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Charities have doubled social media engagement in a year, says report

first_imgSource: Uploaded by user via Howard on Pinterest  99 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 24 September 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. UK charities have doubled the number of followers they have attracted on key social media channels, according to the 2012 Social Charity Index, published today by Visceral Business.The top 100 charities now have• 3.7 million followers on Twitter, up from 2 million in 2011 Advertisement Because social media is now the norm for most major charities, it is becoming more important for all charities to differentiate themselves. “Charities now need to be able to pick and develop a portfolio of platforms that suits their brand”, said Anne McCrossan of Visceral Business.She also considers whether these networks might lead to a change in how charities market themselves. “Will expenditure on not for profit marketing continue”, she asks, “to go through third party agencies in the way it has done, or should charities invest directly in developing their own capabilities as expanded, networked organisations, directly with their donors and supporters and by building the capabilities of their people?”The study also suggests that many charities are still not yet realising the potential of supporters wanting to share their own involvement in fundraising activities using social media. For example, the report contends that “only nine of the charities in the Top 100 that do well on their strength of followings on Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms, are also charities that do well when it comes to standing out as being ‘shareable’ around fundraising.”www.visceralbusiness.com Source: fundraising.co.uk via Howard on Pinterestcenter_img Charities have doubled social media engagement in a year, says report • seven million followers on Facebook, compared to 3.5 million a year ago.• one million followers on Google+This is the second year that the Social Charity Index has been published. Visceral Business describe it as “the biggest and most comprehensive study of the state of social business in charities conducted in the UK”.This year it has been “co-created in collaboration with over 50 charities” and involved studying 300 charities and their use of social media. It has been published in association with JustGiving.Ranking charities by use of social media and impactVisceral Business have also produced a Networked Power Index (NPI) that shows how charity income, supporter engagement and fundraising impact are becoming increasingly intertwined. It ranks charities by looking at at the relationship of income to social activity, calculating which charities are most connected to, and able to derive income from, supporter engagement.Top of the list this year is UNICEF UK. Laila Takeh, Unicef UK’s Head of Digital Engagement attributes this ranking to the charity’s aim to “deliver experiences where the supporter is part of the story and not just an onlooker”.Medecins Sans Frontieres has show the most rapid growth in the past year, and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Children in Need, British Royal Legion, The Samaritans, and Girlguiding UK have all performed well compared to last year. Tagged with: Digital Research / statistics Which channels do charities use?• The number of channels that charities use is increasing.• Facebook and Twitter still dominate, with YouTube established as a secondary platform.• Google+, Vimeo, Instagram, Pinterest and Storify are emerging as popular platforms for some leading charities.• Eight charities have built a strong presence of over 50,00 followers each on Google+.• LinkedIn is still be under-utilised compared to the other platforms.• Similarly charities are not as a whole making much use of location-based tools like Foursquare.How are charities using social media in 2012?A growing number of charities are investing in their own digital communities: 33% of charities now have their own community, up from 21% a year ago.According to the report, “smaller, more networked charities in which people feel involved, and where there’s less of a perceived difference between the inside and the outside of the organisation, are doing particularly well”.Charities perceive that owned and earned media are more likely to be effective compared to paid or promoted media. By developing these growing followings, they are, say the report’s authors, “developing a networked power to challenge conventional marketing methods” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Former minister sues Congolese journalist for quoting NGO report

