Aug 17 2012

Life Changing Good Deeds

6 Good Deeds that Could Change Your Life. Shine from YAHOO!

Help someone stay in the game: somebody's got to win "After combing through 53 pieces of paper included in a Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes, I found the correct information to send in Aunt Tessie's sweepstakes form." - October 24th Enter someone you care about into a contest but don't tell them you've submitted their information. If they win, they'll be so touched that you thought of them, and if they don't, they'll be none the wiser!

Make a big deal out of something little
"Geez, remember how big a deal it was to get your Halloween costume when you were little? How many times you tried it on (store-bought or handmade) beforehand? And then, the biggest worry of all: Would your parents make you wear a sweater over it?
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Aug 16 2012

Making a Difference for a Neighbor

Poland Olympian selling bronze medal to help sick neighbor. NBC News

A Polish windsurfer who won a bronze medal at the London Games says she is going to sell it to help a young neighbor.
Zofia Noceti-Klepacka promised her 5-year-old neighbor that if she won a medal, she would auction it off to help with the girl’s Cystic Fibrosis treatments.

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Aug 15 2012

Not on Social Media, may cost you a job

Your absence on Facebook may be holding you back. TODAY 

When it comes to Facebook and other social media, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. At least that’s some career expects are saying.

Job applicants long have known that what they post on social networks can hurt their chances of getting hired. But a lack of a social media presence also can be an obstacle.

“If you don’t have a social media page, are you now identifying yourself in a way that suggests you’re outside the mainstream?” said John Challenger, chief executive of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global outplacement firm.

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