You've been waiting years for this moment: the kids are all old enough to be in school and you've decided to re-join the workforce. Or maybe you're considering a change in career. A lot of things have changed over the last few years when it comes to the workforce and looking or a job. First … [Read more...]
WHY I HATE FACEBOOK – for this week anyway.
Not that long ago I was with a group of women and we were discussing FaceBook and one of them said how she wasn't on it much because she hated reading about everybody's perfect lives. FINALLY! I wanted to jump up and down because someone finally had the same outlook I did.Don't get me wrong I … [Read more...]
Do you tweet?
Twitter, twatter, what's the fuss? I had no idea. I mean, really no idea just how out of the loop I really am. Last night, I attended an information session hosted by Jen Maier (friend, Urbanmoms founder, marketing guru, mom extraordinaire - these are just a few of her incarnations!). During … [Read more...]
Social Networking. Not just a virtual thing.
Marketers often spend a lot of time analyzing and strategizing about online social media - the power of social networking, the trend of online communities. I, of course, support this fully and completely. However, put aside the often present self-important navel gazing for a moment and at the core … [Read more...]
Unilever – An Onslaught of Criticism
There has been a debate raging recently about the true intentions and social conscience of Uniliver the parent company of such brand's as Dove and Axe. As most of us know Uniliver is a power house. They are global and own many of our household brands. The debate is really quite simple, Dove's … [Read more...]
The Two Parts of the Whole
I've been meaning to do this for months - start my own blog, I mean. I often write for urbanmoms.ca about motherhood and products I love and cool things other women are doing but I haven't done it regularly and I've never really written about urbanmoms.ca. I guess I just assumed everyone … [Read more...]