Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

I recently heard a sermon about the many benefits that laughter has on health, social relations, spirituality and even business. Did you know that laughter lowers blood pressure and produces chemicals that protect your heart? “Laughter: (n.) When a smile has an orgasm.”. Unknown.

2015 179

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, an employee must first have worked in jobs covered by Social Security. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 151

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New Expatriate Request: “Pollution Perq’s”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Eight Popular “Bad Air Benefits”. It’s a new kind of employee benefits commonly referred to as “Pollution Perq’s” or “Bad Air Benefits.” . Leaving the Children at Home – Without a doubt, the most common “bad air benefit” being requested and being provided is an accommodation to permit the Expat employee to leave the children at home to prevent any possibility of harm to growing children. Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.”. Proverb.

2014 109

The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Chemical Engineering. A Chemical engineering degree leads to a very promising salary. Chemical engineering graduates can expect to earn a starting salary of around £38,000, which should then rise to around £70,000 mid career.

We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

To Unemployment Authorities – Explaining Resignation was Involuntary; Benefits Should Not Be Denied. Reasons for this include aggressive harassment, children at home with disabilities, toxic workplaces (chemical or emotional), even illegal business practices.

2015 141

Help Your Wallet and the Environment With These 5 Cleaning Ideas

Ms. Career Girl

The way this quick clean happens, though, is with harsh chemicals that are equally as bad for you, the user, as they are for the environment. You’ll find that you won’t need to buy strong chemicals again, and your home will look shiny and new in no time.

2017 149

Should You Launch in Emerging Markets First?

Hiring Technical People

Miniature wells patterned onto the paper contain chemicals that react with samples of blood, urine, saliva, or sweat, which causes the paper to display a reading with a change of color. This decision yielded two benefits: Accelerated Proof of Concept. Startups can benefit from reverse innovation. Note: This blog post was co-authored with Justin Chakma, an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. Startups usually launch their products first in wealthy countries.

2011 212

Is Caffeine Boosting or Sabotaging Your Productivity?

Ms. Career Girl

While there are some fantastic benefits to consuming coffee, there are also some downsides that could be sabotaging your productivity rather than boosting it. . Caffeine causes adrenaline to be produced which is a chemical in your brain that leads to the instinct of fight or flight. .

2020 130

Too Much Stress? Try These Natural Remedies

Ms. Career Girl

It’s been proven to have tons of benefits. Physical activity encourages your body to chemically counteract the negative chemistry related to stress. Too much work. Politics, both in the world and in the office. Relationships that take constant nurturing.

2018 169

Simple Ways To Practice Prenatal Self Care

Ms. Career Girl

Yoga has fantastic health benefits for mind and body, and a prenatal yoga class is worth going to. Be careful with certain dyes and chemicals, though, and be sure to inform your hairstylist of your pregnancy. Pregnancy can be a stressful time.

2018 141

Here’s How Phone Addiction Could Be Affecting Your Career and Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

This means you’re literally creating (or for many, have already created) a chemical addiction to the experience of using your phone. There are obviously numerous benefits to having a smartphone. The struggle comes with diagnosing when it’s becoming more of a detriment than a benefit. The invention of the cell phone revolutionized life as we know it.

2019 193

Reasons Why Cotton is the Smart Clothing Choice

Ms. Career Girl

Synthetic fabrics are treated with chemicals so they can irritate the skin, especially if they’re absorbed into the body. Comfort, health, and durability are some of the most common benefits of wearing cotton on your body. Clothing is our most valuable accessory.

2018 130

Does Medical Marijuana Stop or Slow Cancer Cells from Spreading?

Ms. Career Girl

CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) are two chemicals who have been studied the most. Whatever way you want to do it, there are proven benefits from using medical marijuana. For centuries, cannabis has been used in herbal remedies.

2018 130

Your Mobile Phone is Your Best Workplace Flu Prevention Strategy


It seems fitting that employee annual benefits renewal happens just as the flu season ramps up. I’d sit the break room fielding employee healthcare questions while my employees would cough, sniffle and hold back their sneezes just long enough to make their benefit changes.

