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Job Vacancy For Manager, Communications

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 Job vacancy for Manager, Communications at Mastercard, Lagos. Job Offer About the job Our Purpose We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results. Job Title Manager, Communications Overview The Middle East and Africa region’s Communications area utilizes communications strategies and expertise to advance business priorities a

Vacancy For Reporters!

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 Vacancy for Reporters! Vacancy at ICIR The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), Abuja is looking to recruit intelligent and hard-working reporters who have the capacity to undertake long-form investigations.  PR Pros available here! A vacancy exists for business/financial reporters and general-interest journalists. Salary is competitive. Send your CV to info@icirnigeria.org.

"Filler" Words You Should Delete From Sentences In 2021

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  Whether you call them “deadwood,” “filler,” “fluff” or “clutter,” they’re the junk you almost never need in a sentence. These “couch potato words” occupy space, trip tongues and take readers down a long, winding path when a short, straight one would do. Useless 'fillers' getting trashed Whenever you edit copy, feel free to discard these bits of grammatical gunk and literary lint. 1. Different Writers often use “different” to indicate variety, but it’s not always necessary. Consider these examples: We have many different types of soup. → We have many types of soup. Each waiter serves a different segment of the restaurant. → Each waiter serves a segment of the restaurant. You have several different options for dinner. → You have options for dinner. In the sentences above, “types,” “segment” and “options” each implies difference, which makes “different” unnecessary. Removing “different” tightens up each sentence, and it prevents redundancy. 2. That “That” rolls off the tongue wh