6 Career Resolutions You Need to Make in 2017

My new client Chris came to mein a pretty dire situation… He was burnt out, and, on top of that, pretty sure that he was about to lose his job, given that his company had already done several rounds of layoffs, and he wasn’t getting along with his boss. It wasn’t pretty. Fortunately for Chris, I was able to help him land a new job (with a pay increase!) before his fears were brought to life, but the reality is that too many workers create their careers from a reactive…

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Ronda Rousey’s career looks over after brutal first-round KO

LAS VEGAS — Ronda Rousey’s comeback to the Octagon lasted just 48 seconds. That’s all it took for the defending UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes to rock the former champion with a series of unanswered strikes that prompted referee Herb Dean to stop the fight with Rousey out on her feet. It was a good stoppage. Rousey was upright but badly hurt after being mauled by a series of hard blows from the hard-hitting Brazilian, stunning a sold-out crowd at T-Mobile Arena. It was never a contest. “I know…

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My Battle-Tested Secret To Handling Career Rejection

No one likes rejection. As a career coach, I talk to people just about every day who are struggling with professional setbacks. Job opportunities fizzle out. Bosses shut down great ideas. Investors pass up promising startups. For me it’s the downward plummets, rather than the low-points themselves, that I find most exhausting. I’ve personally experienced rejections myself. Reporters and editors turn down my pitches. Prospective clients say no to my services. Some of these disappointments are easily brushed off; others aren’t. For every bit of positive traction I’ve gained, I…

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No guidelines on what to teach in Delhi’s nursery schools

A three-year-old child in nursery could be learning to identify alphabets, typing on computers, and significance of national holidays, depending on which school she is enrolled in. Pre-primary education in the national capital is unregulated due to which there is no set curriculum for nursery. This gives schools a free hand to prepare their curriculum. Most schools said students are taught about concepts through activities. For instance, oral counting is taught through poems, play and flash cards among others. “Students identify numbers when they associate it with objects. One of…

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Private schools seek financial aid

ONGOLE: The Andhra Pradesh Unaided School Managements’ Association on Friday urged the State government to provide a hand-holding support to them so as to offer better education to students. APUSM State president A. Krishna Reddy told a press conference here after its general body meeting that even as the student strength in the State-run educational institutions kept declining over a period, private schools provided quality education to students. Pressing for financial assistance to private schools, APUSM State general secretary G. Pullaih objected to the new fire safety regulations which made…

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Government schools in Haryana to accept fees through e-wallet

With a view to promote cashless transactions in the state, the Haryana Government has decided to open committed bank accounts of all government schools for payment of fees. This was disclosed by Additional Chief Secretary, School Education Department, P K Das in Chandigarh on Friday. He said that nodal teacher in each school would download the e-wallet of the bank concerned. The accounts will be opened in bank branches nearest to the schools. The accounts will be opened in bank branches nearest to the schools. Parents or guardians of the…

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IDAHO FALLS MAYOR’S SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

IDAHO FALLS — At least $60K in scholarships for local students is the goal for the 12th Annual Mayor’s Scholarship Fund. Applications are now available for 8th-12th grade students and can be found by visiting school counselor or the District 91 or District 93 administration offices. A link to the applications can also be found here. To qualify for the scholarships, students must be residents of Idaho Falls, attend an Idaho Falls School District 91 or Bonneville School District 93 school, or be enrolled in one of the programs of…

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African-American Billionaire Robert Smith Offers Scholarship To Chibok Girls

American billionaire Robert Smith has offered to sponsor the education of 24 girls from the Chibok community, including the 21 girls who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in October this year. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Nigeria’s President, announced this on Tuesday during a media briefing with journalists at the State House in Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. Shehu said that the girls will be admitted through negotiation at the prestigious American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, with the American billionaire…

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Chibok Girls Are Offered Free Scholarship

African-American billionaire is ready to pay for the education of kidnapped Chibok girls. Private equity mogul Robert Smith offered to give 24 Chibok girls, including the 21 young women who were released from Boko Haram captivity in October, a chance to attend American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola. Smith is going to pay for tuition, room, board etc. at a cost of $5,000 to $11,000 a year. The 54-year-old founder of Vista Equity Partners is reported to possess a fortune of around $2.5 billion.We completely share the last opinion. Any…

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Candidate on Nation scholarship score

A 21-year-old candidate from Tharaka-Nithi County who was studying on a Nation Media Group scholarship has scored A-minus in the recently announced Kenya Certificate Secondary Education examination results. Gideon Gitonga from Gatunga village earned the scholarship for his four-year study at Mang’u High School after scoring 391 marks in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination. The candidate, the last-born in a family of eight children, comes from a low-income background. Speaking to the Nation at his home, Gitonga said he hoped to score an A-plain but was content with…

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