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Linguistics Assignment - Language is a huge barrier that could potentially limit a person from truly experiencing other parts of the world. Jesus Lopez has Venezuela in his blood. There had always been a cryptic, vague presence of this country in his life, translated by food, pictures framed on his walls, and through a constant stream of communication between his parents and eldest brother that he nearly never understood. When interviewing Mike, it was evident that he went through a transition. When he moved to Villa Marina, it wasn't as simple as letting the country happen to him, he had to change and adjust himself to thoroughly gain admission to the culture and lifestyle of this South American coastal town....   [tags: Linguistics Interview] 1468 words
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High Quality Feedback Effect on Performance of Low Achievers in Physical Education - The Importance of physical education (P.E) in primary schools has been well documented. It has been highlighted recently by the government’s £150 million injection. The funding has been ring-fenced, meaning that it can on be spent on P.E provision within primary schools (DfE 2013a). The overall effectiveness of PE in primary schools during the period of 2008 – 2012 required improvement or was inadequate in 31% of schools (OFSTED 2013). The report articulates the main contributing factors of the poor performance as teachers limited subject knowledge and poor use of assessment in P.E....   [tags: AFL, data collection, interview, teaching]
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Basing My Career Choice on Interviewing a Professor - As soon as I knew that we would have to write a faculty interview paper and preferably talk to someone associated with are major, I knew exactly who I wanted to interview. This semester I am taking Entomology 218 or introduction to forensics. There are two instructors for the class and I chose Patrick Jones. This decision was easy to make, because the first day of class, Patrick had said that he was a retired police officer and had done a lot of different work in that area. After I knew this I was immediately intrigued and wanted to know more about him....   [tags: interviews, career,] 739 words
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Evaluating the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Structured versus Unstructured Interviews - Agarwal and Tanniru conducted a field experiment to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of structured versus unstructured interviews, using both novice and experienced interviewers. The experiment was conducted to compare the efficiency and effectiveness of the cognitive interview with the standard information requirements interview. However, the experimental results did not indicate that structured interviews enhanced recall. This triggered the experiment using the Cognitive Interview. This experiment is to test the effects that the Cognitive Interview has on memory and recall....   [tags: Papers] 571 words
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Glastonbury Representation in Text - ... However instead of being answered the questions mentioned are rhetorical and used to engage the reader. Both of the texts seem to be aimed at middle aged people, we can see this from the language and the content involved. Text A refers to the ‘practicalities of changing a nappy in a tent’, which assumes that listeners would have children and be interested in this topic. Text B uses long words that people of a younger age with a smaller vocabulary might not understand, such as ‘languishing’. Despite this both texts refer to current artists, which assumes that its audience know who the people are....   [tags: spoken, mode, written, language, interview] 742 words
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Interviews as the Most Effective Method of Research for Understanding Society - Interviews as the Most Effective Method of Research for Understanding Society Sociologists carry out research to gain information and understanding on a topic that may otherwise be poorly understood; whilst interviews may not be the only way of understanding society they are one of the most effective. For the most part the topics studied by sociologist are taboo topics not openly discussed in society therefore sociologist need to use methods which do not offend but still gather the level and depth of information needed....   [tags: Papers] 429 words
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Power and Authority Shape Spoken Language - Authority is ‘the power to require and receive submission (The Pocket English Dictionary); authority is used in many conversations every day and without authority power could not be exerted easily. Power, meaning ‘a position of control, authority or influence over others’ (The Pocket English Dictionary) and is usually used to gain control or influence. As well as everyday situations in many transcripts power and authority are shown by demonstrating different techniques, therefore I will scrutinise these and their uses in two transcripts....   [tags: Interviews, Power, Authority]
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Life Saver - Life Saver The phone starts ringing as soon as Rita Murray enters the office of the Birthright House in Richmond, Indiana. A teenage girl asks for information about a free pregnancy test. While Rita is scheduling an appointment for the girl, a new mother comes in needing diapers and formula for her baby. Rita starts for the diapers, but another mother walks in the door bringing a bag full of baby clothes and a handmade quilt to donate. Just as the office begins to settle, two girls, "Christy" and "Heather," walk in without an appointment wanting pregnancy tests....   [tags: Interview Essays] 1402 words
