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Best Street Food in Agra

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The city Agra, also called the TAJ city owns a marvelous place in the hearts of many across the globe. It is not only the beauty of the TAJMAHAL that’s make the Agra city so renowned but it is also the taste in the hands of the chef’s here which make the mouths of the visitors watery. The Agra city is an iconic destination of tourism along with the foodies which are very much lovable by everyone. From monuments to local shopping to hectic life to the street food, everything adds spice and beauty to the city. Ranging from 7 star hotels to a local food vendor the city Agra has everything set in for its guests and the regular people that come up.

If you are one of the foodie kind of persons who loves to eat different dishes from different places than vendors from Agra will provide every unique and tasty food ranging from Pethas to Pancakes and from Mughlai to Italian cuisine. The city of TAJ has numerous number of street food items that make your mouth go watery when you even think about them. The local vendors here themselves say – “You can’t starve in Agra” when you have us at every corner of the streets.

So now I’ll take you to a ride of the most renowned and preferred street food items in Agra.

Best Street Food in Agra

  1. RAMBABU PARATHA WALE- To start with, the city Agra welcomes you at Sikandra to the famous outlet “Rambabu parathe wala”. This food corner will serve you with variety of paratha’s which you cannot even think of. No matter how much you prefer the Thai food or Italian food, you at a point of time will search for something that is homely in taste and so at that time Rambabu parathe wala will stumble over your taste to have something good. The Rambabu parathe wala paratha’s are often taken as a breakfast dish. The dishes here are served along with the vegetables, green chutney and the curd that will suit your taste buds. You can also visit the old outlet of Rambabu at Belanganj, Agra. I like it more than this new outlet.
  2. GOLI VADAPAV- Next in the lane we have some Mumbai tadka which people get withinthe city of Agra. Yes, the goli vada pav serves you with the spicy vada pav’s which are the most common and likeable dish among the Mumbaikars. So for those who cannot visit Mumbai to have vada pav, the goli vada pav will serve you better and give you the taste of Mumbai’s vada pav. The Goli vada pav offers a range of the vada pavs all in different taste yet at reasonable prices.
  3. DEVIRAM SWEETS- When it comes to having a spicy, healthy and tasty food in breakfast than Deviram welcome you to their store where the spicy BEDAI will make your nose go watery and your tongue licking your fingers again and again. The Deviram sweets will make your breakfast the best one and will definitely fulfill your hunger. The Deviram sweets also serves you with lassi, jalebi’s that are so tasty that you will tend for more and more.
  4. PANCHI PETHA STORE- The Agra city is famous worldwide for the variety of the pethas which we sell here. Ranging from giri petha to pan petha from kesar petha to chocolate petha every petha is provided uner one shelter that is the Panchi Petha store. The panchi petha store provides pethas at very much affordable prices. The pethas are the speciality of Agra which people want to eat no matter in which part of the country they are residing in. The Panchi Petha store provides pethas decorated with cashews and nuts which makes tongue demand for more. The petha differs from dry to liquid ones.
  5. MAMA CHICKEN- When it comes to have something non vegetarian the first name that strikes to mind is the MAMA CHICKEN. The MAMA CHICKEN is famous for it tandoori chicken. Just as Hyderabad is famous for biryani similarly in that way Agra is famous for its tandoori chicken being served by the Mama Franky. At lanes of Sadar Bazaar, Mama Franky holds a huge aura as people after getting free from their hectic day visits to have tandoori chicken. The Mama franky not only serves tandoori chicken it also serves various dishes such as kababs, chiken rolls, veg rolls etc. The chicken here is served along with the green spicy chutney being prepared by their chef’s.

    Best Street Food in Agra
  6. SADAR CHAT GALI- Who does not love Chat? I guess no one. Be it a kid or an oldie, be it a girl or a boy each one of us love to eat chat. The Chat Gali at Sadar bazar has wide variety of chats ranging from golgappe to bhalla, from pav bhaji to bhelpuri, from faluda to chuski. This narrow street at Sadar bazar, once well known for its spicy chat food items also serves the best prepared fast food items including soya chapp, pizzas, pastas, etc. This chat gali is much preferred by every foodie.

    Best Street Food in Agra
  7. BHAGAT HALWAI- Bhagat Halwai is a kind of place that attracts the massive crowd due to its centralized location and variety of food items. Bhagat Halwai serves variety of dishes which are mouth licking. This outlet is preferred by many over the chat gali at sadar bazar for the chat items served here. The most loved food items served here include pav bhaji, spring rolls, masala pav and chinese dishes.
  8. AMRATSARI KULCHA JUNCTION- The only junction where you get kulcha just like the taste of Amritsari kulcha. This junction provides you with different kind of kulchas like maithi kulcha, dhania kulcha, aloo kullcha. These are served with pindi chana which is very spicy and tasty. The junction has various other dishes too which add momentum to the place. It is also located at the center of the city and so people frequently visit it.
  9. DOSA FACTORY- South Indian is best served by a local vendor whose name is dosa factory. Amini food van which stands at khandari serves with varieties of dosas and chutneys along with sambhar at very reasonable rate. The dosas are crispy just that one will never forget its taste. Its so heavy that one dosa can fill the appetite of anyone.
  10. KAMLA NAGAR CHAT- We cannot name one chat that is not tasty in Kamla Nagar because each and every street food in Kamla Nagar is very tasty. The food here ranges from pani puri to momos, chole bhature to tandoori chicken. The Saturdays and Sundays here are the busy roads day as the kamla nagar is occupied with cars as people visit the street food vendors to have a good meal.
  11. DAYALBAGH CHAT- The lanes of Dayalbagh has a lot of street food vendors lined up all together the whole day long. The Dayalbagh road for its street food is also called as food bazaar as along with the shopping area in New Agra and Dayalbagh people also get to eat the chat. The food items served at street here are chowmein, momos, pav bhaji, bhalla, golgappe, faluda, chuski, nimbu paani, bhelpuri, idli sambhar etc. You can get everything to eat at a single place.

