Complex Ghostwriting Process for E-books - Compensation = $2,5000 (yes, it's come to this)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The compensation for those who go through this process and producing the manuscript?  He asked: Is the compensation a red flag signalling that that a ghostwriter should train for a new career path? Book ghostwriters had once been the elite in the field of communications.

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Writing - The Deflation In Compensation, The Glut, The Five Solutions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The news that two Pulitzer winners have switched to PR touched off a slew of comments knocking journalism as a career." " - Jack O'Dwyer, "Journalism Is Satisfying Despite Low $$, Other Problems," in Odwyerpr.com, April 27, 2015. Here is the article. But, journalists aren't the only ones discovering, "Hey, this is very demanding work and I am earning peanuts." And

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Ghostwriting Firm - Compensation Starts At 4-Cents A Word - Ha-Ha-Ha

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That a ghostwriting firm would indicate that its compensation for professional ghostwriters of nonfiction begins at 4-cents a word. Amazing. Here you can read the details. careers Current Affairs Writing

Economy Just Climbing Out of Grave: Public Relations Society Boosts BigWigs' Compensation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yet, as the Public Relations Sociey's 990 IRS tax return for 2011 reports - data provided here - the compensation for some BigWigs was boosted. During   The data show that staff compensation was cut 8% to $5,083,323 in 2011.    I do not intend to become a member until there is more of a public explanation of compensation policies and procedures.

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit Steps Down, Is Well Paid For. What Exactly? Rolling Stone

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Uncategorized "Citigroup (Organization)" CEO compensation Matt taibbi Paid rolling stone Steps Down Vikram Pandit

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A book to win Biden the election and compensate Donald Trump's niece for the appalling way in which he and the rest of the family treated her

Max Atkinson

How My Family Created the Wor ld's Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. Having ju st got back from holiday, where I read this fascinating, if disturbing, book by US president Donald Trump's niece one of her sources (Trump's sister) I noticed this on Twitter the other day from the Washington Post: “I’m talking too freely,” Maryanne Trump Barry, a former federal judge, said during 15 hours recorded in 2018 and 2019 by her niece, Mary L. Trump.

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Chairman Blankfein, Code Pink & Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Earlier today, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed the Council of Institutional Investors conference in Manhattan. The content of the address has received fairly intense scrutiny, both positive and not so positive (including this comparison to the recent Alex Rodriguez mea culpa , courtesy of Jessica Pressler over at New York Magazine). From a communications perspective, there were definitely lessons to be learned.

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Gig Economy - Some Legal Good News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bloomberg Law reports that drivers for Uber and Lyft in New York had sued in May to receive unemployment compensation payment. That decision can open the door for loosening of rules about eligibility for unemployment compensation for gig workers. 

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For Shame

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Read this and be shocked at how much work is required - without compensation. Yes, let's lobby for legislation making this illegal. Meanwhile, let's shame organizations who try to pull this. Meme: The dignity of work. careers Writing

2019 40

Ghost Writing - Has It Really Come To This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The compensation is 15-cents per word. The help-wanted in the New York section of Craigslist requests a ghost writer for international subjects, preferably with a graduate degree. Here you can read and laugh. Content-provider Writing

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How many PowerPoint slides should I have?

The Presenter's Blog

When people feel they need something to be really big, you have to wonder if they’re compensating for something. If your megabytes are bulking into gigabytes, take a moment to check that you’re not compensating for something: Inadequate preparation? Giant-sized PowerPoints are no compensation for mini-sized skills. Let’s take super-sized slide-decks for example. What hidden inadequacies might all that PowerPoint be trying to hide?

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We Love Our Toledo (Lucas County) OH Librarians

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, there is a 25% cut in the hours and compensation for members of the CWA and APLE labor unions. After all, even pre-coronavirus, their compensation was that of a public servant.  The COVID-19 financial fallout has hit one of the most important community institutions: the public library for Toledo (Lucas County) Ohio.    Today, after being closed since March, it opens with phone and curbside service.

