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Labor: The Past, Present, and Future - ... He was never unemployed, however, moving forward he left his job at the dental lab to work for Prudential Insurance Company. He found his main occupation through a childhood friend who was in the business. As an Insurance agent, he was a member of an AFL orientated labor union for the agents of Prudential Insurance. He was not a member of the union for long as he was promoted to a Sales Manager position. His managerial position, excluded him from the union, but he still feels favorably toward the labor union stating that they collectively bargained for his contract....   [tags: survey, economic recession, interviews]
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Child Custody Evaluations - Child custody is a difficult and sensitive matter. During the disputes people go through multiple interviews, background checks, and other privacy invading matters. Child custody evaluations are need when parents are divorcing. This is all done in order to obtain custody of one or more children. The children do not have to be the parents biological children in order to be able to fight for custody of the child. In the evaluations multiple factors are taken into consideration. Through the entire process the most important aspect about the outcome of the evaluations, is that the child’s best interest is always the main factor....   [tags: Interviews, Background Checks, Privacy]
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Combined Qualitative and Quantitative Study that Employs two Phases Sequentially - The essential focus of this two-phase sequential mixed methods study is to determine if a relationship exists between a generation category (Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, etc.) and the number of incidences of bullying in secondary education. The study was proposed as a result of a significant increase of bullying in the news, more importantly, due to the recent suicides that resulted directly from bullying. In the first phase, quantitative research questions will focus on the statistical analysis between each generation category and the number of incidences of bullying during their secondary education....   [tags: research design, qualitative interviews, bullying]
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Job Interviews - Questions: Wat is th company vision. how would you describe the culture in the business. wat attracted you to the company and how long have u been there. how long do people stay in their roles. wat develeopment opportunities are in the role. 1 I have read the job description, can you expand on the job I will be doing. 2 What type of training is provided. 3 How do you see me in the role. 4 Do you have performance targets. 5 How will I know that I am doing well. 6 What are team members achieving....   [tags: essays research papers] 726 words
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Health Care Professionals and Procedures Videos Summaries - ... So I suggest the nurse to the nurse when talking to the patient she should be talking in a proper way so the patient understands what nurse saying and also always concentrate on what the patient is saying to you because is really important that you concentrate and have eye contact with them so they know that you’re listening to them, so listen to your patient carefully and be kind to them at all times so they know that your there for them. This is supported by Makic, Rauen & VonRueden (2013) who suggested this journal about questioning and how to improve the outcomes....   [tags: non-verbal communication, interviews] 1468 words
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University School Rankings - Introduction I sought out to answer a rather intangible, philosophical question, which somehow is almost central to what makes this university successful. In fact, its success is the question. I wanted to understand what it is about UNC that makes it a “good,” and prestigious, school. Toward that end, I needed to investigate the intricacies of this institution, and of this question. Because the terms “good” and “prestigious” are highly subjective, I did not attempt to objectify them, but I instead sought to get a working definition from each interviewee as well as refer to some of the contemporary big names in school rankings for their definitions....   [tags: prestigious, good, interviews, institution] 2412 words
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The Career of Journalist - ... Writing a story also takes a lot of work as well because reporters also have to do research on certain events to know what they will be writing about (“Reporter” para.3). Reporters do this for newspapers, websites, news magazines, and other types of media (“Reporter” para.1).The work hours for this job are very strange; some journalists work nights and weekends (“Reporters” para.27). Being a reporter also has a lot of physical demands. They have to carry up to 20 pounds and the job involves a lot of sitting and standing (“Reporters” para.7)....   [tags: Writing Stories, Deadlines, Stress, Interviews]
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Loss of Vioxx Leads to Increased Pain For Arthritis Sufferers - Loss of Vioxx Leads to Increased Pain For Arthritis Sufferers The consequences of Kevin Swearingen’s two-story fall in 1988 were more diverse and long term than expected. The 41-year-old construction worker sustained a spinal injury that left him with arthritis on the inside of his spinal column causing him pain, frustration, and depression. “After I recovered [from the fall] I had to keep working, but at a much lower pay scale since going back to construction work was impossible,” Swearingen said....   [tags: Interviews Prescription Drugs Papers] 2136 words