So these were some famous street food corners of Agra which serve you the best taste on the planet by their well trained chefs. Once you visit these famous street food corners you will wish to go again and again because of the lovely taste in the dishes that are being served by them. Well, I informed you about the best places from where you can get the tasty food. I have tried them all, I think you should try them too and I am so sure you will definitely say I am loving it. After having the food from these street vendors you will completely forget the taste of those expensive 5 star hotels or cafeterias.
My mouth is watering already!!

 

BEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS IN AGRA CITY

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BEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS IN AGRA CITY

Are you a foodie? Or might be a traveler? Or the one who loves sightseeing? Or are you a sunset lover or moonlit dreamer? If, you are all of these or a combination of few than you definitely need to trace out a perfect location for your eating. Am I right? So If I have to suggest you a good location for your feasting than I will surely suggest having your day out at Rooftops.

The trend of rooftops is considerably increasing nowadays. The rooftops are becoming famous day by day as people prefer open area sitting rather than sitting in a compact restaurant. Seeing the emerging fashion of the rooftops in metro cities and big cities as well, the Agra city has also come up with various rooftops for the Agra city people and also the tourists. The rooftops here are located at such location from where the white monument of Agra, the very famous TAJ MAHAL.

These rooftops are so located to give you a handful of memories and calm atmosphere. The rooftops serve you to the cool breeze and best place to hang out with your loved ones. They are so designed that you can click a number of amazing photos which also are a new trend. Around 3 million people each year visit Agra to have a glimpse of The Taj Mahal and so with this thought the new investors are now shifting towards opening up of the new rooftop as they attract more crowd and they are running more successfully.

BEST ROOFTOPS RESTAURANTS  IN AGRA

Some of the most known and best rooftops restaurants of Agra will be discussed by me today so that you can plan with your peer ones to visit them and make your dining memorable one. So they are as follows-

1. HICHKEE CAFÉ- Hichkee café is located at the rooftop of hotel Alleviate. Hichkee is situated at the Yamuna Kinara road. Hichkee serves various cuisines like Indian, Chinese, Italian etc. It has mouthwatering vegetarian delicacies which are served to the customers as per the order. It was opened a few years back and because of its good location, it is highly visited by the people. Hichkee restaurant is good because of its delicacies in vegetarian and also the snacks and the mocktails being made and served. The prices are also very reasonable.

2. CHAPTER 1 CAFÉ- Ambience is not all that is required to make your visit a good one sometimes the food should be prioritized and so with this Chapter one café focuses on the quality of the food rather than the quantity or the ambiance. The dishes being served to the customers will leave your mouth watering and you will keep on licking your fingers again and again and will crave for more. It is a café as well as a bar. It is located at Fatehabad road, 100 meters away from ITC Mughal. It is also famous because of its interiors.

3. MOCHA CAFÉ- Mocha café is another good place to visit in and make your day worth living and relaxing. Mocha café is located at Fatehabad Road, Tajganj. Mocha café is well known for its varieties of food that are cooked here. People prefer to hang out here because it is easily spotted and also has parking facility as well as the ambiance here is much welcoming. The cappuccino here is the most likable one as it tastes much like the European cappuccino. The menu here is huge with various choices that one may get confused as to what to order but every dish is equally tasty.

4.TEASE ME- Being a resident of Agra I will surely suggest the visitors visit tease me once in their scheduled outing. Tease me is located at Fatehabad road at the rooftop of Hotel M. This place is merely famous because of the Dal Makhani being served here to the customers. Also, it is so well known because of its location. The waiters here are well dressed and look like professionals and the way they greet their visitors is appreciable. The food here is not so costly and the location is well maintained and is very peaceful.

5.GREY HOUSE CAFÉ- Grey house café is situated close to hotel Crystal Sarovar. It is much often visited by the tourists and the localities due to the Mexican dishes being served by the chefs here. Hardly any café serves with Mexican dishes but as this café does, therefore, it has a separate place in the hearts of the people. The pasta with Portuguese taste is mostly ordered by everyone as it is very much tasty. Also, the place has a decent ambiance and atmosphere due to which people enjoy going there with their loved ones, also the interiors are much appreciable.

6. URBAN DECK- Next, in the line is Urban Deck. The urban deck is located at the center of the city due to which people find it easy to visit here. Saturdays and Sundays are the busy days here or we can say that weekends here are crowded with people and finding a single table becomes difficult at times. It is located at the rooftop of PL Palace at Sanjay Place. The special management and working credit here is given to Mr. Prabhat Kumar and Mr. Madhav and Ravinder for their services at the bar counter and food desk. As it is centrally located people find convenient to visit it most often. The food here is much appreciated by the visitors. It has a variety of outdoor dining and drinking varieties. The prices here are very affordable and the staff and the management are pretty good.

7. CAFÉ TURQUOISE COTTAGE- This is a newly opened café which is opened at Fatehabad road nearby Amar hotel. It has an open wifi system with live music being performed by the musicians. It is a healthy place as it does not serve alcohol. It is located at the finest areas of the town. The fusion music and the interiors are highly likable by the visitors. The ambiance and aura here act like icing on the cake.