first_img February 24, 2021 Find out more Journalist arrested on provincial governor’s orders Reporter jailed in DRC for allegedly defaming parliamentarian Pascal Mulegwa, journaliste et correspondant pour Radio France Internationale (RFI). News Radio France Internationale correspondent Pascal Mulegwa has been summoned to appear before a Kinshasa court today in the defamation case brought against him by Senator José Makila, a former transport minister, over Mulegwa’s story for RFI on 20 September quoting the NGO’s claim that Makila may have channelled the transport company’s funds into his senatorial election campaign.When Mulegwa responded to an earlier summons in October, he was questioned about his story by prosecutors in the Kinshasa district of Gombe but the plaintiff, Makila, did not turn up for the hearing.Mulegwa told RSF said he did not understand why he has been charged and put on trial in this way. “The former minister wasn’t even the target of the story. I contacted him before the story was broadcast. He sued me 24 hours later.”“This case shows how journalists are still subjected to intimidation in the DRC,” RSF spokesperson Pauline Adès-Mével said. “Pascal Mulegwa did absolutely nothing wrong. He just quoted information in a report by an NGO, which is not being sued. No real attempt has been made to establish the facts because the plaintiff did not deign to appear at the previous summons. We call for all charges to be dropped against this journalist, who just did his job. It’s time to stop intimidating journalists in connection with their work.”Journalists and media outlets are still subjected to many abuses in the DRC. Journalist in Danger (JED), RSF’s local partner organization, painted an alarming picture in its latest annual report on 2 November, revealing that it had registered no fewer than 116 press freedom violation in 2020, including 40 arrests.RSF voiced concern last month about the arrests of two TV journalists by the National Intelligence Agency because of the way they filmed President Félix Tshisekedi as he was about to hold an audience in the presidential palace in Kinshasa. In September, a radio station manager was arrested in the central province of Sankuru in response to a complaint by the local governor.The DRC is ranked 150th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the withdrawal of criminal defamation proceedings against a journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo who quoted an NGO report linking a former transport minister to the possible misuse of a public transport company’s funding. The journalist was just doing his job, RSF said. RSF_en December 22, 2020 Former minister sues Congolese journalist for quoting NGO report Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Democratic Republic of Congo Receive email alertscenter_img February 16, 2021 Find out more Organisation News Democratic Republic of CongoAfrica Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImpunityFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment to go further News February 18, 2021 Find out more Congolese reporter wounded by gunshot while covering protest in Goma Democratic Republic of CongoAfrica Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImpunityFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Newslast_img read more

Untruthful 911 Caller to Serve Three Months in Jail

first_imgHome of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment The man who lied about making an untruthful 911 called that triggered the shooting death of a 19-year-old man by Pasadena police will serve three months in jail.Oscar Carrillo-Gonzalez, 28, reached a deal with the Pasadena City Attorney Monday and pleaded guilty court to two misdemeanors: making a face emergency call and making a false criminal report to a police investigator, KPCC reported.Carrillo-Gonzalez will also pay $3,078 to the Pasadena Police Department for resources spent on investigating the shooting, KPCC reported. He’ll also be on probation for three years after he gets out of jail.He has also been ordered to serve three months worth of community service with the state’s Caltrans agency, the radio station reported. Carrillo is living in the U.S. illegally. He’s due to surrender Thursday to begin serving the sentence, KPCC reported.Carrillo-Gonzalez originally faced one count of falsely reporting an emergency, three counts of falsely reporting a criminal offense and two counts of delaying or obstructing a peace officer.His attorney, Andres Bustamante, told the Pasadena Star-News that the city has already offered his client a settlement in which he would serve 90 days in jail, complete 90 days of community service and pay restitution for the police resources used in the Kendrec McDade investigation.Police said two officers, Mathew Griffin and Jeffery Newlen, believed McDade, 19, had a weapon the night of March 24, 2012, because Carrillo-Gonzalez, who reported the backpack theft falsely, told a 911 dispatcher he had been robbed by armed assailants on Orange Grove Boulevard at Summit Avenue.Carrillo-Gonzalez later recanted his earlier statements and admitted that he never saw a gun, but lied to the 911 operator because he was mad and believed that the police would respond more quickly if they believed a gun was involved.Patrol Officers Newlen and Griffin responded to the scene and located McDade at Fair Oaks Avenue and Orange Grove Blvd. An officer involved shooting occurred, following a foot pursuit and confrontation with McDade. He later died from his injuries, according to a statement from the Pasadena Police Department.The fatal shooting of the teenager by the two Pasadena police officers was lawful and within departmental policy, according to a statement released by the Pasadena Police Department. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribecenter_img 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Public Safety Untruthful 911 Caller to Serve Three Months in Jail From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, June 17, 2013 | 6:08 pm Community News Community News HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Are Indian Women’s Best Formulas For Eternal BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautylast_img read more

