Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018

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While AI and automation have been slowly penetrating the recruitment industry during the past decade, they’re set to break through in 2018. Here are the 3 best recruiting automation tools for 2018.

PR Opportunity for Law School Deans: 4,800 Jobs Created in Legal Services in June 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Study hard for the bar exams, JD Class of 2018. The employment situation is improving in legal services. According to the Department of Labor, the sector added 4,800 jobs in June 2018. Here are more details from Scott Flaherty at Law.com. This is at a time of the Milbank Bump.

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Story-Telling - Christmas Narrative Not Credible in 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can those living in 2018, a time of rage, buy into a narrative of such tolerance by a man about his wife's tale of conception without human intervention? Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission.

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PR Opportunity for Law School Deans: 4,800 Jobs Created in Legal Services in June 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Study hard for the bar exams, JD Class of 2018. The employment situation is improving in legal services. According to the Department of Labor, the sector added 4,800 jobs in June 2018. Here are more details from Scott Flaherty at Law.com. This is at a time of the Milbank Bump. A number of large law firms have increased their entry-level associate salary to $190k.    These developments deans of law schools should exploit. 

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What Presidential Historians Will Write about August 21, 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Presidential historians might finger Tuesday, August 21, 2018 as the beginning of the end of the Trump Administration.  Communications Strategy/Services and Career Coaching.

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Exhaustion - The New Normal in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The whole game has changed throughout professional services, ranging from management consulting to public affairs. Among the shifts since the good old days of the 20th century in professional services are: Increased competition. 

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Professional Services - Clients' Make-Believe Emergencies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In brandname professional services, those big powerful clients are kings and queens.   On "Mad Men," in the professional services world of advertising, when Lucky Strike announced it was pulling its account, the agency went into meltdown mode.

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Branding - Disruptor Role in Legal Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" However, in legal services, an old-line branch of professional services, it may be branding which is the disruptor. Accounting firm PwC now provides legal services in the U.S. PwC has been innovative in how it delivers and prices legal services.

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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. It was an eye-bug.

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Professional Services - The Soul-Wrenching Matter of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In defending the client from February 2016 until September 2018, Boies Schiller's Karen Dyer was able to persuade U.S.   When Shnaider did not pay the fee for service Judge Sullivan granted the law firm's request to withdraw from the case. 

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Professional Services: The Soul-Crushing Trauma of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the most soul-wrenching experiences in professional services is this: Pulling out all stops to serve the client and then getting stiffed. Lawyers get stiffed just like many of the rest of us in professional services.

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Financial Services Firms - If You Don't Leave Us Alone.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To those categories of products, services, and creatures might be added financial services firms. Yet, usually with great authority the financial services firms predict millions of dollars will be needed for retirement or semi-retirement.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The message of the analysis is that professional services firms such as McKinsey need to develop a moral compass. In essence, The New Yorker article argues that professional services is not a value-free zone. Of course, lawyers also are part of the professional services niche.

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ABC's David Muir Keeps Covering 2018 Flu - He Should Have Been There for 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, even he has fallen into the trap of presenting the 2018 flu as catastrophic. It could be the seeming epidemic of misconduct, which started in the entertainment industry, moved on to media, and could next be ferreted out in Corporate America and professional services such as law. 

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Artificial Intelligence in Services - Allstate's Smart Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tom Wilson, chief executive officer at Allstate, predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) will have the force of a tsunami in services. Here he is quoted in Fortune. But, in this era of Cruel Capitalism, Allstate has made a smart move.

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Marketing Professional Services - Google Is Our Store Front

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Traditional large and midsized law firms should join the small ones and solos in feeling threatened by the online, on-demand services of LegalZoom. Clearly, when looking for solutions, clients/customers - and not only in legal services - increasingly are making their first stop online.

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4 ways to change a picture in PowerPoint without losing formatting

PowerPoint Tips

It lets you search on Bing and in connected online services like Flickr. The Change Picture feature in PowerPoint is very powerful because it lets you substitute another picture but keep the most of formatting.

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Boo! Financial Services Types Compulsive about Trying to Scare Us Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We received a 2.8% boost in our Social Security monthly payment, beginning in 2019. Medicare only went up $1.50 a month. At my apartment complex I get 25 bucks off a month because I am a senior. At Regal Cinema. Current Affairs Games legal Media Personal Musings Politics Values Web/Tech

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Courhouse News Service - Yes, Check Out Its Reporting Opportunities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those associated with the legal sector or hoping to parachute into it are answering the growing number of help-wanted ads posted by Courthouse News Service. In addition, Courthouse News Service provides litigation reports to subscribers.

