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Suing Your Employer - Seems Totally Cool in 2018, But Remains High Risk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in 2018, industry-blackballing exists. Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. It was an eye-bug.

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Professional Services - Law Firms No Longer "Special Institution"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It used to be: No, you never messed about the fee you had to pay the law firm.   The specialness of legal services is over. Litigation Communications.

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Professional Services Firms - The Soul-Withering Experience of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A professional services firm does the work. In the fall of 2017, I endured that with Rodney Burrel l, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania communications firm, and Romeo Spino , heading Virginia Beach, Virginia government contracting enterprise Stratascorp.   Litigation Communications.

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Professional Services Firms, Like McKinsey - They Must Go in Search for a Soul

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, those questioning McKinsey currently push back with that it will work for any entity willing to pay its high fee. The message of the analysis is that professional services firms such as McKinsey need to develop a moral compass. Litigation Communications.

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"Retirement" - Has That Been Story Line Positioned and Packaged by Financial Services Industry?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - Jessica Dickler, CNBC, March 6, 2018. In 1987, when I hung out a shingle at age 43, my competition was primarily those retired from corporate communications who had become consultants. Sliding scale fees.

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Like Media (Establishment, Digital Native), Legal Sector Has to Get Smart Fast about Business Models

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The November 2018 report from the Department of Labor about general job creation was, to some, disappointing.   But, the one for legal services should be downright scary.   Litigation Communications.

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Brand Crypto - Could Be on Life Support

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" -Daniel Roberts, Yahoo Finance, August 16, 2018.   Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

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So Proud that Offspring Is Part of Harvard Law School JD Class of 2021

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, the July 2018 Labor report documented that 2,1000 jobs had been lost in the legal sector. In addition, changing client attitudes for law firm services, technology, and the push in-house in corporate legal departments for more cost control can reduce the manpower demand.

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Get This Creep

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Read it here. The help wanted on Craigslist specifically indicates wanting a "young" social media manager.

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Lead-Poisoned Children - Public Policy/Public Relations Had Ruled Out That Possibility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - The New York Post, August 30, 2018. Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

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Key, Annapolis, MD - This Time the School for Scandal Isn't in New England

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was in January 2018.    Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

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DOW Plunging - Radical Saving Goes Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The trick in that is having a referral to a good stylist at those discount hair services. The initial price of the phone itself and the monthly fee are significantly less. The internet service is fine. Therefore, no limits on my telecommuting communications assignments. 

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That 20-Buck Difference - Office Max Probably on Short Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, the customer service is superior at Best Buy.   For computer problems, there is the remote service BoxAid. At BoxAid, the fees are affordable and the technies care.   Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching.

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New York Daily News - MORE Layoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, those of us in communications mourned the loss of the jobs and how the newly terminated would swell the glut of editorial types.   Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

Uber - Re-thinking Traditional Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - Mike Snider, USA Today , August 22, 2018.   Because it offers convenient, reliable, affordable service Uber continues to thrive as a business.   Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

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Gig Economy Workers/Families Between Jobs - Bypassing High Cost of Traditional Health Insurance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The example Bloomberg presents is the combination of a faith-based healthcare sharing ministry and primary care which, instead of accepting insurance, operates on a fixed monthly fee. Eventually, that model could be expanded to provide comprehensive services. Sliding scale fees.

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David Boies, Andrew Cuomo, and the $25k Campaign Contribution - Is This Another One for Jason Farrow?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - The New York Post, August 29, 2018. What was most memorable about Boies' service on behalf of Holmes was chronicled in the book "Bad Blood" by John Carreyou.    Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching.

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Pleasepleaseplease, Global Media: A 6-month Moratorium on Covering the Royals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Harry and Meghan have a dog. Yes, that has made global news, which you can read here. 

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Glut Glut Everywhere - In Long Beach, CA, Going Price for Blog $5.50

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Glut makes the marketplace goofy. Here on Craigslist is a verbose help-wanted ad offering $5.50 for a blog. The most goofy part of all is that the poster seems to expect plenty for peanuts. 

The Village Voice - Yet Another Alt-Weekly Ceases Publishing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After that, there are sliding scale fees. Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Today is another sad day in the history of media. 

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FIRE - From the Front LInes of Radical Saving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The compensation is less than my communications work but it's a side hustle which does plenty of good. The trick in that is having a referral to a good stylist at those discount hair services. The initial price of the phone itself and the monthly fee are significantly less.

