Analyzing a Specific Activity

Let’s start with an activity that is performed by a single person. To simplify things further, let’s assume that the employee works full-time on the single activity. Imagine, for example, that the activity involves the entry of expense report information into a ledger. We hope no one does something like this without using a computer system today, but let’s imagine that this activity is an entirely manual operation. In other words, there is a job…

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Why SEO Is a Must for a Successful Website

You have just gotten a great business idea converted into reality in the form of your website, and now you need to reach out to the people who actually need your product or service. There are certain tools, developed over last few years, that help a website get to the top of the search-results heap. Reasons Worth Giving SEO a Chance SEO boosts sales in a short span of time: Since the users stumble upon…

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Could I See Myself Doing This?

The most difficult thing that I am faced with (besides constant financial crisis) is deciding on what to focus my studies on in the future. I have bounced all around the board on that one. I’ve thought I’d like to do so many things, and always a week later, I change my mind. I keep going back to the same questions over and over, and that would be “Could I see myself doing this?” Many…

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What to Look at when Applying to College

If you ask a high school senior about how the college application process is like, the response you’ll generally receive is “treacherous”. And that’s because in all likelihood, it is. Applying for colleges is a necessary pain for high school seniors looking for higher education, which of course is expected to help us get a higher paying job. The process is very time consuming, costly, repetitive, and similar in ways to a job application, and…

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What They Don’t Teach You in College

Life, as I am quickly finding out, is not always as straightforward as I thought it was. Now, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that you knew it wasn’t straightforward, and that I am naieve for ever thinking otherwise. You’re probably also thinking, maybe smugly, that this is just another example of a kid coming out of college and not being ready for the real world. Well, I have my reasons. For the past…

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Managers in Service to Their Customer Service Employees

If managers want their employees to give good customer service they should treat their employees as their own valuable customers. This kind of reversal of roles makes things interesting as well as highly effective. Good customer service flows from a sincere desire to serve and the groundwork for this desire is laid when someone is serving the server. A smart manager knows that by making his employees feel special they are more apt to treat…

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Help with the Spanish Subjunctive

Ay, Dios mío. Nothing gives Spanish students more headaches than learning the subjunctive mode. I know, because when I was studying Spanish it was my biggest frustration. Following these three relatively simple rules, even the most confused student can find relief when dealing with the subjunctive. First Rule: Subordinate Clause There must always be a subordinate clause followed by “que” for the subjunctive to be used. Without the “que”, the infinitive or indicative should be…

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Shoe and Sandal Repairs for Spring

Spring is just around the corner and, shortly, it will be okay to wear your best open-toe shoes and strappy sandals. If they have been in storage (or a clutter-filled closet), they may require some repair or preventive maintenance so you can put your best foot forward. First, get all of your summer shoes in one place. Assess your collection? Do you have enough (in good or salvageable condition) to get you through the season?…

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DIY Stairs: Easy Directions for Building Outdoor Stairs

If you have stairs going into your hot tub, mobile home, or to your deck that are old and worn; you can build them, yourself. Don’t worry they are very simple to assemble. Tools needed: • tape measure • electric circular saw • electric drill with screwdriver attachment • straight edge (ruler or T-Square) • lead pencil Materials required: • Treated stringers • 1×6 treated boards (at least 6 feet for each step) • two…

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