Ad Agency layoffs

In Spring 2008, when I referred to layoffs at marketing companies and ad agencies, some smart alecks scoffed at my words, merrily mocking me and my writing. Numerous people holding jobs then dropped pearls of wisdom... "Network, get yet another degree (since my MBA does not seem to cut it), or better still, change your … Continue reading Ad Agency layoffs

Companies blog about their layoffs… laid-off employee driven to killing CEO!

I would refer to this as Silicon Valley's doomed trajectory... and what a tragic end... from boom to doom! Just ten days after Claire Cain Miller wrote an article for International Herald Tribune, about how CEOs of companies are blogging about "downsizing", "pink slips" and "staff cuts", especially in Silicon Valley, I read about Sid … Continue reading Companies blog about their layoffs… laid-off employee driven to killing CEO!

Automated Voice-Message Systems

"Aren't you bored in the burbs?" When someone asked me with unconcealed curiosity, I pondered awhile. On reflecting, I see this picture... While cooling my heels between jobs, As Marketing Consultant, Account Director, or a Project Manager; While I'm reeling from stumbles, Through vain attempts to have me humbled by upstarts at start-ups; Or again, … Continue reading Automated Voice-Message Systems