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Monthly Archives: April 2019

  • Does Exercise Prevent Signs of Ageing

    Does Exercise Prevent Signs of Ageing

    Some people may find a great shock when they begin to notice wrinkles and a gain of weight, they are ageing! It is said that exercise can help reduce or even reverse some of these signs of ageing which begs the question, does exercise prevent signs of ageing?

    How Does Exercise Slow Down Ageing

    There is a study done in 2018 by the University of Birmingham.... which involved a group of older people who have exercised their whole lives and a group of similarly aged adults and younger adults who do not exercise regularly. The results showed that those who exercised regularly have the immunity, muscle mass, and cholesterol levels of a young person. Researchers have found that doing intensive exercise prevents of shorting of telomeres in your DNA. They are caps (much like a shoelace cap) which are on the ends of your DNA, and in short as you get older, these get smaller and smaller which reduces the number ...
  • 7 Apps to Improve English Writing

    7 Apps to Improve English Writing

    Even native English speakers can make unknowing mistakes in their writing. Often times these can be small and innocent mistakes that pass by any reader, but in some cases, even the tiniest of mistakes will go unforgiven. In this article, I'm going to show you 8 great applications to improve your English writing.

    1. Ginger

    Ginger is a quick and easy grammar checker which comes in many forms. On their main website you can paste in some text for a very quick grammatical analysis and it will tell you exactly what is wrong, what it should be, and even suggest alternatives, if the sentence can be reworded better. You can get Ginger for Chrome, and it is also available for Microsoft Office, Safari, Android and iOS systems.

    2. WhiteSmoke

    WhiteSmoke is an online checker with many features and adaptations. It is available for Microsoft Word, Outlook, Windows, iOS, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Safari. WhiteSmoke contains a translator and dictionary....

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  • CSCS Card: Everything You Need to Know

    CSCS Card: Everything You Need to Know

    Working on a construction site puts you in the presence of danger, sharp objects, fire, heavy machinery and more. Everyone on the site must have proper training and understanding of the potential dangers that they could face, and how to work properly. In ideal circumstances, you could have a qualification that shows the construction has all knowledge, experience and training to work safely on a construction site. This qualification is the CSCS card!

    What is CSCS?

     CSCS stands for the Construction Skill Certification Scheme. It is a scheme that provides constructions workers with the necessary knowledge in health and safety to work safely and cautiously on a construction site.

    Why should you get a CSCS card?

    Holding a CSCS card is not a legislative requirement, but many major build companies may require you to have a valid one. Over time, more and more companies are requiring that their workers have a valid CSCS card. So really, by not....

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  • Getting to know the three types of CVs

    Getting to know the three types of CVs

    A time comes when you must go through the daunting task of creating your CV to send out to employers. Some people believe there is a strict method to creating a good CV and some don't know where to begin! Today we're going to talk about the three different types of CV's and how they can work for you.

    The Chronological CV

    The chronological CV focuses on representing the candidates experience on an employer-by-employer basis, listed in reverse chronological order. Chronological CV's also contain a brief personal statement at the top which talks about the key skills and strengths that the candidate has. This is the most common type of CV. A Chronological CV will typically use the following structure:
    • Personal Details (name and other contact details)
    • Personal Profile
    • Career History in reverse chronological order (starting from most recent at the top of the CV, to longer ago as you go down).
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