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Will “The Hobbit” Start A 48 FPS Movie Revolution?

“The Hobbit” introduces high frame rate moviemaking to cinemagoers after 85 years of 24 fps. Detractors say it ruins the cinema fantasy; here’s why it’s innovators say it’s here to stay.<p>Jean-Luc Godard famously said, “Cinema is truth 24 frames-per-second.” He clearly isn’t balancing 3-D glasses on …

With Skills In High Demand, Retirees Volunteer Online

Americans spend about 8 billion hours a year volunteering. That’s a small fraction of the amount of time we spend working. But for those who are retiring, freeing up work hours could open up blocks of time for volunteering.<p>It’s not just soup kitchens, hospitals and schools that are calling on …

Community Building Archives

November 5, 2014 The NonProfit Times<p>(3715)<p>0<p>Could your food pantry use some sprucing up to better serve the people in your local community? This …

Back to Our Roots Through Communities

Category : Latest posts, strategy<p>Responses : <b>4 Comments</b><p>I am very proud to say that I started my career in fundraising as a community fundraiser, at …

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

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How to Get Others to See Your Potential

Overcoming people’s past perceptions of you isn’t easy. When I launched my consulting business seven years ago, I was astonished to find — years later — that acquaintances and even friends hadn’t kept up with my career transition. They’d ask about my past work in politics or nonprofit advocacy, …

Do Recruiters And Hiring Managers Read Cover Letters?

<b>Is a cover letter truly necessary for your resume? The answer is, “Yes!” Recruiters and hiring managers read cover letters for three main reasons.</b><p>Do …

How To Tell If It’s A Dead-End Job

Do you have the sneaking suspicion that you’re interviewing for a dead-end job? Not sure how to tell? Here are the top 10 signs you should run for …

Job Seekers Are Remembered For Their Passion

Picture the scenario: You’re unemployed, or you’re not in the right job (you know, the one that causes you to smile while sleeping). You have heard …

5 Reasons Why Every Professional Should Have A Personal Website

As a professional, building a successful career has never been more difficult. Not only are there fewer jobs available for a more skilled workforce, …

How To Land A Job Faster

I have a good piece of advice – stop looking for a job. Yes, you read that correctly – structuring one’s activities around trying to land a job …

4 Selfish Reasons to Volunteer During Your Job Hunt

How would you spend your time if you were entirely focused on doing good for someone or something else?<p>Imagine yourself in that scenario. Where do …

Twitter launches two-step login to stem hacking

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Google's moonshot factory: A look inside the Google X Lab

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Your guide to hiring a financial planner

May 24, 2013 | 1:33 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/05/24/your-money/personal-finance-reference-guide/your-guide-hiring-financial-planner/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Four Paths To A More Fulfilling Retirement

“I’ve put in my time and now I’m outta here!” All too often, that’s the extent of the retirement decision-making process for many people – with predictable results.<p>Many Americans actually spend more time researching a vacation or their next car purchase than they do planning for retirement.<p><b>Why</b> …

Retirement Age: Oldest Boomers Are NOT Working Til They Drop, Study Says

For the past few years, baby boomers have been telling survey-takers that they plan to work until they drop, an attitude that undoubtedly could be tied to the recession that cost many their jobs, the housing crisis that devalued their homes, and the stock market crash that wiped out their …

Will Retirement Stress You Out?

Many people think they will no longer have stress in retirement. Safely crossing the finish line into retired life is the end goal of years spent working and saving, and we deserve to leave our troubles behind and be happy. But preparing for retirement is no guarantee that your retirement will be …

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.