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The Inethical Reporting of Michael Jackson - ... With an accusation like this, media news outlets around the world. On December 22, 1993, Jackson gave a videotaped statement from his Neverland Ranch discussing the allegations against him. Nowhere in the statement does Jackson explicitly say “I didn’t do it” but does say that the allegations made against him are false. As a human being, Michael Jackson had all the right to defend himself but even though he was a public figure, he was still a part of the private sector. Jackson was not a government official and taxpayers did not pay his salary....   [tags: journalism, misleading, interview] 1297 words
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Gordon Brown - Back on the Highway to Musical Reality - Gordon Brown – Back on the highway to musical reality He’s been called everything from the “The Mayor,” to the “The G-Don” but anyone associated with entertainment here in New Jersey; specifically the Jersey Shore music scene, should know who Gordon Brown is. Whether you've heard about his major label accomplishments thru bands such as Mr. Reality or Highway 9, or you’ve spent an evening watching one of your favorite acoustic artist at The Count Basie theater or Monmouth University, he has affected your musical experiences thru his business savvy and compositional skills, helping to create new outlets for some of New Jerseys best performers while coming up with events such as Writers In The...   [tags: Interview] 1004 words
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Rita: An Elder of Color - ... Rita left her children and husband to pursue a better life and be able to provide financial stability for her family. “The risk of facing an unknown country, foreign language, and foreign culture are often seen as greater than the risk of remaining in one’s homeland” (Gelfand, 2003, p.43) Rita migrated to the U.S. in 1972. Rita reported she had a cousin that lived here. According to Rita she landed in the U.S. on a Saturday and by Monday she was already working in a factory that made wall nails....   [tags: ethnography, personal interview]
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Naturalistic Observation on Cara - ... I have three best friends. We always hang out, everyday. Everyone always hangs out in the park so of course we go there. But for myself I like to run. I am even on the track team in school, but my mom wants me to focus more on school. 4: Do you have a boyfriend. A: Nope. I wish I did though. That would be so amazing 5: Why is it so important to you. A: Um, I don’t know.. just imagine having a boy telling you how pretty you are all the time. But only the really pretty and skinny girls have boyfriends....   [tags: school, computer, interview, questions] 2295 words
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The Impact of Marijuana Use - The Impact of Marijuana Use I conducted each of the following interviews. I obtained verbal consent from the individuals and informed them that their confidentiality would be completely protected. To insure their confidentiality is protected I am using pseudonyms for the individuals interviewed. They were also informed that they could stop the interview at any time with no questions asked and there would be no penalty of any kind if they chose to do so. Interview number 1; female, 47 years old, Africa Board Question (Q): Why do you use....   [tags: Interview Essays] 721 words
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The Downfall of a Great Teacher - The Downfall of a Great Teacher Surrounded by a circle of students, Mr. Garrett answered questions, gave instructions, and explained assignments. I slowly approached the circle and stood on its periphery. Four years ago, I had been an insider. Now I was an outsider, who peered over the chattering students and slipped into the circle undetected. Old high school memories came rushing back. A few moments passed before Mr. Garrett turned to me with a smile. “Katie!” he said, “It’s good to see you....   [tags: Interview Essay] 1569 words
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Personal Profile of a Belly Dancer - Personal Profile of a Belly Dancer Professor’s comment: The personal profile is a standard assignment, but students often struggle with it since it requires that they not only interview someone who is generally a stranger to them but also become an instant expert on their subject’s particular talent or expertise. In writing the piece, the student resisted the impulse to talk about her own experience and focused squarely on Shakar. In doing so she presents a vivid portrait of her subject and demystifies belly dancing....   [tags: Interview Essay] 1402 words
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Grandama's Memories of the Great Depression - The Great Depression began in October of 1929 when the stock values in the United States dropped rapidly. Thousands of stockholders lost large sums of money-or were even wiped out. Many people had to depend on the government or charity for food. Many of the stories about the Depression have been told about the large cities and their struggles to live a life of poverty after being used to the luxurious lifestyle. However, those accounts do not reflect the true damage caused by this economic plunge....   [tags: Interview Essays]
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Teaching Plan for Nurses - Nurses have both learning and teaching responsibilities. Continuing education for nurses is very important in order to maintain their knowledge and skills among the health care development. If it is true, that the ability of teaching is a complex process, one fundamental part of this process is the ability of the learner to receive information, process the information and carry out in practice. Learning, is a change in human ability or capability of willing to learn and act on the learning (Blais, Hayes, Kozier, & Erb, 2006); is a transformation of behaviors, existing knowledge, ability and values to change an area of need to become better as individual....   [tags: Interview, Study, Exam] 1430 words
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My Research on Abortion - ... I learned that I am against abortion more than my previous knowledge of this topic. Again, this is because of the horrific ways that the procedure is performed and the details that I watched in the videos online. However, this was an excellent learning experience even though I was against the topic in the beginning it has helped me understand the legal details and medical aspects of this topic more clearly. I am glad that I had the opportunity to research this topic more fully and effectively, so I could obtain a clearer picture of this topic....   [tags: embryo, interview, fetus] 1586 words
