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August 27, 201311:12 PM

10,000 Hours And 20% Of Your Work Time tagged “Human Resources”

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chunk would? Time is always the number one concern in our lives, isn't it? Feel free to blame consciousness. The clock is always ticking... and it's ticking down. Some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 22, 2013 4:32 PM

You Should Work For Free. You Should Not Work For Free. tagged “Human Resources”

It is the constant debate of the marketing industry: should you do spec work? There is a phase in the acquisition of a new client that usually requires a marketing agency to spend a lot of time pitching. This pitch... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 27, 2013 8:56 AM

The Depressing State Of Social Media Marketing tagged “Human Resources”

How do you think brands are doing when it comes to social media marketing? My friend, Chris Brogan (co-author with Julien Smith of Trust Agents and The Impact Equation), laments the state of social media marketing in one of his... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 201311:04 AM

The Empty Cup Strategy tagged “Human Resources”

A fictional situation (that is all too real)... Imagine this: you have an amazing day at work. A big project got completed, you were called out in terms of your excellence and other moments of pride and distinction from your... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 4, 2012 8:31 AM

Don't Make Me Lie tagged “Human Resources”

The only thing I hate more than people who lie is when I'm being forced to lie to others. Don't make me lie. This was my conversation with a recent border crossing guard at the airport: Guard: What is the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 9, 2012 8:36 PM

Success And The Art Of Being A Self-Starter tagged “Human Resources”

Who is going where in the marketing world? Every week, the marketing industry trade publications highlight the comings and goings of the people in our industry. Some love this information because it provides a level of gossip, others simply like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 3, 2012 9:55 PM

The Moment tagged “Human Resources”

Have you had "The Moment" yet? When you look through the newspaper, do you stop and review the job postings? Do you take some time during your work week to hop over to Monster.com or Craigslist to see what positions... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 22, 2012 9:21 PM

Marketing Talent tagged “Human Resources”

There is a shortage of talent in the marketing pool. Yes, the industry is filled with smart and talented people (some of them may even be out of work), but there is still a shortage. We need more people. Not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 4, 2012 4:37 PM

The New Retail Experience tagged “Human Resources”

How do you want to shop? There was an old retail paradigm (that still rings true): get them to the store. It's the last mile. This is where the transaction happens. E-commerce - as we have known it to date... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 24, 2012 8:12 PM

Every Little Detail tagged “Human Resources”

"I'm not a very detail-oriented person." I find myself saying this to many people all too often. The funny thing is, that I have been lying. Yesterday, at the C2 MTL event being held in Montreal, Ian Schrager (world famous... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 21, 2012 9:08 AM

The Lying Game tagged “Human Resources”

Distrust in a world of trust agents is problematic. On May 18th, The New York Times ran a fascinating news story titled, In the Undoing of a C.E.O., a Puzzle. The article is all about former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 31, 2012 7:14 AM

Horizontal Marketing tagged “Human Resources”

Warning: this going to sound self-serving: Marketing has to stop being a vertical within the business and must become horizontal across all business lines. Period. End of sentence. Businesses, fundamentally see the concept of social business as a fad. As... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 27, 2012 1:17 PM

The Start-Up Of You tagged “Human Resources”

Welcome to Generation Flux. The January 2012 cover story of Fast Company magazine was all about Generation Flux. You've head of Gen X, Gen Y and more, but what is Generation Flux? Our business world has been through some tumultuous... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 21, 201211:04 AM

When The Going Gets Tough tagged “Human Resources”

"This will be my last day shining your shoes." I like getting my shoes shined. I don't do it often enough, but I do my best to keep my shoes (and yes, even my leather sneakers) as clean and scuff-free... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 25, 201211:59 AM

8 Ways To Score That Elusive Entry Level Marketing Position tagged “Human Resources”

It's probably the most frequently asked question that people looking for work ask. The ultimate truth to winning a job is not about resume, experience or how you did in the interview sessions (sorry). The true answer is that it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 21, 2012 4:18 PM

Digital Leaders Seeking Digital Leaders tagged “Human Resources”

Twist Image is hiring. While I do my best to not use this space to self-promote, the Digital Marketing agency that I own (with my three other business partners), Twist Image, continues to experience explosive growth. We have offices in... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 3, 2012 9:16 AM

Expect Big Changes At Facebook tagged “Human Resources”

Most companies change dramatically after their initial public offering. There is a reason that Facebook is going public. And while many are speculating as to the reasons by digging through the company's SEC filing, I think Facebook is going public... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 28, 2011 2:37 PM

Two Great Questions tagged “Human Resources”

Whether you're about to interview someone for a job or heading out to a networking dinner... Here are two questions about business that will either take someone completely off guard or engage you - head on - in a deep... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 16, 201111:10 AM

Liar's Remorse tagged “Human Resources”

What you do online is easy to see in the offline world and vice-versa. It seems obvious enough, doesn't it? Yet, with each passing day, I see more and more examples of people who believe that their actions in the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 10, 2011 8:16 PM

Employees That Spend Too Much Time Online Are Stealing tagged “Human Resources”

It's called, "Time Theft," and it's becoming a bigger and bigger issue. There have been all kinds of shenanigans by lazy employees throughout the history of business (currently, I have the image of George Costanza napping under his desk from... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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