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4 WAYS TO STAND OUT WHILE JOB HUNTING

The application process is very competitive; here are 4 ways you can stand out!   Update LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is a virtual professional network for online resumes and networking, a personal branding source that should continually be updated to show your most up to date skills and experience. Link to your publications, posters, patents and… Read more »

10 Time Management Skills To Master

10 Time Management Skills To Master

Stay On Track – Schedule your day before it unfolds. Remember The Basics – Use planners and calendaring to help you prioritize your work day. Schedule your activities in shorter increments to really use your time effectively. (e.g. 15 minutes not 30 minutes) Complete Harder Tasks First – It’s best to get them done and…

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ANATOMY OF A HURRICANE

ANATOMY OF A HURRICANE

Life Cycle: Formation- Storms in disturbed area of ocean Tropical depression- Thunderstorms start to swirl around a centre Tropical storm- Winds over 39 mph Hurricane- Winds over 74 mph Inside: Eye Wall – Composed of dense clouds that contain the strongest winds in the storm. Eye- Relatively calm, center area approximately 20-40 miles across. Warm… Read more »

LABOR DAY IN AMERICA

Chemistry of Grilling - Happy Labor Day - RD Partners

Labor Day is a holiday held to honor the contributions and achievements of workers all over America and Canada. It is celebrated on the first Monday in September and in many other countries on May 1st. Fun Facts on Labor Day: Labor Day is celebrated by most American’s as the symbolic end of the summer…

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3 Ways Successful People Work Less & Get More Done

Disconnect In Order To Reconnect- Try to disconnect from your work emails over the weekends. If you must check your emails over the weekend set a short period of time to do so. Create An 80/20 Rule- 80% of outcomes can be attributed to 20% of all causes for a given event. Create a system…

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3 Habits That Will Make You Sound Smarter

Did you know when it comes to appearing smarter speaking is superior to writing? This is because writing lacks nonverbal elements such as, emotion, tone and thoughtfulness.  Here are 3 tips you can implement today to sound smarter. Avoid Mindless Language- Avoid cliché, buzzwords. Avoid using words without knowing the correct sense of their meaning….

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7 Science Facts we didn’t know at the start of 2017:

Comment below which one you found the most surprising!   7 Science Facts we didn’t know at the start of 2017: Hiding in our digestive system, a new human organ has been classified; please welcome your mesentery. Your appendix might not be vestigial. Your appendix might actually be serving an important biological function.  According to the… Read more »

5 WAYS TO CALM YOUR INTERVIEW NERVES

5 WAYS TO CALM YOUR INTERVIEW NERVES

Getting nervous before an interview is completely normal. Here are 5 ways to calm your nerves so you can be 100% on top of your game.   5 WAYS TO GET RID OF THOSE PRE-INTERVIEW NERVE’S:   Make Sure You Eat- Interviews can sometimes last a few hours. In order to think clearly and answer…

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The Science Behind Fireworks

The chemistry behind a firework explosion: The four main chemical ingredients needed to make a firework explode are; An Oxidizer- Provides enough oxygen to facilitate the burn. Fuel- Once combined with the oxidizer sets the stage for an explosion. Colorant- Pellets containing gun powder and colorant are packed into the body of the firework. These…

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