Media with Print Legacy - Even Andy Warhol's Interview Couldn't Make It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The tipping point had been lawsuits over alleged unpaid wages and harassment.  But even before Interview folded those who had published in it were no longer golden. Interview was the hot media property. Creatives associated with it had it made.

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The Power of Using Crowdsourcing for Product Development

Speaker Launcher

By definition it means to obtain information or input into a particular task or project by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet. I did not even realize I was crowdsourcing when I […].

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Talent Inc. - Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I do not take unpaid test assignments. Had I been warned at the beginning of the application that an unpaid test was part of the process I wouldn't have even started with it. Talent Inc. posted a help-wanted for a resume writer on Flex Jobs. 

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I don’t attend conferences where speakers don’t get paid

More than PowerPoint...

But, still, I’ll hear unpaid speakers say, “No, wait. So they’re leveraging their privilege to gain even more privilege. By taking an unpaid engagement, the privileged person silences the voices of people I want to hear from the most. Who’s making bank on unpaid labor? I give up. Starting today, on #EqualPayDay — I won’t pay to go to business conferences where speakers don’t get paid.

Stories That Stick

Speak and Deliver

Even if you're an experienced storyteller or coach, there is still enough of a refreshing approach in the book to warrant a quick read. Editor's note: As always, this is an unpaid review, and I am not soliciting sales with an affiliate link.

2019 94

TruConversion - It's Really Trying to Pull This (the business of Congress to investigate)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The second issue is: Should a content player be engaged in encouraging doing unpaid work? Even relatively low-paying jobs don't do that. No, producing an unpaid sample of what you might be able to do for an employer or client is not unethical all the time.

2016 68

"What Happened" By Hillary Clinton - Books Keep Personalities in Limelight

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, the reality is that books, even in a digital era, provide platforms for brandnames to continue to get attention. That's if they have a seasoned publicist with the contacts to get them media interviews, paid or unpaid speaking engagements, and published reviews.

2017 52

Encore Careers - This One Can Be Ruled Out (for now)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And some programs are even free if there's a promise to work for it for a certain period of time.  Those include being unpaid as the trucks are loaded or unloaded. After the end of the first career, many aging are healthy.

2019 52

Please, Law Enforcement, Shut Tessa Paloma Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Click it open, and you get even more of a treat to the kind of verbiage that's an eye-bugger.   For those hungry enough, there will be unpaid work for a month. The header on this Los Angeles section of Craigslist help-wanted contains the illegal term "young."

2017 52

Channeling Jack McCoy - Points of Law & StrastasCorp's Romeo Spino, BMG's Rodney Burrell

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At issue is an unpaid invoice, dated September 27, 2017, with N15 day. That is why I have made this unpaid invoice a matter I am sharing, at the present time,  with my devoted blog readers, U.S. That is even though Burrell is listed on the books as a formal contract employee.

2017 52

Det. Robert Goren Hammered, "It's the Question" - My 2 Questions about Romeo Spino at StrastasCorp, Rodney Burrell at BMG

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The amount of the unpaid invoice, dated September 27, 2017, with N15 day, is peanuts: $1,125. That is why I have made this unpaid invoice an issue I am sharing with my devoted blog readers, U.S. That is even though Burrell is listed on the books as a formal contract employee.

2017 52

Self-Confidence - Too Often, Career-Killer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They had never struggled with figuring out side roads to navigating a career or even a personal life. However, I had been insecure enough to obtain email confirmations that the assignments had been made, completed, approved, and even praised.

2018 52

Vanity Fair Lays Off Six, Following Cutting 15 Last February

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In more ads there is the requirement that the applicant do unpaid work as a "sample." Even if the placement is legit, the employer could be a monster.  Will the paywall it erected trigger many more layoffs at Vanity Fair? Only time will tell.

2018 52

David Messerschmitt - Confirmed He Was Living Sustained Double Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, this same man had to understand that recreational sex, paid and unpaid, was high risk. That meant he might not have given a damn how his family would suffer in the event of his death or even a scandal.