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Testimmonies and Solving Crimes - ... Then the participants from the cognitive interview had to draw a sketch on the diamond being stolen. After the cognitive interview, free recall, and control group was participants watched a distractor video that was a 22-minute clip of the show Spook and the clip showed a case involving a British intelligence agency. Then the participants listened to a 6-minute post-event audio narrative. The audio narrative had 2 versions that and they were different in mentioning of 12 critical details 6 were misinformation and 6 neutral items....   [tags: Eyewitnesses, Criminal Activity, Testimonials]
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The Australian Quarantine - The Australian Quarantine Quarantine is Australia's first line of defense, protecting our unique environment against exotic pests and diseases. The Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service is a government dept. that (AQIS) inspects incoming luggage, cargo, mail, animals and plants and their products, and provide inspection and certification for a range of exports. Selection process ================= Selection advisory committees when considering who to hire use the following to assess each applicant * Written application * Interview performance * Referee reports/ reference checks * Technical assessment * Security check * Me...   [tags: Papers] 939 words
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Family Nursing Assignment: Integration of CFAM & CFIM into Practice - In today’s society, a family can be defined as “a group of individuals who are connected by kinship, affection, dependency, or trust” (Saskatoon Health Region, 2013). With the increasing population and diversity of families in current clinical settings, family centered care has become an essential component of nursing care. The idea of family centered care involves collaboration and communication between health care professionals and the family to provide mutual decision making around the patients’ health....   [tags: family centered care]
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Successfully Landing a Job - While some students sit home after school an on the weekends doing nothing, there is money out there just waiting for someone to earn it. That someone can be you. Successfully landing a job is not that difficult, but you must prepare yourself. The job will be yours for the taking if you follow a few simple steps. To me, the first and most important step to getting a job is filing out the application or resume. The first impression a potential employer has of you is how you present yourself on that sheet of paper....   [tags: Occupations] 541 words
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The Pedagogy of E-learning - III. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY A qualitative approach was adopted involving two principal data collection methods; a thorough and systematic review literature and in-depth interviews on critical pedagogical approaches, technologies supporting those pedagogies and management of learning resources with e-learning providers. Reasons for adopting detailed interviews are as follows: First, interviews are appropriate to examine the extent to which the critical factors identified from literature and empirical studies are practiced....   [tags: methodology] 2432 words
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The Three Phases Approach - ... These questions were then used in interviews with industry professionals in the next phase. 3.1.2 Phase 2: Delphi Technique The first technique is the Delphi Technique. According to (Heiko, 2008), the Delphi Technique serves as an efficient group dynamic process with the aim of achieving a consensus among experts. This is done through an iterative process in which ‘multi-stage interviews’ are carried out with each round of feedback provided to the experts surveyed. After consideration of the long reply time of each expert (for the survey), a 1-stage Delphi Analysis was carried out in Phase 2....   [tags: analysis techniques, methodology] 721 words
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Factors Impacting the Career Choice of Women Construction Managers - My thesis is titled Factors Impacting the Career Choice of Women Construction Managers. So, as one part of my study, I had to conduct focus group interviews with female construction managers. So I decided to conduct one focus group interview during the Spring 2014 Department of Construction Science Career Fair. So for this assignment, based on Lofland and Lofland, I will be evaluating the focus group interview I conducted. I had set delimitations for the study and two of them were as follows: 1. The participants of the focus group should be currently employed as construction managers....   [tags: focus group, pilot study]
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The Importance of the Human Resources Department - ... The cover letter must have qualifications which can be found in the job posting. Most of the applicants are anxious on their application results. One should expect to wait from a several days to a few weeks before receiving a response. If you are worried that your application did not arrive due to incorrect address or post office’s mix-up, you should wait for five days and call the employer for confirmation. This advice is suggested by J.T. O’Donnell, a career strategist in North Hampton. In addition, “Use the opportunity to inquire if there are any time frames as to when candidates might hear if they were selected for an interview” (O’Donnell)....   [tags: management, applicants, communication] 644 words
