To Socialise or Not to Socialise?Posted in : HR Updates on 14 February 2011
Nicola Shaw writes:
...That is the question. Never mind “whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune...” [my efforts to relive my A-level English Shakespeare studies from 1995/96 – are you impressed?], the hot topic on some HR Manager’s lips, is whether they should interact and socialise with colleagues or whether to distance themselves, so as to minimise conflict and having to be less than transparent on occasions.
Department for Employment and Learning (DEL)
When I worked in the Department for Employment and Learning, it was quite easy really, as there was a very strong culture of “them and us” between Personnel Branch and all other branches. This
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