Hiring That Elusive Speaker’s Agent

Speaker Launcher

They would rather hand that particular part of the business to someone else by hiring a speaker’s agent. The post Hiring That Elusive Speaker’s Agent appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Booking Speeches Hiring Speaker Staff Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing agent hiring speaker speaker agent speaker business speaker's agent speaking speaking business speaking gigs

Keeping the Monkeys Off Your Back by Hiring Smart

Speaker Launcher

The experts at Delivering Happiness (Zappos) say, “Hire slow, Fire […]. The post Keeping the Monkeys Off Your Back by Hiring Smart appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy delegating tasks hiring tips smart hiringWhen a project lands back on your shoulders (after you try to delegate it to someone else…) the monkey is on your back!

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Hiring!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There is good news on the hiring front.    Contract chipmaker TSMC, reports  Baker Li in PORTFOLIO, is going to hire 3000.  It's this hiring statistic which has the biggest effect on how just about everyone views the pace of the recovery. Good news, like bad news, can create its own momentum.    Most of them will be engineers.    In addition, chip designer Mediatek indicated it will boost headcount by 10%.

Austerity Bumps Up Against Branding: Law Firm Hiring

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The pullback in hiring is broadening from beyond the sectors initially affected [such as hospitality] … to white-collar areas such as law …"  - Gwynn Guilford, The Wall Street Journal , April 16, 2020. And that's hiring.   One is the hiring brandname laterals.

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Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

Manner of Speaking

Paul has identified ten common mistakes that people make when hiring keynote speakers. Hiring an entertaining after-dinner speaker to give a mid-morning keynote address might not be a great fit. Hiring an egocentric speaker. Whatever else you ask, be sure to ask this question: “Would you hire this speaker again?” Hiring the cheapest speaker. Once you have your budget, hire the best speaker you can afford.

Would you hire this handyman?

Speak Schmeak

Would you hire this handyman? This is my slightly-too-artful re-creation of a sign on a truck I drove by on Tuesday. I have to say, it was really hard to make my lettering look as bad as his, and it doesn't. In addition to the haphazard application, some letters were peeling off and barely adhering to the car. Giving the guy the benefit of the doubt, I could assume that he bought the truck from someone else and is not actually a handyman, but has not yet removed the lettering.

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Getting Hired in the Toughest Job Market Ever

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In announcing on LinkedIn Updates that he will starting his new job Monday, Colin Levy admits that this search for work was the toughest he has ever encountered. Yes, there are jobs out there. But there also are plenty of talented folks applying for them. Since losing his position as General Counsel at Salary.com, Levy has been sharing in detail the ups and downs and insights gained about becoming employed again. He has acquired quite a following.

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Please: stop “hiring to cultural fit”

More than PowerPoint...

I bristle at the trendy, thoughtless phrase “hire to cultural fit” And I’m not alone. Generally, it means, “when hiring, consider personality first — consider tech and business skills second” Here’s the loosey-goosey rationale for ‘hiring to cultural fit’: “Hey, it’s easier to beef up a cool guy’s tech skills than it is to teach a nerdy weirdo how to fit in!

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."  Among the growing number of lawsuits had been the class action filed against Darden for alleging discriminating against hiring older wait staff. The aging. Are they a challenge to developed economies or a catalyst for GDP growth? In the U.S.,

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The #1 thing employers want most in a new hire

PowerPoint Tips

Are presentation skills important to employers? Sometimes I think that employers speak out of two sides of their mouths. On one hand, they seem to let their employees give awful presentations without negative consequences. How can there be negative consequences when everyone is doing it?) Not that every employer is that way, but many don’t seem to care.

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[Podcast] How Do I Find an Agent or Hire a Coach?

Speaker Launcher

The post [Podcast] How Do I Find an Agent or Hire a Coach? I also talk about the number one question you have to ask yourself before hiring a coach, and the criteria that you should use to select a person who is the right match for you. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast agent coach hiring speaker speakers speaking agent speaking coach speaking industry

Who hires a coach?

Speak Schmeak

I found a great post on Dr. Joan Curtis ' blog about why people hire coaches. Here's an excerpt: "You hire a coach because you know life offers more than you’re getting. You hire a coach because you know you cannot reach the peaks alone."

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Would you hire this handyman?

Speak Schmeak

Would you hire this handyman? This is my slightly-too-artful re-creation of a sign on a truck I drove by on Tuesday. I have to say, it was really hard to make my lettering look as bad as his, and it doesn't. In addition to the haphazard application, some letters were peeling off and barely adhering to the car. Giving the guy the benefit of the doubt, I could assume that he bought the truck from someone else and is not actually a handyman, but has not yet removed the lettering.

