Monthly Archives: April 2013

Face it, your friends and colleagues are more popular than you.

The statement is true, we are our worst critics. How many times have you found yourself frustrated at that person at your gym because they are in better shape than you, or at your neighbor because their house has more … Continue reading

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The era of spin is dead. Here are 5 things to do instead.

Talk to any marketing professional and they will tell you that the fundamental rules of marketing and PR have changed beyond recognition in recent years. The advent of the internet didn’t have the immediate impact you might have expected it … Continue reading

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Somebody’s Watching You … The Loss of Privacy During the Digital Ages

I would consider myself to be somewhat of an IT junkie. Nonetheless, I still miss the good ole simple, non-techie days. Days when we reconnected with people by bumping into them at actual department stores or ran into them at … Continue reading

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In an imperfect world, can the growing trend toward perfectionism in the hiring market really be healthy?

So, there is this thing called the “Beveridge Curve” that I find extremely interesting. A Beveridge Curve, named after the British economist William Henry Beveridge (1879-1963), is more or less a visual representation of the ratio between unemployment levels and … Continue reading

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