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A Step by Step Guide to Nailing Your Next Powerpoint Presentation

A Step by Step Guide to Nailing Your Next Powerpoint Presentation
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PowerPoint presentation can help you convey your point in the right way. You need to however ensure that the PowerPoint presentation is to the point and concise. Only when that is the case, you will be able to make your point. At the same point in time, if you do not have prior experience in creating a PowerPoint presentation, it is important to follow a step-by-step guide. We will today highlight different steps which you can follow in sequence in order to create the perfect PowerPoint presentation. 1. Use a working title: You can decide the final title at a later stage. However, you need to always have a working title. This will help you keep things organized. After you decide the working title, you have to go down the main points which you need to mention in the PowerPoint presentati

4 Things to Do Now to Prepare for Your 2019 Job Search

4 Things to Do Now to Prepare for Your 2019 Job Search
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Most people looking for a job put it on hold in December. That’s generally because hiring slows down during the holiday season as people take vacations and lose time to seasonal events, and companies do other year-end activities like budgeting and employee evaluations. December may not be when you’ll land a lot of interviews for permanent work, but it’s still a time of opportunity. If you know you will be seeking a job in the new year, you should take the month to get as ready as you can for the new year and the return of normal hiring rhythms. Of course, if you’re out of work, you should not put your search on hold for December. Work on all of these things while you keep looking, because a hiring slowdown isn’t a hiring stoppage. And if you’re employed but ready to move on, these are go

How Young People Can Advance in A Technology Career

How Young People Can Advance in A Technology Career
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With each passing year, more and more students and job seekers around the world are angling for careers in the technology sector. They’re making an excellent choice. In the United States, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts job growth in that sector of 13% through 2026, which is almost triple the average growth rate among all professions. Also, the technology sector also provides some of the highest-paid careers available anywhere, with plenty of room for growth. The story is much the same elsewhere in the world. Despite the rosy outlook, though, it’s still common for young professionals to begin working in a technology position only to quickly find themselves stuck in a job that they feel isn’t advancing their career. It’s an odd conundrum in a sector that’s brimming with opportunit

Proposal Tips and Best Practices for a Grant

Proposal Tips and Best Practices for a Grant
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For any community organization or project, grants can be a valuable source of funding. Yet, writing a grant proposal can be a challenging process that raises many questions. It is important to note that grants are generally available for discrete periods of time, and you cannot rely on a grant to fund your project or program forever. While grants are available from a wide range of organizations, such as governments, corporations, and international organizations, it is important to evaluate how closely your project aligns with the goals of the funding organization before responding to a grant solicitation. Read on for tips about writing a grant proposal, and check out the Grant Proposal Planning Template [PDF 1 MB] for questions to get you thinking as you start writing a proposal. Find gra

How to Develop the Perfect Project Proposal

How to Develop the Perfect Project Proposal
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Jesse Lutabingwa, Associate Vice Chancellor of International Education and Development at Appalachian State University, has written over 300 international project proposals and has been awarded over $5 million in grants. He has developed tips to prepare a winning grant proposal that he recently shares with a group of Mandela Washington Fellows. While his tips will not ensure easy money for your project, they may help you take the next step toward funding. Develop a well-defined project idea Begin by thinking about the need that exists in your community or area of work. Then, imagine what the world will look like once the need is met. Or, what would happen if nothing is done to address this need? This gives you a couple of ways to articulate this need. Sketch out a plan Be honest with y...

How to Get Your Next Grant Through Project Collaboration

How to Get Your Next Grant Through Project Collaboration
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Jesse Lutabingwa, Associate Vice Chancellor of International Education and Development at Appalachian State University, has written over 300 international project proposals and earned over $5 million in grants. He says even excellent projects need help from outside supporters. These are his tips on how to meet and work with partners and funders for your next project. Find partners If you decide that your organization does not have the capacity to run a project successfully, consider partnering with another organization. Together you may be able to carry out a project (and win a grant) that neither one could have done independently. When looking for partners do so cautiously. Partnering with a bigger organization can help develop your organization’s resume. However, Lutabingwa advises ag

How to Make Money from Facebook

How to Make Money from Facebook
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It a surprise to most people that 95% of people using Facebook are earning a lot of millions from it day by day. Most people think that Facebook is only use for chatting, sharing of pictures and also stay in touch with friends, family and love ones. But did you know that you can use it to earn money as well? There are lots of ways to earn money on Facebook, from using link-type advertising programs to creating fan-page and then selling the posts. You can even use your Facebook to advertise your business and also sell your products. Here are the step by step guides on how to make money from Facebook. Create an Attractive Facebook Profile. When you offer good product to people there will trust you because you have done a great job to provide them with what the need and by so doing ...

Complete Guide on How to Get a Google AdSense Approval

Complete Guide on How to Get a Google AdSense Approval
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Complete Guide on How to Get a Google AdSense Approval. Been a blogger doesn’t just end in creating a blog but also how you can make money from what you know how to do best. Everything in life is driven by what we call “passion” if you are not passionate about what you are doing that means you won’t succeed in your field of business. Applying for Google AdSense is not really the problem but being approved is what really matters. Google AdSense or AdSense is an advertising placement service by Google. The program is designed for website publishers who want to display targeted image, text or video advertisements on website pages. Here are some of the popular questions that are always received from the google audience. How does the Google AdSense program work? What is AdSense and

Youth role in climate change issues

Youth role in climate change issues
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By Nicolette Chambers  23 August, 2018, 8:20 pm YOUTHS play a vital role in combating the issue of climate change. This was a comment highlighted by PHD student in Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford in England, Liam Saddington while presenting on climate change at the University of South Pacific (USP) at the Laucala Campus in Suva yesterday. “Youths are really important because they will set the frontline for years to come and even when they enter other sectors they can always be thinking of climate change,” he said. “I think it is really important that we have allowed youths’ voice to be on a national and an international stage when it comes to climate change.” He said with the issue of climate change, using energy wisely was one way of how we in the Pacific co

Inclusion of youth is key to averting a shift towards violence

Inclusion of youth is key to averting a shift towards violence
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By Scott Weber Public authorities in Europe and elsewhere need to engage with young people and take their feeling of being excluded from economic, social and political life seriously if they want to tackle urban violence effectively, writes Scott Weber. Scott Weber is the president of Interpeace. Dozens of cars ablaze in the streets of Gothenburg. The images, relayed widely last week by the country’s media, have shocked and sometimes aroused a cold anger in the Swedish political class. These events follow other similar episodes, including those observed in 2013 in some of the Stockholm neighbourhoods where unemployment pushed 10% – more than twice the national average. In the suburbs of other European countries, such acts are more regular still, serving as a reminder that the issue