2015 61

Goldilocks - Patron Saint for Class of 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Goldilocks didn't care what others thought - even if the "they" were supposedly powerful (.e.g. And, some contact me for  unpaid internships after they receive their degrees.

2018 52

Aging & Student-Loan Debt - The Mess

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Influential BusinessInsider even covered Rich's point of view on document review. The mortgage or even rent comes ahead of that.

2016 56

The Black Life We Care About: Elie Mystal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Writers, even brandnames, don't make much money. Most of us wring our hands over the $12K unpaid credit-card balance. Immediately after Dallas happened, Elie Mystal posted on Facebook that if he said what he thought, he would be fired.

2016 60

Paternity Leave - Still Throws Shade on a Career

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act mandates 12 week of unpaid leave. In some top public relations firms, both sexes, childless and parents, hesitate to take all or even some of their vacation time.

2017 52

Cover Letters - Tell Them What You Can Accomplish for Them and How

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

programs, even at elite institutions such as Harvard and Stanford, are in decline.  If not, because you have been unemployed, get new ones by doing unpaid assignments.

2018 56

Lacey Spears - Mommy Blogging Has Its Dark Side

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mommy bloggers such as Spears had captured global attention with their conversational, candid and even funny postings on rearing children. Greensburg's February 25, 2015 post on her college daughter's frantic hunt for an  unpaid summer internship has attracted 155 comments.

2015 65

Chasing Recognition, Staying Broke: Selfie Ethos Destroys Shot at Making Good Living

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's why there are so many in college seeking unpaid internships in glam fields.   Most of us, even among the Baby Boomer generation, had to learn that lesson. The predominant ethos, reports David Zweig in Fortune, is to chase recognition.  Here is that analysis.

2014 56

The Language of Friendship - Timeless

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I have turned the unpaid invoice over to collection agency AccountsReceivable.com. I was not required to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement (even thought Strastas serves the government.). I have the email evidence that Burrell approved them after they were completed, even praising them.  Nothing has changed about the intimate kinds of conversations we have with authentic friends. The language is usually shorthand. Trust is high. Emotional release is predictable.

2017 40

The Freelance Writing Life - Editors, Readers, Critics Expect You To Keep Up On Everything, Everyone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To even make ends meet, freelance writers have to be up-to-date on so many topics and players. Even before the wolf is at the door, those who are determined to stay in business have to begin building a portfolio of clips and contacts in areas that are hot. It's a seismic shift.

2015 65

Guest post: The Woman Speaker Slot

The Eloquent Woman

There’s plenty to be said on fixing the problem of poor representation of women in tech, but there is one thing I am relatively certain will not fix anything, and that is asking women to do extra unpaid work.

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Ken Tweets, Writes on Wall: Now we all want to work for Mattel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Among them was AOL's purchase of HuffingtonPost.com and none of the proceeds going to the passionate unpaid bloggers.    Hey, it was the kind of dream job I could even imagine when I made the plunge into social media in 2005. 

Those Brandname Blogs: Deep-Six Idealism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Never would we miss clicking on, multiple times throughout the day, our Gawker, AOL, HuffingtonPost and, sometimes, even Daily Beast.    That was the voice of the people.    Now, they seem to be more and more the brutal voice of how capitalism works. 

Those Job "Auditions" - 4 Tips

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Essentially that is a mandate in the recruitment process that you do unpaid work. Even though they were at the bottom of the food chain, they trusted their hustle  enough to exit the unthinkable. Sure, the numbers have it that the job market in the U.S. is strong. 

2019 52

Jersey City, NJ - Hague era may be over, but not extreme (yenta) chutzpah

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Hey, even if this is a brandname like Calvin Klein, most reasonable creatives would pass on it.  Hasn't this street wear company heard that unpaid interns have successfully sued companies for violation of labor laws?

2013 61

College Career Counselors - Yes, Encourage Students to Master Video Games

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Resumes, cover letters, campus interviews, refences, and even grade transcripts.  For myriad reasons (including having to take a complex unpaid test and a personality assessment) I withdrew from the process.

