“It will be my 23th year since I moved to United States next Tuesday.” Said by Sandra Peiera, the general manager of TheBronzeEmpire.
I was able to catch up with her during her lunch break this week’s Monday. She told me that it is never too late to follow your passion and choose your life.
Sandra was born and lived in Brazil for 30 years. She was a ballet dancer and teacher by that time. “My family was pretty wealthy when my father was alive. He was the most famous surgeon in my hometown. I was a simple girl who only thinks about dancing. However, I could not dance anymore due to a really bad back injury.” She told me that she chose to come to United States after her dad asked her to make a decision about her future due to the fact that she cannot dance anymore.
Sandra was talking about how she started hospitality career
She was learning English and study for other degrees at San Francisco when she was 31. However, the upheaval was striking her life and makes her into the hospitality business. “My father supported me for all the school and living bills. But he had a bad apoplexy and then retired when I was still in school. The family asked me to go back to live with them, or I have to live on my own.” Therefore, Sandra still chose to stay in United Sates. She started work at few restaurants as hostess and server. Continue reading
On the screen shot of Twitch, we can see the streamer LIRIK has more than 30,000 active viewers at the moment. Also, he has over 110,000,000 history views and 1,300,000 followers.
Recently, the live streaming has become a trendy topic via media. Lots of people think the fact that it may bring more challenges and opportunities for the social media and modern journalism are fascinating.
The trend begins with game live streaming website TwitchTV. They started primarily focus on game streaming since 2011. The popularity of Twitch would eclipse that of its general-interest counterpart; in October 2013, the website had 45 million unique viewers, and by February 2014, it was considered the fourth largest source of peak Internet traffic in the United States.
On August 25, 2014, it was announced that Amazon.com would acquire Twitch Interactive for US$970 million. However, after the acquisition, “Live Streaming” has officially become a hot topic and trend that everyone can see and read on the news.
Lots of people are actually become full time game live streamers. Yes, they play games and make a living depend on that. Continue reading
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 10:00 A.M. At Driscol Bridge of University of Denver, the DU Career Center held a monthly activity – Job Search Strategy Workshop. It took place in room 145 of the Career Center office. The activity was open to all DU students about the effective job search strategies for students and recent graduates.
Tyler Till is the speaker for the workshop. The first topic he brought is “Get Networked”. Based on Tyler, lots of students’ first common impression is that they can get their first dream job by applying the job and sending the resumes out.
But most importantly, students will do better if they use multiple strategies and resources to make themselves “networked”. Therefore, making a game plan is the first key step: List the strategies and resources you want to use, and make a plan for how much time you’ll spend on your job search every week. Continue reading