Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, I hate this time of year! I am stressed out to the max. My business is suffering from all the days off, holiday parties and totally distracted employees who,…

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Is My Job Vanishing? Am I a Dinosaur?

Not if you keep up. Not if you evolve with the times. In our business of marketing and creative talent, things have changed and, in many cases, dramatically. With the advances in technology—some that are happening so quickly we can’t keep up—these jobs have most definitely changed. Entire industries have changed. I’m old enough to…

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The Good and Sometimes Surprising Benefits of Community Involvement

No surprise here. Community involvement offers numerous benefits, both for employers and employees. What’s surprising is what some of those benefits are. More and more studies conducted over the past years indicate that volunteering is healthy for you.—yes, you read that correctly. When you are focusing on someone other than yourself, you reduce stress. And…

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