strategy Continue reading First Assignment Submitted!