8. KISKEY WHISKEY- Another bar which is situated at the heart of the city. This bar is built in the Ashok cosmos mall at Sanjay place. It had a great grand opening by Parmish Verma. As it is newly opened so people are hitting this location to have some new tastes and as the names suggest whiskey is highly served here.

9. SHANKARA VEGIS This is another restaurant that is located nearby the Taj Mahal and it is highly famous for its tasty and affordable food. In order to make the day of the visitors much better, it also has various entertaining games like billiards, chess, and carom. People love dining here under the moonlit with the explicit view of the Taj Mahal.

10. ROOFTOP BAR- The rooftop bar is located at the rooftop of hotel Oberoi Amarvillas. The hotel itself is a remarkable place to visit in but along with this, its rooftop is another beautiful location to hang out. If one is visiting the Oberoi Amarvillas than they should definitely visit the rooftop once.

So these were some beautiful and better-managed rooftops that are located in Agra. Being a resident I will always suggest you take out some time from your schedule and visit these places to have the best cuisine and fancy ambiance.

5 High-Tech Gadgets Every School Needs For A Smarter Classroom

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Our world is advancing at the speed of light. There is so much advancement happening everything that we cannot possibly think about holding on to our traditional ideas of schools, colleges, or even workplaces.

A classroom needs to be every bit as updated and smart as everything else in the world. If we keep teaching children in the same environment that was common decades ago then how do we expect all of them to cope with the reality of the world?

It is no shocker that the advancements are happening in a classroom environment can be measured with the gadgets that are being used. Devices in a classroom can make the learning environment more efficient, and they can take a lot of burden off the students’ and teachers’ shoulders. Now, that is not to say that you completely forego traditional methods of teaching, after all, they have proven to be effective in the development of a child’s brain for many years now. Taking advanced and traditional methods of teaching together is what will make our classrooms smarter than they are now.

So without further ado, let us look at some of the hi-tech gadgets that all classrooms can make use of:

Kindles

Kindles had reshaped the world ever since their advent approximately a decade ago. People still swear by paperback and softcover books very often, but the truth is that Kindles are the future because they are efficient and they are smart.

If you don’t know what a Kindle is, it is a gadget that is essentially an E-book reader. On a Kindle you can get many books for free, you can buy some books from Amazon Kindle Malaysia, or you can even transfer and convert books in a PDF format into a Kindle format and read it. At one time a child can have thousands of books which will reduce his or her physical burden, unlike traditional books which they usually have to carry by the dozen!

The great thing about a Kindle is that it has hundreds of amazing features that make reading more efficient for children than it is now. For example, I’m sure we all remember a time when our teachers used to tell us to read books and look up meanings of words from a separate dictionary. Needless to say, that very few children, if any at all, ever got around to using a dictionary that way! However, with a Kindle, you simply need to tap on the word in question, and it displays the meaning. That is it.

It is also infinitely easier to Navigate through text on a Kindle than it is on a traditional book; for example, if you are looking for a specific page, you simply need to type in a word on that page and the navigation feature will take you there!

The only problem with the Kindle is that most models do not support colored illustrations and diagrams, which makes textbook learning a tad bit tricky. Even so, Kindles still make for excellent reference books and literature studies.

SmartBoards

Another amazing gadget that all classrooms should have by now are smartboards. Smartboards are superior to the traditional whiteboards in every possible way.

First of all, the smartboard does not require any markers or special chalk for people to write on them. People can use their fingers or a stylus pen to write on the board easily which reduces a lot of waste created by markers and chalk.

Secondly, smartboards are highly interactive. We are all aware of how beneficial hands-on and interactive learning is for children, and the smartboard makes it so much easier than a traditional board. Using smartboards, children can take notes easily, and they can attach their tablets to it. Smartboards can also create multiple user spaces at one time which can make it easier for many children to work on it altogether.

Lastly, smartboards can also make use of other technology in the classrooms. For example, teachers can attach their USBs, phones, and tablets to it easily. Using a smartboard, teachers also have access to online resources which can massively improve a learning environment.

Laptops, Tablets, and Phones

So there is no escaping the fact that our world runs on gadgets such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Since people are used to using these gadgets at their leisure, they often do not see the practicality of their use in a classroom environment.

You can use a phone to quickly take notes of whatever your teacher is saying using any notebook app. You can keep track of your class schedules and set reminders for assignments and tests easily. You can easily research your class work if you have an internet connection. The possibilities are endless.

Biometric Devices

There was a time when we saw biometric devices such as fingerprint identification and iris detection only in sci-fi and futuristic movies. Well, those movies are our present now, and there is no escaping that!

Even though school IDs are still relevant, marking class attendance using biometric devices instead of roll call is much more efficient, and it saves up on time of the class as well. Biometric identification also prevents theft. Often, traditional books and notebooks can easily be stolen and misused by other people. When it comes to devices locked by biometric IDs, there is no way any other person can abuse it without the knowledge of the person who owns it.

3D Printers

Now, thinking about using 3D printers in a classroom may be a bit of a stretch, but there is no denying the fact that 3D printers are the future of basic resources. You can create hundreds of interactive classrooms resources to teach children anything from the alphabet, to counting, to the usefulness of technology in the classroom! I mean, we all know that children learn better when they can interact.

You can also print out small toys and other rewards to present to the children when they perform well. If anything, children will always look forward to the class when they know something as cool as a 3D printer is being used!

