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That Was Quick
I posted this piece on Friday. I just read this article this morning. It seems as though General Mills is withdrawing its Web site terms that would force its customers to opt for arbitration of any disputes. Apparently, the social media backlash led to...
Posted: 4/21/2014 10:31 AM in Jack Out of the Box
The Whys and Hows of a Video Resume
If the classical micro-economic model of demand and supply is considered, it is easy to see that it fits quite aptly with the job market. For every job opening there are multiple contenders. The one applicant that is able to make the best impression with...
Posted: 4/20/2014 2:42 PM in Pixsume
Donald Rumsfeld's Letter to the IRS
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Posted: 4/18/2014 4:30 PM in Cincinnati Tax Guy
Think before you download
General Mills is reeling after a new policy gained the company unwanted attention. What does it mean for communications practitioners?
Posted: 4/18/2014 3:47 PM in Vehr Communications » Vr3 Blog
Remember all the good buzz that General Mills got for those awesome Cheerios commercials featuring the interracial family? That may soon all be forgotten with the release of news that the company is quietly inserting forced arbitration provisions in a...
Posted: 4/18/2014 9:15 AM in Jack Out of the Box
Good F#%*ing News for Twibel Defendant
A recent decision from a federal court in Massachusetts is the latest word on “twibel.” Twibel is made up word to describe “Twitter libel.” It is similar, I guess the term “framily” which is the subject of those incredibly bizarre Sprint commercials that...
Posted: 4/17/2014 11:49 AM in Jack Out of the Box
It's All In The Wrists
A federal court in New York recently denied a summary judgment motion in a workplace injury case that once more highlights how social media can play a role in all sorts of litigation. Kerwin Vasquez worked for the Metro-North Commuter Railroad. He apparently...
Posted: 4/14/2014 10:37 AM in Jack Out of the Box
Miami University Gerontology Students Find Joy In ‘Opening Minds Through Art’
Charitable Scholars Eleni Balli, Josie Ridgeway-Rader and Jessica Littrell have been on assignment with “Opening Minds through Art,” a program of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. Here is their report from the field: Opening Minds through...
Posted: 4/10/2014 6:49 PM in Charitable Words
Intern insights: Checking in with Foursquare
Social media is changing and so is Foursquare. What was once a location based check-in app for all ages, it is now shifting gears to appeal to its user on a more personal level. Learn more.
Posted: 4/10/2014 10:30 AM in Vehr Communications » Vr3 Blog
Who's The Jerk Now?
Just to be clear, I am not talking about the classic 1979 Steve Martin film. And as an aside, if you want to check out another side of Steve Martin’s talent, I cannot recommend this CD enough. He is a fantastic banjo player. But back to my blog. The ...
Posted: 4/10/2014 7:28 AM in Jack Out of the Box

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