2020 40

How Did Josh Shipp Build an Empire of Impact as a Youth Motivational Speaker?

Succeed Speaking

NOTE: I am an affiliate of Josh’s training programs, so while this video series is free, I may be compensated if you choose to enroll in any of his paid programs. Josh Shipp is a young man who has done remarkable things. In this interview with Jaime Tardy , he shares — very candidly — some of his keys to success as a youth motivational speaker. Want to learn more from Josh?

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Expect More TV Programs About Young (Rich) Lawyers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The starting salary for first-year associates will be a whopping $10k above where the Cravath Bump realigned compensation. Associates in their fourth through eighth years will receive $15,000 more meaning eighth-year compensation will be set at $330,000." It tends to be a bit on the frugal side in compensation (see Glassdoor). Also, it tends to be a laggard in embracing market patterns of compensation.

2018 40

Even The Economist Laying Off - Depression in Ad Industry Bleeds into Media Employment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those reductions in force have had a deflating effect on the compensation paid throughout much of the communications industry. With businesses reeling during COVID-19, they are cutting back or eliminating advertising. Consequently, the advertising industry is in freefall.

2020 56

It Came Down to Language (English Could Still Be Useful Major for Career in Law)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even a first-year law student could assess that the odds were against businesses attempting to be compensated through their insurance policies for the financial losses during the COVID-19 interruption. 

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How Did Josh Shipp Build an Empire of Impact as a Youth Motivational Speaker?

Succeed Speaking

NOTE: I am an affiliate of Josh’s training programs, so while this video series is free, I may be compensated if you choose to enroll in any of his paid programs. [leadplayer_vid id=”52CC79F19D169″]. Josh Shipp is a young man who has done remarkable things. In this interview with Jaime Tardy , he shares — very candidly — some of his keys to success as a youth motivational speaker. Want to learn more from Josh?

2014 100

Drudge Report Must-To: Headline with with Gender Litigation in BigLaw

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The latest gender lawsuit contending, among other grievances, discriminatory compensation has been filed by partner identified as Jane Doe.   In addition to gender bias in compensation, Doe claims verbal forms of sexual harassment as well as retaliation after she made her objection to her compensation known. Essentially, Proskauer contends that the Doe had not commented on her compensation until her book of business began to decline.

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A Very Different Time - When Sumner Redstone Built His Empire

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When they contact me for career guidance my advice is: The closer you get to the point of sale, the more marketable you are and the higher compensation you can command. The world pays homage to a mogul: Sumner Redstone. He has left this dimension of time and space, possibly for another.

2020 56

"Tolton, et al. v. Jones Day" - Follow the Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cravath level compensation. That's In terms of compensation, the Cravath standard for seventh year associates was $300,000 in salary and $100,000 in bonus money.   It is contended that Jones Day is a centralized organization and decisions about compensation are made in the D.C.  That's what Jones Day contends goes on within its black box culture. However, the plaintiffs in "Tolton, et al. Jones Day" contend otherwise in the lawsuit. 

2019 43

Getting Around the Law of Supply & Demand in Freelancing - Don't Sell Your Labor for Peanuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those in the gig economy, including newly displaced journalists, have noticed this: Compensation is down. Incidentally, since Upwork is a global platform, the compensation has always been on the low side.

2020 56

Aging & Work - Changing the Language (e.g. drop "career" for "earning a buck")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the top of the list are: Relatively high compensation for the years of experience. After the first year on the road he had the experience to negotiate for compensation and the preferred route. Older workers in the U.K. are, just as in the U.S.,

2020 56

How to Use Two Factor Theory to Improve Employee Engagement

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They feel motivated, they have faith in their managers, and they believe they are compensated fairly. Employees are compensated fairly. Lack of resources to properly compensate employees, and demanding jobs without sufficient respite can lead to this scenario. In fact, it overshadows compensation and autonomy combined. Employee engagement has finally come to the forefront of the business world.