Author Bio:

Jamie Kates is a student of Information Technology. She has a great passion for e-books and other technological devices that improve her reading capacity and brain power. She is also a passionate writer in her field related to software, e-readers, and other gadgets. Check her blogs at https://buykindlemalaysia.com.`

7 Packing Essentials on Every Business Traveler’s List

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7 Packing Essentials on Every Business Traveler’s List:

Everybody carry something with them while they are traveling. There are few things that they carry with themselves when they travel for the vacation purpose or some other business purposes.

Everybody has the pressing basics they never travel without, yet the rundown can appear to be somewhat unique for business voyagers, who will in general take shorter, more incessant outings and must juggle stuffed calendars once they contact down at their goal.

For business promotion there are several ideas like ninjanumber which will be very helpful for you.

Business explorers need to remain sorted out, associated, agreeable, and all around refreshed as they rearrange between time zones.

Anything that accomplishes this parity makes for a more joyful and more compelling businessperson, so before you send you’re most believed representative off to the worldwide office, ensure she has these items and administrations stuffed.

There are the conspicuous alternatives, similar to a dependable, expandable lightweight bag and a convenient battery pack, yet in addition consider savvy and imaginative increments like work shoes you can really walk an entire day in and a note pad that spares all your gathering scrawls to the cloud.

In this article we will be discussing few of them important items which has to be carried by them when they travel for any business trip. Let’s goJ

  1. Business Cards:

This one may appear obvious you ought to dependably have your very own couple cards primed and ready when away on business­—however Ivan Misner, organizer of the business organizing association BNI, prescribes that you likewise pack save cards from your partners and the general population you work with the most.

You ought to have the contact data for your referral accomplices,” he says. “A standout amongst other approaches to organize … is to discover approaches to encourage somebody. [When networking] the vast majority endeavor to pitch to somebody.”

  1. Breath Mints:

Try not to go along a solid smell alongside your business card. To avert an indecent behavior, convey breath mints to gnaw at standard interims and especially after suppers. “I can’t reveal to you what number of individuals I’ve met breath’s identity’s not exactly attractive,” Misner says.

Be that as it may, you should do whatever it takes not to utilize mints just before meeting new individuals, since then they may focus more on your unbalanced sucking commotions than on your lift pitch.

What’s more, stick to mints, not gum, with the goal that you don’t make smacking sounds while talking.

  1. Antibacterial Gel:

A little vial of germ-busting gel one that is inside the 3.4-liquid ounce remittance for airplane­ travel is a need given every one of the general population you’ll meet and new hands you’ll shake. I convey hand sanitizer. It may make me seem like a priest.

Yet, what I found was I shook such huge numbers of individuals’ hands that I was contracting colds a great deal. When I began utilizing the hand sanitizer, I got less colds.”

Figure out how to be a little stealth with its application, however. You would prefer not to insult your new partner by quickly soaking your straight from-a-handshake fingers in gel.

Misner suggests slathering up at 30-minute interims when in extraordinary systems administration circumstances, for example, an expert meeting or vocation reasonable.

  1. A Pencil & Pad:

[Carrying these items] is the thing that I call a BFO. “A blinding blaze of the self-evident. In any case, I can’t reveal to you how frequently I neglect to have a pen or pencil.

You must have one consistently with the goal that you can record something rapidly that you’ve gained from somebody.”

Make certain to have your composition utensils promptly open, and not somewhere down in a satchel, for gatherings.

Approaching another partner for something to compose with will prompt an uncomfortable silence in discussion (while they root through their assets to accomplish something you ought to have improved the situation yourself), and it could likewise be seen as amateurish on your part.

  1. Pairs of Shoes:

An all-encompassing outing may require you pack significantly more footwear, yet remember that you’ll require somewhere around two sets for even a short remain.

Those two would incorporate an agreeable set for strolling around amid the day, and a somewhat dressier match for essential meals with customers.

  1. Laptop:

Don’t hesitate to embed “iPad,” “Android tablet,” or “Windows tablet” into this opening, in the event that you utilize one of those as your versatile PC of decision.

The fact of the matter is, you need one on you.

Try not to get discovered depending on whatever philistine PC and working framework the business focus gives.

Not exclusively may the inn’s machines not have the product you require, but rather you won’t have the opportunity to utilize them nonstop. Spare yourself the issue.

  1. Cloths:

In some peripheral conditions of movement, you may require the strictest business clothing.

Be that as it may, for most work capacities, you may make do in the event that you bring along no less than some decent jeans and something like one pleasant coat, alongside a few shirts to wear underneath for difference both between work days and among day and night occasions.

Laura Schreckinger, the purchaser and director of a Lexington, Mass.- based business travel store, Savvy Travel Shop, calls this “delicate dressing,” since it contrasts from the look of an organized suit.

“I would propose these things since they’ll work for an assortment of business travel necessities,” she says.

“What’s more, the coat regards have even in the mid-year, in light of the fact that a considerable measure of traditions are held in rooms that are extremely well cooled.”

Adding links and making it more appealing in your Instagram Stories

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Using for Instagram  marketing any content is the best option right now. It has a large number of users from which you can benefit from. Instagram introduced a feature just like the Snapchat stories. These stories feature is now one of the top trending feature among the social media platforms in the world. Different studies have shown that marketing any content through stories creates better result as in return in terms of internet traffic towards the ad. So it is important to add any content that you want to market.

How can a follower on Instagram add the content in his or her Instagram stories? For this there are few simple steps through which you can easily add content especially links of your marketing content in the stories. The first step is to start your Instagram story which can be related to anything or recommended thing is to make a story that should be related to the marketing content you want to add.

