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Paul Wallis

Joined 9 years ago from Sydney, Australia

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    "Cultural fit"- Synonym for hiring a doormat, yes or no?

    5 years ago

    In the recruitment industry, the current thing is cultural fit. This has become a cause celebre among recruitment experts, and is also very popular among employers, judging from the amount of space the idea is getting in the media. The downside is...

  • Jerome K Jerome- The most underrated of English writers

    Jerome K Jerome- The most underrated of English writers

    6 years ago

    Jerome K Jerome is famous for the classic Three Men in a Boat and the play/movie Passing of the Third Floor Back. What’s not generally recognized is that his style clearly influenced a lot of later writers. Jerome was a late 19th century and turn...

  • Intellectual property- Copyscape for everything?

    Intellectual property- Copyscape for everything?

    7 years ago

    This is one of my paintings. It's an acrylic, and as a digital work, it can be measured, literally pixel by pixel. If I tried to search for works like it using a traditional search engine, it could take days to get a result, using words like...

  • Traditional hunting vs modern hunting

    Traditional hunting vs modern hunting

    7 years ago

    The hunter Hunting is one of the original survival skills. Traditional hunting fed and clothed the human race for tens of thousands of years. Hunting is also responsible for the existence of a lot of technology, everything from cutting tools to...

  • Working with Impossible Soils: How to Avoid Really Hard Labor

    Working with Impossible Soils: How to Avoid Really Hard Labor

    23 months ago

    Most gardeners don’t mind some hard work, but they don’t necessarily want to be digging the Suez Canal by hand or excavating the Rockies. “Impossible” soils are those wonderful additions to every garden which just won’t do anything. They...

  • The Blue Chip customer- The marketer's best friend

    The Blue Chip customer- The marketer's best friend

    5 years ago

    There is a real gap between product manufacturers and the market. This is a big, serious gap. Nowhere is it bigger than between the customer base and product management. The Blue Chip customers are the experts. They’re the top of the range, very...

  • Growing Geraniums

    Growing Geraniums

    9 years ago

    Geraniums are usually the toughest, most enduring, plants in any garden. In one place I was living, we had a geranium actually growing through the concrete around the house. A bit of local knowledge research discovered that it was a remnant of a...


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