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    After the events of WWII, to say that America had changed drastically was an understatement; with the entirety of the Cold War, amongst other political strife at home and abroad, America during this time was an era of conflicting ideals. Consequently, literature changed its perspective; most commonly, however, was the transition from modernist ideals to postmodernist ideals. Much like modernism, post-modernism offered to reject the ideals presented by popular trends during their time; yet for postmodernism, the rejection, in this case, mostly dealt with homogeneity (a universal standard defined by advancements in American quality of life) and how literature acts as a deconstructive tool (Byam 2259-2260). Yet many of these deconstructions during this era ended up clashing due to the increasing influence of psychological and sociological advancements, which gave a better understanding of human nature; which then lead to a major schism between literary writers and critics. That schism, however, enabled many writers during that era flourished from that clash of ideals; yet one writer, in particular, stands out: Flannery O’Connor. Specifically, O’Connor is a notable postmodernist American writer due to her own take of postmodernism: a witty deconstruction of conventional regionalist tropes. Flannery O’Connor’s life started in Savannah, Georgia in 1925 and spent the majority of her short life (she died before her 40th birthday) with her family in Milledgeville, Georgia (Byam 2523)…

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    One must always expect the unexpected. When I watched the Karate Kid, I never took into account that the meaning would impact my job career as much as it has. The beginnings of job searching is fun and exciting. I was optimistic and thought every place I applied for would call me for an interview or the position. Needless to say, I was wrong. The job seeking experience is now one that I do not look forward to at all. In fact, I dread job searching, but due to my recent enlightenment on…

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    I waited with my cellphone in hand as one, two, three rings, and finally…“Hey Lily!” a familiar voice greeted, his tone friendly and confident as always. In the background, one could hear the quiet rumble of his car as he made his way from work, back home to his family. I couldn’t help but smile as I responded back. I was excited to be talking with a close family friend again, and he was one who always kept the conversation intellectual, yet stimulating. Every time we talked, his discussions…

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    1. I am currently a Nutritional Sciences major that was seeking a career in pharmaceuticals for the past couple of semesters. My interest in this major slowly disappeared, I found myself to not really enjoy the type of classes involved and I realized that it just didn’t suit my preferences. I decided to look for a major that suited me better and involved classes that I fully understand and enjoy. I am now studying finance and business ownership. This field personally interests me because my…

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    Self-Marketing The idea of self-marketing gives an individual an opportunity to find a path or direction for their profession. The concept of this thought is to recognize that particular markets demand different advancement tactics. This acknowledgement will give a professional an indication on how to approach the job search. In addition, as a professional, one must consider every option to help them find the correct match or profession. Such appreciation is very important for all individuals,…

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    Business culture is somewhat complex and personal in every business one goes to. Some businesses are managed in a traditional way, where high values and ethics are passed down. The strong values and ethics are passed down in order to build a competitive advantage in the corporation, where others have a more modern approach to an organization. Regardless of what industry one works for, an organization’s accomplishments and competitiveness are established upon the business’s diversity philosophy.…

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    My Ideal Job I see myself as Pastry Sous Chef for an establishment in Las Vegas within the next five years. My ideal job would be a position which allows me to provide for myself and live comfortably, where I fit in with the company environment, and which will help me grow and gain experience for the future. I want to work in Las Vegas, Nevada because I want to live near my family at this point in my life. Additionally, my ideal job would need to meet at least some, if not most, of my job…

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    Competition analysis Who are the direct competitors for your particular product? How do they compare price wise? Competitors Global 2015 sales • Magnum 2.540$ billion • Haagen dazs 2.086 billion • Cornetto 1.595$ Billion • Ben and jerrys 1,232$…

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    In the world that we live in today, people are always looking to improve their appearance. They use methods such as makeup, plastic surgery, Photoshop, exercise, etc. Certain businesses take advantage of people’s insecurities by trying to look a certain way and make a profit off of it. For example, Muscle Milk, a protein based company, advertises supplements in order to achieve that goal, suddenly making achievable goals possible. Muscle Milk advertisements look to attract mostly the male…

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    Haagen-Dazs Artisan Collection Vanda Mallo Keiser University INTRODUCTION The name Haagen-Dazs offers people the notion of super premium ice cream valued at premium prices. The company’s philosophy of providing ice cream of non-compromising quality was devised by Reuben Mattus, the founder of Haagen-Dazs. Reuben Mattus had a vision for changing the world of ice cream. At a time when others were cutting corners and inflating their ice cream with air,…

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