5 college basketball big men to watch work in the paint this season

5 college basketball big men to watch work in the paint this season

Not all dominant big men are created equally. There are supreme athletes, throwback types who do their damage in the low post, and those who can do a little bit of everything. Here are five guys we can’t wait to watch this season. Ethan Happ, Wisconsin Happ is an artist on the low block. His game probably would have been better suited for the 1990s, but he’s so good and skilled that it works just fine in 2018. Well, more than fine. He averaged 17.9 points and eight rebounds last…

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Gain Skills in Online Courses Requiring Group Work

Gain Skills in Online Courses Requiring Group Work

Many careers today involve collaborating virtually with colleagues who may be located throughout the country or even internationally. To be successful, you will need to develop strong strategies to get the work done – and this can be challenging. Online courses may require students to complete projects virtually in groups, which can teach them critical skills for the fast-paced, rapidly changing, 24/7 global business world. Below are four areas where you can develop skills through group work in an online degree program. 1. Virtual collaboration: Online courses may require students to work together virtually using…

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Are online classes and course work worth it?

Are online classes and course work worth it?

Students, like myself, choose online or hybrid classes for their simplicity, easy time management and the guaranteed passing grade. Other hybrid classes, such as math, require online aspects of teaching. In the math class I’m currently taking, my professor’s exact words were, “It’s like you don’t even need me here, I’m just talking out of the textbook.” This results, from my personal experience, in you not showing up to class because the professor doesn’t take attendance, so you eventually end up slacking and failing the course. Thirty percent of my…

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Foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes

Foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes

The Centre is all set to launch a first-of-its-kind program next month wherein foreign and NRI scientists can work in the country’s scientific institutions for a period of one to three months. The program titled ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research’ (VAJRA) is aimed at encouraging top scientists to work in India and guide doctorate and post-doctorate students. The aim of the program is to expose the students to global research culture. The scientists selected under this program will be a cut above the rest in their respective fields. The faculty will…

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NRI, foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes: Government

NRI, foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes: Government

PTI | Updated: May 24, 2017, 05.26 AM IST VAJRA is aimed at encouraging top scientists to work in India and guide doctorate and post-doctorate students…. Read More NEW DELHI: The Centre is all set to launch a first-of-its-kind programme next month wherein foreign and NRI scientists can work in the country’s scientific institutions for a period of one to three months. The programme titled ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research’ (VAJRA) is aimed at encouraging top scientists to work in India and guide doctorate and post-doctorate students. “The aim of the…

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Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

HYDERABAD: Thirty-year-old Ruby Gupta was in search of a workfrom-home opportunity when she chanced upon a Facebook post which said recruitment startup Sheroes is the go-to platform for women exploring work options. She decided to give it a try. Within days of applying, she landed a work-from-home project with UrbanClap. Lumis Partners-backed Sheroes is among a slew of women-focused recruitment startups that have come up over the past few years to help women who have taken a career break find work, including jobs that offer flexibility in terms of hours…

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Tech at work in Guntur police officers’ recruitment

Tech at work in Guntur police officers’ recruitment

The Andhra Pradesh Police have adapted biometric and Radio Frequency Identification Devices (RFID) technology in the recruitment of Stipendiary Sub Inspectors of Police and Assistant Sub Inspectors in the Finger Prints Department which began on the premises of A.P. Special Police 6th Battalion here on Thursday. Director-General of Police N. Sambasiva Rao, who inspected the process of recruitment, said that the introduction of RFID tags would ensure foolproof assessment of the candidate’s physical strength while making the whole recruitment process transparent. “In fact, the introduction of technology like biometric system…

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My line manager has no complaints about my work yet excludes me

My line manager has no complaints about my work yet excludes me

Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming Dear Jeremyadvice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We then print the best of your comments alongside Jeremy’s own insights. Here is the latest dilemma – what are your thoughts? I started work in a department about a year ago where I was told that, if I demonstrated a commitment to the job, I could progress. I worked hard, contributed to team meetings and up-skilled at every opportunity but…

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‘The stigma is still the main barrier’: getting female ex-offenders back to work

‘The stigma is still the main barrier’: getting female ex-offenders back to work

When the fourth season of Netflix’s prison drama Orange Is the New Black (OITNB) came online last month, a whopping 6.7 million viewersin the US tuned in to see (spoiler alert!) what the inmates would do with their newfound freedom. But once the joy of frolicking around in a lake was over, the reality started to set in: what do offenders do when they get out? Diversity versus cultural fit: ‘I hire people who I know will challenge me’ Read more In Australia, it’s the role of state government corrective…

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In the office all hours? Tell us about your company’s work culture

In the office all hours? Tell us about your company’s work culture

An increasing number of workers in Japan, are dying from the country’s ingrained culture of overworking. It is so accepted that the word “karoshi” (過労死, meaning overworking death) can be registered as an official cause of death. According to labour ministry data, claims for compensation for karoshi rose to a record high of 1,456 in 2015. But are all workers, in all countries, suffering from overwork? A long-hours culture has similarly impacted the US, and today the American 40-hour workweek is actually far closer to 47 hours — nearly a…

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