Is Caffeine Boosting or Sabotaging Your Productivity?

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re someone who likes to start their day with coffee, you may be surprised to find that it could be counterintuitive to your productivity. Below, you can learn about how to use caffeine to enhance your productivity and ways to avoid using it that lead to poorer cognitive function.

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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. Productivity. A whopping 55 percent of employers consider smartphone addiction to be the biggest killer of workplace productivity. 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. News Productivity Self phone addiction

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

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s face it, you’re not at your most productive in those ten minutes before home-time so use this time frame to set out your tasks for the next day. If you were looking for an excuse to decorate your desk, here it is – a desk containing pictures, plants or souvenirs makes its occupant 15% more productive. Not only does repeatedly checking email send your productivity through the floor, it’s also proven to heighten your stress levels. The post Hello, Superstar!

2016 167

The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

They are involved in all stages of the evaluation, development and production. 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. The role is very diverse, it may involve researching, manufacturing, modifying and designing a diverse range of chemical concepts and principles.

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. The problem is that novelty wears off , so constantly splurging on impulse buys is counter-productive. Featured Goals Productivity Beth Leslie happiness Things Happy People Do travel

2017 155

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. Repairing the World, One Empowered – and Productive – Employee at a Time™.

2014 109

Help Your Wallet and the Environment With These 5 Cleaning Ideas

Ms. Career Girl

While you’re at the store getting groceries, you’ll pass cleaning products that claim they’ll help get rid of filth fast, and that’s exactly what you’re wishing for. 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. You already have window-cleaning products in the house.

2017 111

10 Reasons for Considering a Career in Food Technology

Career Alley

Food technology is arguably one of the most important areas of food science that examines the actual production methods used to create the food we eat in as safe a manner as possible. Be it product development, food retail, catering management or a chef, a qualification in this area equips you to handle a diverse spectrum of jobs. 3. Financial benefits.

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. Some benefits of using bamboo include its quick growth cycle, its oxygen generation capacity, and its lesser reliance on large sums of water.

5 Advantages to Using an Office Chair Mat

The Corporate Con/noisseur

While the appeal of an office chair mat is in the aesthetic that it provides, they also provide a slew of practical benefits. This benefit can help you to multitask more efficiently and effectively. DoubleCheck Products – this heavy-duty carpet chair is perfect for any office.

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“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. Severance can serve the same function as a paid leave of absence: provide time to recuperate while still receiving income and, possibly, benefits. One Empowered – and Productive – Employee at a Time™. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 116

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. Instead of chipping away at the day without a plan, most people benefit from working in uninterrupted bursts with scheduled break times. Whether or not to you tend to enjoy work, most people would agree that working too hard can get the best of you.

2017 100

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. oil and natural gas production, she said. Manufacturing is also picking up as a boom in car sales and a boom in energy production has lowered energy costs. The expansion is benefiting industries that are heavy consumers of natural gas – like fertilizers, chemicals plastics, steel and glass. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

2013 152

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. Market Researchers : Market researchers collect and analyze information about the public, allowing product manufacturers, movie studios, and other groups to make decisions about business. They create simulations that allow risks and benefits to be weighed while working in a virtual environment, good for several different types of research and development projects.

2011 208

“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

Repairing the World – One Empowered and Productive Employee at a Time ™. 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: .

2012 100

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.” Repairing the World – One Empowered and Productive Employee at a Time ™. “My father worked for the same firm for twelve years. They fired him. They replaced him with a tiny gadget, this big.

2012 131

“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 109

Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, if your customers pay for your products with credit cards, and your bank makes a lot of money processing those credit card payments, it may be willing to make the loan you seek to keep those card-processing fees from going to another bank. Major luggage manufacturers are always on the lookout for so-called “one-product wonders” in the luggage-and-handbag “space.” With the benefit of hindsight, would he or she have done it that way again?

2016 109

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

“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

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 42

Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss

Sklover Working Wisdom

Certain activities – such as heavy lifting, exposure to toxic chemicals, and lengthy air travel – will almost surely become necessary to avoid. Once you have given notice of pregnancy to your boss, you can then openly ask HR for all pregnancy- and maternity-related policies, benefits and services. Repairing the World, One Empowered – and Productive – Employee at a Time™. “ It’s a great thing about being pregnant –. You don’t need excuses to pee or to eat.”.

2016 100

The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

People who are energized by socialsituations and tend to procrastinate the lonely tasks of job-hunting willlikely benefit from a job club.

2010 78

“The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – A Primer for Employees”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Through aggressive and entirely legal negotiating with their employer’s corporate attorneys, we were able to free both of our clients from claims against them, the looming career and reputational damage they faced, the scapegoating plans taking shape, and the loss of their contractual rights to continuing salary and benefits, as well as severance. . One Empowered and Productive Employee at a Time ™. “Few are guilty, .

2013 109

“Garden Leave’s Little Secret: It is Not Very Enforceable”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As we do for all of our clients, we asked Carolyn to send to our office all of her “workplace papers,” including offer letter, all agreements signed, employee handbook and benefit and equity plans and agreements, for review prior to our consultation. . During that period we will pay your salary and provide benefits, but not accrued vacation, sick days or bonus. One Empowered and Productive Employee at a Time ™. Here’s 18 Smart Steps to Guide You.

2013 116

employee lied about coronavirus to get time off work, coworker sprayed Lysol at me, and more

Ask a Manager

If that doesn’t get through to her, you can escalate this immediately; your employer doesn’t want people spraying others with chemicals. Particularly since she’s good at the rest of her job, make it clear you’re giving her the benefit of the doubt — and who knows, it could be that she gets three times as many emails as you do, or her work keeps her away from her computer most of the day, or all kinds of other explanations. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 36

Art Worster on Transforming Your Business

Learning Voyager

He is also an old friend and colleague who I met back in the 1980's when we both worked for a large Germany-based chemicals company. It is important to note that my work revolves around the use of ERP systems and how these relate to producing tangible business benefits. Q - How important is the leader's ability to engage his or her people throughout the organization to realize the benefits of change?