OPD searching for suspect after Albertsons robbery

first_img Pinterest Police searching for man connected to hit and run Home Local News Crime OPD searching for suspect after Albertsons robbery Twitter Facebook A surveillance image released by the Odessa Police Department depicts the suspect of a reported robbery Sunday at the Albertsons on West County Road in Odessa. By admin – May 14, 2018 Police searching for woman connected to husband’s death WhatsApp Facebook Foolproof Roasted Pork TenderloinSlap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleSouthern Style Potato SaladPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay 1 of 2center_img Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect or anyone who recognizes the vehicle is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS. Youngsters urged to be safe over graduation weekends Local NewsCrime OPD searching for suspect after Albertsons robbery Pinterest A surveillance image released by the Odessa Police Department depicts the suspect of a reported robbery Sunday at the Albertsons on West County Road in Odessa. A surveillance image released by the Odessa Police Department depicts the suspect of a reported robbery Sunday at the Albertsons on West County Road in Odessa. Twitter WhatsApp Odessa police are searching for a suspect after a reported robbery during the weekend at Albertsons on West County Road.An Odessa police release stated that around 9 a.m. Sunday, a man handed a note to a cashier in the store, which stated that he had a gun and demanded all the money from the cash register, before the man exited the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and left in a blue Toyota Camry.There were no reports of any injuries.Surveillance images depicting the suspect and his vehicle can be seen at OdessaPD.com. Previous articleESTRICH: Desperation behind Mueller question list leak?Next articleDAILY OIL PRICE: May 14 admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

DynamicAction Announces DynamicRecipes [Exposure] – Cracking the Code of Digital Merchandise Sorting

first_img Twitter DynamicAction Announces DynamicRecipes [Exposure] – Cracking the Code of Digital Merchandise Sorting REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021– DynamicAction announces the newest product in its Retail Analytics Program, DynamicRecipes [Exposure]. DynamicRecipes [Exposure] significantly improves digital merchandising performance across a Retailers’ site search, personalization, online merchandising management, eCommerce platforms and other content delivery systems. DynamicRecipes [Exposure] rapidly expands a Merchandiser’s capabilities to optimize their product sorting to achieve higher gross margin, faster product turns and more consistent sales growth at every point digital products are displayed. By incorporating over 275 unique metrics, the “ingredients” missing from Retail’s current sorting tools to meet the needs of every category and product line merchandiser managing the digital storefront are now available. With a proven set of product scoring models to choose from, Retailers now can deploy extremely focused sorting recipes to address a myriad of retail business objectives. “At the core of DynamicRecipes [Exposure], the application enables a Retailer’s merchandisers to incorporate a full context of inventory, profit, customer lifetime value, and other business attributes across all the engines they work with simultaneously,” said John Squire, CEO, DynamicAction. “With DynamicRecipes, retailers have an immediate measure of the results of those engines’ output, and a system that prescribes the next set of tuning actions to consistently and efficiently maximize profit while growing demand.” Digital Merchandising, Sorted DynamicRecipes already comes pre-configured to optimize the leading personalization and customer experience and messaging engines retailers have invested heavily in today. What sets DynamicRecipes apart is the flexibility for Merchants and Category Managers to build objective-specific recipes that focus their in-house and third party AI engines to their unique business goals globally across the digital storefront and distinctly in their category. These objectives include:Optimizing gross margin growth by driving views to items that drive significant margin per product view.Maximizing revenue and demand generation by consistently sorting products that generate higher sales and bigger baskets.Tackling overstocks by boosting exposure for items with extremely large Inventory Value or Stock Cover positions to quickly reach the optimal inventory level.Limiting returns by ensuring items that have poor customer reviews and high relative return rates are not promoted at the top of pages or in recommendation zones until quality issues can be investigated and addressed.Slowing down unplanned stockouts by balancing the exposure of items that will quickly sell out with those that need more exposure to meet their sell thru goal. DynamicAction first disrupted the retail industry with the introduction of the DynamicAction Retail Analytics Platform that empowers retailers to make decisions with the speed of Amazon, and followed that up with the release of DynamicView, which equips Retailers’ merchandisers, planners and marketers to efficiently optimize product performance on their digital platforms. Retailers can implement DynamicRecipes [Exposure] on its own or pair it with either of these solutions, to efficiently fuel digital merchandise sorting. Visit DynamicAction’s website to learn more about DynamicRecipes and schedule a demo. About DynamicAction: DynamicAction empowers B2C and B2B Retail Brands to take decisive, customer-first, profitable action. The DynamicAction Commerce Decisioning Applications apply AI-powered proprietary algorithms to deliver definitive analytics and profit-prioritized actions. The DynamicAction Activation Program catalyzes cross-functional teams for agile, customer-centric retail success. Forward thinking brands rely on DynamicAction to holistically run more effective commerce organizations and execute targeted strategies that increase revenue and profitability. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, DynamicAction has offices in Dallas, London and Sofia. Connect with us at www.DynamicAction.com and @DynamicAction on Twitter and LinkedIn. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005630/en/ CONTACT: Jodie Thompson Global Marketing Manager [email protected] KEYWORD: EUROPE UNITED STATES UNITED KINGDOM NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE OTHER RETAIL INTERNET DATA MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ONLINE RETAIL RETAIL SOURCE: DynamicAction Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Jury resumes deliberations in Donegal rape trial