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Factors to be Considered When Planning to Fill a Vacancy and Carrying Out Interviews - Key Recruitment Documents and Factors to be Considered When Planning to Fill a Vacancy and Carrying Out Interviews In the Human Resource Management process first Marks and Spencer's would use Human Resource Planning (H.R.P) this looks at how many employees the business will need in the future, as well as the type of employee that will be required e.g. graduate trainees, skilled-manual and supervisors. H.R.P. also ensures that the 'right' employee is in the 'right' job, to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the workforce....   [tags: Papers] 919 words
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Research Proposal for the Examination of Emotion Management During ROTC Training - ... Goffman also believes in the idea that we as a society help each other in difficult or embarrassing situations by saving each other’s faces. (Goffman, 1959) Primarily this paper will be focusing on emotion management. Emotion management is when an individual experiences the correct emotions for the situation that they are in. Each person should be feeling the emotion that is socially appropriate. It should also be noted that those who truly wish to feel the emotions that they are not feeling experience deep acting....   [tags: dramaturgical, interviews, participants]
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Biggie and Tupac: Who is Responsible for Their Deaths - ... This is also mainly because, it is essential for Broomfield to interview people who were either directly or indirectly related to the late artists to gain more understanding of their individual upbringings, when they were growing up and also after they attained fame. By using commentary for most parts of the film, which, for example, may show an archived footage of the late artists, it provides us with a deeper understanding of who is present in that particular footage and even what was happening at that moment....   [tags: murder, documentary, interviews] 847 words
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Recruitment Process for Employees in an Organization - ... There are two different types of decimation and they are: Direct Discrimination and Indirect Discrimination. Direct discrimination: Direct discrimination occurs when someone is treated less favourably than another person because of a protected characteristic they have or are thought to have or because they associate with someone who has a protected characteristic. An example would be rejecting all women candidates for positions traditionally held by men (e.g. security), or advertising for young researchers (rather than early career researchers)....   [tags: discrimination, interviews, management] 559 words
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Incorporating Congestion Control in BGP Considering Its Economic & Policy Effects - ... Process the data if required and graph the results before and after congestion using ITGURU or mathplotlib. Since, congestion control is not taken care of in BGP; there are a few mechanisms that are studied and developed in order to overcome the congestion issue. The mechanisms available are as follows: • Path Diversity Aware Routing (PDAR): PDAR avoids routing interruptions and prevents packet loss by allowing routers to advertise a disjoint alternate path along with the best path. By using the alternative path, routers can locally perform failure recovery....   [tags: implement, rounting, interviews, methodology] 521 words
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Commentary of The Book and Film: World War Z - I had never intended to read World War Z before this class began. In fact, I did not realize there was a text version in addition to the film version. This collection of personal stories from different aspects of the zombie wars was a mixed bag for me. There were some recollections that pulled on my heartstrings, and others that I could have gone without ever reading. In times of great turmoil, people are shown to be exactly who they are, their true colors shining through all of the masks and deception they have created....   [tags: Zombies, Interviews, Apocalypse] 929 words
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The True Story Capture in "Biggie and Tupac" - ... Rap music is a liberating outlet founded by the African-American community for war music, dances and combats which protects them from any offensive nuisance of cultural dominance (The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education). Lyrics were a form of street voices and truths for the masses and often, rap artists are seen as unique figures who walk a fine line between proclaimed realism and glorifying of the past (Fields, 2004). The ‘street warriors’ are mainly attacking the ghosts of America’s racist and capitalistic past that was conspicuous at the time (The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education)....   [tags: documentary, rap, interviews] 996 words
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Story of a Romanian Immigrant - Story of a Romanian Immigrant Immigrating to the United States in not a simple process. Millions immigrate to America but many millions more are denied a visa or forced to cross the border illegally because of the limited number of applicants that the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, now a department of Homeland Security, provides as well as the extremely stringent process that is imposed upon migrating applicants. Even getting a simple tourist visa can be a tiring ordeal and beyond reach of most foreign citizens who are not wealthy....   [tags: Interview Immigration USA Immigrants Essays]
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Growing Up and Out of Idolizing Celebrities - Sally walks onto the stage, in a slimming purple Dulcet and Cabana dress, all ready for her close-up. She can hear the screaming fans, and see the glorious light show that would introduce her to the millions of people waiting. She could not believe she had been asked to present this year’s Grammy awards. There were many well worthy people that could earn these awards, and it was up to her to present them. As Sally stands in front of these millions of eager, impatiently waiting people, she begins to wonder about the younger generations, and how they idolize many of the people getting Grammys today....   [tags: preparing for job interviews]