The second step is, when you will be creating your story which will either be a picture or a video there will be chain icon at the top. Click on the chain link and you will find a new screen will be appeared in your Instagram application. The screen will state to add the URL which will be the link. Add your link and press done. To know that your link has been successfully added is that the chain icon will be appeared highlighted to show that the link has been successfully added.

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Step 3 is that you can still add more content in your Instagram stories if you want to. Just for rest of the icons and try out different things to make your stories meaningful and attractive. To make your link more visible you can add some pictures or art to tell the viewers to perform an action to view the link. There are some more ways to effectively attract the viewers towards the links that you want to advertise. To make your links obvious to the users’ eyes try to use one or two links on a single story. Don’t create a mess in your stories, the user will most likely ignore the story if he or she sees too many links in the Instagram story. There is no need to add links in every story, try to add links which should add value in your stories, choose the right time to add links through which you want to advertise. To make your marketing links more appealing try to use some hints in your stories which should be interesting. This will make the viewers curious about the rest of the post which will make them to visit your link. Don’t add too much in your stories, if you have a blog you can share your blog whenever it is up, you can share the link by telling people to go check your blog post through a simple Instagram story.

Becoming a Hospitality Interior Designer

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Hospitality interior design is a profession unlike any other within the design field. Whilst interior designers for homes, offices and commercial spaces only have to take into account the wants, needs and desires of a single or small group of people, hospitality interior designers are tasked with figuring out what a certain demographic will want from their experience in a bar, restaurant, coffee shop or any other hospitality-orientated space. Hospitality interior design is considered as one of the best design professions and it is easy to see why.

Not only this, but hospitality interior designers must be in the know when it comes to regulatory requirements, codes and relevant laws. They work closely with architects and project managers to achieve the desired result.

#1: Education Requirements

To become a hospitality interior designer, in most cases, you will need to achieve a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in interior design. These programmes often include classes which include drawing, art and design, art history and computer-aided design. It all depends on where you take the course and who provides it, though—most interior design courses are largely the same.

There is usually the option to take extra credit modules and whilst you may be tempted to take something different such as a language, it is always a good idea to stick with courses related to design, especially if there are hospitality-related modules on offer.

#2: The Day-to-Day Job

As a hospitality interior designer, a huge part of your job involves meeting with clients to get the most accurate idea possible of what they want and require. You will work hard to develop designs which suit your clients’ needs whilst fitting within their budget and prepare sketches and blueprints for approval.

You will also advise on colour schemes, types of furniture, themes and work out costs and estimates for the job. The process for designing a hospitality interior is long and drawn out, much more than other types of interior design, but the end-result has to satisfy a group of people you don’t know and will never meet, so this is necessary.

#3: Applying for Internships

For budding interior designers, especially hospitality interior designers, there are lots of internships and study programmes on offer.

You can typically start applying these from your final year onwards and they are a great way to get your foot in the door with a reputable firm. If you gain nothing else from it, you still have the experience and you can use that to reflect on your skills and improve them. Not all internships end in job offers, but they are your best shot.

Internships are fiercely competitive, and decent grades are always your golden ticket in.

Pursuing a career as a hospitality interior designer is no easy feat. The competition is fierce, and the standards are high, but by being aware of this early-on you can avoid setting yourself up for failure. By working hard and doing everything you need to in-order to be prepared and get ahead there’ll be a career waiting for you.

4 Steps to successful Employee Training Programs

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It is no secret that having a successful employee-training program can brew multiple benefits for both the organization and employees in a firm. An effective training program can lead to increased yielding with better management. It can lead to a happier and more satisfied workforce, and satisfied workforce contributes to increased turnover, helping the organization in the long run.

However, training is not one size fit for all concept. An effective training plan will only produce results if it is sensibly planned and properly implemented. Nevertheless, creating an effective business plan is not that easy.

Time has taken its toll as new ways of doing business keep snowballing the web with every passing day. And finding employees who can level up to these technological advancements is a stage where most of the organizations seem struggling. Under-trained employees are not able to get the desired results, and trainers not able to draft training programs that can boost employees performance is adding to the woes of many organizations.

So how business can tackle such woes? Below is an article that will give you an insight into how to create an effective employee-training program that helps. These points will give special attention to goals a trainer should keep in mind during the development and implementation of programs. So let us get started.

Identifying Organizational Needs

Identifying organizational needs and setting objectives and goals accordingly is about recognizing weak areas where training will prove beneficial. Why is the sales department falling short of achieving monthly goals? Or Why production rate is uneven since past few months? Finding answers to such questions can help program managers to come up with better and effective training strategies.

Business should ask themselves what they are trying to achieve through training. Evaluating what is happening in the business and identifying the right opportunity before creating a plan will help you understand where the business is and what it needs to do to rise above from there.

Here is how to identify skills that matters.

When the program manager is able to determine organizational needs that are aligned with the business, quantifying training becomes much easier. Make sure you use the right metrics including time, cost, quantity, and effectiveness to better identify the problems that need to be tackled.

Moreover, the training program starts with a person who is open-minded, curious, motivate and well versed in business strategies. In some organizations, this person might be the training and development manager, learning and development specialist, or training coordinator. Regardless of job title, this person should have a deep understanding on how to deal with staff and get the best out of them.

Setting up the Objectives

Before you begin creating any training, it is a good idea to invest some time in creating a list of learning objectives. Learning objective is a list that defines what results you would like to see after the training is completed.

