We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here!

Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :




  • Once favoured by major multinational companies, the forced ranking system of employee performance evaluation has had numerous negative effects on morale, productivity and ultimately many firms’ financial bottom line. Read more here.
  • You can follow kroW on Twitter at @wil_kroW



  • Despite being the biggest of Scotland’s Small Isles, the Isle of Rum is the least populated island. The majority of its 25,850-hectare surface area lies uninhabited, with the entirety of its minor population of thirty-or-so people residing in the small village of Kinloch, which is located on its eastern shore. Despite its lack in residents, Rum remains a popular tourist destination, with plenty of places to stay and many things to do. Rum has been inhabited since the 8th millennium B.C and was home to the earliest known settlers of the whole of Scotland, so boasts a plethora of points of historical interest and ruins. Discover more here.
  • The Isle of Barra holds many fascinating sights for a tourist. Even your arrival by plane will be an experience – it is the only pace in the world where scheduled commercial flights land on a beach! Find out more here.
  • You can follow Compass on Twitter @WIL_Compass


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