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2021.11.05 – ETYMOLOGY

Origin: et·y·mol·o·gy (noun, plural et·y·mol·o·gies) 1350–1400; Middle English < Latin etymologia  < Greek etymología,  equivalent to etymológ  ( os ) studying the true meanings and values of words ( étymo ( s ) true ( see etymon) + lógos  word, reason) + -ia -y3 1. The derivation of a word. Synonyms: word origin, word source,Continue reading “2021.11.05 – ETYMOLOGY”

2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Self-Recruiter Advice

“I Have Applied to an Organization, but How Can I Get an Interview?” 2 Hours To An Effective Job Search (As Quoted by The Wall Street Journal’s Career Website, FINS.com) 5 Steps to Super-Charging Your Job Search A New Year means a FRESH start… with your Job Search efforts! Avoid Mistakes and Negotiate the SalaryContinue reading “2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Self-Recruiter Advice”

2021.11.05 – PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

Definition: The study of the mental aspects of language and speech–a branch of both linguistics and psychology. Etymology: From the Greek, “mind” + the Latin, “tongue” Psycholinguistics or psychology of language is the study of the psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, and understand language. Initial forays into psycholinguistics were largelyContinue reading “2021.11.05 – PSYCHOLINGUISTICS”

2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Interview Questions

“Tell me about a time when you ­­­­­­_______” “Tell me about yourself” “What are your weaknesses?” “What is your desired salary?” “Why are you leaving your current job?” A great tactic is to choose a past weakness that you have an awesome story about fixing. For example, if your weakness is that you have difficultyContinue reading “2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Interview Questions”

2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Solve It Now

25 ‘standard’ interview questions A recent graduate has to re-start a job search A strategy to keep improving your applications Actions to improve job security and your employability Advice on application forms from an HR & recruitment specialist Advice on surviving the 1st 6 seconds Assessment centres – strategy and tactics Avoid being discouraged afterContinue reading “2021.11.05 – Job Hunting: Solve It Now”

2021.11.05 – Words that immigrated into American English

American Indian Moccasin: a type of soft leather shoe Squash: any of several large solid vegetables Spanish Cafeteria: a restaurant where people collect their own food and drink Loco: crazy French Cache: a secret place for keeping valuable things Prairie: a wide, treeless grassy plain Dutch Boss: a master, employer, or person having control Spook:Continue reading “2021.11.05 – Words that immigrated into American English”