What is a portfolio?

A portfolio is a document many professionals use in place of or in addition to a resume. It’s a way to showcase your work experience, training, education, and qualifications in a more detailed and organized manner. Portfolios used to only be primarily used in creative fields, such as photography and writing. But in today’s competitive workforce, they are used as an added tool to stand out in a sea of applicants in any profession.

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What is a novella and how is it structured?

Novellas are fictional written texts in which the length is in between a short story and a novel. They typically consist between 17,000 and 40,000 words. As a result, they typically feature less conflicts than a novel but a few more than a short story. The word is derived from the Italian “novella”, which is their feminine conjugation of “new”.

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What is a lunar eclipse and how does it happen?

The night sky has captivated the imagination of humans for thousands of years. From Stonehenge in the United Kingdom to the Pyramids in Egypt, there are ancient buildings located throughout the world that correlate with astrological phenomena. As technology continues to advance, scientists are able to grasp a more accurate understanding of the magic that takes place in the sky. Lunar eclipses are one of the most well-known of these phenomena.

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What is Lillet?

For many, enriched wines are a mystery and nothing that one should enjoy as a wine connoisseur. However, Lillet is one of the often undiscovered gems of French winemaking classed as an aromatized wine made from a combination of Bordeaux grapes and various liqueurs. The fortification process adds strength to the blend which usually ranks around the 17 percent mark.

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What is art and why is it important?

Art is classically one of the hardest things in the world to define. There are boundless ways to understand and relate to what art actually is, which is why there is so much discussion around the topic. When we first think of art, we think of creative expression – a physical representation of an idea that is born out of inspiration. Leo Tolstoy stated that: “Art is the activity by which a person, having experienced an emotion, intentionally transmits it to others.” Some other sentiments include any piece of creativity that a human creates, or a way of expressing oneself.

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What is ethical?

People have struggled for years with the question of ethics. What is ethical? Ethics, which is synonymous to morals, is basically a persons individual or professional values system. It could be a value system for life in general or the ethics for a specific profession. Lawyers, Doctors and even Linux Systems administrators all have specific set of ethics to which they are expected to adhere. While it is important for people to know what the ethics of their profession is, people need to know what is ethical?

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