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Google+ Homepage BannerNews Pinterest WhatsApp Jury resumes deliberations in Donegal rape trial Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Pinterestcenter_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic The jury in the trial of a man accused of raping a woman during a night out in Donegal when they were both 18 will resume deliberations today.The now 21 year old accused has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to rape of the woman in the alleyway of a town in Donegal in July 2012.Jurors spent just over two hours deliberating yesterday following a six day trial before Mr Justice Tony Hunt. Previous articlePerrie Edwards shows her blistered hand after boiler explosionNext articleVoting underway in General Election admin Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Facebook WhatsApp By admin – February 26, 2016 Google+last_img read more

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first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. NewsOn 1 Sep 2000 in Personnel Today Companiesspend more on trainingOrganisationsare spending more on training. Accordingto the September edition of the Industrial Society’s Training Trends,organisations are spending an average of 1.22 per cent of their annual turnoveron training, as opposed to 1.11 per cent in 1999.Thehighest investment in training is from the public and voluntary sectors, butthe highest increase in spending comes from the manufacturing sector, whichspends 1.39 per cent of turnover, as opposed to 0.91 per cent in 1999. Lowerspending is seen in the financial sector which reported a spend of 1.06 percent of turnover this year, a figure which is down from 1.10 per cent in 1999.However,the poorest spender is the service sector, which reports a figure of 0.87 percent of turnover. Languagegap outs UK behindThecontroversial Nuffield Language Inquiry is about to raise its head again. Publishedin May this year after a two-year period spent gathering evidence, the inquiryestimated that British firms are missing out on millions of pounds of businessbecause of negligible language ability, resulting in faxes, telephone calls,e-mails and letters “failing to receive response”.Itpointed out that the workforce suffers from “a chronic shortage of people withusable language skills”, yet said that evidence from employers suggest that suchskills “are not highly rated”.Theinquiry will be tackled at the forthcoming London Language and Cultural Showwhen representatives from the Languages National Training Organisation willexplain the opportunities presented by the new training frameworks and updatedelegates on progress towards a quality standard for business languagetrainers. The show is held on 3-4 November in Hammersmith, London.Apublic campaign to celebrate and promote language learning kicks off in 2001,which has been designated European Year of Languages.Weblink  www.language-show.comAwardsfor year of learningEvidenceof improved business performance will be one of the criteria in deciding theLearning Resource Centre Manager of the Year at the new World Open LearningAwards, which are part of Wolce 2000 next month.Thejudges will also be taking into consideration “cost-effectiveness, and gains inemployees’ skills and motivation over the past 12 months”.Short-listedfor the title are Wendy Cliffe from Scottish Equitable, Helen de Broize of theAA and Hazel Elderkin from Elida Faberge.Otherawards acknowledge new learners, bespoke and generic products and outstandingcontributions to open learning.Theawards will be made on 4 October at a gala dinner in the National MotorcycleMuseum, Birmingham, and the main speaker is polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.Weblink  www.distancelearning.co.uk Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Desert International Horse Park Hosts Grand Finale $250,000 Grand Prix

