Class of 2019, et al. - The End (of the recovery) Could Be Near

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And right now, members of the Class of 2019 who haven't yet landed jobs, the over-50 who are targets for layoffs during economic downturns, and those in changing industries such as law should be scared. It is a bit after 1 PM New York Time. So, yes, the DOW has time to bounce back.

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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019. The story of media could even upstage the saga of the coming global economic slowdown. More powerful than governments, business enterprises, and nutty leaders is the media.

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Andrew Reigstad of Tax 29 - SuperHero of Uncertain Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, I can blow off economic angst, take care of my homesickness, and travel back to the New York Metro area where I had grown up. Money talks. So, it was the loudest voice in the room when Andrew Reigstad at Tax 29 told me the bill for my 2018 was $50.

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Economic Jitters - All-Ears for Socialism (remembering days of heaven as doctoral student)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Big ticket items are already experiencing economic winter in the U.S. The College Class of 2019 could struggle to find that first job and not luck out. As anticipated, after the MLK holiday, the DOW opened lower.    It's 9:33 AM ET and the DOW is down 152.63.

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BigPR, Outside Firms and Corporate - How Many Jobs Will Be Cut in Coming Economic Downturn?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That untouchability could change, quickly or in slo-mo, during the coming economic downturn. Professional services is a changing game. There are client churn, haggling on price, and lower-price a la carte services established by alternative providers.

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Laid Off Disney Employees Who Receive Outplacement as a Benefit - Take Advantage of It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For instance, the guide explains in detail how much the labor market has transformed since the global economic downturn in 2008. That was fast. The $70+ billion deal for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox closed on Wednesday.

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"EliteAdmissionsGate" - First Class Action Lawsuit Filed, Will Days of Rage Follow?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will those who view themselves as "screwed" in a rigged economic system occupy the mansions of the entitled in Greenwich, Connecticut?   An economic slowdown, with declining employment opportunities, could increase that rage, becoming a solid platform for filing lawsuits.

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David Stokoe - The Invisible Hand Gets a Gun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was economic thought leader Adam Smith who explained that all's well that ends well when the marketplace is allowed to operate unfettered. Who doesn't have a gun in 2019!

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Stockton, CA - Can Universal Basic Income Soften Capitalism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the Sacramento Bee reports, as part of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED), 130 residents will receive $500 a month for 18 months. At the January meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, there was a peek under the hood of current capitalism.

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Middle Managers Losing Jobs (and more) in 1980s Corporate Restructuring - Now, Lawyers Will Be Going Through That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, with the next economic recession, predicts Mark A. The financial pressures on consumers and small businesses during an economic downturn will push them to research how to get their legal tasks transacted on the cheap.  It probably will happen in 2019 or, at the latest, 2020. 

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Remembering Enron - After 12 Years, Its Evil Genius Jeff Skilling Released from Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No longer were they contacting us for bylined articles to be published in the business media or for presentations to be delivered at prestigious forums such as the World Economic Forum. When Enron collapsed in 2001, diverse constituencies suffered where it hurts the most - in the pocketbook.

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Liberalism and 25,000 Jobs Not Created - Don't Mess with Jeff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Does her thinking introduce too much risk into economic development? No surprise, Jeff Bezos has pulled out of the plan to create another Amazon headquarters in the New York City Metro area. That could have created about 25,000 jobs.

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WaPo Editor Note - Yeah, Go Hire a Lawyer, Not Public Relations Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The third impact could be that the growing migration toward lefty economic ideology could be slowed down. Could media no longer be the most powerful force in the world? Maybe. What could be replacing it is the old-fashioned power of litigation.

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New England - No Longer Will It Symbolize "The College Experience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What probably will fill in the economic space vacated by the shuttered colleges and universities could include: Growth in enrollment of some public universities (they too, though, are being affected by smaller pool of applicants).

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Student Loan Debt, Compassion Fatigue, No Life/Work Balance - Veterinarians Are Driven to Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even before this article was published, I have been advising iGens and their parents to research the economics of training to become a veterinarian. How many of us animal lovers regret not training to become veterinarians?

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BuzzWordWorld

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, some folks at the World Economic Forum at Davos are making the phrase "gray rhino events" resonate. Language, like all human institutions, keeps changing. Those who keep up with those shifts remain credible and in-demand.    Those who don't become invisible.

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Content-Creators - The End Is Near (OpenAI Designed Predictive Text Machine Which Can Write Better Than We Do)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, if there is a whopper of a global economic downturn, we will be putting together plenty of job-search materials. That was fast. We content-creators report on how the robots are coming for legal jobs doing document review and even personal care ones tending to the elderly.

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Dallas Morning News Cuts 4% of Workforce, Including 20 Newsroom Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If there is an economic downturn, that could be more of a squeeze on what buyers will pay for our services.  Another sad day for newsroom employees. The Dallas Morning News announced that to survive and eventually scale it had to lay off 4% of its employees.

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Davos? Mom, Was That a Battlefield in World War III?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among those not attending the World Economic Forum this year include Donald Trump, Theresa May, and Emmanuel Macron.  Reflection: Can being "caught" attending the World Economic Forum actually tarnish a personal brand?  Davos Man and Davos Woman.

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Will Mr. Smith (The UnCharisma) Go to the White House?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Hard times, which are predicted to hit us by the end of 2019, would help Brown. A Lordstown shut-down and a whopper of an economic downturn could push Trump loyalists into his arms.  Here in Ohio, U.S. Senator (Democrat) Sherrod Brown is staring opportunity in the face.

