People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

You see a lot of strange conversations carried out online. Thanks to the anonymity afforded by the screen, people are brave, typing words they’d never say to anyone’s face in real life. Sometimes this is a good thing as people find the love of their life; sometimes it’s bad as the rate of online bullying is skyrockets. The latest negative assigned to online communications is the fallout left in the wake of the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) team’s controlled experiment. This past July, FAIR conducted an experiment that followed the digital discussions held between two AIs, nicknamed Bob and…

Technology is changing the face of every industry and school counseling is no exception. While counseling remains focused on human interaction, the latest technology is giving school counselors new ways to communicate with students and share experiences with their professional community. In this article, we’ll take a look at five new trends in school counseling that have been brought about by new technologies.   1. Digital Counseling Digital counseling is opening a world of possibilities, from apps that help counselors to assess a student’s strengths and challenges to college application software that lets parents, students, and counselors select the best…

  Is it possible to create buildings without damaging the environment? Terra Group seems to think that it is. Indeed, they are joined in that by various modern-day architects, who have embraced the concept of sustainable architecture. This is changing the world of architecture as we know it today. What Is Sustainable Architecture? Very simply put, it means that the methods and designs used in the construction of new buildings are all environmentally-conscious. The idea is that any negative environmental impact a building could have during or after its construction is mitigated as much as possible, by using sustainable materials…

One of the key elements of college life is sports, something that Kevin Rolle, Executive Vice President and COO of Alabama A&M University (AAMU) feels is incredibly important. Colleges across the nation, including AAMU, therefore have basketball jerseys available, something that many students buy and wear for the rest of their lives. Why Do People Wear Basketball Jersey? There are many reasons why people wear this type of apparel. A need to fit in is one of those reasons. Everybody seems to wear them, showing their support for the team, and for their school. However, there is far more to…

More and more people are turning to companies like Prescott Regency to trade in cryptocurrency. Because of this surge in usage, however, a number of platform have been developed that don’t offer the best services. As a conscientious shopper, you need to research the different platforms that are out there and find the one most suitable to your needs. One way to do this, is by investigating their terms of services. Prescott Regency, for instance, have made those clearly available on their website. Terms of Services to Expect The first thing to expect is a clear explanation of what the…

Of all the things that you happen to you in life, being charged with a felony is one of the most stressful. Prisons in America are ghastly places – if you have been wrongly accused of a crime, you need to do everything you can to avoid them. In this post, we’ll talk about the steps you should take the second handcuffs are slapped on your wrists. 1) Keep your mouth shut When a law enforcement officer arrests you for any crime, you will be read (or you should be read) your Miranda rights. These include the right to remain…

As an investor, whether you are brand new to the game or you have been at this for many years, you are going to want to diversify your investments as much as you can. When you do this, you are bound to find that you are not only going to make a lot more money, but you are not going to be as stressed out, since a diverse investment portfolio reduces risk. By branching out, you are taking advantage of the perks of manufacturing or investing in places in Mexico, as well as taking some of the pressure off of…

It is always nice to be able to give your friends and family gifts. The only problem is that sometimes coming up with new ideas can be tricky. Fortunately, there is one option that works well for practically anyone. I know from personal experience, that gifts for the home are always welcome. Below are a few simple ideas that you can use for inspiration. A nice canvas print Over the years, I have seen some lovely canvas prints hanging in the homes of my friends and family. They are a great way to decorate practically any space. You can buy…

STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, all fields which have historically been dominated by men. Since the feminist movement of the 1970’s, men and women in advanced economies have broadly similar opportunities, and in some countries, there are now more women than men enrolled in higher education. Unfortunately, despite these advances, the increasing equality in education hasn’t translated into equality in the industries themselves. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released a study in 2013 showing that the gender pay gap at the time was 30.1%, an increase of 3% since 2012. Why Women Should Study STEM Subjects Entering…