Essential Skills in The Job Market

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When you are looking for your first job or a new position or career, you need to market yourself by listing essential skills for which employers are looking. You can highlight these job skills in your resume or cover letter, but you want to make sure that the human resources or hiring managers don’t pass over you because you lack certain essential skills. Highlighting certain skills along with specialized training can help you to have a better chance of landing a position in a competitive job market.

Essential Job Skills: Computer Skills

To work in almost any setting, you need to have at least basic knowledge of how to use a computer. Having experience with word processing and spreadsheet programs can help you to have an even better chance of landing a job. Employers in certain environments, such as offices, expect you to have these types of essential skills because they help…

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Being Jealous Of Facebook Friends ‘Leads To Depression

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Surprised? Being jealous of facebook friends leads to depression, researchers claim. Most people log on to Facebook to see what friends are doing, only to feel envy at someone’s great new job, another person’s happy relationship or our former classmate’s big new house. Though it may seem harmless,researchers say it could be damaging to our health.


Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that the social network can lead to depression, especially amongst those who use Facebook to size other people’s lives up against their own. Though it has it’s advantages like chatting up old friends and staying in touch, if used to size up ones accomplishments, it can cause damage ..Professor Margaret Duffy,said..


‘If it is used as a way to size up one’s own accomplishments against others, it can have a negative effect,’ ‘If Facebook is used to see how well an acquaintance is doing financially or…

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Boss vs Employee

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Boss: There are 50 bricks on an aeroplane. If you drop 1 outside. How many are left?
Employee: That’s easy, 49.


Boss: What are the three steps to put an elephant into a fridge?
Employee: Open the fridge. Put the elephant in. Close the fridge.

Boss: What are the four steps to put a deer into the fridge?
Employee: Open the fridge. Take the elephant out. Put the deer in. Close the fridge.

Boss: It’s lion’s birthday, all animals are there except one, why?
Employee: Because the deer is in the fridge.

Boss: How does an old woman cross a swamp filled with crocodiles?
Employee: She just crosses it because the crocodiles are at the lion’s birthday.

Boss: Last question. In the end the old lady still died. Why?
Employee: Ere…. I guess she drowned…. errr…

Boss: No!…

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One Dollar and Eleven Cents

My Good Time Stories

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Every once in a while, I come across a story that renews my faith in miracles. The following true story is an example of how miracles just “don’t happen” but come from a higher being.

Tess was a precocious eight year old when she heard her Mom and Dad talking about her little brother, Andrew. All she knew was that he was very sick and they were completely out of money. They were moving to an apartment complex next month because Daddy didn’t have the money for the doctor bills and their house.

Only a very costly surgery could save him now and it was looking like there was no one to loan them the money. She heard Daddy say to her tearful Mother with whispered desperation,

“Only a miracle can save him now.”

Tess went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly…

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