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How To Hire a Media Trainer | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized hire how to Media Training meida trainer

Cup of Coffee Coaching: How to Hire the Right Speaking Coach the First Time

Speaker Launcher

In his speech, he warned the group that speakers should not hire a speaking coach, and they should beware of people preying on new speakers […]. The post Cup of Coffee Coaching: How to Hire the Right Speaking Coach the First Time appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Coaching Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a speaker business building a speaking business hiring a speaking coach Speaker Marketing speaking coach

Travis Kalanick Hires Teneo for Comeback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it is no surprise that ousted Uber head Travis Kalanick has hired Teneo to accomplish a reputation overhaul. Also, they have been able to hire major brandnames such as former British prime minister Tony Blair. America is the land of second chances - or comebacks through rebranding. Some contend Kalanick is attempting a Steve Jobs, that is, boomeranging back to again lead Uber.

Developing a Sales Strategy for Booking More Speaking Gigs

Speaker Launcher

Booking Speeches Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy booking more gigs developing a sales strategy finding speaking gigs hiring a salesperson hiring an agent list building prospecting sales strategyThere is a lot that goes into building a speaking business. You need to perfect your message so that you can put strong marketing in place.

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Small Business - Optimistic, But Not Hiring

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, on the other hand, we are not confident enough to hire. It could be we small businesspeople will wind up having heart attacks in our offices rather than taking on the financial risk of hiring. Bloomberg  spells it out. On the one hand, we  small businesspeople and our clients are optimistic. That's confirmed by Capital One's Small Business Growth Index. That's the rub.

Age Discrimination at the Front End: The Hiring Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The U.S.

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Financial Agony of NYC For-Hire Drivers - Fausto Luna, 7th Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For-hire drivers are struggling in New York City (NYC). They contend they are not doing enough to ease the economic burdens on for-hire drivers.    Meanwhile, the for-hire drivers are, in turn, being blamed for increased traffic problems in NYC.

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Speaking Business Success Strategies Part III: The Seasoned Speaker

Speaker Launcher

Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a business calendar management getting to 7 figures hiring how to hire right seasoned speaker speaking success strategiesFor our third and final piece in the Speaking Business Success Strategies series, we are focusing on the seasoned speaker. These are speakers who have been around for a while and have a very solid speaking income.

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Democrats Sour on Silicon Valley - Facebook Hires Former DOJ Lawyer Kate Patchen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's no surprise that Facebook has hired for director and associate counsel of litigation a former Department of Justice lawyer who had been based in Silicon Valley. As TechCrunch observes, the Democrats' love affair with Silicon Valley has soured. 

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A 2-Step Approach to Building Your Confidence and Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

speaking business entrepreneurs hiring speakers overcome Coronavirus Professional Speakers Shoring Up Your Wealthy Speaker Mindset Wealthy SpeakerThere’s no question. We have never seen anything like COVID-19 before. There’s been nothing in our history quite like it.

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Mark Cuban Hints at Hiring Charlie Sheen For HDnet TV Network.

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Apple, Google, IBM Will Hire You W/O College Degree - Staggering Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Once unthinkable: Three large corporations have dropped the college-degree requirement in their hiring policies.    Another consequence could be that the young and confident will first attempt to be hired at an Apple or IBM  before they apply to colleges.

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Brad Pitt's Brand In Play - Hires Celebrity Lawyer Lance Spiegel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, as LawNewz reports, Brad has hired lawyer to celebrities such as Charlie Sheen - Lance Spiegel. More and more becomes at stake in the Angelina-Brad split-up. At first, it just seemed like the legal issues would focus on the distribution of money. However, no fan of either or both was too concerned about that. After all, the couple is known to have created a pre-nup agreement when they tied the knot 2 years ago. Also, there was the issue of getting some action on the side.

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Eighty-Sixed Job Application Form Asks My Date of Birth - Hell, I Will Never Be Hired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the law indicates that they can use that information to discriminate in hiring. And, you might have a hunch that content-creators over-40 likely will not have a good shot at getting to the next step in the hiring process. You got it, that date, he perceived, was getting in the way of his being hired - as well as scoring dates on Tinder. Here is the coverage of that attempt to do an end run around bias against hiring older professionals. 

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Hiring - Employers Perceive Us Same Way They Did in 1970s

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's 2017, a high-tech era, and employers still perceived the best to hire in the age-old ways.   The only surprise here is that the world of work hasn't moved on from the obstacles to being hired and promoted that we banged up against in Corporate America circa 1970s.  Why some people keep parachuting into plum jobs and others struggle to grab hold of mediocre opportunities hasn't changed over time.

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Crisis Communications Firm Finsbury Hired to Represent Kushner Cos.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

in which Jared Kushner is a leader, hired Finsbury as the feds turned up the heat about the financing of some of the Kushner Cos. Finsbury is a crisis communications firm owned by media giant WPP. Recently Kushner Cos., properties. Heading the account is Eric Wachter, who has a JD from Harvard Law School. His special expertise includes government investigations.    Last week, Kushner Cos. dropped public relations firm Risa Heller Communications.

