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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Sorry, But Your Parents Aren’t Always Right

I have recently received notifications from parents who are thrilled their offspring have found jobs. From the sounds of their enthusiasm, you would think these kids are now employed by a prestigious organization like Google or the National Wildlife Federation. Sadly, this is not the case. Some grads are working as rental agents, while others have […]

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See You Later, Alligator!

I gave a presentation to members of the Northeast Human Resource Association (the local SHRM chapter) the other day on what companies should be doing right now to prepare for the recovery. I opened the presentation with some statistics, which many found shocking. Here is what I shared: A recent survey from Adecco Group North […]

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What the Heck?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll keep this posting brief. For the young people in the audience, this piece of high-tech equipment, he is trying to place this disk into, is a typewriter. We "older" folks used to use these back in the day when we used to walk five […]

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Summer Retreat

Today's on-line New York Times features a beautiful animated piece on what it feels like to leave your summer home at the end of the season. A perfect short video to watch before packing your car for the last time and heading home to begin the school year. Summer Retreat, by Jeff Scher Enjoy.

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