It is a simple theory, without clear-cut objectives you won’t know what steps you need to take to get to the desired results. You won’t be able to lead workers towards the desired goal, which will only add up to organizations woes.

Thus consider asking questions like – How will employee performance improve after this program? Or How will employees better achieve business goals after this program? – before you start creating a training program.

A learning objective may address things that your learners can know, such as how a product flows through a machine or skills that your learners can perform, such as threading materials into a machine. Your objective should be very specific, (measurable in terms of quantity), achievable and relevant.

Designing and Developing Training Material

Designing training material is just like online assignment writing where you have to plan before you start with the writing part. Designing before developing will help you sort your ideas from most effective to lesser ones.

Keep the following points in mind while designing your training materials:

  • Do not rush, take your time to figure out the best ideas.
  • Create training content and assessments that relate directly to your learning objectives.
  • Design a plan that lets employees interact with each other.
  • Make sure there is plenty of opportunity for feedback during training.
  • A plan where employees are put in control works the best.

Once you have a rough design ready it is time to start developing the resources for the training program. You can consider using interactive tools like Word, Excel or similar office programs to create beautiful yet informative content.

Add flip-charts, graphs, transparencies, and/or computer-generated graphics for presenting visual materials during training. E-learning authoring tools like Adobe Captivate can be used for creating computer-based e-learning modules. These are just a few ideas, shuffle that creative corner of your mind to make your designs engaging and easy to understand.

Implementing the Program

In this stage, you have to inform your employees that they will undergo a training phase. This information must be given a week prior before the training process begin so that they can prepare them for the training process. A companies like  bestonlineassignmenthelp and paperdoers always follow this step before training an employee .

Learning Management System (LMS) can play a crucial role in this step. If you use an LMS at work, it is easy for your employees to log in and see the list of the task they have been assigned. The application sends email to the workers to keep them updated with any changes or important addition to the training program.

In addition, you may also have to spend time in reserving a room for training, stocking necessary supplies and arranging stuff you think you will need during the training sessions. Get all this done in advance so that training goes off as smoothly as possible.

The actual training implementation can take a variety of forms. It may be classroom education, practice openings such as role-playing exercises, focus groups, case studies, or small group assignments, on-the-job skills-based training, or more. Define this in advance, when you are creating your learning objectives.

Evaluating what you have achieved

The training went well and congratulations on that. However, the real question is, was it effective enough? The last stage of the training program is to evaluate if your training program was a success or mere waste of time and efforts.

You can figure this out by observing the employees during the training or asking their opinions at the end. You can also consider conducting paper-based surveys if you want.

In addition, define a series of key performance indicators for your training programs such as average number of hours per students, average final score, completion rate, etc. reviewing these KPIs at regular intervals will give you adequate knowledge about your progress. After you have performed this evaluation, you may determine that the training was as effective as you hoped, or even more.If so, congratulations and well done.

Training programs work best when divided into chunks. You individually can focus on each step without being stuck. Adopt a learning and development culture at your company to prompt all employees to seek personal and professional advancement.

10 Scenarios to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity

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Microsoft puts at your fingertips a variety of solutions and tools that will allow you and your company to keep moving forward.

  • Optimize your investments and Save up to 60% in storage costs, moving to the cloud. Microsoft Azureis the flexible, open and secure enterprise-class cloud platform. With a growing collection of integrated services in the cloud, optimizing your resources and moving faster.

 

  • Increase your Productivity and Reduce 24% of the time in which sales teams are not selling. Microsoft Dynamics CRMis the solution that will help you boost sales productivity and facilitate incredible customer experiences

 

  • Implement solutions much faster supported by an effective collaborative approach from Microsoft’s development teams to transfer knowledge. We will guide you to increase your performance and reduce costs and risks. We provide a first-line proactive support that reduces support costs.

 

  • Save More. Reduce travel and communication costs. Up to 40% reduction Communications are an essential part of the tasks that are carried out day by day, both inside and outside the work. You can reduce your expenses by integrating your communication systems to your business applications, just by clicking to connect via email, desktop sharing and video conferencing. The result: it will generate a continuous flow with the people you need to connect to get your work done faster and better. With Skype for Companieseliminate unnecessary expenses and allow your team to communicate at any time from anywhere. Savings of up to 60% by replacing video conferencing rooms.

 

  • Increase your Results. Companies can gain a competitive advantage by empowering their employees.The unique approach of Microsoft’s data platform allows its teams to collect, manage, transform and analyze all types of information, so that modern companies demand it. A smart company needs to have advanced analytics that perform a quick analysis of large amounts of data to understand “what happened”, understand “why it happened”, predict “what’s going to happen” and thus know “what should be done”. To do this, Microsoft Power BIoffers self-service business intelligence that combines the power of the cloud and the familiarity of Excel

 

  • Optimizes the Return on Investment (ROI). Train your mobile workforce, to obtain 163% ROI in 7 months. In order for your company to continue to expand and adapt to the changing speed of the market, it is necessary that your entire workforce can carry out its tasks beyond the office. Implementing a mobile productivity platform in your company, all teams that are involved in a project can stay connected and share information, within an environment that guarantees the total protection of your data. With Office 365,not only the mobility of your business is guaranteed, the reduction of costs and the security of your company also. Microsoft has said nothing about releasing new versions of Office 2019, and based off recent Office history, it is likely little will change from those versions released for Office 2016. You can Buy Office 2019 from here.

