Being a Solar CEO: What It’s Taught Me About Workplace Energy

Ms. Career Girl

Go Solar Group is a family-owned, full-service solar company that was founded in Utah after a service mission in Africa, which included experiencing the benefits of installing solar products for orphanages in off-grid communities and providing an additional 3 million hours of study time for Ugandan schoolchildren since its creation. As a solar company CEO, I’ve learned many unexpected lessons about a form of energy seemingly different yet related to solar energyenergy in the workplace.

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Best Energy Drinks for the Night Shift

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Energy Drinks for the Night Shift. We’ve compiled a list of the best energy drinks for the night shift. Please note, although we recommend these energy drinks to our users, many have not been tested by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Disclosure.


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The Benefits of Mentoring

Ms. Career Girl

Upon meeting my mentee, I could not help but notice her energy. You are laying the foundation for a relationship that if nurtured correctly can greatly benefit both parties and award you both an ally for life. The post The Benefits of Mentoring appeared first on Ms. I was approached to be a mentor sometime last fall. At first, I was not exactly sold on the idea. As someone in need of mentoring herself, what could I possibly teach a potential protégée?

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Avoiding Complainers and Energy Drainers Part II


Linda Swindling, influence and negotiation strategist teaches us how to avoid the Top 5 energy drainers. In blog II, she shares with us how to define each one and ask the right questions during the interview in order to avoid hiring energy drainers. This is where Linda comes in and can provide details on how to avoid the complainers and energy drainers. TOP 5 COMPLAINERS AND ENERGY DRAINERS. INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO AVOID THE TOP 5 ENERGY DRAINERS.

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5 Energy Foods That Are Easy Snacks At Work

Career Realism

If you’ve already had three cups of coffee or energy drinks just aren’t your thing, there are still plenty of options for boosting your energy. These high energy foods will help you plow through the toughest parts of your day whether you’re a morning person or a night owl. When they’re not in season, frozen ones will offer the same benefits at a reduced price. Why they’re good for you - One of the most powerful energy combinations is protein and fiber.

How To Harness Nervous Energy For Good

Career Realism

Recognizing nervousness and directing the energy can be a huge benefit to job searching. Interviews are a huge part of your professional career so it’s worth harnessing all of your energy to prepare. If an interview is the cause of your nerves, take that energy and put it into preparing for your interview. The post How To Harness Nervous Energy For Good appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Being nervous is a natural human condition.

The Symbiotic Benefits of Corporate Responsibility in the Developing World

The Undercover Recruiter

With the omnipresence of gas and oil, the energy industry has a constant influence across the world. As former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon said, “energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive”.

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Zings: Focus and Energy

David Zinger

Hallowell has done tremendous work on focus and energy. The post outlines the challenges to bring focus to our work, how current work makes it a challenge to focus, and the benefits for happiness and productivity when we focus. So focus requires energy. We humans have mixed feelings about expending energy, even if we know it will bring us pleasure… recreate boundaries that technology has broken down so that you have some time actually to think when you’re at work.

7 Health Benefits Your Wellness Program Doesn’t Have


7 Health Benefits Not in your Wellness Program routine. Energy - improved sleep quality and energy for participants. Better health - participants reported better overall health than their counterparts who did not have the benefits of a ROWE. Does your office have a gym? Do you have group exercise classes, weigh-ins, nutrition experts, and incentive programs for staying healthy? Wellness programs are a hot topic right now.

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5 Ways a Telecommuting Program Will Benefit Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

Before this happens though, it is important businesses have an idea of the many ways a telecommuting program will benefit not only their employees, but the organization as a whole. Telecommuting helps the environment by taking cars off the highway, reducing pollution caused by emissions and preserving energy. Not only does telecommuting benefit the environment, it positions a business as environmentally aware, which is important to many employees these days.

3 Benefits of Working in a Casino

Corn on the Job

Here are 5 benefits of working in a casino: Casino jobs can be fun: What sounds more fun: working in a cubicle 9-5 or being around the excitement of a casino floor? The excitement your clients (players) feel should push you to keep the energy up. Are you on the job search and looking to explore a new career and a new industry? In this blog we’re going to highlight why you should consider working in the casino industry.

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25 Life-Changing Benefits of Daily Exercise

Career Realism

Consider the follow list of 25 Life-Changing Benefits of Daily Exercise – clear evidence of its designation is a KEYSTONE habit: 1. Your overall energy level improves. Your diet improves, which also positively improves your energy level and overall health. You get MORE DONE in LESS TIME with SPARE ENERGY available. What other benefits and ancillary habits have you experienced by adopting the DAILY EXERCISE habit?

Who benefits from part-time jobs?

Corn on the Job

Learn who benefits from part-time jobs, and decide whether this is the right choice for you. Part-time jobs take away from the time you could be studying, but they offer a range of benefits that often outweigh the negatives. Since time is money and commutes can be expensive, taking a part-time job in your area could benefit your bank account and your resume. This article was originally published on CareerBuilder on 10/26/16. SUGGESTIONS FOR FINDING A SIDE GIG.

