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6 Ideas For Fighting Age Bigotry

13 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For aging executives, here is the cardinal rule: do not make it easy for prospective employers (and they’re typically young recruiters) to discriminate against you.Sadly true, some recruiters and employers are age bigots.  If you are older than their mind’s-eye vision of their ideal candidate you won’t be considered regardless of your relevant experience or […] Read more»

Texting and Social Media Can Harm Communication

9 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In business communication, the role of email, texting and the use of social media platforms are rapidly evolving in scope and degree of importance. The irony here is that senior business leaders, who on one hand will often have little or nothing to do with social media personally, are learning to rely on it to […] Read more»

Insights From A Social Media Professionals Weekly Reading

12 November, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
I read a handful of blogs on the topics of social media and marketing on a daily basis.  Over the years my core list of go-to blogs has varied a bit, but there are a few that provide such valuable information and insights that I never veer from them.  That core list includes Jay Baer’s […] Read more»