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The Forensic Interview Process in the Case of Abused Children or Children Who Have Witnessed a Violent Act - The forensic interview process happens when children have been abused or witnessed a violent act. “Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children (a report can include multiple children) (National Child Abuse Statistics).” In the United States there are about four to seven children that die every day due to child abuse and neglect (National Child Abuse Statistics). There are many different processes to conduct the interview and a number of steps are followed so children can tell their story accurately....   [tags: phases so children can have a voice]
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My Interview with Lad Akins/Director of Special Projects at REEF: Reef Environmental Education Foundation - ... Geo Marine does research on coral reef systems for the United States Navy. I have good insight on how non-profit organizations and for profit companies operate in the marine conservation field. I might even have been able to write this short “reflective” paper extemporaneously without doing an interview, because I have been in the midst of informally conducting this interview with many individuals for the last twenty years. Nevertheless, I learned some good specific information from Elizabeth during the interview....   [tags: marine, lionfish, coral] 643 words
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Communication Techniques and Skills Used During the Initial Interview Process to Promote Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationships - The relationship between a nurse and a client begins from the very first meeting. Therapeutic relationships between nurses and clients are shaped from this very first meeting and are essential to nursing care as they contribute to client satisfaction and optimise clinical outcomes. A nurse can encourage therapeutic nurse-client relationships with clients through communication techniques and skills during the initial interview process. This essay will define therapeutic nurse-client relationships, explain the significance of these relationships to client satisfaction and outcomes and discuss interpersonal communication skills that can be used during the initial interview to help build a thera...   [tags: Nursing ]
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Data Collection Analysis: Interview with Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught and Lieutenant Connell Marilla Cushman - The topic of my group research is the history of women in service. For the data collection analysis, I interviewed Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught, USAF (Retired). She is the President of the Board of Directors of the Women In Military Service For American Memorial Foundation, Inc., which was also one of my prime sources for the literature review. Lieutenant Connell Marilla Cushman USA (Retired) assisted her during the interview. Ms. Cushman is the Director of Development and Public Relations Officer for the foundation....   [tags: history of women in service] 1409 words
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Summary of Jonathan Kozol's, On Being a Teacher, and Botstein's Interview, Why High School Must Go - The trivialization of high school in the present educational organization for teens has been posited in the public; however, it is one vital issue that is being debated. Is it really right for high schools to be abolished from the teen’s system of education. This question has been a vital issue in the present age educational structure. According to research carried out by many educational researchers lately, it was discovered that the two-year high schooling scheme is irrelevant and obsolete in the learning structure for teen’s, and should be abolished from their system of education or scheme of learning....   [tags: teaching, teens, secondary education] 1428 words
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An Interview with the Main Character of Macbeth - Why did you let the witches and your wife influence you. Well, you have to understand that she IS my wife and she wanted the best for me it seemed. But now I realize that I never should have listened to her. I should have left it to fate and been content with the position of Thane of Cawdor for the time. The witches also were only playing with my mind and making me believe that I had to kill to become king when it would have happened eventually. The witches wanted all of this to happen, because they wanted to create havoc and misery....   [tags: Shakespeare, Creative Writing, Fiction Writing] 1007 words
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Indivdual Cultural Framework - ... Religious zeal combined with mental illness created the unique environment in which Jamie grew up. One of the values and expectations instilled in Jamie was to appear perfect and portray success. This led to a very isolated upbringing, in which she was restricted from reaching out for social supports. It was not until after her mother suffered a stroke and was institutionalized that Jamie was able to seek support outside of her immediate family. The way in which I responded to my chaotic home life was to insert myself into a community where I could build relationships with surrogate mothers and fathers to help provide the support I needed....   [tags: videotaped interview, thoughts, actions]
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An Interview with a Video Gamer - ... “Being a military brat, I wasn’t able to make many friends before moving,” Wong says. “But [video] games weren’t the reason for that. I wasn’t addicted.” But video games do have a reputation of obsession. In the shooting at a Washington D.C. naval base, Aaron Alexis (the shooter) apparently spent his time playing Call of Duty. According to Nick Allen of The Telegraph, “He played up to 16 hours at a time” (1). Wong responds on the subject, “Some people play to the point they can’t tell reality from fantasy.” He gives another example, “I’ve seen someone whose house looked like an episode from Hoarders....   [tags: Andrew Wong]
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Interview with My Mother and Uncle - I interviewed my mother, Nancy Gibbs Jefferson and my uncle, Billy Ray Jefferson. I chose them because I believed them to have the most relevant information on our family’s history and heritage. I received a lot of information about my ancestors and where they originated from in the process. Before interviewing them, I knew very little about the history of my heritage and where my ancestors were born and when they moved to the United States from their home country. I learned than my ethno-cultural background is vast and varied....   [tags: family heritage] 1072 words
