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Perhaps there is a light at the end of the tunnel

(and what PR can do to help) Bloomberg reports that the number of job openings in the U.S.  rose by 225,000 in September, the most in a month for the last three years. That may not seem like a lot, … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap-Up

Worst and Best Toys of 2010 The end of the calendar year always marks a review of the first 11 months, and with the holidays upon us, product reviews of toys top the list. The Consumer Products Safety Commission has … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap-Up: Jobs Gained and Lost, Booze Abandoned, Unsafe Landings

Big things happened this week – primarily, the midterm elections came and went, and the results are (mostly) in. But that isn’t what we’re going to focus on in this week’s wrap-up. Let’s look at everything else going on this … Continue reading

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Incivility Will Lead US to National Reputation Crisis

As a young man, President George Washington assembled a collection of social guidelines that he titled, “Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation.” The rules addressed a wide range of social etiquette, beginning with “Every action done … Continue reading

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Money Spill in the Gulf of Health Care

Upon opening today’s edition of the Boston Globe, I felt incredibly conflicted about the feature headline, “$1B PUTS MGH IN ROBUST FUND-RAISING HEALTH.” Printed on the background of a still-struggling economy, this headline seemed slightly out-of-place and sync with today’s … Continue reading

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Report: Gen X and Y Will Spur Growth in Economic Downturn

A new report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers titled The New Consumer Behavior Paradigm: Permanent or Fleeting? says that Gen X and Y will pave the way to economic recovery. In the last two recessions, it has been the baby boomers that … Continue reading

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