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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" This kind of legalized value system of extreme exploitation could be the platform for the growing number of those hiring to mandate unpaid "auditions." On Craigslist is a soul-wrenching help-wanted. As you will read here , in the D.C.

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Brand Saint David's - Another Elite School Gets Hit with Allegation of Sexual Exploitation of Student

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Saint David's is only one on the long list of elite schools whose legacy has become sexual exploitation of students back in the days when the whole private school package seemed the unique blessing from the universe. Parents might be thinking: Thank havens, we couldn't afford those elite private elementary and high schools. The New York Post reports on yet another alleged school-for-scandal saga of sex abuse of a student by those whom were trusted.

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David Frum: Republicans Have Been Lied To And Exploited By A Conservative Entertainment Complex

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized conservative David Frum Entertainment Complex Exploited Lied republicans

America's Unbanked - Technology Can End Exploitation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Exploiting Unbanked.    As lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino reports on Abovethelaw , AMG Services was likely unique in exploiting the unbanked. They are called "the unbanked." " That's because they have no official association with a financial institution. Maybe they don't want to pay ongoing bank fees for checking accounts. Maybe they don't trust banks. It could be that members of their network need to remain anonymous.

Brand Part II: Exploiting Your Brand

Speaker Launcher

Here are some tips for exploiting your brand: 1. By exploiting our brands, we are one step closer to becoming known in our market and being positioned beautifully when our topic is needed. When you develop a strong brand, one that is sticky (ie., people will remember it) you’ll want to splash it everywhere! EMAIL : Using a Gmail (or heaven forbid an AOL) email address instead of your brand.com or your name.com is missing an opp.

Chris Wallace Grills David Axelrod On Libya, Accusation That Romney’s ‘Exploiting’ Issue

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized chris wallace david axelrod fox news chanel fox news sunday libya Mitt Romney ‘Exploiting’ Issue Mediaite

Apple (AAPL) Exploits Greatest PR Gimmick Ever

TJ Walker Interactive

Apple (AAPL) just enacted the greatest PR Gimmick ever. As a media trainer, I am often critical of Apple because they violate almost every rule of good media relations. They don’t return phone calls from the media, they are notoriously secretive, they dissemble on the health of their former CEO, and they come across as arrogant in most of their dealing with the media.

Paranormal Is New Normal - Marketers, Public Speakers Should Exploit Occult Before It Peaks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" the supernatural is experiencing a cultural renaissance." " -  Chris Putnam, "The Supernatural Worldview: Examining Paranormal, PSI, and the Apocalyptic" 2014. Here you can order the book from Amazon.com. Since America is the main headquarters for capitalism, commercial enterprises have already made a good buck from the paranormal as the new normal.

The President-Elect, The First 100 Days - Members of Media Ditch Past, Exploiting Fresh Storylines (and there are plenty of them)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Call it America the Pragmatic. That goes back to our Puritan founders who made a go of essentially nothing. No surprise, members of the media did a 180. They swerved around from Trump the Cartoon Character to The President-Elect and His First 100 Day. As USA Today reports, they are big-eyed with fresh storylines. Those are likely to include legal media. The Trump Administration will be chock full of legal news. At the top of the list will be filling one or more vacancies on SCOTUS.

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Guest post: Simple ways to avoid cyber attacks on your computer or mobile phone

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Despite a growing sophistication among hackers and scammers in their ability to steal and exploit personal and corporate information, there is a low sense of urgency among small and medium businesses to take proactive protective measures. Freelance Writing - General

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  These developments deans of law schools should exploit.  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.

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Re-thinking Compassion - Should Dying Bernie Madoff Be Released from Prison?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's interesting to reflect if mirror neurons can be exploited by the bad guys? Religions such as Christianity and philosophies such as some schools of Buddhism have as a tenet: compassion.    Recently, Bernie Ebbers was granted compassionate release for a medical condition.

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Working - What Everyone Is Getting Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some label that as "exploitation."   Later in their careers, that might frame that early job as "exploitation." Some, including themselves, sum up that working experience as "exploitation," because it entails long hours and often harsh supervision. Effective managers cast spells in the workplace. They motivate employees to give their all. " Actually, it's smart human relations in business.

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Brand Uber - The Almost Impossible Mission of Dara Khosrowshahi

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The three major issues, though, which continue to throw shade on the Uber brand are: Image of sustained exploitation of contract workers. Currently brands in tech are taking a beating. Facebook can't catch a break on the privacy issues.

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Post-Henry James: Remember when Europeans felt superior to Americans?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The author Henry James captured a sophisticated Europe which pitied or exploited American innocents.    Now Europeans likely wish they had some of our economic mojo. Fears about Europe's economy put the stock market into a tailspin today. Books careers Current Affairs

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  These developments deans of law schools should exploit.  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. 

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PBS "Call the Midwife" - Best and Worst Values from Another Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another throw-back to values which exploit women is that care taking falls heavily on them. On PBS, on Sunday nights, at 8 P.M. ET, is a charming reach-back into a more simple time. That's "Call the Midwife." " The setting is post-WWII, in Poplar, a village on London's East End. People are poor. But they receive high quality medical care. Part of that is because of a dedicated medical doctor who researches baffling cases at home, off-duty.