2019 52

Arianna Huffington, Tim Armstrong: Will there be a backlash?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One lawyer in Philadelphia even referred to her as "evil."  "  He is stunned that she announced her $300+ million windfall to the unpaid troops with the good news that through this merger they would get "more exposure." 

2011 52

NEWSWEEK: Why so few ads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

    Have parts of old media been judged as not worth turning around and is NEWSWEEK, even headed by Tina Brown, been declared one of those dead parts?   The plaintiff constitutes 9000 unpaid bloggers. 

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MBA still not a dog

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Some third-year law students feel a sense of victory if they are able to get an offer to do an unpaid job for a government agency.   I couldn't, especially since there is even a glut of English teachers.  Overall, going for an MBA is still a good bet.    About 88 percent of the class of 2010 received offers, up from 84 percent from the class of 2009, reports THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.    Median salary is up to $78,820. 

It used to be acting, now it's writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"If I say too much about the glut of writers and all those unpaid bloggers at HuffingtonPost.com, my son will shut down.    So, Jane, how do I steer him in a more marketable direction?' ' Readers who are parents keep contacting me with that question. 

2011 52

Lessons from a trade show

Speak Schmeak

My favorite exhibitors by far (even if I didn't love the product), were the ones who had stories to tell and engaged with the attendees. It's a fun hobby for me, and unpaid, but I work it like the rest of them! Download audio here.

Lessons from a trade show

Speak Schmeak

My favorite exhibitors by far (even if I didn't love the product), were the ones who had stories to tell and engaged with the attendees. It's a fun hobby for me, and unpaid, but I work it like the rest of them! Download audio here.

Influence: Lifestyle money can't buy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Even when the issue of bail came up, he could leave the gritty monetary details to his supporters who seemed tickled pink to get in the loop on that one.  Now, of course, so many members of Generation Y will work free just to have even a little influence.    That's why when HuffingtonPost.com fired unpaid writer Mike Elk the story made waves.  Wikileaks folk hero Julian Assange  likely doesn't give money a thought. 

Collecting Accounts Receivable: No longer the crying game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That brutal downturn with its vestige of unpaid bills, the publicity potential of flaming miscreants on the web, and a more it's-all-business ethos have made collecting accounts receivable a totally focused pursuits.  What comes out of this experience with collecting on overdue accounts is that we do develop a sixth sense about those likely to drag their feet on paying or even attempt to skip out on the bill. 

Media Market Unfreezing: Is Zoe hurting its brand recruiting for free help?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the market recovers, any organization still relying on this tactic is likely to be not that smart and so why do we want to even consider being associated with them.    I informed Meutterties that the market had unfrozen and, from I learned during the frozen period, I was unlikely to be so foolish as to provide unpaid labor. 

Time with Teachers-- or What I Did on my Summer Vacation

Speaking Of...

I''ve just returned from a three-day trip to Indianapolis, where I joined more than 85 members of the Madison Metropolitan School District and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County spending their unpaid time participating in AVID Summer Institute. I am a tenured professor, and this is July of my first-ever sabbatical.

2009 in Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Put in place an ethical policy not to recruit, use and abuse unpaid interns.    PR agencies can be in the front lines of creating new jobs, even if part-time or just-in-time.    Publish opinion-editorials in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, NEW YORK Magazine, and Politico.com when you do not and will not hire unpaid help. The year 2009 was a crossroads one for public relations. 

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Wrapping up Step Up Your Speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Her enthusiasm and personality come across, even on camera (and it's tough to put that across without a live audience). She doesn't look as nervous as she may have felt going into this process, even from the beginning.

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How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Note: The opportunity to speak at certain places, even for free, sometimes outweighs a fee. Some places even charge for speaking, as part of a larger sponsorship or exhibitor’s package. I especially agree with speaking for free when starting out (and even sometimes as a veteran).

2009 65

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013: Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus

Speaking Of...

While this may have been the case, recent evidence shows that providing increased local-school quality can play an even greater role in the process of neighborhood revitalization. Property owners across the City of Philadelphia owe about $200 million in unpaid taxes. Council has refused to even introduce the mayor’s bill to extend the tax.

2013 40