Professional Services Providers - Sure, Accept Payment in Bitcoin

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some professional services firms are now facing this decision: Should they accept payment in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  Currently there exist technical support services which convert bitcoin into American dollars.

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Check-Out Clerk - Assertion of Human Dignity or Lousy Customer Service?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I expected the usual customer service platitude about being sorry for the delay. No, I didn't march to the customer service desk and demand to talk to the manager and get the email address of the corporation owner.

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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. More than the 155,000 jobs created had been expected. 

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The New Aging - Media, Financial Services Industry, et al. Having Fun Scaring Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet one more article about how we aging can ensure our money will last through the next 20, 30, or 40 years has been published in a brandname media outlet. That's MarketWatch. The article contends that having a big fat portfolio is not enough.

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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. "Nearly half of Americans have less than $10,000 stashed away for retirement, according to a report by GoBankingRates."  Here is the article. Of course, $10,000 won't go very far.

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Courthouse News Service, Milwaukee, WI - Full-Time Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Professional Services, Such as Law - When It's a Zero-Sum Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In so many professional services business comes through other people. They can create new value by analyzing and improving every factor which attracts interest in the law firm's services and moves prospects to the close. Like so many industries.

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Did George H.W. Bush Meet Up with Barbara in Heaven? - Reflections on What's Next, After Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. A Christian, George H.W. Bush had a firm belief in an afterlife.

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Courthouse News Service, Charlotte, NC - Full-time Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Courthouse News Service, Montgomery, AL - Part-Time Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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"60 Mintues" - Public Service Presentation on Breakthrough Approach for Healing Childhood Trauma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This evening on "60 Minutes," Oprah Winfrey presented a detailed description of what has proved to be an effective approach to rescuing youth from the effects of trauma. Here you can read the text of that segment.

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What’s the One Thing That Will Make You a Better Communicator?

Presentation Guru

He was pitching for investment to his boss, a high-flying CTO at a UK financial services company.… Paul gets a hammering from his boss. Paul was 5 minutes into his presentation and the room was dead. Paul wasn’t a great presenter, but he was good at his job, and he knew his stuff.

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Courthouse News Service, Cheyenne, Wyoming - Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Of Course, I Don't Trust

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. This won't make it to "Dateline." " There is no mystery about who was the killer. 

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Paris Winter of Discontent - Perfect Timing for Barbarians at the Gate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. Timing is everything.

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Vicki Archer - Like So Many of Us, She Felt She "Needed a Break"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in the US the Samaritan service operates 24 hours and it is free. Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission.

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Courthouse News Service, Camden, NJ - Full-time Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

$20 per hour. Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Digital Gladhanders - 21st Century Willy Lomans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those trying to promote products, services, brands, causes or themselves monopolize social networks. Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. The world of business had changed.

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Brotherly Love - Will and Harry United in Grief, Allegedly Alienated by Marriages (Media Story of 2019)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. Global media outlets will always find a new angle in covering the very marketable British royals.

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You HAD Worked at Bloomberg News - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. There seems to be as many former editors and journalists who had worked at Bloomberg News as folks who have ancestors on the Mayflower.

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Biases in Making Choices

The Communication Blog

This is a word copy of an article that was published in Etc: A Review of General Semantics 73, October 2018, pp. Examples of the status quo bias are all around us—retaining your current insurance without looking for less expensive policies or retaining your cell phone service or simply renewing without examining alternative plans. Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link] Chew, S. Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link] Ellsberg, D. Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link].

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It Goes All the Way Back to Cain and Able

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jane Genova helps you get it for products, services, points of view, causes, branding, careers after-50, and college admission. Many business partnerships sour. When that happens between two brothers, the result could be a flip from brotherly love to a Cain and Abel. 

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Protecting the Brand - Leadership Changes at Boies Schiller

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Legal media outlets keep hammering: 2018 was not a good brand year for David Boies. The market for legal services has become binary. The four large accounting firms such as KPMG are increasing their global legal services footprint.

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What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Why are they going to be interested in the product or service? Once the customer is convinced of the goods or services, how would you deliver it? An MVP is the bare bones of a product or service that can provide invaluable information about how a small group of customers reacts.

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