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Why sign the photo release?

More than PowerPoint...

Is exploitation of free labor really the way to go? How is exploiting the image of your loved ones demonstrating client care? Stock photos pretty much suck. Perhaps they had their time and place, but their moment has passed. After a few years of looking at your friend’s photos on Instagram and Facebook, your eyes have been accustomed to seeing real people doing real activities. In contrast, stock photos of people faking their emotions doesn’t quite resonate with you anymore.

Backlash Against Publications Making a Buck from Amazon Prime Day Deals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Around the world, Amazon workers have become a symbol of the exploitative labor conditions associated with online shopping. Some compare what's going down now to what was standard in the Industrial Age. In his novels Charles Dickens captured the rawness of that shift from mom and pop home enterprises to the brutality of struggling to earn a living in factories. The factory has evolved into the fulfillment warehouse.

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How to write a presentation title that gets people flocking to your session

Speaking about Presenting

You can exploit the natural attraction power of curiosity even if you don’t have cutting-edge research to reveal. Get inspiration for your presentation title from magazines. Photo credit: bravenewtraveler.

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DLA Piper Mess - Now, Former Partner Louis Lehot Provides His Side of Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In general, he perceives Guerrero as exploiting the #MeToo movement.  The situation has been She Says/The Law Firm Says. Now, added to that is He Says.    All this has been part of the high drama which broke out since junior partner at DLA Piper Vanina Guerrero sent an open letter throughout the firm requesting to be released from mandatory arbitration. She wanted to bring to a court of law her allegations of sexual misconduct by rainmaking partner Louis Lehot. 

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Power - What Monica Lewinsky Didn't Understand in the White House, What She Still Doesn't Understand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A wise woman would have simply exploited those opportunities and not assumed she had any more power than she had as a White House intern. Power is usually unequal. Only those with the upper hand get into the game. In the White House Monica Lewinsky obviously didn't have the upper hand.

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7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Let your voice ring free of inhibitions by speaking with power, raising your pitch, using inflection, and exploiting dramatic pauses. Have you ever found yourself sitting in the center seat of a packed auditorium—hemmed in on both sides by people and laptops—listening to a keynote speaker who is supposed to be imparting knowledge and wisdom, but instead is droning on and on? You want to run, but you can’t. So you endure what seems like torture.

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How To Use SWOT Analysis or SOAR Analysis

SlideModel

In the human resources area, it is also very popular applied in an individual level; this strategy will help employees in developing their career in a way that best exploits their talents and abilities. The SWOT analysis strategy is a powerful tool in the sense that it can help an organization uncover opportunities that would have otherwise been missed and exploit them with their strengths, taking care of the threats and weaknesses. Introduction.

More "Chicago Med," Less "Court TV," "Shark Tank"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Producer Dick Wolf, who invented "Chicago Med," would be smart to exploit the surge in popularity about Everything Healthcare. The front lines of heroism during these Coronavirus Times are the selfless and exhausted medical doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and EMTs.    Not only do we salute them. We know how much we need them. Obviously, for the next season there will be more medical programming, both instructional and fictional, on television.

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How the Endowment Effect can Affect Businesses

SlideModel

How long can companies continue to use the endowment effect in their favor until they inevitably run out of paying customers due to exploiting a culture of consumerism? How many businesses would eventually survive if people continue to see a decline in their purchasing power due to a recession which also has its roots in exploitative business practices using the endowment effect? Businesses can be affected due to consumer behavior that they might find hard to predict.

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Rhetorical Devices: Hypophora

Manner of Speaking

By exploiting the workers! This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Hypophora. Origin : From the Greek ??????? ipofora), meaning “carrying under” or “putting under” In plain English: Asking a question and immediately answering it. Effect: There is a sense that the speaker is having a dialogue with the audience.

Alum: Toastmasters Training Session

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Exploiting Levels of Style to Inform, Amuse, Inspire.&#. Award-winning federal speech writer Stan Dambroski is doing a training session for Toastmasters through the winter training cycle. The title of his session: “Can I Say ‘Ain’t’? Stan has attended all five of my speechwriting workshops, and he brings excellent credentials in both linguistics and rhetoric to his Toastmasters work

Selling Salvation - "20/20" Presents Jim/Tammy Faye Bakker, Kinds of Grifters Who Dominate Today

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Otherwise, just like the followers of the PTL Club and Tammy Faye herself, you are an easy target for exploitation. The two-hour "20/20" resurrection of the Jim/Tammy Faye Bakker scam made many of us reflect on the grifters of today. Like the Bakkers, they are peddling all sorts of salvation. Those range from the promise of a return to supposed American exceptionalism to extreme wellness.

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7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Let your voice ring free of inhibitions by speaking with power, raising your pitch, using inflection, and exploiting dramatic pauses. Have you ever found yourself sitting in the center seat of a packed auditorium—hemmed in on both sides by people and laptops—listening to a keynote speaker who is supposed to be imparting knowledge and wisdom, but instead is droning on and on? You want to run, but you can’t. So you endure what seems like torture.