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Interview to a Police Officer - Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Captain Sameul Jelsma of Pahoa Police Station has served as a police officer for more than two decades. He is the commander of the station and he oversees the lower Puna district. Before he joined the Hawaii Police Department, he served in the US military. When he was in the army, he decided to come back and serve his own community. He was initially enlisted as a patrol officer but his commitment and hard work rewarded him with promotions as the result of which he became a captain....   [tags: law enfocement, personal analysis] 594 words
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An Interview for Emily Dickinson - ... Emily: Yes. I don’t know where I would be without my friends. “My friends are my estate” (Dickinson, www.goodreads.com). Interviewer: Since you were close to your friends, I assume they were your inspiration for some of your writing and influenced it as well. Is that correct. Emily: Yes, they did indeed. Interviewer: Would it be safe to say that religion was another thing that influenced your writing. Emily: Yeah, that would be safe to say. I didn’t meet some of the religious standards people expected of me....   [tags: life, poem]
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Interview about the Cold War - ... 6) Did United States schools educate you about bomb shelters during this period. What items were generally in them. What was the general conviction about bomb shelters. A: Yes, we would have drills to hide under the desk which were called “air raid” drills. We were also educated on what we’d see in bomb shelters. We were taught the basics of bomb shelters; what we should expect to see, what food they might have like food and water and why we’d go in them. I’m pretty sure my next-door-neighbor had a bomb shelter....   [tags: conflict between United States and Soviet Union] 1074 words
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How to Use a Company’s Annual Report to Ace Your Interview - How to Use a Company’s Annual Report to Ace Your Interview If you don't take the time to get know a company, you many not have a future there.  Your interviewer will ask you why are you looking for this particular position and why are you looking at ABC, Inc.  Start by telling him or her that you have read ABC's current sales record "in their annual report."      Company sales are important even if you are not interviewing for a sales job.  If you have reviewed several years of annual reports, you can easily see if the company's sales have gone up or down....   [tags: Process Essays] 865 words
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The Good, the Bad, and the Milosevic - Slobodan Milosevic and many others who were born in WW2 have had troubled childhoods, Milosevic’s parents committing suicide which would traumatize any adult . He rose through the ranks of Tito’s communist party and survived the late 60’s purges where he became a close ally to the 1980’s party leader Ivan Stambolic. When Slobodan Milosevic was president of Serbia, Time Magazine interviewed him in 1995 just after the Dayton peace accords. His interview focused on four key actions that were affecting former Yugoslavia....   [tags: Time Magazines, Interview, Power Hungry]
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Labor Market Discrimination - American labor markets have serious problems in regards to the length of the average work day, maternity leaves, healthcare and benefits; but also discrimination. It is no surprise that discrimination occurs in the work place; but what is a surprise is that discrimination occurs much sooner than thought. A study conducted by University of Chicago professor, Marianne Bertrand, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, Sendhil Mullainathan, concluded that discrimination begins before the interview, and starts with the job seeker’s name....   [tags: human resources, selection, interview] 549 words
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HINTS an Organization Helping People with Cancer - ... HINTS is a very serious organization that makes the best use of the data obtained and presents accurate statistics. HINTS has conducted a study of people that have been diagnosed with cancer before and people’s current occupational status. In total, there were 1500 cases surveyed but only 1424 people responded. This results in a 94.9% success rate in people completing the survey. For the crosstabulations, 58 of the of the respondents that have been diagnosed with cancer were employed, 9 were unemployed, 19 of them were homemakers, zero students, 99 retired, 6 disabled and one person as “other” as his occupation....   [tags: information, computer assisted telephone interview] 901 words
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Middle Adulthood (40-45) Interview - ... The female decided to have eye surgery so that she would not have to wear glasses. Even with the surgery, ten years later, she now relies on reading glasses. In their early forties, both had physicals and revealed high blood pressure, the female also had high cholesterol and the male was diagnosed with Type II diabetes. Through diet and exercise both are now off of medications for these conditions. However they both noticed that when they abandon their exercise routines they gain weight and have to temporarily go back on medications....   [tags: healthy habits, stagnation]
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Filled Out Interview Form - 1. Tell me something about yourself. I am a trustworthy, accurate and hardworking. My accuracy and ability to concentrate makes me a detail specialist. Choosing this position will make good use of my sound judgment, realism and matter-of-fact personality. 2. Why should I hire you. I truly believe in your company. If offered the position as Information Technician, I will use my education and skills to help your company go above and beyond the company goals. I am dependable, a fast learner, and very motivated....   [tags: applying for a job] 519 words
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How to Implement the Change Process - How to Implement the Change Process I chose to pursue a degree in Social Work because I have a deep passion for helping people figure things out and get back on track. I have always tried to help people in the simplest ways without being over intrusive and giving them the respect and dignity they deserve. As a teen I found joy in the slightest things like helping people fill out and submit job applications, filling out medical forms, and explaining to them the process for things such as obtaining Medicaid, food stamps, their food handlers card and even on where and how to apply for your driver’s license....   [tags: social work, interview, client, family]
