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George Saunders: what writers really do when they write. Many years ago, during a visit to Washington DC, my wife’s cousin pointed out to us a crypt on a hill and mentioned that, in 1862, while Abraham Lincoln was president, his beloved son, Willie, died, and was temporarily interred in that crypt, and that the grief-stricken Lincoln had, according to the newspapers of the day, entered the crypt “on several occasions” to hold the boy’s body.

George Saunders: what writers really do when they write

An image spontaneously leapt into my mind – a melding of the Lincoln Memorial and the Pietà. Sample Resume For Gap In Employment the sample resume shown below is a targeted resume for an experienced professional with a five year unemployment gap who is seeking a project manager position by free resume samples cover letter samples and tips free resume samples cover letter samples and tips sample resume human resources specialist with employment gap by susan ireland chin lee not her real name is a human resources specialist who has an employment << back to step 7 your work experience youd be surprised how many job seekers have gaps in employment if youre one of them you need to know how to explain sample resumes the challenges faced by these job seekers is explained in the article that accompanies the resume and should help understanding of the particular Author: Mestan Arslanoğlu.

Trump's new world disorder. Some US enemies like Russia are becoming his friends, and longtime US allies like Germany are wondering whether America will be there for them any more.

Trump's new world disorder

Geopolitical groups and alliances like the EU and NATO that have underpinned US global leadership for generations are reeling from Trump's disparaging comments. Amid the tumult, world leaders are hurriedly repositioning themselves to deal with the new world disorder that the incoming American president seems to herald. China, for example, despite its Communist political system is moving into a vacuum left by Trump's hostility to free trade deals to position itself as the champion of unfettered and open commerce. Russian President Vladimir Putin is emerging as Trump's most vocal defender, despite allegations of Moscow having cyber hacked in the US election. In the Arab world, US allies are mustering to head off the firestorm they fear if Trump honors his campaign vow to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. China Russia. RNC dismisses controversy over Christmas press release. The Republican National Committee spent Christmas afternoon defending a press release that many interpreted as the political party deeming President-elect Donald Trump a king.

RNC dismisses controversy over Christmas press release

RNC dismisses controversy over Christmas press release. The Republican National Committee spent Christmas afternoon defending a press release that many interpreted as the political party deeming President-elect Donald Trump a king.

RNC dismisses controversy over Christmas press release

In a holiday message sent out by the GOP, Reince Priebus, the outgoing RNC Chairman and Trump's incoming chief of staff, wished a "Merry Christmas to all! " "Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind. Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to celebrate the good news of a new King," the message said.

" We hope Americans celebrating Christmas today will enjoy a day of festivities and a renewed closeness with family and friends. " The note, however, quickly prompted questions on social media, with many recipients wondering whether the GOP was referring to Trump as the "new King. " Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell. The 30 Elements of Consumer Value: A Hierarchy. When customers evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the asking price.

The 30 Elements of Consumer Value: A Hierarchy

Marketers have generally focused much of their time and energy on managing the price side of that equation, since raising prices can immediately boost profits. But that’s the easy part: Pricing usually consists of managing a relatively small set of numbers, and pricing analytics and tactics are highly evolved. What consumers truly value, however, can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. How can leadership teams actively manage value or devise ways to deliver more of it, whether functional (saving time, reducing cost) or emotional (reducing anxiety, providing entertainment)? The amount and nature of value in a particular product or service always lie in the eye of the beholder, of course. We have identified 30 “elements of value”—fundamental attributes in their most essential and discrete forms.

Trump's Carrier deal aside: Here's why most US factory jobs aren't coming home. Drew Greenblatt, owner of Baltimore-based Marlin Steel, is already seeing a revival of U.S. manufacturing — even before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month.

Trump's Carrier deal aside: Here's why most US factory jobs aren't coming home

His company, which makes steel wire baskets, saw an influx of new orders the day after the election that was big enough for him to hire four new workers. Four new jobs is a start toward Trump's goal of rebuilding the U.S. manufacturing base. But no matter what policies he puts in place, or deals he strikes, it's unlikely factories will create enough new jobs to replace the millions that have been lost to offshoring and improved productivity. And excitement over Trump's manufacturing plans was stoked this week with news that air conditioner maker Carrier had agreed to keep 1,000 jobs at an Indiana plant it had scheduled to close in exchange for $7 million in tax breaks, said NBC News. Blended learning, Learning and Teaching on Pinterest.