Looks like the couple who attempted to trademark "Occupy Wall Street" earlier this week aren't the only people trying to make a buck off of the protests. An Atlanta man is trying to get his own related trademark: The words "occupy this" with an arrow pointed down.
New York, NY, February 4, 2010 — The Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the leading global trade association of businesses and nonprofit multichannel direct marketers, today named Robert (Bob) Allen, Interim President & CEO. Mr. Allen, an award winning direct marketing executive, is the former President & CEO of The Vermont Country Store, a multichannel retailer of hard-to-find products. He will assume the title of Interim President & CEO effective Friday, February 5, and be based in DMA's New York office.
Information technology specialists in help desk/end-user support are experiencing the greatest job growth opportunities among technology professionals, according a recent survey by Robert Half Technology, a provider of computing professionals. Other findings from the national poll of 1,400 chief information officers (CIOs): ¥ 81 percent expect to maintain current IT staff levels. ¥ 14 percent expect to add full-time IT staffers. ¥ 3 percent anticipate staff reductions. Of the CIOs expecting to add staff members, 38 percent cited business expansion as the leading factor driving IT hiring. Source: Robert Half Technology Information Technology Hiring Index and Skills Report