2019 51

Forced to Develop Business in New Ways, Law Firms Give Marketers a Seat at the Table

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Meanwhile, around the world, marketers have been going on social networks (anonymously) sharing their stories of too much work without any increase in compensation. So much of law firm marketing involved pitching in-person.

2020 56

Gannett Co. Merges with New Media Investment Group

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Because they love with they do, despite relatively low compensation, many of them will attempt to hang in. Everyone expected this one: The two biggest newspapers in terms of circulation have merged. They are Gannett Co. and the New Media Investment Group. Here are more details from MarketWatch. Mergers, of course, create redundancies. And that can bring significant layoffs to one or both newspapers.

2019 43

Stephen J. Brogan at Jones Day's D.C. Office - "Uneasy lies the head who wears a crown"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

office, who makes all those allegedly biased decisions about compensation and promotion. It is said that no one at Jones Day knows anyone else's compensation. So, she toils in the black box in blissful ignorance of any compensation inequities.  Will Stephen J. Brogan be able to hold onto his leadership position at Jones Day? That's one for the bookmakers. The tipping point may be the litigation which went high-profile fast.

2019 40

When Facebook Changes Algorithm - Not Every Publisher Perishes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The compensation mediocre or worse. The compensation is good and it gets lots better as we pile up a track record. Their tragic flaw was demanding way too much for too little compensation. Bad news sells. So that's what many media outlets have been covering about Facebook's algorithm changes for its news feed.    But, the near-death experiences of publishers are only part of the story.

2018 40

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act - That's How Congress Overturned U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recall when SCOTUS essentially threw out Lilly Ledbetter's contention of unfair compensation practices because of gender. As if the new hire is even aware of the compensation system. For progressives in America, darkness fell.    Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS). His ideology seems to be ultra conservative. Some speculate the end of the "Roe v.

2018 40

Stimulus Optimism - Stocks Are Doing Fine, Labor Market Isn't

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My colleagues in the Philippines, for example, share on social networks how the work is piled on but no additional compensation. Often the unpaid test is administered without any specific number mentioned for compensation. The U.S. economy is about 70% consumer-driven.

2020 52

Now, It's Quartz

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He has reduced both his own compensation and that of other executives. Another high-traffic news site is laying off and cutting the brass' salary because of the collapse of advertising in COVID-19 times. This one is Quartz, which reports financial news. During these uncertain times, sure, financial content is in demand. But companies have pulled back on advertising.    The New York Post provides the grim details.

2020 43

Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work

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Clearly, a lot of factors contribute to high levels of engagement: Individual compensation. Happy and productive employees are good for business. It’s a fact. However, few workplaces managed to maintain high engagement levels. In 2020, 49% of workers stated that they are disengaged, according to Gallup’s latest data. In other words, they feel no psychological attachment to their job or the employer, and, as a result, have low-to-no motivation for doing the best work.

2020 68

Crypto Tanking, But Still a Help-Wanted Ad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Compensation is up to $1,000 monthly. Now, here's a challenge. Yes, crypto is tanking. But, on Craigslist help-wanted New Jersey section there is a ad for a part-time marketing specialist. It - which you can read - has been placed by BelcoBTm. The opportunity is remote but there is a need to be in the area for meetings. Several months ago I turned down an offer for a part-time journalistic assignment to cover global crypto. Relieved I did.

2018 43

No Simple Exhale "when this is all over" - Even Mickey Mouse Will Have to Cave to The New Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, executives are left in limbo about their future compensation. Compensation in BigLaw, including for entry-level associates with no or little experience, has been trending higher and higher. The Mouse-Makers aren't happy.    The one exception at Disney is former Chief Executive Officer, now Executive Chairman Bob Iger. He gave up his $3 million salary to help furloughed employees at the entertainment empire.

2020 40

Continuum of Extreme Exploitation of Labor: From Upaid Internships to Unpaid Auditions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Compensation: Unpaid. On Craigslist is a soul-wrenching help-wanted. As you will read here , in the D.C. section, the poster claims to be a healthcare executive needing coordination assistance with emailing, writing, and calling in the Reston area. Commitment Required: Full-time. Status: Intern. Some employment lawyers will recall that flurry of litigation regarding Intern Nation. Some of us watchers might have assumed all that was over. Well, Intern Nation has returned.