 

  • Ensure Business Continuity, With Microsoft Operations ManagementSuite you can extend IT administration with System Center to the cloud, providing more control, visibility and security in the hybrid cloud. Availability: Increase data protection and application availability. Protect your systems and critical applications, define recovery plans and easily manage recovery points

 

  • Reduce Costs, Optimize IT management, to save up to 35% of time in device management. At Microsoft we have a set of solutions that are easy to implement and manage, which translates into reduced maintenance costs for your company. ( Windows 10, System Center, Microsoft Operations Management Suite and The Business Mobility Suite) Amortize your investment in the short term thanks to the ready-to-use monitoring, provisioning, configuration, protection and self-service functions.

 

  • Protect your Company, Ensure compliance with standards and security, to reduce up to 30% technical support costs. An effective security solution will help reduce your costs and the complexity of IT by providing high-value, low-maintenance products that will help keep sensitive data protected and systems active and available. Integrate  Microsoft Enterprise MobilitySuite (EMS) with Windows 10 to get the most out of your productivity and mobile security strategy.

 

  • Improve your Return on Investment. Generate up to 30% savings in training costs with E-learning.Through Software Assurance, reduce costs in training and implementation of its technological infrastructure. With this service you will have a unique set of benefits, services and rights to efficiently manage and use Microsoft solutions. Finance the payment of licenses according to your convenience, payment plans in installments during the 3 years of duration of the contracts.

6 Simple Office Space Ideas that will Change the Way You Look at Work

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6 Simple Office Space Ideas that will Change the Way You Look at Work

When thinking about office space, most people visualize a boring and bland place, cluttered with files and stationery, with extremely dull furniture.

However, we live in a world in which we are looking at everything refreshingly. Everything is revolutionizing, and this includes office spaces.

If your place of work bores you or makes you think about nothing but stressful notions, you will want to take some help from these revolutionary ideas. Okay, so the ideas we are providing are not exactly revolutionary they are quite simplistic. But these simple ideas all harmonized can help you change the way you look at work. Let’s take a look at a few of these ideas.

 

Be Sleek and Minimalistic

Being sleek and having a minimalistic approach to décor is the trendy thing to do for every place these days. Naturally, this rule also applies to office spaces.

Let’s talk about the color scheme first. The dominant colors in your office must not be too many, and they must not clash. You can either go for a monochrome approach and put one color on everything (usually something like turquoise, baby blue, mint green or white), or you can go for a contrast between one, light primary color, and a darker secondary color. For example, you can paint the walls white and have one, contrasting blue wall. Then you can add white and blue furniture; we’re sure you get the gist.

Moving on to furniture, make sure nothing in your office is bulky and clunky. These days it’s all about a sleek table and a desk and an ergonomic and slim chair. If you want to add extra chairs or sofas or a coffee table, make sure it is all compact so that it fits in the space easily and does not cut into your breathing room.

Slim furniture is not difficult to get your hands on these days. You can even find desks and office chairs on sale in many renowned places lately.

It is not a good idea to put too much furniture in your office space at all, because minimalism is the vibe these days.

Add a Lot of Storage Space

We cannot avoid possibly stress enough about the importance of storage space in your office. If your office does not have enough storage space right now, you will be pleasantly surprised by how much of a difference it can make to this small area.

Storage areas include everything from cabinets to drawers even to file cabinets.

It is a great idea to label all these spaces accordingly as well, so you know what item goes where and when you are wrapping up at the end of the day.

If you are used to being in a cluttered office, you will be surprised at how much easier it is to function in a cleaner space.

 

Keep Everything Well Organized

Being organized is also just as important as anything else. Sometimes you need to add a couple of extra items in your office to remain organized. For example, for all the clutter of stationery on your desk, you can get a desk organizer.

A desk organizer will help you keep everything on your desk in one place so that you don’t have to fumble around looking for things when you need them. Fumbling for the single item that you need can make a bigger mess than before. A desk organizer also makes it easier for you to wrap things up at the end of the day.

You can also add shelves in the office to keep files and books and other items in as well. Shelves are great because you can keep an eye on them from wherever you are. So if you want something specific, you can point it out easily and fetch it. Shelves also act as extra storage space.

 

Let the Sun in

We must never discredit the importance of windows in an office. An office without windows will always look suffocating and dull, no matter how well-decorated it is.

You can look through the window and see an alive city expanding out in front of you. This feeling can instantly relax or motivate you.

Other than that, you can open the windows to let some fresh air in from time to time. It will prevent you from taking in only the artificially ventilated air and give your lungs a little break from the stressful office air too!

Lastly, you will also be able to get some sunlight in your office. Not only is the sunlight excellent for hygiene because it kills bacteria in your office, but it can also make you feel less stressed out and more motivated. A warm sunny day can cheer up even the worst of moods at times because seasonal depression is a very real thing.

Make the Lighting Perfect

The natural light we discussed is the best kinds of lighting that there is, but the artificial lighting in your office must also be perfect.

Ceiling lights are still the best option because they are the only kind of lighting that can evenly distribute light throughout a room, so you don’t have any unevenly lit areas.

Other than that, you can even add reading lamps to add to the appeal and to get some extra light whenever possible.

Add Indoor Decorations

Even an office space needs eye-catching indoor decorations. The lack of these decorations is what results in dreary and bland office spaces.

First of all, you should try to get your hands on indoor plants. Indoor plants can freshen up space, and they can even elevate the mood of the people working in the office. Some plants also act as natural humidifiers and air fresheners so the keep the air clean and healthy as well.

Other than that, you can put up framed artworks on the wall, as long as they are office appropriate. You can even frame your certificates and plaques and hang them on the walls too.

