(99) Brian Collins - Messages. 44 Resume Writing Tips. By Daniel Scocco Having a solid and effective resume can greatly improve your chances of landing that dream job.
That is beyond discussion. How does one make sure that his resume is top notch and bullet proof, however? There are several websites with tips around the web, but most bring just a handful of them. We wanted to put them all together in a single place, and that is what you will find below: 44 resume writing tips. 1. Some people write a resume as if the purpose of the document was to land a job. 2. Instead of creating a long (and boring) list with all your qualities (e.g., disciplined, creative, problem solver) try to connect them with real life and work experiences. 3.
Most companies (even smaller ones) are already using digital databases to search for candidates. These keywords will usually be nouns. 4. _m22l792hRR1qhw4wvo1_500.jpg (JPEG Image, 500 × 375 pixels) Bluetarp - potatotrap. Notes about building for Burning Man and other Projects, by Bob StahlAlso see: Rebar & Rigging FAQ | Field Manuals | DPW About This Document Desert camping is the art of applying simple concepts to achieve elaborate results.
Glenna Gordon. Working With Victims and Survivors. Journalists, researchers and mental health professionals offer advice on how to deal with people caught up in tragic events.
Whether you're new to reporting traumatic news or simply feel you’ve more to learn about such assignments, these tips, drawn from journalists, journalism researchers and health professionals in Australia and around the world, can help you. People who have experienced deep trauma or who have lost someone close in sudden, violent circumstances have a right to decline being interviewed, photographed or filmed and news media, and their newsrooms, need to respect that right. Exercise the principle of doing no further harm.Above all, be accurate and do not feign compassion. It can’t be faked. Offer sincere condolences early and in considerate, supportive terms. Graduate school & the development industry « Rachel Strohm. (Update, 8 January: Hi MR readers!
Devaluing the Think Tank. One of the most peculiar, and least understood, features of the Washington policy process is the extraordinary dependence of policymakers on the work of think tanks.
Most Americans — even most of those who follow politics closely — would probably struggle to name a think tank or to explain precisely what a think tank does. Yet over the past half-century, think tanks have come to play a central role in policy development — and even in the surrounding political combat. Notes from the field: the usefulness of early workshops. One of the things I learned from other folks at the Bank I work with is the usefulness of doing a workshop early in the early design of an impact evaluation to bring the project and the impact evaluation team together to hammer out design.
With one of my colleagues, I did one of these during my recent trip to Ethiopia and a bunch of things stuck out. First, though, it’s useful to discuss how these are structured. What I like to do is spend about half a day on three initial presentations. What can we learn from medicine: Three mistakes to avoid when designing a trial registry – Guest Post by Ole Dahl Rasmussen. If you are like most people working with quantitative data in development, getting too many statistically significant results is probably not your most pressing problem.
On the contrary, if you are lucky enough to find a star, whether it's of the 1%, 5% or 10% type, there are plenty of star-killers to choose from. In what is perhaps the only contribution to the rare genre of 'econometrics haiku', Keisuke Hirano reflects on one of them: T-stat looks too good // Try clustered standard errors - // Significance gone (in Angrist and Pischke's MHE). Nevertheless, here is another star-killer: A trial registry. A trial registry is a publicly available database where researchers and evaluators can register a research design prior to initiating a study. Outcome measures and subgroups are crucial aspects to register and importantly, any future changes made to the registration will be visible to everyone.
The Particular Believer. A conversation with Nawal El Saadawi, activist, feminist, writer, doctor.
She is the author of forty-seven books, including Women and Sex, Memoirs From the Women’s Prison, and God Dies by the Nile. Seventy-nine years old, she is one of the most outspoken agitators for women’s rights in Egypt. Nawal El Saadawi I am very angry today. Look at this silly magazine: they have misquoted me. It reads, “I am bigger than the president.” The Soft Side of Imperialism. Reasons abound to be turned off by the New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof.
He is too pleased with himself and demonstrates no capacity for self-reflection. He is too earnest. He claims to be in the vanguard of journalism because he tweets. He is said to be Doing Something about human suffering while the rest of us don’t care; he is smarmy. He doesn’t write particularly well. Seven Deadly Sins of Impact Evaluation. Seven obstacles to making good decisions about impact evaluations and how to avoid them.
Impact evaluations—typically, third-party studies that seek to prove a program model’s effectiveness—seem to be all the rage in social sector circles these days. Maybe in part that’s because the process seems so straightforward: Just commission one when the time is right, and, when all goes well, proudly show off your “stamp of approval.” Who is Dr. Kurtz? It's been a while this "electronic newsletter" going - so long that I have lost count of all the interns that passed through and learned the ropes under my visionary leadership. I have also had my share of constructive feedback, which I duly "actionized" using the appropuiate tool-kit, in order to become a better person:
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Constraintstorming. Recently, I lead a project that included “designing the future of X”. The Appreciative Inquiry Commons. CogNexus Institute brochure. 2011 - Saturday Workshop - Career Workshop II: Founder's Dilemmas in Social Entrepreneurship. 2011 - Saturday Workshop - Career Workshop I: Discovering a Career in Social Enterprise. 2011 - Saturday Workshop - Fundraising for Social Enterprises I: Writing Effective Grants. 2011 - Saturday Workshop - Fundraising for Social Enterprises II: Business Plans and Other Essentials.
Home. Social Research Methods. IDPM publications. IDPM Research (School of environment and Development - The University of Manchester) Research is central to IDPM's mission to raise the capabilities of individuals and organisations in developing countries. In the Research Assessment Exercise 2008, a periodic government review of the quality of research in UK universities, 65% of IDPM’s research was assessed as ‘world-class’, and in significant areas was viewed as ‘world-leading’.
This means that not only is IDPM contributing at a global level to debates about poverty and development, but in some areas is setting the pace. Our research focuses on major issues of development policy and practice including poverty analysis and poverty reduction policies, macro-economic and trade policy, development finance, human resource and organisational development, development informatics, public sector reform, institutional change, economic and social development, sustainable livelihoods and sustainable development, social protection, post-conflict reconstruction, and resource and environmental management.
DEPP Working Paper No 21 - A Gendered Analysis of ‘Time Poverty’: The Importance of Infrastructure. This Working Paper is part of the Development Economics and Public Policy series David Lawson Abstract This paper uses a combination of nationally representative individual level time use data combined with household and community data to further our understanding of time use, and how infrastructure impacts on gender disaggregated time poverty.