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 hiring

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.

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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

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%.

How to hire a freelance Annual Report writer

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There are a number of things to look for when hiring a freelance writer for any project. For a once-a-year event like an Annual Report the stakes are even higher.

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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.

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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. Hiring the cheapest speaker.

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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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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Age Discrimination at the Front End: The Hiring Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"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?)

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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.

How To Hire a Media Trainer | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized hire how to Media Training meida trainer

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.

[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

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!

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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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

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.,

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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.

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New Census Report Throws Shade on The College Degree (that's after Apple, Google, IBM dropped degree as hiring requirement)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I wound up hiring members of Generation X.  Yes, most will admit that a college degree is  almost  necessary to make it in the current economy.

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Cost-Efficiency Imperative - Is That Reason for Decline in Hiring JDs for Non-Legal Jobs?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the smaller number of those graduating law school has improved the hiring situation for recent grads.   However, the picture is not so rosy for those who were leveraging their law degree as a supposed edge in being hired for a non-legal 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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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.

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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.

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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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Recruiting for New Hires on College Campuses - Under Attack as Stealth Form of Age Discrimination

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is recruiting for new hires on college campuses evidence of a pattern of age discrimination? In a new wrinkle in employment age discrimination litigation, this one focuses on the front end - hiring.

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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.

He was hired at 63 and fired at 64. Yep, that could still be age discrimination.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hired by the employer’s CEO, the plaintiff was fired about a year later by the same CEO. He was hired at 63. The same person, the CEO, did the hiring and firing. So, hire slow and fire fast.

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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.

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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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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?

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. 

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

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Brand Boost: Hiring those over-50

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Hiring aging = sweet spot in branding. Last night I swung by Big Lots.    The fun of shopping there is not only the bargains but also the continuous change in merchandise.    You never know what you'll find. This time I did not luck out. 

Uber Sends Message of New Culture - Hires Pepsi's Tony West to Head Legal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is Eric Newcomer's coverage in Bloomberg of this first major hire at Uber.  Uber has been a magnet for attracting regulation around the world and federal investigations/litigation in the U.S. Most recently, London yanked its license to operate there.

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Influence: Before hiring lobbyists, check their Klout, PROskore numbers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, it will come to it that before we're hired as an influential, even to create content like I do instead of directly lobbying, the powers-that-be will check both our Klout and PROSkore scores.  That once elusive attribute - influence - now has become quantifiable. 

Twitter hires Edelman to educate users

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise Twitter's Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo has hired public relations agency Edelman to educate, as a start, the U.S. Twitter is a complex digital tool.    That's why whole books are written about its capabilities. 

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 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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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.

No Shocker - Federal Reserve of SF Finds Bias in Hiring Aging & It's Hurting the Economy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has made it its business to investigate age bias in hiring for jobs. The aging who find it difficult to be hired for jobs could: Opt for enrolling in Social Security early - age 62.

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Media Training | Yahoo News Hire Investigative Reporter Star

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training yahoo news

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