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Author Bio:

Hannah is an interior designer by profession, and she knows all the ins and outs of using the right quality of the furniture and accessories for home decor and workplace. She is also a blogger who loves to write about the home and office maintenance tips and tricks. Read more about her posts at ergoedge.co.

 

 

Star Wars Font – Free Download & Use in Microsoft Word

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Letter font may sound small but they make a great contribution in branding something. While a good looking font is always admirable, many professional designers and editors solely rely on the type of font letter fonts for creating a comprehensive and beautiful Logo, Brand name, or designing any such. As long as it’s about utilizing a good looking font, Star Wars certainly made it right. Each of Star Wars Font and color they use in those letters makes a lot difference in attracting viewers.

As we travel into the era of internet and typography, we see many of the Star Wars fans are looking for Star Wars Title Font to use the same in their projects. To feed this desire of millions, we have set up with some Star Wars title font, letter font, and logo font, all set to free download and use in Microsoft word or any project videos.

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What is Star Wars Font?

As a Star Wars movie begins, before we can even witness lightsabers and spaceships, we are fed with various fonts that are set to the scenes with one intend, building up audience excitement. For the true Star Fans and Sci-Fi movie freaks, these star wars title fonts and opening letter fonts are as lucrative as the apple of Eden Garden.

These Star Wars fonts are both dark and light, lucrative and beautiful. If you are looking for one such to download for free of cost for MS Word or video project, we have it.

Before we do, don’t you want to take a look behind creation of these fonts?

So, how do you define or know about Star War font?

Definition of Star Wars font isn’t as simple as it might sound. Years of experiment, modifications, and tweaks have taken place by film directors. All of these are for keeping the fans away from indignation. Keeping them attracted to the franchise.  

Now that every Star Wars movie starts with a famous line says ‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…’ in a purple or cool blue font color.   

Once upon a time – the tagline lettering of Star Wars typeface originally created by hand. Thus, if you try matching the screenshots, you may find mismatches between them varying one movie episode to another.

Although, the recent Star Wars episodes, counting from ‘The Force Awakens’ have been using a digitalized version of Star Wars letter fonts, mostly matching with Franklin Demi’s font work.

Once the familiar line vanishes away into the space, our eardrums are hit an epic opening fanfaronade by Jon Williams. And then, we are left in awe while the Star Wars logo conquers entire screen before drifting off slowly into the far space. This followed by opening crawl texts demonstrating the base story so far.

For both the crawl text and Star Wars title font, they used News Gothic in every episode. In initial days, they used Universe as the title font that supposed to build a sense of gravity and importance to the title. News Gothic however, has been used for crawl text for a very long time.

Nevertheless, all of these are just scratching in the Star Wars font surface. Star Wars logo font is one the other hand had been polished and adjusted for several times while the creators tried settling on a reliable style. One latest tweak we have seen in the ‘The Last Jedi’ is Logo turned red.

This has created much buzz among fans try figuring out what it actually meant. However, in the movie the Logo remained in its original color yellow.  

Star Wars Font Microsoft Word – How to Use it?

As a Windows PC user, you might have work on various projects using MS Word. Microsoft Word has its own inbuilt fonts to select from. To spark the Star Warns fan in you, if you desire to add Star Wars fonts to Microsoft Word sheet, that can be done quite easily.

For that, you must rely on a third party source to download Star Wars font as you require. Our best bet is FontSpace.com – a website that provides tons of free text fonts including Star Wars.

FontSpace is simply incredible where you can search your desired font styles, select the best after checking the reviews, ratings, and number of downloads. Counting from The Force Awakens font to Star Jedi, you get total of 62 free star wars fonts to download. In a nutshell, FontSpace ensures you get the best. Here are all the Star Wars Title fonts you can download for free of cost.

Another reliable place to create and download Star Wars font as you wish is Font-Generator.com. This online font generator tool lets you type in your desired text and then curve it to Star Wars font style selecting from 10 different fonts available.

Now, it’s time we guide you how to download and use Star Wars font in Microsoft Word easily.

How to Use Star Wars Font on MS word?

We are about to demonstrate the procedure of using Star Wars font for MS Word step-by-step.

Step 1: Visit FontSpace website from your browser or click on the above shared link and then select your desired Star Wars font to download.

Step 2: Click on the Download button located below the font preview.

Step 3: Once the desired font is downloaded, click on the option menu of downloaded file and select “Show in Folder” to open the file.

Step 4: Now, right-click on the file and select “Extract files” from the option menu and hit “OK” button.

Step 5: Next, open the extracted file, and then go to your Windows Control Panel.

Step 6: In case if your Control Panel is not displayed in Icon view, click on View By and then select “Category” and then Large Icon option.

Step 7: From here, locate the “Fonts” option which contains all types of installed fonts in your computer.

Step 8: Now, switch to the folder where extracted Star Wars fonts are saved. Next, Select and drag the .ttf file to the Control Panel and drop it there.

Step 9: Finally, to cross check your font installation, open the Microsoft Word and then check the available fonts in font tab.

So, that’s how you can download, install, and use Star Wars font on your MS Word. The same procedure can be followed to use any free font on your Microsoft Word.

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Conclusion

Star Wars movie series have been making impact on million minds for over a decade now. We are expecting even more in the coming days. As in The Last Jedi’s word, “This is just a beginning.” Needless to say, Star Wars font is also may come in a new shape in future, perhaps for better.

Till then, you can make use of these existing Star Wars Title fonts and Logo in your interest. May the force be with you.

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