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Bullying Military Youth - In the previous chapters I have discussed the stressors related to being the child of military personnel, the related risk factors associated with becoming a the target of peer victimization, and the assets that the bioecological model can provide as a lens for further exploring this issue. In this chapter I will discuss the specific methods that I will employ to generate research on the topic at hand and express the possible benefits in addressing the issue of identifying and assisting military student’s who are experiencing bullying issues....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Understanding Phenomenology of Smoking - There has been a great increase in the number of deaths due to smoking. Headlines such as ‘’Second hand smoke kills 600,000 worldwide annually’’ (Falco, 2010) highlights that there’s a major problem. My question is, why are people still smoking. It should be a wake-up call for those who smoke but even with the hard facts presented, people still decide to smoke. As a psychology student, I was interested in exploring the phenomenology of smoking & wanted to address this matter further. To do this, I designed an interview schedule from which I have gained an individual’s emotion as well as perception towards smoking....   [tags: smoking, smokers, observation]
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Tips on How to Apply to a New Job - ... Just make sure to show how talented and charming you are when you drop your resume. By doing so, you can be their first option once they have an opening. Prepare the Papers. Your resume or curriculum vitae is a piece of document that can make or break your chances of getting your first job. As such, you need to have a good and impressive one at hand. When making a resume, you should make sure that it contains all the pertinent information that an employer is looking for, including your personal details, skills and experiences relevant to the job opening....   [tags: newbie in the employment world] 529 words
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Collection of Information for Systems Analysis - A critical part for systems analysis is the collection of information. From the very beginning, analyst need to understand the information systems that are currently in use. Besides, analyst has to find out expectations of users about how they prefer to improve the current systems and organizational operations with the new or replacement information systems. Last but not least, analyst will need to discover how users feel about the new or replacement information systems. There are many techniques for collecting these information....   [tags: Systems Analysis] 1519 words
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Community Health Nursing and Chronic Illness - Introduction Community nursing is important to caring for patients as part of a holistic approach. By using Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSM) and Trans-Theoretical Lifestyle Model of Change (TTM) nurses can ensure that care is specific to the patient, which can increase their compliance with their new program. Having the patients as involved as possible in their own care allows them to take back some of the power that health care can take away. By self-managing their chronic condition patients can live fuller lives than if they were reliant on the health care team for all planning and implementing of care....   [tags: community nursing, hostilic approach]
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Human Resource Management - Human Resource Management is the calculated and reasoned method of managing for an organization’s most valued assets. There is a response for the people who are working and ensuring the achievement of the role for the organization’s goals and objectives, increasing in the organization's effectiveness and satisfying all of the employee's needs. Employee costs usually consume a big percentage of the common budget of most companies. So it is very important to find good employees because it may also help the companies to improve its performance and increase success....   [tags: Human Resource Management] 1320 words
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Analysis of the Authenticity of an Actor's Persona - ... Throughout Crowe’s interview, it is observed that he often looked down at his hands (04:15 – 05:15) instead of at the interviewer or the audience (refer to Figure 1). This, paired with a lack of eye contact when speaking, indicated the shy persona (Sathre-Eldon et al as cited by Atkins, 1988) Crowe seemed to portray in the interview. Crowe’s use of hand gestures was also limited, and for long periods of time his hands were placed firmly on his lap (04:20 – 04:50, 05:55 – 06:25) (refer to Figure 1)....   [tags: dramatic arts] 1364 words
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Using Selection Processes for Selecting Potential Employees to Maintain Efficiency and Staffing Quotas - Using Selection Processes for Selecting Potential Employees to Maintain Efficiency and Staffing Quotas The structured interview, to select potential employees, should be used by the company to maintain efficiency and staffing quotas. The structured interview is valid, reliable, and would be effective for the selection needs of this company. A great deal of empirical research has examined the perceived fairness of selection interviews. These data indicate that interviews are generally perceived to be fair (Kravitz et al., 1996)....   [tags: Papers] 817 words
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Recruitments for the Hospitality Industry - ... In general, recruitment in the hospitality industry occupies a main position. First of all, what is recruitment and what is the recruitment importance in the hospitality industry. The definition of recruitment is that the process of finding and hiring the best-qualified candidate for a job opening, in a timely and cost effective manner, and the recruitment process includes analyzing the requirements of a job, attracting employees to that job, screening and selecting applicants, hiring, and integrating the new employee to the organization....   [tags: workplace, human, resources, position] 601 words
