Episode Number 72 - 09.09.11

9/11: Until The Fires Stopped Burning

Now available on Amazon.

We heard the news. Watched it unfold on CNN. We cried. We prayed. September 11th, 2001 is one of those days you don’t forget.

Dr. Charles B. Strozier knows this at both personal and professional levels. A practicing psychoanalyst with an office in Greenwich Village not far from Ground Zero, Dr. Strozier has a unique view into 9/11.  In his new book entitled, Until The Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses, Dr Strozier shares his 10-year study on the psychological impacts of 9/11.  

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Episode Number 71 - 06.07.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part IV

You've gotta be more than the red bird!

Last week renowned “headhunter” and recruiter Skip Freeman shared how job seekers can become “more than just the red bird” by truly differentiating ourselves.

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Episode Number 70 - 05.31.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part III

How's your aim?

If you missed the second article of Skip Freeman’s “What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired,” you should check it out.

In today’s article, Freeman talks about differentiation. Don’t differentiate, and you’re done. Like all the other “red birds.”

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Episode Number 69 - 05.26.11

Memorial Day: Take Time To Remember

What does Memorial Day mean to you? Vacationing? Cooking out? Relaxing on the couch for hours? Whatever it stands for, let’s take a moment and come back to the day’s true meaning.

Not to be confused with Veteran’s Day, which honors all veterans, Memorial Day specifically honors those who have died while serving in the United States military. Since 1775 there have been over 1.3 million who have made that sacrifice. While it originated in 1868, and was originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day didn’t become a federal holiday until 1971.

Now celebrated nationwide on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is a time of remembrance and gratitude for those who gave everything so we can be free… to go on vacation… to cook out… to have a relaxing day off. It’s a time to reflect on just how lucky we really are.

Here’s what President Ronald Reagan had to say in 1986:
Today is the day we put aside to remember fallen heroes and to pray that no heroes will ever have to die for us again. It’s a day of thanks for the valor of others, a day to remember the splendor of America and those of her children who rest in this cemetery and others. It’s a day to be with the family and remember. — Ronald Reagan, Arlington National Cemetery

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Episode Number 68 - 05.23.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part II

Where are YOU aiming.

It’s true. The uber-popular smart phone, tablet, Ipad & PC game ‘Angry Birds’ can teach us a thing or two about getting hired. Part 1 showed us that our short-term memory can help or hurt us, big-time.

Nationally recognized recruiter Skip Freeman, author of best-selling, Headhunter Hiring Secrets, and CEO of The HTW Group, has written a series entitled: “What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired.” Freeman is an expert on the DOs and DON’Ts for job seekers during the search and hiring process. In Part II, he explores breaking through the lair – the barriers companies set up to keep you out.

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