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Gay Rights in Russia and Interview Analysis by Fareed Zakaria From CNN - Gay rights in Russia Gay rights has always been a controversial issue in Russia. Russia has anti-gay laws that cause big conflict in the country. Some of the laws that were passed include the gay propaganda law which is against exposing children to any gay media. Another big law which is on its way to being passed is they law against gay people adopting children. Because of this big issue going on, Fareed Zakaria a CNN news reporter investigates the situation. Zakaria interviews Valery Gergiev, an artistic and general director of Mariinsky Theatre....   [tags: Discrimination, Equality] 798 words
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Beyond the Disability - Born in Northern Ireland, Eamonn McGirr began his career not as the lively, captivating performer he is now known as, but as a mathematics professor. I had the opportunity to meet and interview Mr. McGirr while working for the school newspaper. After interviewing Mr. McGirr it is easy to envision him amongst a classroom of young students. Not only is he articulate and engaging, but even more striking is the overwhelming sincerity and compassion he radiated throughout our conversation. Mr. McGirr has been an active member of the disabled community for some time now....   [tags: Interview Essay] 854 words
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Interview With A Marine - The Few the Proud and the The Brave. Timothy Durham A corpral in the United States Marine Corps Considers himself to be a example of what the Marines exemplify. "I am a Marine to the heart 100%." Timothy joined the Marines at the age of twenty three, in search of a better lie for both himself and his daughter. He felt like the Marines would be the best route to not only developing him into manhood but also providing him with the best "possible benefits". "I wanted To be a better person and open up doors of oppurtunity for myself....   [tags: essays research papers] 611 words
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Interview with an Extraterrestrial - Scene: In an artificial bubble on the surface of Ganymede (one of Jupiter's moons), an alien explorer describes the planet "Earth" to his species. Can you give us a general picture of Earth and its inhabitants. The planet is rather pretty, with lots of natural resources. "Fertile" isn't too strong a word, especially when compared with most places in the local system. There are lots of energy sources, easily accessed, and lots of chemical resources as well. And we think this fertility is why the Earth's inhabitants the "humans" have such distorted ideas about reality....   [tags: essays research papers] 990 words
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Bella's Interview - Bella woke up to the sunlight streaming right onto her face through the open blinds of her balcony doors. With a groan and few curses to the Sun God she rolled over, reaching towards her nightstand to grab her phone and check the time. “Dammit!” she yelled and quickly scurried out of bed when she saw it was almost ten in the morning. Bella quickly grabbed her toiletries, knowing she was so screwed. She couldn’t believe she had slept in today, when she was supposed to do laundry in the morning. Renee was going to have her ass for this....   [tags: personal narrative] 943 words
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Camp Ondessonk Interview - 1.Tell us about yourself...your hobbies, interests, involvement in other groups. In my free time, I enjoy reading books, taking classes to further my education and gain certifications, participating in my school’s community service program, being with my friends, and participating in my school’s various clubs. I have taken various classes at my local college such as psychology, biology, literature and math’s to help me further my education and help me become for college. I have also taken some classes through Red Cross to receive my certification in CPR/first aid and use of the AED....   [tags: benefits of camp, interests and hobbies] 639 words
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Parent Interview of a Special Needs Child - ... The mother however reported that being a single mother was stressful. At the time the child was a year and half old, the mother placed in family daycare center that was in a provider’s apartment. The provider also cared for four other children between the ages of one and three. The child was in the providers care from the age of one and half until she was three years when she started to attend a full day preschool program. The mother reported no concerns during this period of the time and stated that her daughter was an easy child who listened....   [tags: pregnancy, stress, speech, infact] 1501 words
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Data Collection Method - Data Collection Method One of the methods that will be chosen to collect data for the research project will be the use of a case study. The participants will be carefully chosen from organizations in the retail sector. The organizations that will be selected will provide a well-diversified portfolio of both smaller and larger size and across multiple areas of product and service offerings. The purpose for this is to provide an expanded opinion base that could potentially allow the study to be expanded to a broader applicability model for the results....   [tags: reliability, credibility, PDS, coding, interview]
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A Great Teacher - Original Writing - A Great Teacher - Original Writing I was 20 yearls old when I was assigned to interview someone whom I admire. By those days I wanted to get a degree as an English teacher, so I thought it was a great idea to interview one of my high school teachers. I decided to interview the most taugh and admirable teacher I have ever had: Mr. Stucchi. Surrounded by a circle of students, Mr. Stucchi answered questions, gave instructions, and explained assignments. I slowly approached the circle and stood close to him....   [tags: Papers Interview Essays] 1505 words
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The Vietnam War Veteran: Behind the Scenes of the Vietnam War - In this interview my interviewee was my grandfather Roy Gene Lakin. In the interview I asked him multiple questions over what he did during his time in the war. We talked about his rank and about what life was like in Vietnam and where he has been during that time. This interview will give you information about what people did during the war. My grandpa told me things about what he did and about what his job was as a U.S. Marine. My grandfather Roy Gene Lakin was a U.S. Marine. He had many ranks which were private, private 1st class, lieutenant corporal, corporal, sergeant, staff sergeant, gunnery sergeant, master sergeant, and an E8....   [tags: interview with my grandfather Roy Gene Lakin]
