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Work Experience – Is It Worth It?

Posted by: Emma Pytches
Categories: General

Picking the placement module at university seemed like a great idea at the time. It was sold to us on the grounds that the experience we would have would be invaluable in finding a job or even, for the lucky few, securing a post-university job.

What they didn’t tell us in the module handbook was getting a placement is almost impossible. After trying every possible creative company in Leeds with a previous link to the University of Leeds – none of whom replied to emails or answered phone calls – and on the verge of giving up, a Google search brought up Harris Associates.

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The difference between god and a safety manager

Posted by: Jim Harris
Categories: General

God doesn’t think he’s a safety manager!

Before the safety police visit, I should say that I don’t entirely subscribe to this theory but on the other hand no amount of legislation can replace the application of common sense.

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The fluorescent fashion

Posted by: Jim Harris
Categories: General

I don’t for a minute suggest that hi-visibility jackets don’t have a place, but now everyone’s wearing them I wonder if we’ll soon become as immune to them as we are to dot matrix warning signs on the motorway? Read the rest of this article »

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What does your business really sell?

Posted by: Jim Harris
Categories: General

So many companies make the mistake of defining their offering in terms of services or products, rather than the benefits that the client is looking for. Read the rest of this article »

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