first_img Horse Sport Enews Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! More from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. Email* The Desert International Horse Park celebrated the end of the eight week Desert Circuit with a grand finale of the $250,000 FEI Grand Prix CSI4* 1.55m, drawing top grand prix riders for the event. It was Nicky Galligan (IRL) and Javas Miss Jordan, who’s luck of the Irish, galloped them into the final victory of the circuit.Thirty-two horse and rider combinations took a swing at the Marina Azevedo (BRA) designed track for a chance at a big payday. Richard Spooner aboard Quirado RC, was the first to go clean going eleventh in the order. Galligan went right after Spooner, laying down another clear round. The remainder of the class tried their best, leaving Spooner and Galligan with the only two clear rounds to head to the jump off.Spooner returned first setting the pace with a tight track and clear round with a time of 45.70.“With a top rider and a quick horse like that behind you, you just try to go out and stay in the yellow, don’t get into the red, and put a little pressure on him and hope that maybe he’ll make a mistake,” said Spooner about going first in the jump off.Galligan put the pedal to the metal, stopping the clock at 41.15 with a fault free round for the win. For his victory, Galligan received a six month lease on an Stephex Van. For Canada, Beth Underhill and Count Me In finished 4th, Ben Asselin and Luikan Q were 5th, Darrin Dlin and Buddy Bounce placed 8th and 9th spot went to Lisa Carlsen aboard Livestream 2.“I was thinking, have fun today, [it’s a] two horse jump off,” explained Galligan. “I have a friend that always says to me, I want to be proud of you and I want to see you win trying to win rather than to lose trying to win. So when you have that chance, you just go for it. Richard [Spooner] had an amazing track in front of me, his line was so tight on his track, but mine is quick across the ground, so once I could keep the rhythm and keep going, I trusted her to be quick enough.”Nine four-faulters tried to be the fastest of the group with Olympian Will Simpson and Chacco P showing how it’s done, claiming third place as the fastest four faulter.“I’m so glad I wasn’t in the jump off,” laughed Simpson. “I was third anyway! It was an honor to be here with this caliber of riders, the quality of the course was incredible, the feel, the footing, the whole atmosphere of the place has been phenomenal the whole eight weeks. My horse has just gotten better and better every week and that’s a testimony to the place and the management and I’d like to congratulate them on doing a great job.”“This overall has been my first season to come to the West Coast and my first taste of showing out here. I have to say, fellow competitors, horse park staff, everybody from the ground up, it’s been absolutely a pleasure to be here. I’ve made some incredible friends, the human connection is incredible, but I have to say the management is second to none for trying to put the horses first and always improve themselves, the rings, the footings, the innovations like the hacking track around the whole facility so the horses don’t get ring sour, things like that really mean a lot to me and I’m really grateful that they are putting that thought into it,” said Galligan.“I think that management has just done a fantastic job of stepping up the game out here and to have all these FEI competitions means a lot to us, starting out the year with difficult competition like that again, as Nicky [Galligan] stated, the footing is phenomenal and it’s the little things. We’re lucky to have footing of that caliber and space of that caliber so my hat’s off to management, thank you for everything,” added Spooner.“There’s been so many fun things to do here at the horse park, and through all of this pandemic we’re going through, they’ve done an amazing job of keeping it under control while having a little bit of entertainment. I can hardly wait until next year when everything is up and going and people are really going to be able to come out here, enjoy themselves, and see some world class showjumping,” explained Simpson.Steve Hankin, President and CEO of the Desert International Horse Park explained, “When the owners came together a couple years ago to buy the place, our goal was simply to build the sport and I think from our standpoint, we couldn’t be more excited about the progress we’ve made the past two years. The high performance jumping program was a real goal of ours, to help rebuild it on the West Coast. It’s really exciting to have two veterans here who have given us some confidence and been incredibly patient with us as we figure this out. I think for newcomers to be running a park of this size and for these guys to all have confidence in us has been really tremendous and it inspires us as owners. We go to work tonight to start on some big changes and we’re excited to have everyone back in the fall.”The Desert International Horse Park is excited to begin new improvements during the off season with an exciting lineup of Major League Showjumping and CSI2*-CSI5* events next season. We’ll #seeyouinthedesert this fall for more exciting competition.Complete results here. Tags: Beth Underhill, Ben Asselin, Lisa Carlsen, show jumping, Count Me In, Desert International Horse Park, Livestream 2, Luikan Q, Darrin Dlin, Buddy Bounce, $250000 FEI Grand Prix CSI4* 1.55m, SIGN UP We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. 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India: Naval Commanders Conference 02/2012 Held