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The Experience Of The War In Korea - The Experience Of The War In Korea The Korean War was a trying time for America. The nation was getting involved in a war that had little or no possibility of a fortunate outcome. The Korean people were divided among how the country should be run. A uniform system of government looked like it may never come to be. In order to protect one of its vital interests as well as to prove to the rest of the world that America didn’t stand for communism, the United States began taking up arms. The war would prove a most difficult task to achieve successfully....   [tags: Personal Narrative Interview Essays] 1578 words
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Personality Testing for Employee Screening - Personality Testing for Employee Screening In an attempt to hire the best possible candidate and to properly analyze current workers, many companies have used some form of personality testing to attempt to better know their employees. Personality testing has shown the employers are desperately trying to fit the perfect person into the perfect position. Some of the "master chefs" of the selection business are paying special attention to the new chemistry between personality tests, competency requirements, and behavioural interviewing....   [tags: Employment Work Labor Interview] 1398 words
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How 'Person-Job Fit’ and ‘Person-Organisation Fit’ Affects Recruitment Strategy - The growing competitions created by globalization had been pressuring organization to lay more emphasis on recruiting talents in order to gain secure foothold in the market. With the introduction of person-job fit and person-organization fit, it assists both applicants and organization to have a clear image of who is the right person for particular career; at the same time, it acquires the recruitment process to operate efficiently. Here, I will have a further explanation on the topic by employing the definition from Saks and Ashforth (1997) of person-job fit and person-organization fit....   [tags: employees, skills, interview] 623 words
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Contingency Planning - Information technology relates contingency planning as synchronized strategy that involves tactics, processes and practical measures that ensure the retrieve of data after disturbance, information technology schemes and operation. Contingency planning comprises one or more methods to reinstate disrupted information technology facilities. Information technology (IT) and automated information systems are essential basics in most healthcare processes. The services provided by information technology system operates efficiently without extreme interruption....   [tags: networking interview, information technology]
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Andre's Adulthood - My respondent was my best friend’s father, Andre Cukovic and he is 60 years old. He was born in the communist country of Yugoslavia (present day Albania) in 1949. Physically in his 20’s, Andre was a perfectly fit, muscular young man and was in great shape. He had a sort of “model type” body and long curly hair. During his 30’s, he was still a well built man. He cut his long curly hair and did some modeling in Australia. When Andre reaches his 40’s, he claimed that he still felt like he was 20. He was very active and always up and about....   [tags: psychology, adulthood, interview] 523 words
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Migration Out of Appalachia - Migration Out of Appalachia Many people who experienced it can tell about the impact that the migration out of Appalachia had on people in the 1950’s. One person that has told his story about the migration is Gary Hicks, who is currently a pump foreman for the City of Elizabethton. Born in 1939, Gary is now over 60 years old. He graduated high school and entered the real world in the 1950’s. At that time finding a job wasn’t very easy for anyone in Southern Appalachia. In a tape-recorded personal interview, he told of his migration experience and a search for a job....   [tags: Interview Description Essays]
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Explanation of Class Stereotypes - An analysis class can be classified into one of the three stereotypes, which are entity, boundary or control. An entity class is a class that the primary focus is to hold the data. Meanwhile, the boundary class is a class that the objects are used by the actors to communicate with the system. On the other hand, a control class is a class which provides coordinating behavior in the system. (Joey F. George, 2004) As mentioned, the class of the entity class focus on holding the data. The objects hold most of the data of the application....   [tags: interview, boundary class, entity class, WOBPS]
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Female Expectations - “I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life” (Iwise). Jack Kerouac made this observation during his short life. He established what came to be known as the beat generation, which was an artistic and literary rebellion against conformist and conservative society of the 1950s and early 1960s (VanSpanckeren). Keeping in step with the society at the time was difficult. The society had unrealistic expectations of its youth....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice] 1770 words
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Donna Haraway’s - Donna Haraway’s Wired Magazine interview discusses the apparent ambiguity that has continued to surface between the ‘natural’ and the ‘artificial’ as a result of the inseparable relationship that has developed between people and technology. Today we have transcended the concept of being isolated from the world, and arrived at the notion that we, as individuals, are nodes in larger networks. This idea represents the cornerstone of the cyborg era. Haraway’s definition of a cyborg goes beyond the assumption of metal beneath the flesh....   [tags: interview, technology, era]
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One Soldier Staring Death in the Face - One Soldier Staring Death in the Face War is full of violence and death. This violence and death causes severe emotional trauma. I myself cannot imagine what war is like, or what it is like to have someone I love go off to war. I know I'm lucky because of this. When a loved one goes to war, they may die, they will be scared, and they will be gone. Worst of all, their fate is unknown. Any person that loves another, whether it be a spouse, parent, sibling, or friend, will feel sorrow when seeing that loved one go to war....   [tags: Interview Essays] 1911 words
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interview - Tuesdays With Morrie For the past day or two I have spent time with my sister, discussing different topics with her about life. I closely observed her feelings and I recorded what she had to say. We talked about regrets- Ever since my sister Erin started school she got excellent grades. She doesn’t really have any regrets. She only regrets some choices she made with her friends. She thinks she could have picked better friends because she doesn’t have any true friends. She also wished that she stayed with the sports she played in the past....   [tags: essays research papers] 827 words