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Perceptions of the Cold War - This is an interview project with the goal of discovering how people understand the Cold War. In this essay, I will analyze how people understand the Cold War today. I will explain to what extent their definition or understanding of the Cold War differs from the definition provided. I will explain why the respondents’ understanding of the Cold War is different from the way the Cold War is defined in this course or explain why the respondents’ definition is similar to the way the Cold War is defined in this course....   [tags: Cold War Interviews]
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My Interviews About the Game of Soccer - ... 2) How far do you drive each week for practice and games. 3) With playing soccer where do you buy the uniforms 4) How do tryouts work to be on the team. I chose the above questions because I know that soccer can get expensive and time consuming and I thought these were legitimate questions to ask. First, you want to know the geographical locations and how it pertains to the demographics of a team and on a family. Second, soccer games are played all over the county, state and country depending on what league you are in....   [tags: park, field, questions] 554 words
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Evaluate a Qualitative Study - Evaluate a Qualitative Study Evaluate the Introduction and Literature Review The Researcher looks at residents in the United Kingdom who are living with dementia. Its reasoning for the study was to explore a literature based intervention that might impact behavior of those living with dementia. The significance of the study was to see if Get into Reading (GIR) might have on the health and well being of people living with dementia (Billington, Carroll, Davis, Philip, Christine & Kinderman, 2013).The difference it would make in dementia would be the behavioral symptoms while engaging in the intervention....   [tags: dementia, article review, data, interviews]
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Key Concerns Employers May Have while Hiring and Managing an Employee - Do you know that employers are overly concerned with the employees they hire nowadays, unlike in the recent past. Now you do. Essentially, the process of hiring an employee can have a great impact on the future of a company, and hence there are several key concerns employers raise during interviews. In fact, according to a recent research, it has emerged that finding and keeping the right employee has become one of the trendiest issues with employers nowadays. This can be attributed to the fact that HR professionals believe that only the top talent is quite indispensable to the company’s success especially during the modern day harsh economic times....   [tags: job interviews, hiring process, human resources] 694 words
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Hando - Hando "Is it on?" "Yes, Mr....ah..." "Hando, you can just call me that." "Of course, Hando. Well, just start whenever you’re ready." "I hate being recorded, but we might as well get it over with. I am getting a check for this, right?" "Yes sir. Your story will be a great contribution to the civilization of Zyemlya and a wonderful edition to our magazine. It really is quite remarkable after all." "Yeah, well, whatever. As long as I get my check. Social Security just doesn’t cut it these days....   [tags: Interview Dialogue Essays] 2286 words
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Bartending - Bartending It was in the year 1999 when a Penn State College student named John Gayewski decided that he needed a way to, “make some money, do something fun, and you know, meet some women.” He was going to make his claim to fame and take what was his in the world of opportunity. So, early in the summer, John decided to enroll into a forty hour bartender’s course, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. For the duration of the course, the instructors taught John the intricate methods to memorizing drinks, ways of earning better tips, how to set up your bar and how to clean up your bar....   [tags: Bartender Interview Essays] 1228 words
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Attributes of Employees in Interviews - ... Employers could look for one skill or multiple skills. Some skills are just naturally acquired but others have to work hard to develop that skill. For example an employee has naturally gained time management skill where it’s just easy for him/her to do it because they were born with it. Oppositely, a person who has to trained their time management skill by using a planner that would help them throughout the day so they know what they are doing at a specific time and not just wasting time. There is planning skill which could be required for a job such as IT Project Manager because they have to plan different things for the project so everything goes smoothly according to the plan....   [tags: general, specific, personal, experience, job] 1590 words
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Police Enforcement Attempt to Catch Sexual Predators - ... The fourth section relates to Questions here contain strategies used, sites patrolled, and how the respondents identify with their targets. Marcum, G. (2007). Interpreting the intentions of internet predators: An examination of online predatory behavior. 16(4), 99-115. This article is a study of three chat room conversations between adult predators and adult volunteers of the group “Perverted Justice” posing as youth. The main purpose of the study is to be shown through an analysis of transcripts from sexual predators....   [tags: interviews, child pornography, victims] 827 words