first_imgThe biannual Naval Commanders Conference of 2012 commenced in New Delhi on 16 Oct 12. This conference is held every May and Oct to discuss issues of operational relevance, identify capability gaps and to review the future plans of the Indian Navy.While addressing the senior naval commanders, Admiral DK Joshi, Chief of the Naval Staff stressed on the dynamics of current maritime environment and strategic imperatives thereof. He referred to a wide spectrum of challenges confronting the nation including Coastal Security and Piracy.Admiral Joshi highlighted the constant need for synergy and coordination amongst the various stakeholders viz. Indian Coast Guard, State Marine Police, Customs, Fisheries dept and other diverse agencies for ensuring optimum security of the maritime environment. Drawing attention to the scourge of Piracy, he said that participation by several international Navies, including the Indian Navy, through well coordinated efforts have reduced the piracy incidents.The current pace of growth of Indian Navy makes it one of the world’s fastest growing Navy. During his address Navy Chief also emphasized the need to groom human resources to meet the demands posed by new induction of modern equipment. Discussions, over the next two days, will focus on a wide range of issues relevant to Navy’s preparedness. They will include induction of new platforms, creation of infrastructure, expansion-cum-modernisation of repair facilities, re-vamping of logistics chains, policy issues pertaining to human resource development and upgradation of hospitals amongst others.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, October 24, 2012; Image: Indian Navy Share this article View post tag: 02/2012 October 24, 2012 Back to overview,Home naval-today India: Naval Commanders Conference 02/2012 Held View post tag: held View post tag: Naval View post tag: conference India: Naval Commanders Conference 02/2012 Held Training & Education View post tag: Commanders View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navylast_img read more

