Source: What’s Your Next Move
There are several kinds of wreaths that can be made for almost all occasions. If you’re new to making wreaths you want to start out simple. Therefore I will teach you how to make a basic, Fall wreath in a few simple steps.
1. Gather material
A. Plain wreath
C. Glue gun
2. Make sure you are in a kid free zone. You will be using hot glue and scissors. It can be dangerous for children.
4. After cutting the stems off the leaves, position the leaves on the wreath how you would like.
5. Use the glue gun to keep the leaves in place.
6. Do this until the wreath is full.
7. Depending on the material your wreath should look somewhat like this. I hope this helped. God bless!
Source: 5 Ways to ace an interview
Finally you have received that phone call for a job you have been waiting for. It felt like forever, huh! Just waiting on that call back can be nerve wrecking. Now your mind is racing wondering if you will get the job. The best way to feel a bit more confident about your interview is to prepare. How in the world do you prepare? Well here’s 5 simple steps to help prepare and ace an interview.
1. Update your resume
Many jobs require sending a resume upon applying for a position. Though you may have already sent your resume in always have a copy for reference purposes or if the employer ” mistakenly misplaced” your original resume. Your resume should be relevant to the position you are trying to obtain. For example: You have applied for Shakes Warehouse. All warehouse positions you have worked should be listed on your resume. Your resume speaks your ability to perform the position applied for.
2. Research the company
Because I once was a hiring manager, I can almost guarantee during the interview the question will be asked, “What do you know about the company?” Try to know at least 3 things about the company that an average person doesn’t know. This shows the employer you are actually interested in the company and they are not just on the list of jobs applied for.
Now we all have our own distinctive way we like to dress. There is nothing wrong with being different. Be sure your wardrobe is interview ready. Ladies blouses should not show any cleavage nor should it be sheer. Excessive jewelry is not appropriate. Stud earrings are appropriate. You don’t need to be blinged out. Skirts and dresses should be knee length. Sounds like a lot? Well there’s a professional dress code almost everywhere.
Gentlemen I haven’t forgotten about you. Pants are to be worn on your waist. If you have belt loops, put on a belt. A nice button down or Polo style shirt will be appropriate. Let’s remember the first physical appearance speaks louder than words spoken during the interview.
4. Practice Interview
Have a friend or family member act as the employer. Practicing ahead of time helps to build confidence. When first greeted by the employer always shake his or her hand. Whether the employer extends his or her hand. Be sure to extend yours. Only sit when offered to take a seat by the employer. Once seated be sure to not slouch. Sit upright. Eye contact at all times. Answer questions with confidence.
5. A few last pointers:
Be on time! I cannot stress enough how important it is to be on time. Some employers will not interview you if you are late. Being on time is being seated in the waiting room 15 minutes before your scheduled interview. Do realize even the receptionist is watching. Do not talk or text on the phone while waiting to be interviewed. Usually at the end of the interview the employer will ask if you have any questions. Always have at least 3 questions to ask the employer. Questions should not have anything to do with pay or benefits. After the interview send a thank you card to the employer whether or not you receive the job.
Now you’re on your way to acing your interview. I believe it and so should you. Claim your victory!
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. There are many people both men and women who are in domestic relationships. Statistics states 1 in 4 females has experienced domestic violence with either their spouse or boyfriend. I was once a victim of domestic violence which is why I fully support this cause. We all should come together to spread the knowledge about domestic violence. Many people are losing their lives because of domestic violence. Let’s work together to stop domestic violence. Share stories if you have been in a domestic relationship. You never know how your story may impact someone else life.