Called "Serial Groper" by Judge, "Octopus Arms" by Victims

Charles Archer, former car dealership boss in the UK, attracts colorful nicknames, reports Claire Ellicott in the Daily Mail. They might remind you of what you called each other in the old neighborhood or on the sports team.

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Judge Simon Hammond, who convicted Archer of sexually assaulting four young trainees, called him a "serial groper." Back in the Ford dealership Archer's of Ashby, in Leichestershire, his victims called him "octopus arms." In a photo from the Christmas office party, Archer had one of his octopus arms around his wife and the other octopus arm with its hand on a worker's breast.

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Jane Genova


Jane Genova began focusing on transitions when the academic market collapsed as she was writing her dissertation in linguistics and literature at the University of Michigan.  After re-establishing herself in the public relations industry, she gradually published on the subject.  Her first piece was on The Professional Woman in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.  Since then, she co-authored the book THE CRITICAL 14 YEARS OF YOUR PROFESSIONAL LIFE and myriad e-books and articles on career subjects ranging from emotional intelligence to aging.  In the 1980s she attempted another change by attending Harvard Law School.  She didn’t complete the degree but channeled that experience into maintaining a legal blog [] housed at the Library of Congress.

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