Author Archives | Tameka Vasquez

Mayer’s Measures Vs. Moms, Millennials and Modern Views of Work

Seven months into her position as Yahoo’s CEO, Marissa Mayer has caused an uproar over her latest decision to ban the option to work from home. This means all Yahoo! employees will be required to come into the office every day and if they can’t or won’t by the required date (the start of June), […]

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Come Next Monday, All You’ll Hear are Consumer Mouse Clicks

“Cyber Monday” is the marketing term for the Monday following “Black Friday” that, since its debut in 2005, has been a pinnacle online shopping day of the year. For years online retailers have seen an increase in web traffic beginning the Monday after Thanksgiving break. Once more and more companies began to catch on, many […]

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Election 2012 Has Come to a Close!

ORC International is pleased to share highlights from our CNN|ORC International 2012 election polls. ORC International is pleased to be a partner to CNN on the CNN|ORC International poll. For the last six years, ORC International has conducted national polls, state-level polls, post-debate and speech polls, as well as polls to support CNN documentaries. The polls, regularly seen on […]

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Nothing Like the Sound of Autumn Leaves Crunching While Political Pots are Boiling

Many people are waking up these days with sore throats and runny noses from the temperature switch, but luckily social media participation isn’t dependent on either body part being in optimal shape. For those feeling a fever coming on, it’s probably from the Election Day bug, arriving in 20 days. Tuesday night was the second presidential debate, […]

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Buzz Remained High as the Baton Passed on to Running Mates

The first vice president of the United States, John Adams, famously described the job of the vice president as “the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived.” My, how times have changed and evolved. The office of the vice president has grown substantially in power, influence and importance, particularly at the turn […]

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First Showdown Sends the Online World into Political Frenzy

Between the supporters, the challengers, the undecided and the unconcerned this political season, there is an overwhelming amount of conversation bombarding radios, television screens, news publications and social media pages everywhere. The three presidential debates and the one between running mates will cover topics spanning the economy, foreign policy, healthcare, education, the role of government, […]

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Entrepreneurialism Weathers the Yearly Fashion Storms

Twice a year, in February and September, Bryant Park opens its doors for the biggest media flock in New York City – Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Since 2010, it’s been housed at the world renowned Lincoln Centre and remains one of the four major fashion weeks held worldwide, along with Paris, Milan and London. This […]

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Google’s Girl is Set to Make Management Moves at Yahoo!

The chief executive officer of any organization holds the highest responsibility in communicating, decision making, leading and managing. Appointing a new CEO can be an exciting time for a company, but needless to say, it can also present a huge challenge. Case in point, Yahoo!. The last five years have been a tumultuous time for […]

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Asking for Employees’ Social Media Passwords is bad for Business

Online privacy has been a growing issue over the last few years, but a new practice of employers requesting access to potential and even current employees’ social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) has brought it to the forefront. It has become such a hot topic that Maryland is on the cusp of becoming the first […]

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