2012 53

45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life in 2011!

Personal Excellence Blog

Start Blog Reader Favorites Free Ebooks Products Coaching Store About | Contact | Forums 45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life by Celes | Email to friend How healthy are you? Do you know that oranges offer more health benefits than Vitamin C pills ?

2011 114

Fasting: Day 7

Personal Excellence Blog

Start Blog Reader Favorites Free Ebooks Products Coaching Store About | Contact | Forums Fasting: Day 7 by Celes | Email to friend This is Day 7 of my 21-day fast in Feb ’11. Weight loss has definitely been a clear, tangible benefit from the fast.

2011 67

How to take intelligent risks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Elmer's Glue-All was made by the chemical arm of Borden (now Borden Chemical Company). It is a polyvinyl acetate product designed more with safety in mind than for bonding strength (i.e., Is this your first time here?

2010 111

Should You Launch in Emerging Markets First?

Harvard Business Review

Startups usually launch their products first in wealthy countries. 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. Despite the pressing market need in both the developed and the developing world, Diagnostics for All opted to develop products for the developing world first, specifically for liver damage caused by HIV/AIDS medication.

What Happens When You Quit Smoking [Infographic]

Personal Excellence Blog

While the reasons differ from person to person, for some, it may be because the benefits of quitting (and the dangers of continuing smoking) seem so distant. He quit smoking 2 years ago, and some of the benefits he has experienced are (starting from most immediate). Becoming more productive and sociable as he no longer needs to pause what he’s doing to get his cigarette fix. We all know that smoking is dangerous and a key cause of death everywhere in the world.

7 Biggest Myths of Weight Loss, Debunked (Including the Myth that You Have To Go Hungry To Lose Weight!)

Personal Excellence Blog

There’s so much misinformation, it’s dominated by scammy products, there are scammy gurus, there are new diets out every month, and there’s always a new study contradicting an old one. Doesn’t exercise have a whole host of other benefits? It also does not take into account the other negative health effects of dyes, preservatives and chemicals. Note from Celes : I’m so, so excited to introduce to you our third guest writer for PE.

2013 68

The Path to Healthier Gums and Teeth – A Simple but Important Guide

Personal Excellence Blog

What are the benefits? Not only that, they are unhealthy with tons of chemicals, and contribute to weight gain. There have since been numerous plaque locator products in the market, from plaque locator swabs, to plaque locator solutions, to even plaque locator floss! Benefits Of Having A Good Posture (And 13 Tips To Getting One Do you have good oral hygiene? Do you keep your teeth and gums in tip-top condition? I used to be very lazy where oral care is concerned.

2012 78

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


Productivity. It’s natural, no chemicals and no risk of staining the carpet! Productivity. The feeling of even the smallest accomplishment has been proven to make you more productive during the day. This is guaranteed to drastically boost your productivity.

2018 70

The Culture of Waste: Why It’s Bad, and How To Prevent Waste

Personal Excellence Blog

billion tons of food , or one third of the global food production , are lost or wasted annually. [1]. In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food is wasted at the consumption stage. [1]. Paper cups consume trees, water, and chemicals, and dump them into streams and landfills – they are not re-cyclable. You may not recognize this, but there are plenty of people out there who can benefit from them.

2012 79

Interview Tip: Don't forget hygiene (plus a special contest inside)

Corn on the Job

I would like to share with COTJ readers a very helpful tip that I learned while sitting in the audience of a video production. The “way too much&# cologne smell is just as overpowering sometimes as BO, but when they are combined it’s like chemical warfare.

2009 85

What are we working for, really? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In fact, many slaughter opponents believe that horse meat is unsafe for human consumption because of the chemicals that are used on horses (fly spray, wormer, etc.). Some of these individuals don't HAVE to work becuase they recieve a benefit from the state to live and pay for house etc.

2010 99

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Give flowers during crunch time because flowers and plants at the workplace increase productivity. They definitely made me more productive. I would always be happier and more productive on those days. OK, but do these benefits outweigh the costs to the giver? if it's mom); but if I am, I suspect on average the costs definitely outweigh the benefits. Is this your first time here?

2009 87

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Many smaller employers may not offer the benefits of the big boys but can give you tremendous experience and responsibility right at the beginning of your career. If you work in, say, aircraft manufacturing or the chemical process industry, you'll be in a guy shop. I think a more productive conversation than "is the list right" is "are the assumptions good" The list is just a numerical guess of the assumptions. Is this your first time here?

2009 67

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

" I'll go with Eleanor Roosevelt's take: "Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." kids' schools), the naval gazing and constant weighing of options is really really boring (and, as a math-y finance type, I can't help but think that the time-opportunity-cost of finding the maximum outweighs any possible benefit over the 99th percentile solution.) Is this your first time here?

2010 87

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

No great loss – I realized while they were giving me the factory tour that their strategy of using a temp agency to supply them with unskilled factory workers was not so much for production smoothing but was a way to hire illegal aliens with plausible deniability.

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And you will buy what ever screwed up unhealthy product that she pushes from now until the whole thing comes crumbling down. What are the benefits beyond avoiding judgment and criticism? In my opinion the costs outweigh the benefits. All your values, hopes and fears can traced back to chemicals in your brain. I'm not sure how it benefits us (possibly the continuation of a male dominated society?), Is this your first time here?

2009 81