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The Relationship Between Homelessness in Australia and Rising Cases of Health Issues - The research will adopt a qualitative approach in an attempt to connect the relationship between homelessness in Australia and rising cases of health issues. In this research, an attempt will be made to assess the special needs of homeless people in order to recommend the best ways of providing health care for them. A qualitative research is justified in this attempt since the researcher will only access a few respondents but will have enough time to do an in depth interview with some of them (Morse, 1994, p 26)....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Discuss how cognitive research into context-dependent memory might be applied to improve our memory in everyday life - Empirical studies on context-dependent memory date back to Carr Harvey (as cited in Smith & Vela, 2001). Memory is context-dependent, when contextual cues affect remembering (Morris & Gruneberg, 1994). Context-dependent memory implies that contextual information is stored along with the target information. Findings from the research (Godden & Baddeley, 1975; Smith, Glenberg, & Bjork, 1978) indicate that context change alters memorization and recall processes. According to Tulving (1973) the usage of contextual cues can improve the retrieval processes....   [tags: Empirical Studies, Memory, Contextua Clues]
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Different Ways Industries Affect Cities: How Heinz Has Impacted Pittsburgh - I-Search My topic is Heinz Ketchup. As some of you may know I have a strong connection to Pittsburgh. During my most recent trip to Pittsburgh I realized that I didn’t know much about Pittsburgh besides sports. I thought a great way to learn more about Pittsburgh would be to do a Pittsburgh related I-Search project. Initially I was going to write a paper and title it The History of Pittsburgh, but people told me that it was a bad idea and that it would be 700 pages if I wrote it thoroughly. Then I decided to do my report on the industries of Pittsburgh, and since Mrs....   [tags: office space, search, ketchup]
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White Feather Corporation’s College Recruitment Program - White Feather Corporation’s College Recruitment Program White Feather Corporation (WFC) is a consumer products company that employs approximately 3,400 that has developed a college recruitment strategy. WFC human resources (HR) department determined that there was a need for 40 new college graduate hires. Marianne Collins a ten year employee of WFC was promoted to the human resources department and tasked with beginning the new college graduate recruitment effort. The first year that recruiting efforts were completed on campuses, resulted in dismal results that only met 37.5% of the college hiring goal or fifteen of forty needed employees....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Tourism ad Decision Making - Methods This study is based on empirical-analytical, which allows for a more comprehensive comparison between the large and small scale of tourism in relation of decision making. The reasoning behind choosing the approach is because the research depict the perspective of the residents to find if the scale of tourism is relevant in decision making. The study will be qualitative and quantitative because it gives a bigger umbrella to try to answer the interrogative of the research. However, the research will be more qualitative because it provides more insight of the issue in the lenses of the locals....   [tags: empirical-analytical, comparison]
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The Affect of Divorce on the Family and the Children - ... Moreover, they have regression such as bedwetting, nightmares and brief blanket holding or brief thumb sucking (Amato and Keith in 1991). The third study’s propose was to analysis the causes of divorced and determine the risks to family members especially the children in United Arab Emirates. The study was in 2011, the sample in this research was 225 divorced couples, and their age does not exceed 39. The results of the study was that a majority of 76% of children who went through divorce suffered from psychological problems, and some went through a serious changes that affected their attitude (al-Maliki, 2011)....   [tags: research, expectation, behavior] 892 words
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Telephone Follow-Up After Treatment for Breast Cancer - Telephone Follow-Up After Treatment for Breast Cancer: Views and Experiences of Patients and Specialist Breast Care Nurses Identifying the Phenomenon This essay focuses on the views of patients and specialist breast care nurses (BCN) on telephone follow-up after treatment for breast cancer. The problem in this article is whether or not the telephone follow-up is an effective alternate form of follow-up treatment for breast cancer patients compared to routine hospital appointment follow-ups. This phenomenon is a continuation of broader research previously carried out on the subject....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Different Aspects and Applications of Impression Management - Every day people conscientiously or unconsciously participate in impression management. Impression management can be described as a way for individuals to do things that will impact the way other individuals perceive them, an event, an object, or another person. This is often used to create positive images and can involve social, cultural, and spiritual implications. Erving Goffman calls this the “presentation of the self” because often impression management is viewed as a theoretical performance....   [tags: presentation of the self] 1628 words
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Psychologically Vulnerable Group of People - When it comes to looking at children in the criminal justice system, they could very easily be considered vulnerable, particularly as witnesses. This is most apparent during the process of giving evidence. Lamb (1999) identified factors that can affect the quality and subsequent understanding of a child’s input. One of the factors stated that children are most likely to be psychologically vulnerable in interviews. This is because interviewers are more prone to using language that a child would find difficult to discern because their speech and language skills aren’t as developed as an adults would be....   [tags: criminal justice system, witnesses, childs]
