After a day filled with the latest cancer updates at the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Oncology, attendees were treated with some words of motivation–and a dance demonstration–from “Dancing With the Stars” champion Derek Hough.While the nurses were excited to see Hough, who is a 2-time Emmy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and 6-time champion on “Dancing With the Stars,” Hough flipped the script and said how he was honored to be in the presence of these extraordinary healthcare professionals.“I want to thank [the nurses] so much because what you do is so important. I feel grateful to be here in your presence,” he said.Hough explained how people should not hope for good days, but they should create them. For him, that, of course, means lots of dancing. The performer then p
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BLOOMINGTON – The bullhorn is back. Indiana head football coach Tom Allen stalks around practices as his team works out, shouting encouragement and motivation through a bullhorn so every Hoosier can hear. Allen was already in midseason form Friday at Indiana's first workout of fall camp. “Energy and effort,” he said. “It's contagious. It's an expectation. It's how we prepare.” “Every rep, we're teaching, we're learning, we're getting better,” he added later. It was the first of 15 practices the Hoosiers will have in fall camp. The players worked out without pads under a warm morning sun, running through things from individual position drills to 11-on-11 two-hand-touch work. There were times where the coaches had to admonish players to move a little more quickly, but most of th
This past Monday, Uber shocked the industry with the news it was cutting about 400 marketing employees—a third of its global marketing department. Now the marketing community is rallying together to help those individuals land on their feet. A list of the majority of marketers Uber laid off is circulating online, helping many connect with recruiters. The list also reveals details into Uber’s marketing cuts. The list has categorized information on each employee’s role while at Uber, the total number of years they spent there, where they were located, whether they are open for relocation and their LinkedIn bios. There’s also space for each person to place a link to their resume. The layoffs span across countries—with the majority of employees who were laid off coming from Uber’
Algorithms have come to define a significant chunk of modern marketing strategies. Google’s search engine algorithm dictates which websites appear highest in relevant search results, driving search engine optimization and related strategies. Facebook and other social media sites use algorithms to determine which types of content their users prefer, driving social media and content marketing strategies. And dozens of other algorithms, like recommendation engines in platforms like Amazon, can have secondary effects on the visibility of your products. As time passes, these algorithms become more complex; the tech companies implementing them gather more data, they refine their processes and they intentionally make things harder to “game” with proprietary and novel engineering tactics.