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Local government loo inspection incognito (Rousse)

TPR found us a new house in a smart Glasgow terrace opposite a park. Next I had to find a new job. I accepted a lift to a run-down provincial town where I met Margaret, my new boss in local … Continue reading

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Rousse’s new job

I’d never before applied for an academic job where all short-listed candidates were interviewed together. The panel comprised two well-respected academics: the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of an English university, who – quite out of character – had turned bad cop for the … Continue reading

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How to retain staff (Rousse)

I visited IS in his plush new London office. Everything – including the walls – was branded with either his name or initials. I wondered why the company had gone to such extremes. IS explained: (1) he was the boss … Continue reading

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