Pressgang Blog : People

Friday, 5th September 2014

Award-winning title fit for heroes

When a company has suffered tough times it’s important front-line employees act as ambassadors for your brand and tell your story. Security giant G4S has been the target of damaging political and media criticism in recent years that has overshadowed the fact its people are doing good jobs day in, day out. More than that, […]

 

Thursday, 31st July 2014

Proceed with caution: icon ahead

Iconic. Whatever does it mean? I’ve seen and heard the adjective applied to everything from a holiday to a burger. Usually, as in the case of a famous building, it means simply that, famous. Icon, in its original sense, just means image. If I make a painting or a sculpture of you, it’s an icon […]

 

Friday, 2nd May 2014

Ee, bah goom

What’s the difference between an employer and an employee? We all know that, don’t we? The –er ending denotes the person doing whatever the verb says, in this case employing, and the –ee denotes the person to whom it is done. Think of payer, payee, or interviewer, interviewee. But then think of retirer, escaper or […]

 

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