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Startup No Longer American Dream, Organization Man/Woman Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

College communications majors who ask me for career advice dream about being hired by a major public relations agency. Not one wanted to develop an innovative service and be self-employed.  Complimentary consultation, sliding scale fees.

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IBM - Top Employment Lawyer Represents Class Action Plaintiffs in Age-Discrimination Lawsuit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. During the past six years IBM has terminated more than 20,000 employees older than 40 years old, reports ProPublica.

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Aging Invisible Yet Again - This Time It's For Benzo Abuse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. One of the indignities of aging is that we become invisible in society.

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Work & Finding Your Passion - How 20th Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. "I need to work at something I'm passionate about."  "  That's what a 51-year-old female coordinator told me in our initial complimentary coaching session.

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Walmart Gets Digital

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Amazon, like Uber, provides an affordable, reliable, convenient and needed service. Walmart has the resources to wage brutal discounting wars, along with innovations in service. Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees.

It Gotta Be Kiddin' - New Recovery Publication Wants Articles, Offers No Payment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's why in my coaching service for the over-50 I had a sliding scale fee schedule. Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. What's not paid for has no value. That's the gospel of capitalism.

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The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement - And You Don't Have to Be Rich to Jump Aboard

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For this group, working is about as relevant to their lives in 2018 as buying a two-bedroom condo on the planet Mars. A vice president of communications in a corporation who wants out does about 30 hours of freelance marketing communications. Sliding scale fees.

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Innocence of Chilhood & Other Dangerous Myths

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, as a public service and to blow up America's cult of The Child as Innocent, Dateline has to feature more programming in which the pre-teen kid is the killer. That scenario of pre-teen as killer plays out in the 2018 novel "The Bad Daughter."

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The Morgan & Morgan Law Firm Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

million in attorney fees and $400,000 in court costs.  " The author of this blog manages marketing communications for professional services firms, including law. This jury verdict hurts the brand and the pocketbook of law firm Morgan & Morgan.

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Generics Need Not Apply

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. This is not a new story: A business caught in the middle of the market fails. Those at the top and those at the bottom could be thriving. 

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Office Max - Tipping Point, 7/3/18

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, I did get his name but I will leave it to the higher-ups at Office Max to determine if he delivers service with a smile in his voice. (I I had described to that clerk in detail that I was a business communications strategist/content-provider and coach for the over-50.

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Collapse of The Vatican - Students of Power Will Be Analyzing This One For Centuries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro told that media that he had proof the Vatican had been aware of at least one sex abuse cover-up However, he didn't finger Pope Francis directly.

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Jacksonville, FL, et al. - Is the Media to Blame?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Today's fatal shooting at a video game tournament follows one two days ago at a high school football game. Both occurred in Jacksonville, Florida.

Timothy Maher - Why Didn't This Man Receive Treatment?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. The human heart can have more flashpoints than the global economy driven by technology. The late administrative judge at Miami Social Security Administration - Timothy Maher - had recently been distraught.

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Your LinkedIn Profile - How's It Doing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. LinkedIn is  the  platform for professionals. At least currently.

Cover Letters - Seasoned Professionals Can Prevent Getting Knocked Out of Box as "Overqualified"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. The cover letter is how job hunters introduce themselves to potential employers. Essentially, that means it's a sales pitch.

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McClatchy Newspapers Laying Off 140 Staff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. It's a tough world for legacy print newspapers. The latest bloodbath is happening at McClatchy Newspapers.

The Pope Gotta Go

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. The global hope that Pope Francis would restore the brand and market share of the Roman Catholic Church had been short-lived. From the get-go he made the fatal political mistake of not choosing his shots.

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Unthinkable Or Will DNA Confirm Chris Watts' Defense?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Another stunner in this triple homicide: Christopher Watts, who has charged with nine felonies today, contends that his now-deceased wife Shanann Watts murdered their two young children.

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New 4-Legged Addition to Family - No Longer Home Alone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. At the Nina Hale company, based in the Midwest, there is an new benefit in parental leave policy.

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"U.S. v. Manafort" - The Guy Could Get Off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Today, the jury in "U.S. Manafort" presented U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III with several questions. The one which grabbed media attention was a request to define "reasonable doubt."

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Lawyers - Should They Fear Copycat Phenomenon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching. Sliding scale fees. Lawyers must be wondering: Have the torrid days of August become The Killing Times. And, will there be a copycat phenomenon. First, Stephen Shapiro of Mayer Brown was fatally gunned down.

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