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Experts on Measuring Gig Economy Admit Flawed Studies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One factor was that the first study was done during an economic downturn. Again, we get the message: Beware of what the experts assert. Twice, Alan Kruger and Lawrence Katz had conducted surveys of supposed gig-economy workers.

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Utah Tourism Industry Could Receive Lots of Free Publicity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His request is for economic losses and lifecare expenses. Terry Sanderson tells his story in the form of a lawsuit - which is the American way. He is in his 70s.

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Billionaires & Barbarians at the Gate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to Bess Levin at Vanity Fair, the billionaires attending the World Economic Forum in Davos are shaking in their boots. Here is that article.    The barbarians seem to be at the gate.

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DOW Continues Craziness - You Bet, Retired, Semi-Retired Should Be Plenty Worried

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Come the economic downturn and then he's really in a pickle. It is 10:16 A.M New York Time.    The DOW is down 361.07. The Wall Street Journal isn't bullish that the downward trajectory will reverse its direction today.

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Yet One More Signal Recession Could Be Coming

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Class of 2019, those contemplating the timing of retirement, and consumers - all are jittery about the possibility of a recession. Circling back to the possibility of an economic downturn - those who could get hit the hardest are new graduates, both from undergraduate programs and professional degree tracks such as law school. An economic downturn, though, usually represents a wonderful development for contract or gig workers.

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Rudy Giuliani and Others Likely to Get Sandbagged in Their Obituaries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In elegies by their families how they comported themselves during the political (and likely economic) turmoil will be described in detail.

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BigLaw Brands - How Much Politics Can They Weather?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

are highly sensitive to the highly charged political and economic relationships among nations. On Tuesday, BigLaw firm Skadden Arps settled with the Department of Justice. Details were released Thursday. Here is coverage by The Wall Street Journal. 

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The Secret of Extreme Influence: Don't Chase Money (e.g. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has World All-Ears about Socialism)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Their public relations staff will arrange photo ops for them as Davos Man and Davos Woman at the World Economic Forum. The current Gilded Age has created a myth: Chasing wealth will bring BigInfluence. That's mostly wrong. Sure, moneybags Michael Bloomberg could run for U.S.

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Gangs of 4 and 7: history repeating itself???

Max Atkinson

The reason they did so was that the January 1981 Wembley conference had committed the Labour Party to unilateral nuclear disarmament and withdrawal from the European Economic Community.

2019 52

Cluster or CopyCat Suicides - Chicago's Dane Anthony Smith 5th Police Officer in 6 Months to Take His Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During these uncertain economic times, the notion of suicide could also catch on among both the working class and professionals who fear losing it all. Why are police officers in Chicago killing themselves? Most recently, Dane Anthony Smith, age 36, took his own life.

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The Work Box

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The reality is that the economic recovery following the global financial crash locked in low wages. If there is an economic downturn in the U.S., An obsession with work is evolving into the new norm.    A study by The Vision Council found that 48% considered themselves workaholics. That entails not only putting in long hours. It also includes being preoccupied with work when not on the job, feeling there is no time to take a vacation, and checking email compulsively.

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Professional Services Firms - Fewer Insultated by Premium Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If a worldwide economic slowdown occurs, that movement for total transparency will gain traction - quickly. Forever, the business and legal media have been reporting on the need to reform traditional billing practices in the legal sector. After all, the Golden Age of Law Firms, which ended with the global financial crash of 2008, is long past.

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The New Aging - Japan Boosts GDP Growth By Hiring/Re-Hiring Elderly, U.S. Still Mixed Bag

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's by hiring and re-hiring the elderly that the nation is, as The Wall Street Journal reports, generating its "second-longest economic expansion since World War II."  The aging. Are they a challenge to developed economies or a catalyst for GDP growth? In the U.S., those over-50 continue to be positioned and packaged as a problem demographic.

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Social Security - 60 Million to Receive 2.8% Increase in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

increase for 2019. Given that inflation will eat most if not all of the 2.8%, it's doubtful if this development will provide an economic stimulant. What welcome news after our portfolios took such a hit yesterday. We fear more carnage, of course, in our retirement nest egg.

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Credit Cards as Economic Indicator - Fear Is Palpable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And not how it may play out in 2019. If credit cards are considered an economic signal, they reinforce that fear. But the economically wounded in the region know it will. Economic fear doesn't have to keep anyone stuck. It's obvious. Many in the U.S.

Unity - Democrats, GOP Join Together to Save Lordstown

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In March 2019, the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio is scheduled to stop production of the slow-selling Cruze sedan.   Eventually, if Lordstown is permanently shut down the economic carnage will be immense.

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Millennial & Unemployed In The U.S. - It's Much Worse Overseas, Even In STEM

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Benoit adds that according to economic expert Ekkerhard Ernst the youth unemployment overseas is going to get worse until about 2019. In Spain, the unemployment rate for those 29 and younger is 42%. In Greece, it's 49%.

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Beyond Rich, Middle Class, Poor - No Longer Labeling Ourselves Via Class

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That could take the form of a financial reversal during the Crash of 2008 (which could happen again in 2019, of course), the collapse of an industry such as print, loss of a job when over-5o and not landing a comparable one, bankruptcy because of medical bills, and/or a game-changing scandal.

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Recession, Of Course - Lots More Accidental Retirements

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

chief financial officers expect one by the end of 2019 and 80% by the end of 2020.  Such an initiative usually raises the stock price and corporations will need that during an economic downturn. Most Americans haven't bounced back financially from the 2008 downturn. 

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Protecting the Brand - Leadership Changes at Boies Schiller

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, if a global economic downturn comes into play in 2019, even that top could find its business negatively affected. Legal media outlets keep hammering: 2018 was not a good brand year for David Boies.

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