Don’t use the internet for research.
I heard those words throughout my college years, at a time when the World Wide Web was far from ubiquitous. “The information out there can’t be trusted,” my professors warned me. Although that mindset had somewhat shifted by the time I entered graduate school, we were still cautioned to carefully evaluate our sources.
Today, the pejorative “fake news” dominates Twitter feeds and headlines as we are compelled ...
Can a career in an emerging industry with murky legality, such as the marijuana industry, or a provocative industry such as adult entertainment, firearms or even tobacco—with its well-known legacy of deceptive marketing practices—hurt an executive’s future job prospects?
In 2004, Jim Safka, an executive with AT&T Wireless, made the leap from the company’s e-commerce division to assume the role of CEO for the ailing online dating app ...
Alex & Red has seen its share of executive candidates, and (as revealed in our “Candidates Do the Darndest Things” article series) they don’t always make the best impression: Dressing too fashion-forward, bringing a significant other, or ordering a three-course meal for a coffee meeting are just a few examples… and that’s just scraping the surface. Even extremely qualified, accomplished executives have been known to display bad judgment.
But the same can also be ...
Bob Dylan said it, err sang it, best: Your old road is rapidly agin'. Please get out of the new one if you can't lend your hand, for the times they are a-changin'.
In 1999, Bill Clinton was President, Amazon was a recently IPO’d technology startup, the original Blackberry was released, shares of Apple stock traded at $1.18 and Mark Zuckerberg was 14 years old. Smoking (cigarettes that is) was commonplace in ...