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Media jobs — They are shifting

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] From the Associated Press (AP) on April 3, 2017 comes this story: Washington: More than half of the jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms, government figures showed Monday. The data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed […]

Amazon Marketing — and Litwin is included.

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A guide to weird words your teen uses

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] This from USA Today. Well worth a read. “The times they are a changin” and society had better catch up — at least those of us who teach teens and millennials. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2017/03/03/guide-all-those-weird-words-your-teen-uses/98688930/ [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com]     [ buy viagra china | buy generic viagra india rx | viagra free trial pack | […]

Cover Letters — are they less important?

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3 tricks for improving your body language in the office

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Your mother was right: Slouching makes you look bad. By Vanessa Van Edwards, Monster contributor (The Philadelphia Inquirer — Feb. 12, 2017) Up to 93% of our communication is nonverbal. This means that our body language, facial expressions and other nonverbal behavior is even more important than our verbal content. Yet most people don’t […]

7 Quick Tips To Improve Your Leadership Skills

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] This week’s blog comes from  Dale Carnegie Training Newsletter By Anita Zinsmeister, PresidentDale Carnegie® Training of Central & Southern New Jersey 7 Quick Tips To ImproveYour Leadership Skills Word count for this issue: 562 Approximate time to read: 2.2 minutes @ 250 words per minute  When a crisis hits, an executive’s instinct might be to […]

Strategic Writing for Public Relations Practitioners

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Are you a mature job seeker?

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] CareerBuilder’s Deanna Hartley offers these suggestions to help mature job seeker’s communicate their value. I add, younger job seekers should follow many of the same suggestions: Know the current lingo and latest trends. Provide examples of the value you would add to the team.  Prove that you can be a leader (see […]

Time to start looking…

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] CareerBuilder’s Mary Lorenz identifies some signs that  suggest you should quit your job. I summary: You are not advancing You dread going into work You’ve lost all ability to care Your boss doesn’t support you Your goals do not align with your employer’s Mary is a writer for the “Advice & Resources” section on CareerBuilder.com. […]

3 ways institutions can help students close the skills gap

This was sent to me by Blackboard. It says, “The term ‘nontraditional’ is extinct.” [To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com]