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Employment Benefits: Negotiating For Life Insurance As Part Of Your Salary

Career Realism

Salary negotiations can be complex and have to be considered seriously, at different times in your career, so that you are sure to be receiving fair compensation for your time and energy investments. Reasons to negotiate for life insurance coverage at your job: Life insurance is more than just a vehicle to gain a death benefit payout from. Let them know that you look at life insurance as far more than just a future death benefit. How To Get The Most Salary And Benefits.

3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service

Career Realism

This applies to industries from telecommunications, to banking, mail order shopping, and home energy; customers across the board agree that a call center based in their home country counts in favor when they’re choosing a company. 3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service. Here are some benefits to not outsourcing customer service: 1. The post 3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Successfully Managing Millennials in Six Words or Less

Career Alley

As a business manager, it's important to recognize the differences, adapt your expectations, and reap the benefits of the enthusiasm and energy that a relatively young workforce has to offer. Career Advice Managing Millennials

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3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service

Career Realism

This applies to industries from telecommunications, to banking, mail order shopping, and home energy; customers across the board agree that a call center based in their home country counts in favor when they’re choosing a company. 3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service Here are some benefits to not outsourcing customer service: 1. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post 3 Benefits Of In-Country Customer Service appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

5 Reasons to Commit to Exercise for Career Success -


Whatever it is, odds are you know most of its benefits. But heres another benefit that may not have occurred to you. Exercise reduces fatigue and increases energy , even in people who are suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. We live in a society where people are always looking for the next sports drink, energy bar, or cup of coffee that will give them the extra edge to get through the day," UGA researcher Tim Puetz told WebMD.

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Try Sleeping on the Job!

Ms. Career Girl

You know that managing your energy lows with caffeine or sugar, day after day is not ideal, but what other choice do you have? Energy guru Tony Schwartz of the Energy Project recommends naps for managing fatigue, improving performance and getting through our increasingly long and draining days. Executive performance experts Tignum recommend naps of 20 minutes or less to increase energy and improve the performance of very senior executives.

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my employer is asking invasive questions as part of a “wellness benefit”

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company recently announced that they would be offering wellness benefits. Instead, I got a message from a consultant about scheduling a 1-on-1 meeting to discuss my well-being, in which we would discuss the following areas of my life: • Physical – your health and energy. I already have a doctor, therapist, and financial advisor, so I replied and politely declined the benefit.

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Beyond Fitbit - What the Research Says About Weight Loss That Should Drive Wellness.

The HR Capitalist

Well, that's an interesting question for HR and wellness leaders everywhere.Here's some notes from Aaron Carroll at the New York Times : "Think about it this way: If an overweight man is consuming 1,000 more calories than he is burning and wants to be in energy balance, he can do it by exercising. Benefits WellnessI'm feeling all wellness-oriented these days. A while back, I posted on the opinion that FitBit and similar wearables don't do a damn things for wellness.

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Three Consequences of Reneging on Promises


State governments are considering legislation to roll back benefits for public sector employees. The promises inherent in labor agreements are more than a commitment to deliver a benefit at a certain date. They encompass a wide range of expectations and obligations of which financial benefits are one. In the Wisconsin situation, critics note that the same budget that is cutting benefits to reduce the deficit are cutting taxes that would increase the deficit.

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Giving Positive Feedback in the Workplace


Remember that a good benefits program sends the message that you value your employees. In fact, positive feedback often takes far less time and energy than coaching an employee who is underperforming. HR Leadership Work benefits feedback Incentive programs performance feedback thank you It seems that a lot of what we talk about in HR and management involves rules and policies.

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Forecast for 2013 U.S. Base Salary Increases Remain Stable

Resume Bear

“Organizations are devoting more time and energy to better understanding what employees truly value in their reward package and modifying their programs to reflect those preferences. Salary Trends base salary benefits employee retention raises Salary forecast Salary News top talentEmployers focus on non-financial rewards to retain talent. employees can expect median base salary increases of 3 percent in 2013, according to research released today by Hay Group.

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Three HR New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses


Improve Time Off & Benefits Options. Small businesses do not always have the resources to provide the fancy benefits larger companies do. Even if you cannot provide things like on-site yoga classes and a full cafeteria with organic options, there are still ways to improve your benefits package in the new year. Benefits are more than simply offering insurance. HR benefits bullying harassment hiring onboarding policies small business

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Why Employee-Employer Relations are Important

Resume Bear

Instead of harboring bad feelings, utilize your energy towards earning your boss’ approval. Career Advice Career News College Graduates Employee Benefits Employer Tips Human Resource News Job Market career job news Job Trends jobs resumebearWhen it comes to your career, and your entire life for that matter, the most vital relationship you will have to nurture is your relationship with yourself. A close second is the relationship you have with your family and loved ones.

