Communication Skill For Fresh Graduates

Many fresh graduates find themselves in huge trouble when they start looking for a job. They can barely express themselves in a manner to impress the employer. This at times costs the best candidate the job because many employers will look for those people who can easily communicate and get messages clearly.

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How have you used your communication skills to persuade others to follow your lead?

CONTEXT
I have been involved with the Parent-Teacher Association at the local primary school since my elder son first started there. The PTA organises a number of fund-raising events which have involved me in persuading people to buy raffle tickets, display posters in shop windows, donate prizes, etc. Three years ago, the PTA produced a book to mark the school’s 25th anniversary and, as a member of the editorial committee, I helped to decide on the content and format of this book.
ACTION
The school governors wanted an “official” history, but I represented the PTA in arguing that a collection of reminiscences of past pupils would be more readable and saleable. This was agreed and we then contacted ex-pupils through mail shots based on old school registers and features in the local newspaper and on local radio. The response was excellent and the only problem was in sifting and editing the letters we were sent.
I then negotiated with local printers to find the best quote and
RESULT
persuaded local shops of all kinds (not just booksellers) to sell the publication.

Sources: http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/communicating.htm

Cyber Crime Demystified

Many people think that cyber crimes are only limited to huge governmental institutions and huge companies. It is worth noting that it happens to individuals too and the hackers can hack into a simple account like a Facebook account. Cyber crime has evolved from simple crime to very complex crime, keep reading for more information.

According to the “World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risks 2016 Report”, cyber-attacks rank among the top concerns of doing business around the world. Most cybercrime incidents go unreported, and few companies come forward with information on their losses. That is not surprising given the risk to an organisation’s reputation and the prospect of legal action against those that own up to cybercrime.

Since the cyber-attacks have become more frequent and it is difficult to predict them, the know-how about cyber-security is vital for preparing for this kind of attacks and to protect organisations and its clients. The role of the experts in the field is important in preparing for and preventing threatening situations, but it is also important for all business owners, board members, and managers to have a solid awareness about cyber security.

During this lecture the speaker will address the topics of cyber threats, cyber operations, and cyber weapons as well as building the cyber security in a society will be discussed. The lecture will be presented by Dr. Dimitrios Patsos who is the Chief Technology Officer of ADACOM S.A., a leading Cyber Security solutions provider in EMEA.

The level of the lecture is appropriate for all staff including CEO, directors, compliance officers, risk managers, audit and IT staff, HR staff, and any other person in the organization who should be interested about this so important topic.

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Attendees will be equipped to explain cyber security in non-technical terms and to ask the right questions of technical teams.

This is a free public lecture organized by the Cyprus International Businesses Association (CIBA) and the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF).

The lecture will take place on April 13th at 6:00 pm at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Centre in Limassol. All, who are interested about the lecture, are the most welcome to come, registration is required and you can register by emailing CIBA at ciba@ciba-cy.org

Source: http://www.goldnews.com.cy/en/companies/cybercrime-demystified-for-non-technical-audiences

What Is New From Samsung?

Samsung is a huge company that deals with technological gadgets mainly used for communication. They have an advanced research team that handles many issues including bettering what is in the market. They have new inventions every single day and it pays to keep checking and be updated on what is happening.

Founded back in 1969 as Samsung Electric Industries, Suwon, South Korea-headquartered Samsung Electronics today makes everything from televisions to semiconductors. It released its first Android smart phone in 2009, and can be credited with the launch of the first Android tablet back in 2010. The company is among the biggest players in the smart phone market in the world. It has recently developed smart phones running Tizen OS, as an alternative to its Android-based smart phones. Samsung’s latest mobile launch is the Galaxy J1 (2016).The smart phone was launched in March 2016. The phone comes with a 4.50-inch touch screen display with a resolution of 480 pixels by 800 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) packs a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) runs Android and is powered by a 2050mAh removable battery. It measures 132.60 x 69.30 x 8.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 131.00 grams.

Source: http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/samsung-phones