2015 135

7 Real Reasons to Have More Sex

Ms. Career Girl

Studies show that sexually active people have health benefits that carry them into their later years,” offers Dr. Sieveking. Another powerful chemical DHEA is released during orgasm. This “superhero chemical” balances the immune system and helps to repair tissue.

2016 168

10 More Reasons You Should Exercise Regularly


“ Prevent cognitive decline … Working out, especially between age 25 and 45, boosts the chemicals in the brain that support and prevent degeneration of the hippocampus, an important part of the brain for memory and learning.” Which benefit are you feeling most?

2014 98

Exercising For Good Health: The Real Reasons To Get Moving In 2017

Ms. Career Girl

Exercise is an important contributor to weight loss, but this is not its only benefit. Being active has incredible health benefits for everyone. Most people automatically think of the physical benefits of exercise when they take up a new training regime.

2016 163

4 Things Happy People Do (& You Should Too)

Ms. Career Girl

The Science: Dopamine, the “happy chemical”, is released when you exercise. You can get these benefits without being a body-builder; exercising for just 20 minutes each morning is the most effective way to get the associated happiness boost.

2017 207

Why Mushrooms Are Important For Our Health AND Our Environment

Ms. Career Girl

Because mushrooms will absorb all that is around them, and the soil they are in, you must be sure to eat organic mushrooms to avoid ingesting toxins and chemicals. The post Why Mushrooms Are Important For Our Health AND Our Environment appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2017 194

Engineering the Right Career Move

Career Alley

In addition to disciplines that focus on specific industries, such as aerospace, biomedicine, chemicals and plastics, nuclear, and petroleum, engineering also encompasses other disciplines that have application across a wide variety of industries.

A Small Step for Me – A Big One for the Society

Ms. Career Girl

Those who devote their life to the science of do-gooding have proved that performing, or even just imagining that you’re performing a good deed can have great psychological benefits for both the recipient and giver. It lowers your blood pressure and benefits your heart.

2017 149

More Than Style – Why Fashion Is Starting To Shift Toward Sustainability

Ms. Career Girl

Hide-based fabrics (leather and suede) are also problematic, contributing to global warming through animal pollutants, the aforementioned deforestation and chemical processing.

Hello, Superstar! Super-Easy Ways to be Successful Every Day

Ms. Career Girl

If the weather permits, sit outdoors – fresh air and sunshine cause your body to release serotonin, which is the chemical that makes you feel happy. The post Hello, Superstar! Super-Easy Ways to be Successful Every Day appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Keep a To-Do List.

2016 224

10 Reasons for Considering a Career in Food Technology

Career Alley

3. Financial benefits. This is great news for food technicians, as their nutritional and chemical insight means they are perfectly equipped to help manufacturers produce food that consumers will want to eat, meaning they can capitalise on this growing trend.

Working Too Hard Can Increase Your Risk of Depression


Natural feel good chemicals make people feel good, and the better and we feel the more likely we are to be productive and focused and got more stuff done that also makes us feel good.

2017 130

The Art of Assertiveness

Ms. Career Girl

And the physical and chemical effects of proper breathing can be huge. It’s a great read to expand on the benefits of curiosity. The post The Art of Assertiveness appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. As humans, we are uniquely social creatures.

2016 163

My Love – Hate Relationship With French Fries

Ms. Career Girl

Women may get even better benefits as B6 helps prevent bloating, menopause, and hormonal swings during the monthly cycle. The post My Love – Hate Relationship With French Fries appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I pride myself with being a healthy eater.

2016 168

30 Thriving Careers Your Children Should Consider

Resume Bear

Pharmacist : Pharmacists are a part of the growing health care field that will benefit from great careers in the future. Geochemist : Now and in the future, geochemists provide information about chemicals found in rocks.

2011 270

What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

The state is also benefiting from a pickup in tourist and industries unrelated to housing. The expansion is benefiting industries that are heavy consumers of natural gas – like fertilizers, chemicals plastics, steel and glass.

2013 197

The Emerging Digital Recruiting Challenge


At the time, I was managing quality at a major chemical producer that supplied the textiles and automotive industries. Sites like Glassdoor provide ratings from employees on their work environment, benefits, salary, etc.