Verification Coordinator and Financial Aid Counselor

first_imgPreferred Qualifications CompensationClassification: Student Services ProfessionalAnticipated Salary: $4,691/monthHiring Range: $4,691/month – $6,683/monthSan José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefitspackage typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For moreinformation on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary .Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Excellent oral and written communication skills.Excellent customer service and public relations skills.Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handlesensitive communications with students, parents, employees andexternal agencies.Ability to identify conflict, problem solve, and resolvestudent problems and concerns in the most efficient mannerpossible.Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile,analyze, and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentationsbased on these data.Ability to carry out very complex assignments without detailedinstructions.Ability to advise students individually or in groups on variedand complex matters.Ability to analyze and define complex organizational, policy orprocedural problems, collect and evaluate data, draw validconclusions and project consequences of various alternative coursesof action.Ability to compose and appropriately format correspondence andstatistical data reports.Knowledge of software applications and financial aid programs:word processing, spreadsheet, database management.Ability to train others on new skills and procedures andprovide work lead direction.Ability to perform accurately in a detail-orientedenvironment.Ability to plan and execute multiple work priorities, organizeand plan work and projects. All applicants must apply within the specified application period:October 29, 2020 through November 15, 2020 . This positionis open until filled; however, applications received afterscreening has begun will be considered at the discretion of theuniversity. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Administers and coordinates verification and needs analysis todetermine documented financial need of students using the financialaid delivery system and the PeopleSoft needs analysis module.Reviews and verifies various documents that may be requested,including verification forms such as tax returns to complete theverification process.Reviews accuracy of all documents submitted by the student todetermine the student’s eligibility under the various federal andstate regulations such as citizenship status, loan history, grantoverpayment, social security number accuracy, and veteransbenefits, as it relates to determining financial aideligibility.Performs necessary recalculation of students’ financial aideligibility, as required by the confirmation or processing ofprofessional judgment cases.Assists students at the front counter answering questionsduring drop-in hour and provides phone coverage. Responsible forexplaining to students and parents the various documents that maybe requested for the application process, including verificationforms, tax returns, etc.Reviews and verifies that appropriate documents have beensubmitted by the student to determine the student’s admissioneligibility under the various Chancellor’s Office and campusregulations and procedures.Investigates complaints and questions from students who raiseconcerns about their progress in the Financial Aid application orprocess to a point of resolution. ResumeLetter of Interestcenter_img Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or universityin a related field, including or supplemented by upper division orgraduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, andconflict resolution where such are job-relatedThree years of progressively responsible professional studentservices work experience. A master’s degree in Counseling, ClinicalPsychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may besubstituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and theappropriate internship or clinical training in counseling orguidance may be substituted for the three years of experience forpositions with a major responsibility for professional career orpersonal counseling. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree5 years of in-house financial aid verification experiencecollecting necessary documents, making corrections, and determiningstudent’s awards2 years of experience providing work lead direction tostaff/students to determine work assignments2 years of student counseling experience relaying informationto students and families on their financial aid eligibility2 years of experience with online document retrieval system(Onbase) and creating/implementing workflow processes Job SummaryThe Verification Coordinator and Financial Aid Counselor performsfunctions under the general supervision of the Assistant Directorof Financial Aid Counseling in the Financial Aid and ScholarshipsOffice, but works independently to provide a variety ofcoordinating and advising services in support of Financial AidCounseling, the Financial Aid application process and awardingcycles. The incumbent performs functions related to the documentverification and federal needs analysis for the purpose of reachinga financial aid award determination. The position is responsiblefor maintaining a high level of knowledge regarding Financial Aidprograms that attracts, retains, and enrolls academicallyqualified, culturally diverse, and socially conscious populationsof undergraduate and graduate students. This position maintains ahigh level of expertise in Financial Aid requirements, processes,and regulations to facilitate quality customer service andfinancial aid advising in supporting students’ decision to applyand attend SJSU. The Verification Coordinator and Financial AidCounselor will develop and maintain accurate and transparentfinancial aid documentation and work flow in order to maintainlevels of productivity, quality of financial aid counseling forprospective and continuing students.Key Responsibilities Contact InformationUniversity [email protected] InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminalrecords check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue acontingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which maybe rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifyinginformation, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowinglywithheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorilycomplete the background check may affect the continued employmentof a current CSU employee who was offered the position on acontingent basis.The standard background check includes: criminal check, employmentand education verification. Depending on the position, a motorvehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checksare conducted through the university’s third party vendor, AccurateBackground. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSUwill pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence ofrequired degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time ofhire.SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS.(e.g. H1-B VISAS)All San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed tonondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenshipstatus, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, geneticinformation, marital status, medical condition, national origin,race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation,transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicablefederal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students,faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of theEducation Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and statelaws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all educationprograms and activities operated by the university (both on and offcampus).Advertised: October 29, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close:last_img read more