Robert Wilson is President & CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, and "From Bob's Cluttered Desk" comes his (often incoherent) thoughts, ramblings, observations and rants - often on workers' comp or employment issues, but occasionally not.
Bob has a couple unique personality characteristics. He firmly believes that everyone has the right to his (Bob's) opinion, and while he may not always be right, he is never in doubt. Enter at your own risk, and like all of our blog areas, we encourage you to read the disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
We're not responsible for this guy.....
Bob is an accomplished speaker for the workers' compensation industry. He is available for conferences, corporate events, children's birthday parties and Bar Mitzvahs. You may access his Speakers Brief here.
Where to go when you've got to go? Not, it seems in a Malaysian river. A foreign worker in Pending, Sarawack, Malaysia was severely bitten on the buttocks by a crocodile while he was defecating in a ... Read More
I would love to be a fly on the wall for this guys next employee performance review.
A Georgia Health Sciences University lab tech was arrested after being discovered in a campus locker room partying ... Read More
I call it "Crappy Boss Syndrome". Apparently psychologist types call it the "Crossover Effect", or the "Spillover Effect". Whichever you prefer, it is the concept that a person who is satisfied with their ... Read More
Except for one, glaring, jarring surprise, it was likely the best social media session I have ever attended at a conference. Moderated by Helen Knight, the power behind the Paduda throne, Business ... Read More
I normally write about sessions and cutting edge information when I attend conferences. I try to convey some of the thoughts and ideas that germinate here, and give a sense of what is on the mind of ... Read More
First there was the "The Rumble in the Jungle", and the "Thrilla in Manilla". Now we have "Mobsterfest at Lobsterfest". Or "All You Can Beat Shrimp". "Crackin' Jab at the House O' Crab", "Beatin' Face ... Read More
What happens when you cross an idiot weather person with a Chinese television station? You get a terrific video of safety "China style".
Actually, that is not fair. I've seen far worse in this country. ... Read More
I read disturbing news last week. Very disturbing news. Birth rates in this nation have dropped to their lowest level in over 25 years. While we were once the envy of the world, maintaining a "replacement ... Read More
I have often lamented that employers do not understand that workers' comp is a controllable cost. Too often they treat it as a necessary evil that they must simply contend with, and never really pay ... Read More