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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Foreign-trained MDs (Medical Doctors) complain about this problem regularly. And I don’t blame them. For some reason, managing to get your medical license to practice in Canada as an MD is next to impossible. On top of having to re-do medical exams, New Canadians […]

Cultural Dimensions – Compare Countries

By |September 19th, 2014|

This site explains what cultural theorist, Geert Hofstede, calls the Cultural Dimensions. These are general categories used to compare cultural tendencies. The great thing about this site is you can compare the degree to which these tendencies influence different cultures around the world. The […]

The Cultural Values of the Vietnamese

By |September 17th, 2014|

The article I am linking to discusses the cultural values of Vietnam. While I don’t generally post articles about specific cultures, I found this one interesting since it explains a number of concepts and the historical influences that have participated in shaping the culture. […]

Cross-Cultural Education – Biomedicine grad students deepen compassion

By |September 15th, 2014|

This article offers us an example of the important influence of cross-cultural education on professionals, in this case those who are still involved in their medical studies. Such experiences and learning broaden our perspectives and ultimately contribute to better science and health care.
Biomedicine grad […]

TOWES – Test of Workplace Essential Skills

By |September 12th, 2014|

TOWES is the acronym for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills. The Essential Skills have been categorized by the Canadian government as a way to standardize the skill requirements for each profession. They are also becoming the standard for evaluating a potential employee instead […]

What Body Language Means

By |September 11th, 2014|

What does your body language mean? While we all have individual variations, we do make broad cultural assumptions based on body language.

This site has a series of photos with possible interpretations of what specific body postures and gestures may mean.There is also a recap […]

Body Language – Amy Cuddy talks about How it Shapes Who you Are

By |September 9th, 2014|

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” – standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident – can affect testosterone and cortisol levels […]