Step Outside the Box: Books to Read from Around the World

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Literature from around the world opens our eyes to new styles, diverse cultures, and fresh perspective. These stories can make us feel uncomfortable as we delve into lives that do not resemble our own. On the contrary, literature from other parts of this earth can be a glaring testament to our similarities as human beings. Each protagonist struggles with the same life lessons we do– pride, familial relationships, fitting in, pain & suffering. Here are some thought-provoking, downright fantastic books to read from outside the American spectrum:
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5 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out Part 1: The Business Resume


In today’s ever changing and digitally powered job market, the resume you create might be the only tool you have to set yourself apart from the rest of the crowd. The face-to-face comes later standing out comes well before you ever reach the interview room. Though there is no handbook as to the right and wrong way to put together a resume, there are a few general standards to follow:
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Fun Finds for Reading & Writing Enthusiasts

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Multiple times throughout the day (more than I’d like to admit), I like to jump on social media and see what other people are looking at. I go to Twitter to find out what the people I follow are posting about. Usually I end up with about 464735 tabs open if I happen to be a t a desktop so I can look at all the cool links they’ve posted. Then, I go to Facebook and look at their creepily accurate page suggestions. Nevertheless, I always find something exciting or interesting to look at. Below, you’ll find a compilation of informative, insightful, or just plain fun info that I found perusing the internet.
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Use this Tip to Make Your Writing Better

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Even the best writers know their craft can always improve. Whether you are creating a term paper or an article, this one simple tip could help you improve your writing. Tons of blogs and writing coaches have ideas to make your writing better– take out the inactive verbs, pay attention to syntax, use different verbiage etc. Well, the tip I am about to share with you has greatly improved my own writing, and it doesn’t require too much more effort:
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