Splendid Sundays Volume 85

Sunday, May 20, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, got married yesterday in a surprise ceremony

*In Defense of Polymaths: the other side of the "do one thing really well" argument.

*Weddings are one of the fastest growing industries in Nigeria and 2000 guests are the norm.

*Here's how to opt out of Twitter tracking your behavior

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*Special Events Magazine featured Splendid Insights in an article this week.

*I'll be speaking at the National Stationery Show in New York as part of their Buyer Education Program this morning at 11:00.

*Do you have an intern or an employee? Here are 6 government-mandated requirements for an internship.

Recent wedding job postings: Surface Pattern Designer at Kristy Rice/Momental Designs (Virtual/Remote) //  Event Planning and Production Assistant at Rosemary Events (San Francisco, CA)  //  Event Specialist at JDK Group (Philadelphia, PA)  // Bridal Showroom Consultant at Erica Angeline Luxury Bridal (Atlanta, GA) // Summer Marketing Intern at Survive Wedding Season (Los Angeles, CA) // More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 2011 wedding budget spend broken down into four budget ranges: 27% Economical ($10,000 or less); 41% Standard ($11,000-30,000); 28% Premium ($31,000-95,000); 4% Luxury ($96,000 or higher)

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