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Different Types of Interviews - There are many kinds of talk in social life, for instance, everyday conversation, job interview, journalistic interview, official interview by police, medical interview and research interview. This essay will investigate the difference between social research interviews and everyday conversation. In social research interviews, researchers utilize various methodologies which suit each research theme and situation. Thus, this essay will explore research interviews, which are varied widely, in order to elucidate what factors might distinguish academic interview from ordinary conversation....   [tags: social life, job, journalistic, official]
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Interview to Determine Job Specifications of a County Attorney - ... Such skills would include being able to argue efficiently along with knowing the law well enough to explain it efficiently to someone. With good communication skills comes being able to work well with others. Mr Young explained further that deputy county attorneys are assigned more individual cases but even though they have their own individual work, they also help each other when needed and cover for each other in an emergency. Working with other people includes working with the police force, witnesses, or a defendant’s attorney....   [tags: communication, schooling, trial] 658 words
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Interview with a Person at Least 60 Years Old - ... This discussion began with talking about his life during the end of the second world war. He remembers talking to his own father about Hitler and the Jews and asmost debreaifing him on the events of the war. He also remembers the begins and middle of the cold war as he was in school at the time of the Cold War. He told me about how he remembered all the duck and cover drills that he had to undergo, and that it was not very. The teachers reminded them of the constant threat that a nuclear bomb could stoke them at any moment and they would all die....   [tags: Civil Rights, Vietnam war] 825 words
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Data From Qualitative Interviews - Discuss in a critical context whether in the context of qualitative interviews data is ‘generated’ or ‘collected’ through the interaction between interviewer and interviewee. Introduction Reviewing the previous qualitative studies, the interview has become one of key research approaches (along with field observations and document analysis) for gathering data that is closely conducted by qualitative researchers. (Kvale, 1996; Kvale and Brinkmann, 2008). As Gubrium & Holstein (2003) suggest that the qualitative interviews are able to assist researchers to investigate the discovery-oriented enquiries and the increased understanding of subjectivities in the researching fields of social science,...   [tags: quality of qualitative research]
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The Difference between Interviews and Interrogations - ... Then you proceed into some close-ended questions regarding any information that was given during the previous step. You want to begin by questions any neutral witnesses first as they do not have any emotional ties to the crime and may forget details. These witnesses should be asked targeted questions that address the 5w’s/h. Hostile witnesses should be questioned with an approach that is the direct opposite of what is used with a friendly witness. Cognitive interviewing begins by asking a witness to recall all information about a crime scene, using any cues necessary to help their memory....   [tags: solving a crime] 1153 words
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Interview With Toni Morrison - "I'm interested in the way in which the past affects the present and I think that if we understand a good deal more about history, we automatically understand a great more about contemporary life. Also, there's more of the past for imaginative purposes than there is of the future." Q. Beloved is dedicated to the 60 million who died as a result of slavery. A staggering number -- is this proved historically. A. Some historians told me 200 million died. The smallest number I got from anybody was 60 million....   [tags: essays papers] 564 words
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Interviews on the Art of Mediation - ... A mediator’s personality plays a large role in the mediation process, Zumeta’s helping personality and some luck helped propel her work with the field of mediation. Hartgering agrees that a mediator’s personality plays a role in mediation. He recounted that a mediator must develop their own style and has abilities of adaptation. He continued to distinguish a mediator as self sufficient, independent, have initiative and drive in the field. (Benjamin et al, 2005). Hartgering interview was relatable personality with the fact that he stuttered and took classes on speaking such as toastmaster to improve speaking....   [tags: Bill Hartgering, Joseph Stulberg, Zena Zumeta]
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Sociolinguistic Interview - Irving and I sit across from each other at a vintage `60's Formica table, my trusty recorder in hand. He is a black male in his mid 20's who grew up in a region of Atlanta called the "SWAts" (South West Atlanta), for the most part, except for the five years that he spent in a little Georgia town called Hogansville with his grandmother. After high-school, he joined the Army and then went on to college. This is where we are now. Irving and I are both in the same AAVE class, and we discussed some of the topics that have been brought up in that class over a banana and a bowl of cereal....   [tags: Sociology Linguistics, AAVE] 1955 words
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State Highway Patro Officer for the State of California - ... The education required for Highway Patrol is a high school diploma but for promotional opportunities it is recommended to have a degree. College courses that are not mandatory but recommended should be involved with preparing you for such as being task orientated, writing reports, paper work for courts, leadership, and structure you on a time line. There are always opportunities in law enforcement for college graduates and you can go as far as you wish to go. On a daily basis Marcel starts his day at 5:00am-3:30pm and has three days off a week, he is in daily, and works the metropolitan area and urban area mostly in LA County....   [tags: interview report] 516 words