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Comprehensive Incendiary Investigation - After looking at the five steps in comprehensive incendiary investigation it looks like a form of scientific method used in many other areas of fire investigation. The five steps are fire scene investigation, assessment of investigative needs, formulation and evaluation of a strategy, implementation of strategic plan and presentation of formal investigation. The five steps, like the scientific method, they have a beginning, middle and end. After I go over the five steps then I will identify the methodology in securing the interview, identify the interviews I will need and I will list some question....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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What are Elicit Requirements? - ... An IT project manager should not only be proficient in them but identify a process to use as many of these methods as possible. Interviews, workshops, focus groups, brainstorming, observation, and surveys are all key methods to elicit, verify and validate a requirement. All of these methods share three basic parts, preparation, execution and re-assessment, they do have differences. Individual and group interviews offer the opportunity for detailed information and communication through the use of open and closed ended questioning....   [tags: consolidation, verification, validation]
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Human Resource Management of Zappos.com - Human Resource Management of Zappos.com Introduction Human Resource management has a high impact on the overall organization being managed. HR management makes certain that human talent is used successfully and resourcefully to accomplish organizational goals. As an organization core competency, human resources has distinctive competencies that generates high value and sets apart an organization from competitors in areas such as productivity, quality and service, employee skills, and innovative changes....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Mental Illness and its Treatment - Mental illness and its treatment is an issue that has been thought and rethought by learned circles over the past two centuries. Unfortunately there is still a great sense of stigma surrounding the issue, perpetuated by mass media(Stout, Jorge Villegas, and Nancy A Jennings 2004, 543) . In this essay, the ways in which mental illness is essentialised and stigmatised by the media will be discussed, using examples from the media with two main examples from two different countries, these being: one of the interviews with Charlie Sheen that took place early in 2011(ABCNews 2011) and footage from a current affairs program in Australia on Australian New’s anchor Charmaine Dragun’s fight with...   [tags: Stigma, Australia, US]
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Mockery Makes Maher Macho - The likelihood that one will reach the last days of the Book of Revelations and face an eternity in a place beyond the earth is a question only God can answer. The mockumentary Religulous, starring Bill Maher, attempts to tackle theological questions that go beyond Maher’s understanding while also trying to strengthen his comedic ethos in the process. The thesis of this film directly reflects Maher’s atheist beliefs, that if civilization continues to accept religion without doubt it should also be ready to accept all the prophecies of that religion including the end of times....   [tags: Mockumentary, Religion, God, Bible]
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If I Were in Charge - I work for a large global IT company that employs about 325,000 individuals worldwide. The hiring process is cumbersome at best; it can take up to six months to get an open position filled. The human resources department has gone though a transformation; similar to a call center, a ticket is opened and a representative is randomly assigned to the hiring manager. Job descriptions are very general, and do not adequately describe the specific duties of a position. Over-booked HR representatives work with the hiring managers and do their best to understand the job requirements, and screen candidates....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Outsourcing Impact: A Research Study done in Kosovo - ... The survey (N=126 respondents) was done online using ‘Google Docs’, which also has this feature called ‘Form’ that allows to create and run surveys. The survey link was spread across different university facebook groups for a total of 8 days. Out of 126 respondents, 110 where students, while the rest included 9 graduates and 7 high school students. The majority of students 51.8% were from the public Univerisity of Prishtina (UP), 40% were from the American University in Kosovo (AUK), and 8.2% were from other private universities AAB-Riinvest, Dukagjini College and Iliria....   [tags: College, Students] 972 words
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Queen Rania of Jordan - ... In 2013, she “released an amazing open letter to girls everywhere as part of CNN’s ‘Girl Rising’ project” ("Rania Al Abdullah, Queen Of Jordan, Writes Amazing Letter To Girls Everywhere"). She encourages them to aim high and pursue any career they choose. She references the importance of balance between personal goals and family life, just as she does in the CNN interview. Rania’s efforts to educate do not focus solely on women’s issues. As a global public figure from the Arab world, she recognizes a need to educate the west about Muslim culture....   [tags: Hashemite royalty, King Hussein]
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The Customer Service of McDonald´s - ... McDonald’s has one of the best recruitment histories in hiring quality staff that provides that outstanding service to consumers. Some of the methods used to recruit and be able to select is through job centers, careers fairs and through advertising. They are extremely important for McDonald’s to use effective hiring material and send clear messages to those they are aiming to target. Ages 20 or under are the most common applicants McDonalds receives on a daily basis. And for most of them McDonalds is their first job experience....   [tags: hiring, staff, customer, service, skills] 1009 words
