Just over two years ago I wrote a post on “Trends for Companies Searching for a Social Media ‘Something’” and I thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of these trends a few years later. I used Indeed.com a few years ago but it appears they haven’t updated their system recently so this time I went with SimplyHired.com even though I was only able to get data for around 9 months of 2012. What I did was look at the trends for several “social” job types in the market today and was actually quite surprised with some of the things I found.
It’s late at night on Christmas day and pouring rain in the Bay Area as I write this. I’m Jewish so I don’t celebrate Christmas. This year Blake (my girlfriend) and I went to go see Argo (which by the way was great) and then cooked dinner at home; steak, salad, mashed yams, and a glass of red wine. My immediate family lives in LA and my grandparents and aunt live in Melbourne, Australia, somehow we make it all work. The holidays are always about family and even though I can’t be with everyone with this year I’m thinking about them.
Blake, Athena (my dog), and I have our own little family in the Bay Area and I’m thankful for them and love them very much.
Things don’t always work out the way we want them to and we aren’t always in the position we want to be in. But, I can assure you that if you think about it; there is always something and someone you can be thankful for and now is the time to be thinking about that.
From my little family in the Bay to yours, happy holidays.
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Connie and I are very pleased to welcome Earl Alikpala to the Chess Media Group team. Earl brings a unique background to the team since he has a degree in biology and is currently finishing up another degree in marketing management with an emphasis in entrepreneurship. We have several new initiatives coming up which Earl [...]