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Three Interviews - Family values “can be described as a set of beliefs or morals that help provide for family unity and social interaction as well as providing for a societal view for childhood development” (Dictionary.com). Over the weekend, I interviewed a gang of three great generations while discovering what family values mean to each of them. From these interviews, I was able to distinguish each of their own perspectives. Each interview was like a puzzle. I put each of their answers to together and found what makes family values so important....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 704 words
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Global Warming - Global Warming There is little doubt that the air’s carbon dioxide concentrations have been increasing since the Industrial Revolution and there are few who do not attribute this increase to the rise in humanity’s use of fossil fuels. There is also little dispute that the earth has warmed slightly over the same period. During our interview Adam told me that he believes strongly in the dangers of global warming and feels great animosity towards critics of this theory. Our conversation had an angry tone as Adam explained his hostility towards those who “say that there is no compelling reason to believe that the rise in temperature is caused by the rise in carbon dioxide.” I spent the entir...   [tags: Interview Environment Climate Change] 1261 words
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Analyzing Psychological Disorders - Introduction: In this paper, I will be interviewing for a psychologist position with a top company. I will be asked about my understanding of the causes and treatment(s) of schizophrenia and I will discuss the following: areas of the brain affected, causal factors, associated symptoms, the neural basis, appropriate drug therapies. I have been given four different case studies of disorders in which I will choose two of them to analyze. I will be discussing my understanding of the problem presented in each of the two case studies from the perspective of a biopsychologist....   [tags: Schizophrenia Interview]
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Interviews on Human Development Through Three Generations - ... The interview took place in our home while sitting at the dinning room table. I explain I would be asking her questions about music and writing down her responses to the questions. When exploring Jocelyn's Biosocial Development Domain I noticed she has brown straight hair and bright blue eyes. Jocelyn's Cognitive Development Domain was shown throughout the interview process; such as, her musical perceptions and education of music has changed with her growing older. When exploring the Psychosocial Development Domain she believes that music can change your emotions or temperament....   [tags: music, cognitive, sociocultural] 1548 words
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Open-Ended Interviews as a Qualitative Research Technique - Seidman (2012) describes the root of in - depth interviewing as “an interest in understanding the lived experience of other people and the meaning they make of that experience.” The research method of interviewing has become a widely used technique for gathering different forms of methodical information about individuals in the social world. Interviews can be performed using one of two basic structures known as structured (closed questions) or unstructured (open questions). They can be framed in such a way by the researcher to retrieve the desired information from the respondent....   [tags: time consuming methods]
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Effective Body Language and Its Effects on Job Interviews - Effective Body Language and Its Effects on Job Interviews Body language—the word speaks for itself; it is a form of communication done by our body. It is consisted of nonverbal signals that are given off by certain movements, bodily displays or facial expressions, though all nonverbal signals are not limited only to them. As much as 90% of human communication is done in a non-verbal manner(Mihram, n.d); our subconscious mind—or the primitive mind of human beings, is responsible for this....   [tags: non verbal signals, gestures]
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How to Conduct Interviews - Asking a reporter for a list of questions before an interview sounds reasonable, right. After all, with a list of the reporter's questions you can do all the proper research and come to the interview with great answers. So why did the reporter's response sound so distant and cold when you asked. Maybe it's because you've just committed a major faux pas of news interviewing. What sounds reasonable to many people in business organizations often has a decidedly different ring in a reporter's ears. Asking for a list of questions before an interview — especially requesting a complete set of interview questions — is a clear example....   [tags: Interviewing Reporters Business] 1036 words
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Gender Roles in Vietnam and in the United States - ... Women earn less than men. They choose easier occupations that are less competitive than men. Women will be able to do the job less than men. Women have more patience than men, but men have the ability to do manual labor. But many argue that the difference in income is due to men taking on jobs with a dangerous nature such as construction or mining. Work that requires a lot of intelligence, such as engineering and science, the boss will pay higher wages for men. Women also tend to be less argumentative....   [tags: compare and contrast, interview] 1194 words
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Importance of Interpersonal communications in Information Technology Career - Interpersonal communications can be a very important part of a person’s professional success. Information Technology is an industry that relies on certain areas of communication. Wendy, the person I interviewed, emphasized the importance that people in her industry must be up to date (educated) on the constant changes. Communication, gaining communication and interpersonal skills is again such an "easier said than done" skill for any profession. Communication is such an essential skill it could be considered a talent instinctively given to certain people....   [tags: IT Career Interview Essay]
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The Modern Manager and Fayol's Managerial Functions - This essay explores the work of a modern manager and further analyses it to understand its relevance with Fayol’s managerial functions. The significance of the economic and technological conditions in the organisation’s general environment upon his work is also subsequently discussed. On top of that, a comprehensive evaluation and comparison between various school of thoughts on the discussed topics will also be presented, fully supported with evidence.A manager is defined as someone who coordinates and overlooks the work of other people so that organisational goals can be accomplished (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg, and Coulter ,2012)....   [tags: interview with Mr. A, planning and organizing]
