Posts Tagged ‘Myer’

I call BS on employer groups: Get better rather than want things to be easier

I read a news article on the SmartCompany website last month ‘Unemployment rate hits 12-year high as SMEs struggle to hire in “rigid” IR system‘ that irritated me. I was irritated again when I read a similar article this week ‘Ai Group calls for Productivity Commission to make it easier to sack employees‘. What irritated me was the notion that when…

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The Flanagan/Myer resume fraud: what have we learned?

The case of the mysterious Andrew Flanagan becomes more intriguing as further information is uncovered. Certainly the mainstream media have had a field day, providing plenty of expanded coverage in the days after Mr Flanagan’s deception was first uncovered. Here’s what else we know, thanks to the investigative efforts of various Fairfax Media, Smart Company, and News Corporation journalists,…

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Myer sacks lying executive on his first day: How were they duped?

It was a highly embarrassing day for Myer this past Tuesday. After announcing the previous Thursday that ‘Andrew Flanagan, has been ­appointed group general manager for strategy and business development’, Myer confirmed on Tuesday that Flanagan had been fired after it was revealed that he was not, as reported, ‘formerly managing director and Asia-Pacific vice-president for Spanish fashion giant…

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