The firings that are gut-wrenching to watch are the long-time business and family friends nearing the end of their career. More specifically, people that need one solid job where they can have fun, make an impact and retire gracefully…"
"The gentleman that sent the helmet worked for one of the baseball card companies. So sport memorabilia was something he had plenty of access to, and in turn used it to his advantage for networking. He had been given my name as someone he…"
"Nicest gift I've received was a full sized New England Patriots Helmet with QB Tom Brady's signature . The gentleman wasn't even a candidate. Obviously I gave him an hour on the phone talking about his career and the best…"
"I view email as the modern day inbox... you just need it. Texts / Twits as the annoying s%*head that stops by the cubicle too much.
As far as communications, I will always use what is most convenient and direct it to the phone if…"
"Wow, how can you guys get so down on the fax. I get wonderful offers for cheap cruses and random insurance quotes. Mine even can even be used as a backup phone if heaven forbid my desk phone died!
btw, email isn't dead, nor close…"
"I got in the recruiting business in late 93, but I helped my father with all his technology for his firm while I was in college.
1. Wyse dumb terminals
2. Dot matrix printers with tear off edging.
3. As mentioned, fax paper rolls.
"That's an interesting perspective and probably a good sign of the times. I remember hearing Lee Iacocca quoted as saying "In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits. Unless…"