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Would You Hire This Writing Tutor for Your Child?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Would you hire this woman to tutor your child? The promotion of her writing tutoring services is placed in the help-wanted section of Craigslist. That's where those needing help put ads seeking vendors or even full-time employees. The description of what this writing tutor offers is filled with "I" and kind of short of documentation of outcomes. In addition, there is a large photo of what some might consider a young attractive woman.

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Displaced Professionals - 4 Tips on Being Hired for "Junk Job"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How to do it effectively, that is, be hired and access the employer-funded medical insurance coverage? Hiring is a big burden on the team assigned to do that. As for the presentation of self, as every lawyer knows in managing a jury, don't dress better than those hiring. When exiting the interview, shake the hiring team's hands and maintain a friendly level of eye contact. "I can't even get a 'junk job.'"

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Alleged Age Discrimination in Hiring, Legality of Experience Caps - Follow Closely "Kleber v CareFusion"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Another high-profile lawsuit about alleged age discrimination in hiring is "Rabin v. million settlement in a lawsuit claiming age discrimination in hiring of staff. In "Kleber v. CareFusion," the plaintiff is a seasoned lawyer - Dale Kleber.

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Job-Hiring Process, Even For Contract Work, Takes More Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The extended time the job-hiring process takes also applies to contract or on-demand-economy jobs. In addition, as I found out later, the hiring powers that be were assessing what they perceived to be my energy level. "Stephen Davis, an economist at the University of Chicago, found that as of April the average job sat vacant for 27.3 days before being filled, nearly double the 15.3 days it took to fill a job in mid-2009."

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Enough DIY Already: Hire Professionals

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Consider Hiring Professionals, Even If You’ve Got the Tools On Your Laptop. Hire a presentation coach for a day. “Uggg… spiral text fly-ons! Nnnyyruurrghh!&#. After 3.0 days, the short life of iSnack 2.0 is over.

The Evolution of Brett Kavanaugh: Opinion in "Flowers v. Mississippi" Follows Hiring All Females as Clerks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh hired all female clerks. As many in the legal world recall, the newest U.S. That created a new record at SCOTUS: For the first time the majority of clerks are females. Serving in such a prestigious position can and usually does put a career on an accelerated upward trajectory. Therefore this initiative will directly help the professional lives of females.    Now this.

Etiquette for the newly hired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you're one of those who are hired for a job, then you better know how to comport yourself.    There's a new etiquette for how the newly hired have to comport themselves around those still unemployed.    Not on the job, that is.    Here are those rules as I discuss them on AOL Jobs.

The Onion Hires Investment Bank GCA Savvian For Possible Sale

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Club, has hired a financial adviser [GCA Savvian] for a possible sale." "Onion Inc., owner of the satirical news site 'the Onion' and the entertainment site the A.V. " -  Lucas Shaw and Alex Sherman, Bloomberg, November 14, 2014. Here is that article. For Baby Boomers and members of Generation X, the Onion was the ultimate in sophisticated humor. It was Mad with a college education. There is some speculation that it doesn't have to sell itself.

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Don’t hire me if you don’t have the time to answer these questions

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

You should not hire me if you want to hand me a pile of information and tell me to write a web page, web landing page, Google ad, advertisement, direct marketing brochure or sales letter, or case study based on the information, without answering my questions. Tags: Business Writing freelance writer why hire a freelance writier

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead of hiring a public relations firm, go directly to a law firm specializing in litigation about X or Y and hire it. 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. Yes, institutions and people pay attention to lawsuits. 

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Ghostbusters: Hiring them now mainstream

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Or, at least it seems so if we want to hire a "ghostbuster," one of those experts who have the experience and now-high tech equipment to identify where the spirits are hanging out in our homes and getting them to leave.  Those nuisance spirits which won't move into the light seem to be growing in number. 

Who’s hiring?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

And, w ho’s hiring now? According to her newsletter: New Media ( Silicon Alley) – This is a list of companies that have hired people since June 2011: Tumblr, GroupMe, Kickstarter, MyCityWay, Tremor Video , Yodle, AppNexus, Yext, and FourSquare . Each month, I look forward to reading the newsletter from Beverly R. Daniel, of Career Growth Group in New York City, www.careergrowthgroup.com. In her end-of-summer wrap up, she focuses on: Where are the bright spots in the economy?

Getting Hired to Speak: What's Their Why?

Speak and Deliver

But what happens when you actually get to the stage of convincing them to hire you? If you don't provide a good enough answer to this question, not only will you not get hired, you might actually create negative word of mouth about yourself. The self-help industry often focuses on the question "What's Your Why?" , as in why do you want to succeed? It's a great question, and can help us find our ultimate motivations.

CBS Hires 2 Law Firms - Investigation of Les Moonves, CBS News, Organizaitonal Culture

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The board of directors at CBS announced last evening that it has selected 2 law firms to investigate 3 matters. The issues are the media allegations about CEO Les Moonves, CBS News, and the culture at the media company. 

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