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College is a very stressful period for the majority of students. Before entering it, a lot of them have great expectations – they believe that this is a time filled with new experience, new colleagues and friends, and interesting lessons. However, very soon they found out that these expectations were unrealistic. During the studies, students have to fulfill piles of obligations (attending lectures, passing the tests, learning for the exams, etc…) in a very short period of time, which leaves them with almost no time for recreation and relaxation. The kind of obligation that is the most common is writing…

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Whether you have failed in a job interview and want to know why, you are looking for customer opinions through the use of a 360 degree feedback template on your blog or you want to simply know what skills you need to work on after giving a presentation or something similar, feedback is vitally important in how you move forward in many walks of life. Many people make the mistake of thinking that feedback should only be sought when things have not gone to plan but in fact, regardless of whether things are positive or negative, seeking out feedback is vital, and…

Environmentally Conscious

When out and about in a third world country like South Africa or any other similar region, you want to be aware of the environment and always trying to conserve it. While you may be on holiday, there is no reason why you cannot be more conservation conscious. And, we have some simple ways for you to consider.

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The UK continues to favour a gig-style work culture following the recent wake of events and current trend in the economy. Since 2010, it has been reported that the number of individuals running jobs in UK’s gig economy has risen by almost 72%. This survey performed by New Economics Foundation, thinkthank also revealed that self-employed workers in London, in the storage and transport sector increased from 38,000 in 2010 to over 65,000 in 2016. How does this affect the overall worker’s protection policy? Are there significant benefits to workers in a gig job? This are pertinent questions for discussion, but…

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The years at school or university can be long, hard and demanding – especially when you have to deal with multiple courses and stressful exams. What many people do not consider though is the way you use your free time. Choosing the right hobby that can help you – even unintentionally – gain valuable skills that are going to help you during your studies. More than that, hobbies allow you to discover or express your passions, often while enhancing your social life through making new friends or staying in touch with old ones. First and foremost, getting involved in sports not only…

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Some businesses are faced with the unique challenge of managing a multigenerational team. This is a group of employees who range in age from the early 20s or late teens to those who are nearing retirement and may be in their early 70s. With each generation bringing its own set of ethics and expectations, companies might find that the work place is fraught with conflict and discord. Business managers are often tasked with the responsibility to navigate those expectations and conflicts. Fortunately, there are five manageable steps for meeting this challenge. One: Establish Clear Expectations Choose a handful of workplace…

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Boston is — arguably — one of the most historically and culturally rich cities in the United States. Founded in 1630 by Puritan settlers, it went on to become associated with everything from the Boston Tea Party to the annual Boston Marathon. Today, we’re going to take a look at why living in Boston is so great, and some of the benefits you can look forward to if you decide to take the plunge in moving there. A Little About Boston In terms of its geography, Boston covers around 48 square miles of the east coast of the United States.…

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When you buy furniture online, not only do you find more selection, you can also find lower prices. But, not all online retailers and catalogue vendors offer low pricing. So taking your time to find the deal, find the pieces you want to buy, and finding the quality you desire for less, will require some effort on your behalf as a shopper. These are some of the ways you can find the best deal, find the pieces you want, and find high end furniture for your home, at a very reasonable price when you choose to buy online. Finance If…