2020 40

Disrupted Gossip Media - David Pecker Imposing 23% Pay Cuts, April 1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is driving down compensation - significantly. Like every other sector, the gossip one keeps changing. The empire American Media , with its print legacy, has been struggling. At one time, its National Enquirer had so much reach that legal journalist Dominick Dunne used to buy it at the supermarket on Thursdays. Now, it's still there in the supermarkets but no one is flipping through the pages while on the check-out line. Instead they are fiddling with their phones.

2020 43

Bob Woodward Makes Books Cool (and profitable) Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And the clients will know enough to provide decent compensation.  In one day, "Fear" sold 750,000 copies. Here is the coverage in The Guardian. Its author - Bob Woodward - singlehandedly restored the book industry to its former prominence. Profits. And cool (the last time it had been cool was J.D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye."). "). Who knows, the English major could become hot again in college.

2018 43

Lucas County, OH - No Safe Haven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unemployment compensation is unlikely to cover to whole nut, even in Lucas County, where the cost of living is lower than the national average. For what seemed like forever Lucas County, Ohio had only one case of COVID-19. The victim has returned from Europe. Other residents felt safe. That feeling that it's okay in Lucas County prevailed even when that victim, in his 70s, died for the disease. After all, he was elderly. That was then. Now, there are 10 confirmed cases in Lucas County.

2020 43

Media, Boies Schiller - But, What Is Really Going On?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The only area of review will be the compensation system for both partners and associates. Some younger lawyers at the firm are unhappy with the compensation. Ever since Theranos started blowing up, Boies Schiller founder David Boies has been a media target. The Wall Street Journal outed that Theranos was misleading constituencies about the finger-stick technology. At Theranos, Boies had been both on the board and legal counselor to Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.

2020 40

Power Outage - Another Sector of Capitalism Getting Hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jones Day office has absolute control of compensation and promotion.   With investors and non-lawyer business owners, clients could be treated to a model of performance-based compensation. "The Utah Supreme Court’s unanimous vote on Thursday establishes a regulatory 'sandbox' for non-traditional legal providers and services, including entities with non-lawyer investment or ownership." " - Bloomberg Law. August 14, 2020.

2020 40

The Industry Warren Buffett Labeld "Toast"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That depressed compensation. It's come to this. Like Rupert Murdoch who loved loved loved newspapers, long-term investor in that industry Warren Buffett has given up on that industry. As Axios reports, his Berkshire Hathaway is selling its newspaper niche for $140 million to Lee Enterprises. The only surprise is that this development hadn't happened sooner. Buffett, despite his soft spot for newspapers, had referred to the sector as "toast."

2020 43

The Disney Logo In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, he couldn't understand why employees would want higher compensation. The iconic Disney logo can be eliminated from popular culture. Deadline reports there is growing scrutiny of Disney's founder Walt Disney. He was an obviously flawed human being. In fact, on speeches I had created on leadership for chief executive officers I leveraged his attitudes about his workforce as negatives. After all, went his thinking, weren't they fortunate to be part of his team.

2020 43

College Majors - The Two Cultures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If the lawyers can hang on in BigLaw, compensation will be in the single digit millions.   The non-lucrative in terms of lifetime compensation college majors include: Cosmetology. The two cultures in professional life are these: Those who chase the money and those who make it their business to follow their passion.    Given the high cost of college, it's an investment necessity to know which of these categories you fall into.

2019 43

The End of Men? Not According to "Mullenix v. University of Texas at Austin"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This one is for alleged discrimination in compensation and it's filed by law professor Linda Mullenix at the University of Texas.  Also, only one in 10 of them will land jobs which pay comparable compensation. Yet another gender bias lawsuit.   As Kathryn Rubino reports in Abovethelaw , the plaintiff contends that a male professor - Robert Bone - was essentially paid more for less. 

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