2014 131

Women should not bother negotiating salary

Penelope Trunk

You can’t make a woman get excited about something her brain chemically does not care about. When male CEOs have kids, women benefit, according to a paper presented at the American Economics Association.

2015 114

2 Job Interviewing Secrets You Must Know Now!

Career Realism

But you can use non-verbal messages to your benefit. And this chemical change happens quickly. Everybody knows the warning about the “limp handshake.” You were probably advised against that blunder when you were looking for your first job.

2013 114

Practitioner Spotlight: Robin Schooling


I’ve worked in a variety of industries including gaming, health care, non-profit social services, logistics (petro-chemical industry), and banking. I found that I enjoyed the foundational aspects of HR (employment law, benefits, EEO/AA, etc.)

2015 134

How to get a career that provides stability

Penelope Trunk

and which chemical would the best thing to remove the stain. Unlike earlier generations that celebrated the crazy , mad artist , Generation Y are big fans of pharmaceuticals —sometimes with off-label benefits but always without chemical dependency.

2014 113

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. . Waiting Period : Quite commonly, STD policies require a certain “waiting” period before STD benefits can be provided, often ten or 14 days. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 141

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?


In announcing the Pledge, the White House pointed to research that shows that closing the pay gap will “boost productivity and benefit our economy.” The White House’s Equal Pay Pledge, which commits companies to taking immediate action to address the gender pay gap was signed by 28 companies: Accenture, Airbnb, Amazon, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer,, CEB, Cisco, Deloitte, the Dow Chemical Company, Expedia, Inc.,

2016 62

“Can information such as a client list – names and phone numbers that can be found online and in public records – be considered trade secrets?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Can information such as a client list – names and phone numbers, that can be found online and in public records – be considered trade secrets? . Petersburg, Florida. Answer: Dear Liza: The way you posed your question, I almost said “No,” but after a careful rereading I realized the correct answer is “Yes.” Let me explain: . Most people assume that “publicly available” information cannot be a trade secret; they may be right or wrong.

2012 100

?? 150+ Awesome Job Search Life Hacks You Need To Try


It’s natural, no chemicals and no risk of staining the carpet! Fifteen straight minutes of laughter has the same health benefits as 30 mins of sit ups. Laughing for 15 minutes has the same health benefits as getting two extra hours of sleep.

2018 72

How To Tell If You Should Get an MBA

Evil HR Lady

My husband is a former Chemical Engineer who received his MBA from a top ivy league school. I definately believe that it will benefit anyone. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR.

2010 151

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Eligibility : As to eligibility for STD depends on both state laws and on company policies: commonly – but not always – employees need to be employed (a) for six months (or similar period), and (b) for at least 30 hours (or some other number) of weeks per year, before being considered eligible for Short Term Disability benefits. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 100

Career Catalyst - The Fitness Factor Behind Success in Business and Life

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Lunch breaks are another opportunity to reap the benefits of work – why not get the exercise out of the way during your workday instead of reading an outdated magazine in the break room? "There are mounds of research showing the broad benefits of regular exercise, but most Americans still resist. Harvard psychiatry professor Dr. John Ratey , reports that physical activity boosts Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), a chemical associated with brain growth.

2011 43

The Superfood Guide: 10 Superfoods To Live a Slimmer, Longer And Better Life

Personal Excellence Blog

Resveratrol has been intensively studied and publicized in the news for a couple key benefits: It helps prevent damage to blood vessels and reduces bad cholesterol. Farmed salmon contains high levels of a chemical called PCB which is 8-10x higher in farmed salmon than wild salmon.

2013 110

Avoid, If You Can, The “Obsolete Job” Trap

Sklover Working Wisdom

Because of the increasing presence of chemicals in our daily lives, it might mean eating more food grown organically. Many services that require human interaction are being transferred to lower-wage, lower-benefit locales in the name of “productivity.” “My father worked for the same firm for twelve years. They fired him. They replaced him with a tiny gadget, this big. It does everything my father did, only much better.

2012 131