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The Desire to Stay an Only Child - Summary Introduction Personal Statement As humans, the older people become, and the more experiences people go through, they tend to overall find a sense of comfort in their lifestyle. Often times, with that comfort in place, people see no reason to think about how different their lives may have been had it not been for certain events. For instance, take a second to think about your life now and imagine how differently it would have been if you have eradicated or altered something else. These were some of the same thoughts that floated in my head as i prepared for this assignment....   [tags: interview, family, culture, sibling] 2405 words
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Relationships, Teamwork, and Problem-solving in Business - What have you done in the past to contribute toward a teamwork environment. Currently I work on smaller teams of entrepreneurial minded people striving to lay the groundwork for solid business foundation. We produce work that is goal oriented and I give to the balance of ideas so results can only be delivered by committee. I use my strengths in full as an integral part of this team, which helps to compensate for each other's weaknesses. For example, recently one of my partners was having some difficulty conceiving a promotional item that needed to get out quickly....   [tags: Interview Questions and Responses] 2441 words
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Considerations When Choosing a Hotel Career - ... Salary The thing s I want from a company outweigh the salary so I would like my starting salary to be greater than or equal to $35,000 annually. Benefits Retirement is very important to me as well as medical assistance, Both benefit packages need to be implemented. Advancement Options My starting salary requirement is very low therefore I require a lot of opportunities to grow within a company and move around. Company Culture I desire to work within an office so I hope that the work environment is friendly and intercompany interactions are promoted....   [tags: interview, company, hospitality]
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Do First Impressions Really Matter? - You walk into a classroom full of people that you have never met before, all eyes on you. Many thoughts flowing throughout your head, the thoughts of what these people think of you or even you're self-conscious overwhelming you because you're worried your hair is not straight or the clothes you're wearing are not as expensive as the clothes others are wearing that are around you. You hear whispers in the distance of gossip, you automatically suggest the comments are about you. But in reality, the gossiping teens are really talking about the overweight girl sitting in the back of the classroom, with no one in front, beside, or near her....   [tags: attitude, interview, relationship] 1103 words
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An Open Minded Woman Rooted in Indian Tradition - An Open Minded Woman Rooted in Indian Tradition "I don't mind if my parents try to find a boy for me. Arranged marriages are still a common thing in my family. I don't know what my parents will say if I have a boyfriend here and he is from another country. I am sure that they will not adamantly reject it, but they maybe disappointed." What a surprise for me that in the year 2000, there are some people who still undergo arranged marriages. I am thinking that it must be awkward for me to do it, but it is not for Preeti....   [tags: Interview Essays] 475 words
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Interviews Guidelines - Interviews Guidelines Hi friendz today I am gonna tell you some of the questions the interviewers’ will ask you generally. Please note that these questions are for general purpose only and meant for mainly those interviews which judge the overall personality of man/woman. 1. OK Mr./Ms. XYZ tell me something about yourself. Hint: the interviewer is going through u’r c.v. and wants some time. He may not be looking at u’r face. Just speak on continuously and don hesitate. The most important things which should be included are: Salutation; Your name; schooling; college; work experience; why u wanna join and how u’r qualification and experience would relate to the post vacant....   [tags: Interviewing] 514 words
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Average Student Reaches For Above-Average Success - Average Student Reaches For Above-Average Success With her curly hair pinned up and her leg shaking nervously, Tricia searches for both potential employers to work for and Master’s programs on the Internet. In the midst of her psychology textbooks lay piles of GRE practice tests and Graduate school applications. For the past year this has been a daily ritual. As she clicks around, her eyes glaze over and a headache sets in; but she tells herself to stay focused. Graduation is quickly approaching, and she feels a lot of pressure to figure out what she is going to do next year....   [tags: Interview Essay] 889 words
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Patient Visit Summary Report - Confidentiality Disclaimer - This essay uses patient initials only. No identifying features are included within this essay. Patient: BA Patient’s age: 63 years old 1. Medical conditions (active) : After taking the patient’s medical history, I found out that the patient experiences several active medical conditions. She was diagnosed having rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type II, sleep problem, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She got rheumatoid arthritis when she was 49 years old, and has been having this for 14 years....   [tags: Patient Interview Report]
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Interview Questions and Answers: Recall a Service You Had Received Since the Day You Had Applied for Admission - 1. As a student, you’re being treated as a customer by the polytechnic. Recall a service you had received since the day you had applied for admission (eg admission exercise, enrolment exercise, financial services, counselling services.) Rate it and suggest one big improvement in the level of customer service. Write in the following format: a. describe briefly the service you had received One of the most unforgettable service I had received from the polytechnic will definitely be the upgrading of software for my laptop....   [tags: it student, rank services]
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