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Developing Friendships as a First Year Student - Introduction In recent years, qualitative analysis has became predominant in current research, with many qualitative approaches, various ways of analysis are used such as thematic, ground theory, conversational analysis (Howitt and Cramer, 2010). Even though quantitative analysis is able to assist researcher gain information such as how many friends a person has, qualitative analysis is able to provide participants to give opinions about friendships without it being limited to a single number. Holloway and Todres (2003, Cited in Braun and Clark, 2006) said that qualitative methods are diverse and that thematic analysis is a foundational method when it comes to undergraduates carrying out a q...   [tags: social networking websites]
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Chapter 3: Research Methodology - In chapters 1 and 2, I discussed the problem of successfully implementing computer technology for literacy instruction in the classroom, the need to study the importance of making technology an integral part of literacy education, and the theoretical frameworks of new literacies and constructivism. In this chapter, I will detail the research methodology and forms of data collection I have chosen to use to determine how this study can provide new research for the integration of computers in the classroom as it applies to current and future literacy instructional models....   [tags: Education]
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Discussing Widdicombe and Wooffitt's Suggestions in the Language of Youth Subcultures - ... (Widdicombe and Wooffitt, 1995) The punk subculture is a working class subculture and is said to be created from being resistant to the main cultural leadership. They portrayed this oppositional image within society by ripped clothing or hanging chains for example. Their image reflects them to be anti social and separated from society in general. ‘Rebellious’ and ‘Anti-establishment’ are key words the punks themselves used to describe what punk is all about from within the interviews.(Widdicombe and Wooffitt, 1995:187) Widdicombe and Wooffitt look at the subculture of punks and their resistance through ritual when approached in interview situations....   [tags: individualism, conformism]
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Sprout Program in Arrow Electronics - ... Not necessarily college degrees, but any credential that is related to the job and signals that the applicant has ability. In most cases, credentials signal investment in skills such as college degrees. However, some individuals may have relevant skills and abilities, but not the required resources to afford the investment in education. For this reason, recruitment and interviews shouldn’t be limited to college graduates, but to a diverse group with similar characteristics as veteran employees, who excel in performance....   [tags: training, candidates, relationships] 1181 words
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Overview of the Family in the Mockumentary: Modern Family - ... Each family, when dissected, is built up on stereotypes to “mock” the dynamic. The “average” family that consist of Phil and Claire have typical jobs, Phil, who is a real estate rep, and Claire, a stay at home mom. Their three teenage children, Hailey, a typical high school girl obsessed with boys and strictly only concerned with her looks, the middle child, Alex, that is only focused on school and couldn’t be more opposite than Hailey, and youngest and only son, Luke that is struggling to fit in with the family being the only son....   [tags: Tv, Series, Gay] 1101 words
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Film Analysis: Roman Holiday - If a person chooses duty over someone they love, does that mean that they did not really love them. This question is posed in people’s lives all the time. Movies and books have taken on this difficult question and given us different scenarios and conclusions to choose from. One of the better movies that takes on this dilemma and solves it in such a way that everyone can connect to it even if the roles are different is Roman Holiday. The two main characters both have their duty. The one a duty to their country and family; the other a duty to their job....   [tags: Film Analysis ] 1009 words
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A Critical Review of Putwain, D. W. (2011) - Putwain (2011) conducted a study that focused on the examination stress experienced by secondary students preparing for their General Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations. This research aimed at understanding the subjectivity of examination stress in students preparing for their GCSE examination and was specifically interested in four key factors identified by Denscombe (2000) and Putwain (2009), namely: aspirations, importance of GCSEs, self-worth and pressures from others. In addition, it also explored the gendered nature of examination stress mentioned by Jackson (2006)....   [tags: Education] 1184 words
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Library User´s Perspective Regarding Library Usage - The main purpose of the first question was to learn about the experience of the participants in their roles as library users. The recruitment aimed to select participants who had used such types of services so that they would be able to share their opinions about these. The second question was often asked when the participant had already answered the first one and follow up questions. It was designed to discover non-technical aspects that were not discussed earlier in the interview. The third question was intended to gather information in the case in which the participants answered “no”....   [tags: Research, Library]
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