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Healthy Living Day 3: Create Your Calorie List

Personal Excellence Blog

That’s one-whooping-quarter for a person with a 2,000-calorie expenditure, and one-third of if your daily energy expenditure which is only 1,500! (We’ll We’ll be talking about daily energy expenditure in Day 4.) Yet, the former will make me feel bloated, give me zits, and again give me a blood sugar spike, while the latter will give me ample nutrients and great energy for a good half of the day. Calorie is the overall measurement of energy.

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Sneaking in Some Workplace Fitness


I’m no fitness expert, but I do know that when I workout regularly, I have more energy and a more positive attitude! Life Work exercise gym memberships health benefits Shannon Smedstad wellness programs workplace fitnessExercise. Watch your diet. We’ve all heard it, for years.

Healthy Living Day 13: Start Your Healthy Living Guidebook

Personal Excellence Blog

Day 4: Calculate Your Total Daily Energy Expenditure | Comments. The benefits of soft copy is that you can easily edit/format it, while for hard copy you can refer to it even when you’re not at your computer. You May Also Like This: Healthy Living Day 4: Calculate Your Total Daily Energy Expenditure.

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Learn To Stand Up for Yourself this New Year 2014 (My Response to an Online Hate Comment Against Me)

Personal Excellence Blog

Everyone deserves a second chance, so unless it’s an unforgivable and unredeemable offence, try to give the benefit of the doubt and assume he/she bullied you in a moment of misguided behavior. About Celes Character Building Emotional Mastery People Skills anger bullying cyber bullying energy vampires fear rude people

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6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy

Career Realism

Offering employees slightly higher salaries than the competition benefits everyone. A lot of offices are now giving employees the option to telecommute on Fridays in order to reduce their energy footprint. Be In-The-Know Management benefits career advice employees keeping employees happy perks workforce6 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Happy. Work It Daily. Managing an office and keeping employees happy is no small task.

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Keeping up with the Jennifers and Jolies

Ms. Career Girl

However, focusing all of your energy on such acquisitions can have negative effects that, in the long run, influence your quality of life. benefits goals personal finance thoughts credit card debt debt emotional shoppingToday’s post is by Gabriela Vega.

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Remote Worker Awards

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Remote Worker Awards April 29, 2009 · 0 comments UK Workers Get A Chance to Win A Home Business Remote Employment has announced the launch of the Remote Worker Awards, to highlight how remote and home working benefits the environment and everyone’s quality of work life.

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Use Google Alerts to Seize the Opportunity

Career Realism


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Join Our “Young” Team? Hello, Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

It takes a lot of energy and enthusiasm, and we are looking for someone with career potential.” “You At your age, what would the benefit be?” “We’re

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Building Your New Environmentally Conscious Business

Ms. Career Girl

A non-profit has particular rules that it operates by but can be a great way to bring your funds together with others’ to benefit the environment. This positions your company to advocate for alternative energy and provide education to consumers about electric power.

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Why Going Solo Could Be The Key to Finding Your Passion

Ms. Career Girl

As humans, we’re innately social, which has many benefits; we get to enjoy dinners out, new experiences and going to the movies with our friends and family. The chances are that, like 83% of people, you’ll enjoy the experience and reap the benefits.

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Why You Should Take a 30 Day Booze Break

Ms. Career Girl

We turned to neuropsychologist Dr. Sanam Hafeez, for insight into the benefits of taking a month-long booze-free challenge for a fresh start to the new year. Research shows that a month-long respite from alcohol can significantly benefit one’s mental and physical health.

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4 Steps to a More Enjoyable Office Life


In addition, there are also potential financial benefits. A report by EDF Energy has found that small businesses waste up to £31.8 Getting a tea round going can be a great chance for employees to socialise whilst helping tackle rising energy prices. Workers spend the majority of their working week in the office, so it’s great if they have a harmonious environment to enjoy.

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One Way To Get Out of a Rut

Career Tips Blog

One Way To Get Out of a Rut Volunteering provides many benefits to the volunteer in addition to the organization and individuals receiving the help. Here are some benefits to the volunteer. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool!

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7 Quick Fitness Tips For The Busy Career Woman

Ms. Career Girl

Only do what makes you feel good, what invigorates you and gives you energy. I think if I knew these things then I’d actually have benefited from exercise more. The day looks something like this.

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How to Weather the Election and the Rest of 2020

Ms. Career Girl

As one who is intimately familiar with facing multiple crises at once, I know we can all benefit from a shift on perspective and a revamped approach sometimes. Couldn’t we all benefit from stronger, more stable, empathetic connections right now? Fires. Pandemics. Mass political unrest.

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Is Starting Your Own Business Right for You? 3 Things You’ll Need


Energy bills are one of the biggest costs that all businesses face, but you can make big savings in this area by using a comparison site like Utility Bidder to find great rates from suppliers like Npower. This allows you to compare energy packages and prices from the nation’s biggest and most trusted suppliers.

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