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Volunteer: Help Yourself

Volunteer: Help Yourself

"I feel proud to have made such a good impact on another’s life" Think volunteering is just for stay-at-home mums or retirees? If so, you’d be wrong. The 21st century volunteer looks very different. Recently, there has been a rise in the number of young professionals volunteering in schemes such as mentoring in schools, helping out with community enhancement, and virtual volunteering. I knew I had been influenced by the mentoring I had received in the past, and had greatly benefited from it. Inspired by what my mentor had done for me, I wanted to do the same...
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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Your phone rings. The voice on the other end thanks you for your application for the sales manager vacancy and says he wants to interview you.  You can't believe it. You really want this job but know you're not the only one.  Your mind  races. Your heart pounds. All you can think about is your last interview - it was a disaster.  You need help!  You decide to ask your friend, Nanette for her interview tips and here they are: 1. Know your stuff - get off to a good start by impressing your interviewer. Talk knowledgeably and positively about his or her business....
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So, This is What it Feels Like to Launch a Website ….

So, This is What it Feels Like to Launch a Website ….

I’m writing near the end of a fairly frantic day in the office with my assistant Claudine (pictured). I’ve been working on the launch of welldoing.org for many months, and yet just before going live, it suddenly seems like there are a million things I want to add, change, write, delete, describe. And, because it’s a website, I can. Tomorrow’s another day, with a fresh screen, more ideas, users’ suggestions, the day’s news. Having worked for a long time on magazines and newspapers, I’m used to the definitive finished product. People paid to see what the editorial team...
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