By Abdullah Ansari Published: June 3, 2019 Tweet Email To start off his role, Fawad Chaudhry announced the launch of a five-year lunar calendar. PHOTO: SCREENSHOT/THECURRENT It’s March 25, 1992. England is chasing a target of 250 to become the victor of the cricket World Cup in Australia. Experienced duo Allan Lamb and Neil Fairbrother have tilted the game in England’s favour, and Pakistan captain Imran Khan has to apply his cricket dexterity to take a wicket as blocking runs isn’t going to work. He needs to ensure the right person throws the ball, and brings in Wasim Akram. The rest, as they say, is history. References to the 1992 World Cup final are generally used a lot these days to offer sarcastic commentary on PM Imran and his government’s performance. However, my point here is to highlight the importance of selecting the right person for the right job. Imran was clearly capable of doing this on the cricket field. Unfortunately, he has been … [Read more...] about Is Fawad Chaudhry really the best person for the job?
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IN LINE: Emma Hayes, manager of Chelsea Ladies is being considered for the job of managing the men’s team. AFP Photo By Paul Kennedy I don’t know much about Emma Hayes other than what I’ve read about her in recent weeks. For those of you as much in the dark as I was, she is the coach of Chelsea FC Women. And if you believe what you have read in the newspapers of late, she is in contention to take charge of the men’s team after the imminent departure of Maurizio Sarri. The 42-year-old led Chelsea to third in the Women's Super League and to the semi-finals of the Women's Champions League this season. In the previous season she won the double for Chelsea and during a spell coaching in America, won manager of the year. Not too shabby for sure, but in my mind, she has nowhere near the credentials required to take charge of the men’s first team and the reasons have got absolutely nothing to do with her sex. In my career that this month topped the … [Read more...] about Why Emma isn’t the right ‘man’ for the job just yet
(Reuters) - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the right manager to rebuild Manchester United but needs time to get the team back in a position where they can compete for titles, departing midfielder Ander Herrera has said. Solskjaer, who took interim charge of the club in December, won 10 of his first 11 games in charge and was handed the job on a permanent basis in March only for results to nosedive in the months that followed. United were knocked out of the Champions League quarter-finals and finished sixth in the Premier League after a dismal run of two wins in their last 12 games, leading to questions about whether the Norwegian is the right man for the job. "I really believe in Ole," Herrera, who is tipped to join French champions Paris St Germain, told United's official website https://www.manutd.com/en/news/detail/ander-herrera-reveals-his-united-regret. "He's the right person. I really believe in (the coaching staff)... but I think there's a tough job ahead. The club will need time, … [Read more...] about Solskjaer the right choice but needs time at Manchester United
Is this “the best a man can get”? In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Gillette is invoking its classic tagline to call upon men to hold each other accountable and set better examples for the “men of tomorrow.” And they’re catching criticism for doing so. The Boston-based shaving company, which is owned by Procter & Gamble, unveiled a new marketing campaign Monday seeking to eliminate bad behavior and justifications like “boys will be boys,” acknowledging that “the actions of the few can taint the reputation of the many.” In an ad titled “We Believe,” — which begins by depicting news coverage and mainstream portrayals of sexual harassment, bullying, and other forms of “toxic masculinity” — a narrator says that such behavior has “been going on far too long.” “We can’t laugh it off,” the voice-over says. “Making the same old excuses. But something finally … [Read more...] about Gillette released an ad asking men to ‘act the right way.’ Then came the backlash.
Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 10, 2019, 11:29 PM GMT By Jean Chatzky What’s most important when it comes to kicking ass in a new job? Experience? Skills? Sure. But according to new research from staffing firm Robert Half, 91 percent of senior managers feel a candidate’s match with a company’s culture is equal to or more important than those things. Amazingly, 35 percent of workers are saying no to seemingly “perfect” jobs if the corporate culture doesn’t seem like a good fit. 35 percent of workers are saying no to seemingly 'perfect' jobs if the corporate culture doesn’t seem like a good fit. They’re onto something. Today, with unemployment at a near-record low of 3.9 percent, candidates have choices — if a company doesn’t feel like the right fit, they know they can keep looking until they find an organization with the attitude and behaviors that they’re looking for. “We hear from … [Read more...] about Get a job offer? Here’s how to know if a company is the right fit for you