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David Bruce - This Seems to Be Case of "Rational Suicide"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During that time he allegedly exploited sexually five students. There's a term for it:  Rational suicide. Essentially rational suicide is when there seems to be a solid justification for taking one's own life. Mostly the term is applied to situations involving the elderly.

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Uber Works App - Why the Hell Would I Switch from Craigslist, Mediabistro, Pro Blogger to That?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Management experts are watching this: Can models such as Uber's which chased growth instead of profit and seemingly exploited the working man/woman survive? As every gig economy worker knows, there are myriad platforms out there providing possible assignments. In my field of communications, they range from the paid LinkedIn ProFinder to the free Craigslist, MediaBistro, and Blogging Pro Finder. 

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Puritanism Disrupted - Lawyer Katherine Spears Is Activist for Making Sex Work a Right (while employed in NV brothel 3 weeks a month)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some on the front lines of #MeToo might view sex work as exploitative.  America's Puritan roots go deep. Prostitution, despite being legal in Nevada, continues to be a taboo subject - and not a respected way to earn a living. However, when all the moving parts are operating smoothly and on the right side of the law box, the profession can be lucrative. 

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Yes, State/Local Gov Can Collect Tax in Ecommerce - Game-Changer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The trade associations representing brick-and-mortar enterprises should put together a campaign, including incentives to come in and shop, exploiting this development. In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state and local governments can impose sales tax in online purchases.

Gillette's "We Believe" Commercial = Product Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead, its commercial "We Believe" comes across as exploiting it in a ham-handed manner.  Gillette wants us to believe it comes to praise the values of the #MeToo Movement.   The tone is high gravitas. Way too much for a razor-blade brand. The content shows males behaving badly. For example, one steps up behind a woman and does a butt-squeeze. The implication is that this is the standard MO among all males. Here is that commercial on YouTube. 

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Power Outage - Another Sector of Capitalism Getting Hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, there could be less exploitation of associates. "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. The law firm, as we have known it, could become an anachronism. Crushed could be the divine right of partners.

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Drudge Headlines with "How Many Are There?" - Will Halloween Be Downsized

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, businesses have been opportunistic in exploiting the day. On the Drudge Report, what could be multiple instances of domestic terrorism have become the main focus. The headline is: How Many Are There? There have been explosions in New York and New Jersey. Given the national emotional unhinging from the bombings, it's likely that Halloween, the biggest holiday in America, could be downsized.

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Downward Mobility (possibly permanent) - 4 Ways of Coping

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The brutal lesson learned was that being exploited doesn't necessarily lead to better work or even more work. According to some ways of counting, about 20 million U.S. workers are working more hours for less compensation, reports Politico. A variation of that is having hours cut which reduces the paycheck.    This earning-less is a major news story primarily for four reasons.

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RainMaking in Professional Services - Develop New Business or Be Out of Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Exploit what is know as "weak ties." In all professional services, hyper competition is the norm. So is client churn.    Continual new business development is a must-do, both for survival and for scaling. In addition, the lack of new business development or  rainmaking  can result in being "forced out." " At Lateral Link , senior director Cordell Parvin is presenting a 12-part series on rainmaking in law.

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2008 - It Was a Different Time & Hillary Was Pragmatic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, simultaneously she seemed to condone her husband's sexual exploitation of women. Shock. That "Careerist" columnist Vivia Chen is shocked that Hillary Clinton didn't discipline Burns Strider. During her 2008 campaign, that staff member allegedly sexually harassed a subordinate. Here is Chen's article. It seems schoolgirlish for Chen to even assume that a female boss will behave more ethically than a male one.

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Power Interrupted - Saga of Old-Line Player Steve Wynn

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gaining power, influence, and wealth will cease to be the platform from which to exploit women. Yesterday the legal media announced that the Wynn Resorts' board of directors called in BigLaw firm O'Melveny & Myers to investigate alleged sexual misconduct. The focus was founder Steve Wynn. He was the Big Guy who also had carved the Las Vegas entertainment phenomenon out of the desert. In fiction we saw the beginnings of that in "The Godfather."

Ram Superbowl Commercial - Who Was in Approval Loop?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then, how in the world did the Ram commercial manage to wind up exploiting the now-sacred words of Martin Luther King?  Given the high cost of a Superbowl commercial, it's expected that there would be a big loop of those in the approval process.   Immediately, on all social media there was an uproar. For example, editorial head of Abovethelaw.com - Elie Mystal - tweeted his displeasure. He's an activist African-American.

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"Pulp Ficton" Made Harry Weinstein - Puzzling He Would Allegedly Attack Goose Who Helped Lay Golden Egg (Uma Thurman)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, he allegedly exploited those dependent on him for their living. It is to Maureen Dowd of The New York Times that super star Uma Thurman tells her "Harvey Winstein  story." " As you can read here , the dynamics are bizarre. What is most puzzling is that the movie "Pulp Fiction" made Harvey Weinstein. It gave him credibility as a independent player in the film industry. The iconic actress in it had been Uma Thurman.

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