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postheadericon How to Cope With the Challenges of Being Dyslexic and a Teacher

How to Cope With the Challenges of Being Dyslexic and a Teacher

Some of the most intelligent and creative individuals have had to overcome dyslexia to achieve success in their chosen disciplines. It is a blessing to be in a position to share your expertise with others as a teacher. Your dyslexia may be well-managed in general, but the symptoms of dyslexia can make a grand and unwelcome appearance under the slightly stress-inducing environment of a classroom. Here is a list of steps you can take to keep the symptoms of dyslexia at bay while teaching. 1 Prepare your lecture carefully. Work…

postheadericon How to Convince Your Boss That Browsing Online Can Boost Productivity

How to Convince Your Boss That Browsing Online Can Boost Productivity

Five Methods:Before Talking to Your BossGetting coworkers on sideThe proposalGetting the boss onsideFollow upCommunity Q&A Are you stifled in your job because you can’t freely search for information and facts that could possibly help you at work? Or do you feel that 10 minutes of online gaming or fun could give you the ideal break and leave you refreshed and ready to get back to work? Before you ask your boss if you can liberally browse the Internet, come armed with concrete facts and reasons in order to effectively state…

postheadericon How to Convince your Employer to Change your Investment Plans

How to Convince your Employer to Change your Investment Plans

If your employer offers you a retirement plan, you have the option of taking money out of your salary and investing it, before taxes, into any of the investment funds your employer offers. Most companies use third party administrators to manage their retirement plans and offer different funds. If you are unhappy with the investment plans you have available to you and you would like to invest in different funds, do your research. Convince your employer to change your investment plans by providing a rationale, offering alternative plans, demonstrating buy-in…

postheadericon How to Analyze an Acquisition

How to Analyze an Acquisition

Companies often buy out other companies (called “acquisition”) for several reasons. 1 company may no longer have the funds needed to continue to operate effectively and decides to sell, or 2 companies merge resources with 1 becoming the “parent” or owner of the new company. If you are an investor in a company that intends to acquire another company, there are steps you can take to analyze how the acquisition might affect your investment. 1 Determine why your company is considering buying the other company and decide whether the reasons…

postheadericon How to Contact the EEOC

How to Contact the EEOC

Four Methods:Using EEOC Resources OnlineContacting the EEOC by Phone or EmailContacting the EEOC by MailVisiting an EEOC Field Office in PersonCommunity Q&A The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Maybe you are an employer seeking information on compliance with the laws or training materials for your staff, or maybe you are an employee who thinks you’re being discriminated against because your manager is harassing you, or maybe you’re just a member of the general public who wants to know more about the work the EEOC…

postheadericon How to Connect with Your Students Online

How to Connect with Your Students Online

Distance is abridged at your fingertips. With the click of mouse connecting with people from corners of the world is now instant. The same logic applies in the case of education wherein students are connected through the internet and brought on the same platform of learning. They chat, discuss, interact and exchange information for learning purposes. But the question is how is it feasible to connect with students online? 1 Make use of video conferences: Video conferences aid in connecting online students. Prior to jumping in to discussions through videos,…

postheadericon How to Confirm a Job Offer from Another City

How to Confirm a Job Offer from Another City

We all desperately apply for jobs with customized resumes when unemployed; in most cases on random basis. But what exactly to do when a job is being offered by a reputed or pre-selected company and you have moved on to a different city in quest of a job. You don’t want to lose this job as it fulfills your expectations. Although you are away but you can still confirm the job by following this few steps. 1 After you have decided to join in the new job, send an email…

postheadericon How to Communicate Your Weaknesses

How to Communicate Your Weaknesses

Four Parts:Help Communicating Your WeaknessesPractice Self-AwarenessCommunicating Weaknesses In An InterviewSample ResponsesCommunity Q&A There will come a time in everyone’s career (or life in general) when a person is asked to identify their primary weaknesses. It is also a very common interview question, and a tough one to answer because there’s no “great” responses. If you are not ready for this question, it can be very awkward and the answer may not come across in a good way. Learn how to identify and understand your weaknesses and how to properly communicate…

postheadericon How to Cite an Interview

How to Cite an Interview

Three Methods:Citing Interviews Chicago StyleCiting Interviews MLA StyleCiting Interviews APA StyleCommunity Q&A Using interviews in research or published papers requires you to cite the source, including interviewee, interviewer and publication in a reference list. If you have conducted the interview personally for your research project, and it is not published, you can explain it and include a parenthetical citation in the text as explained starting with Step 1 below. Method 1 Citing Interviews Chicago Style 1 Start with the interviewee’s last name, first name and initial. Add a period (full…

postheadericon How to Choose a Transcription Services Vendor

How to Choose a Transcription Services Vendor

Using a professional to transcribe your recorded audio files can greatly reduce the time it takes to prepare the data for analysis for research and other purposes. By considering your resources and project needs carefully, you can find a service that works for you and provides good results. Always remember that the key value of transcription is the accuracy of the transcribers. Finding a service therefore need to account not just on price, but on quality. 1 Write a quick description of your projects. Write a 3-4 sentence description of…