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How to speak in meetings

MEETINGS can be daunting for any introvert, but there is no virtue in silence. Not only will your good ideas go unheard, you risk sending the wrong message to your superiors: either that you’re lazy and unprofessional; or that you don’t have anything valuable to contribute. 479 more words

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Writing Effective Cover Letters

What is a cover letter?

To be considered for almost any position, you will need to write a letter of application. Such a letter introduces you, explains your purpose for writing, highlights a few of your experiences or skills, and requests an opportunity to meet personally with the potential employer. 675 more words

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Something great’s going to happen this week

Ken had still not arrived.  He left a message with the hotel reception that he would be late and the other two decided to wait for him. 274 more words


In which our heroes arrive in Berlin

“Ah, Berlin is so great!” exclaimed Speakeasy, as the taxi drew up at the Gendarmenmarkt. “Is this where we’re staying?”

“It’s the second best hotel in Berlin,” laughed Writewell. 238 more words


There's a fly in my soup!

Today’s topic is complaining! Some of us love to do it, many of us loathe it! Unfortunately it is something we will all have to do at one point or another. 221 more words

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