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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 - To become a journalist one must be ready for late nights, irregular hours, and heartbreak. Being a journalist isn’t easy. So much can happen in a few seconds, and it’s almost like watching a soap opera. Many people think that being a journalist involves writing a small story and interviewing one or two people, but that’s not the case. Journalists have staggering deadlines to meet and at any time could be thrown into the most dangerous situations. It sounds like a hectic lifestyle, but the fact that they get to travel all over the world and meet so many different people makes it all worth the while....   [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 - Eyewitness testimony is crucial when it comes to trying to solve crimes, and sometimes eyewitness is the only option police have to solve a crime (Wells and Olson, 2002). When receiving an eyewitness testimony police tend to use a cognitive interview and it has been very important in shaping the approach police use to investigative interviewing (Dando, Wilcock, Milne, and Henry, 2008). A cognitive interview is a method of interviewing an adult witness by “establishing a rapport with the witness, minimizing interruption and distractions caused by the interviewer, and encouraging the witness to report all the details without guessing (Lapaglia, Wilford, Rivard, Chan, and Fisher).” The cogni...   [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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Qualitative Research and Data Analysis - ... One of the differences between the general inductive approach and the grounded theory approach is that general inductive approach doesn’t distinguish explicitly the coding process into open coding and axial coding, which is explicitly done when grounded theory approach is used to analyze the qualitative data (Thomas, 2006). Another difference is that the researchers that use the general inductive approach limit their theory building from the raw data to the presentation and description of the most important categories (Thomas, 2006)....   [tags: qualitative research, process, research] 881 words
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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 - Fresh out of high school or college. Looking for your first-ever job can be daunting and terrifying, but you should know that you can get a great work opportunity even if you are a newbie in the employment world. Just follow these tips on how to apply for your first job and you can be part of the workforce for the first time in your life: Be on the Lookout. Before you can get a job, you first need to know where to find work. Make sure to check newspapers, job vacancy websites, recruitment agencies....   [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 - An actor often has to take on vastly different roles for the production of a large variety of films. In the development of these roles, the actor constructs different sets of personae by the use of specific gestures, vocalics as well as speech content, in order to aid the communication of ideas and thoughts. Hence for an actor whose profession involves the practice of portraying fictional characters with authenticity, it is almost impossible to determine if his persona off the screen is truly authentic....   [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 - Recruitments are important in the hospitality industry. It is mean the recruitment can apply in lots of hospitality industry workplace. Such as, theme park, airline, cruise ship, shopping mall and hotels. For example, every hotel has human resource office. Human resource manager have response for recruiting employees. All of them know that a good employee can bring lots of benefit and make customers have a good impression. Good employee can give more hands to other stuffs to make them work easily....   [tags: workplace, human, resources, position] 601 words
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Securing the Quality of Data - ... (2008), by asking this question, the logic of quantitative acceptability enters into qualitative research. As mentioned earlier, assessing a qualitative research with the evaluation criteria adopted from quantitative research leads to a poor quality research and vice-versa. Instead, when evaluating qualitative research as a good-quality research, the focus should be on the materials obtained from the interviews, quality of the interviews and the logic through which a researcher makes decision to choose specific interviewees or cases (Eriksson, P., & Kovalainen, A., 2008)....   [tags: explicit evaluation criteria, research] 736 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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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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I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak - ... This clearly shows that Zusak’s work, and the development of the characters is influenced by his personal experiences in Australia. Zusak also uses real life experiences in the novel with his real-life friends and family, saying that “Ed’s interactions, especially with Marv, are typical of the way my brother and I talk to each other, or the way my friends are. Marv’s stinginess is actually based on a friend of mine” (“Interview With Author Markus Zusak,” n.p.). Zusak’s own relationships with friends and family clearly played a role in the development of Ed’s character....   [tags: novel review and analysis] 805 words
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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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Human resources - Human resources Human resources is concerned with the employees who work for the organisation. Wise organisations regard staff as the most important resources. Other resources include money, equipment, buildings, land and, materials, however, if the employees are not motivated and only do the minimum work that us requires, then all the money or equipment in the world won’t make the business successful. On the other hand if the employees are keen to do their best, are well trained and committed to the aims of the business, them most organisations will be successful, this is why employees or human resources are so important....   [tags: Business Management Studies] 1693 words
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