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Posts published in December 2014

The 5 Skills Singapore Employers Want in 2015

Society, technology and the job market continue to evolve and change. To remain relevant and employed, workers need to keep up with these changes. Recently ST Jobs outlined the 5 skills employers want now and into 2015. 1. Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills Getting along with…

Ballantine Launches New Website to Meet Multimedia Marketing Demand in 2015

Marketing has evolved over the past decade to include both print and digital mediums. Cutting edge marketing companies, such as Ballantine in New Jersey, are striving to expand their offerings to meet the multimedia marketing demands of clients in 2015. This month Ballantine launched its new…

Will Sexton on Anniversary of His Stroke

Singer/Songwriter  Will Sexton celebrated, if you can call it that, the fifth anniversary of his stroke in December 2014.  On December 1, 2009 he awoke “with a dull headache,” says Will, and he, ” realized” he continues in an interview with Austin American Statesman, “that I…

Game Rangers on Bail for Shooting Suspected Rhino Poacher

Johannesburg – Three KwaZulu-Natal Parks Board game rangers who were arrested on Christmas Day for shooting an alleged poacher were granted bail in the Ubombo Magistrate’s Court on Saturday. The rangers, part of the crack anti-rhino poaching unit (APU) were a foot patrol in Far Northern…

Death of a public sector industry

In the era of free market enterprise and acute competition a state undertaking can hardly survive with its rules-ridden administration and lack of flexibility in marketing its products No wonder, the state units are also feeling the heat and one of them had succumbed only recently.…

Ambivalence is Key: A Review of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please

Amy Poehler’s Yes Please has been the recipient of good and bad press, but also characterized by the stifling expectation to be funny. Predated by Tina Fey’sBossypants and often compared to Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, readers had high expectations of Poehler’s inaugural memoir;…

Sydney Siege Gunman – a Muslim Refugee

The Sydney siege gunman who took 17 people hostage for sixteen hours at a Lindt cafe in Sydney’s Martin Place on Monday has been identified as 49 year old, Iranian-born Man Haron Monis. He was a Muslim who was given refugee status in Australia when he…

House Leader Boehner Opposes E-Cigarette Ban

The electronic cigarette industry is a booming business for individuals who are trying to give up smoking or simply want to get away from the smell that is associated with traditional cigarettes. Recently, Speaker of the House John Boehner, a user of e-cigarettes himself, is opposing…

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