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

Personal Excellence Blog

If I was already picking up on this from the different locals I met (who come from different states, and are not related in any way), chances are it is suggestive of the culture in the country. It would seem that America has quite a wasteful culture compared to other places in the world.

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3 Warning Signs You Should NOT Accept That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

While this might apply less to office workers, if you’ve applied for a role that requires extensive technical knowledge or on-site training , the use of heavy-duty equipment, long hours on your feet, exposure to chemicals or other hazards, safety should be a top concern.

2015 217

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How Data Skills Benefit More Than Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

They also rarely consider the harsh chemical leaching that lithium batteries do as they decompose in landfills. He has extensive experience writing online at the intersection of business, finance, marketing, and culture.

2020 151

3 Small Steps to Becoming a More Conscious Consumer

Ms. Career Girl

For those who don’t know what Glyphosate is, it is a chemical found in the most commonly used pesticides such as Monsanto’s Round Up. Polina is passionate about charity, art, culture and has a proven track record of commitment to our community. Would you rather use….

2019 176

10 Reasons for Considering a Career in Food Technology

Career Alley

With the vital skills you learn of relevance across the globe, you can travel the world with your job and utilise your expertise among all kinds of different cultures and cuisines.

Why Mushrooms Are Important For Our Health AND Our Environment

Ms. Career Girl

They grow from a very sophisticated and intelligent web of fiber and vegetation called mycelium and have been used in medicine by many cultures for thousands of years. The post Why Mushrooms Are Important For Our Health AND Our Environment appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2017 190

New Careers In the International Market

Career Alley

For instance, the state department hires analysts who look at the social media buzz of foreign countries in order to understand culture and major events. Chemical and mechanical engineers are at the forefront of this switch and international organizations are looking to hire new scientists and technicians to help build new green cities and technologies.

Women should not bother negotiating salary

Penelope Trunk

Most people are hired and fired based on the elusive cultural fit , which mostly means they can become part of the boys club, especially at higher levels. You can’t make a woman get excited about something her brain chemically does not care about.

2015 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. Each week Blogging4Jobs will start highlighting current, former, or retired practitioners who are shaking things up in the HR space.

2015 134

10 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety

Career Realism

No matter how skilled or experienced an employee is in a particular area, such as forklift operation or chemicals handling, they should undergo extensive training for all aspects of the job. Safety in the workplace is vital to a well-functioning warehouse, or manufacturing environment.

2014 103

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. I recently interviewed Art and we spoke about such things as organizational change, culture, systems thinking, leadership, and engagement.

2012 69

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. Also, as our world shrinks, and cultural diversity increases, consider the advantages of becoming multi-lingual. . “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. The depressing thing is my mother ran out and bought one. - Woody Allen .

2012 131

On starting Facilitation Solutions

Learning Voyager

I was the Training Manager supporting a R&D unit in NJ of a global pharma-chemicals company based out of Germany. What is the most challenging thing about creating cultural change in an organization? Real cultural change is behavioral.

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Summer Internship Applications

Job Hunt Doctor

Most of the cover-letter content are quite similar and they read something like this one which I extracted some parts: “Last summer, I had interned in a chemical company in Shanghai as a consultant trainee. Worked with the local and overseas staff there, I learnt how to work with people from different cultural background. I just received a series of job/summer intern applications from students.

bringing a baby to work when your child care falls through

Ask A Manager

Unlike the warehouse where my husband works, there is no machinery or chemicals; it’s a regular office and he was fine playing on my floor. In an office where the culture is so strongly “we don’t do this” — as evidenced by the reaction not only of your boss and her boss, but of the 10 coworkers you asked about it — I suspect the answer to that is no, at least not easily. But I think it’s going to be a hard sell in that culture.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

The company announced it’ll hire project engineers, project estimators, project schedulers, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, civil engineers, reliability engineers, instrument and controls engineers, and maintenance and production technicians. Brong-Ahafo Centre for National Culture (CNC) is to partner the National Youth and Employment Programme to create 200 job s in weaving, tailoring and hairdressing for the unemployed youth next year.

2010 113

10 Powerful Ways to Optimize LinkedIn Groups

Career Realism

Include special skills as secondary keywords: For example, Six Sigma, PhD, MBA, and chemical engineering. Every region has it’s own cultural attractions like football games, museums and gardening clubs. One of the most powerful aspects of LinkedIn is Groups.

2012 112

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

included a shipment of currency, Defense contractors really had no choice but to give “gifts” in this way; local custom and culture made it an absolutely necessary practice in order to get things done. . Recent prosecutions have affected companies in the energy, construction, textile, electronics, aircraft, pharmaceutical, food, and chemical industries, to name a few. . “Few are guilty, . but all are responsible.”. - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.

2013 109

getting a rejection email on Christmas, manager suggested I take antidepressants, and more

Ask A Manager

I really want to reply: “Your decision not to move forward with my application is really for the best, as I would not fit in with a work culture that spends their holiday rejecting applicants.”. She immediately *agreed* that I definitely am unhappy and said that I should consider taking antidepressants to help with my moods, and how much they help her and that it’s not my fault I have a chemical imbalance in my brain. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2017 53

Can't We All Get Along?

Learning Voyager

Cognitive Dissonance Designing a Positive Workplace Culture On 9/11. I’ll never forget an early encounter when I joined the Human Resources team of a large international chemicals company in the early 1980’s. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor.

2010 60

Software Engineer Jobs and Holland's Investigative Personality Type

Career Key

A successful software engineer seems to thrive in environments where they fit in culturally and their investigative personality type is put to use. I am a Chemical Engineer and I am interested in changing career to Software Engineering. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

2009 100

One Man’s Impact in the World

Personal Excellence Blog

And passive smoking is bad — cigarette smoke contains over 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic and about 70 that can cause cancer. Some days it’s easy to undermine our impact in this world, especially when we’re just one person living in a world of 7 billion people.

2016 93

can I suggest a candidate to replace my low-performing boss, job hunting with a fragrance allergy, and more

Ask A Manager

How can I suss out an organization’s culture when it comes to air quality, chemicals, and employee health? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I suggest a candidate to replace my low-performing boss? Over the past few months, I’ve noticed that I rarely see my boss performing or producing much of anything. As his employee, I was assuming (and hoping) there was a lot going on at a higher level that I was not privy to that was consuming his time.

2014 58

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.). This is a lesson we should all remember that we can follow without adopting Amish religion or culture.

2010 99

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

Penelope Trunk

Carbon footprint and poor working conditions aside, one of the main reasons that they're produced in countries in South America is because there are plenty of toxic chemicals used to keep the flowers pest-free, and preserve the flowers for their trip – chemicals which cannot legally be used in the States because they cause all sorts of nasty side-effects such as birth defects, cancer, reproductive illnesses, and neurological diseases. Is this your first time here?

2009 87

30DLBL Day 23 – What is Your Inner Dialogue?

Personal Excellence Blog

If there is a thought in our brain, it’s materialized by electric-chemical impulses in our neurons. Unfortunately – or fortunately – we are no more monkeys and the behaviour that was helpful long ago does no more fit to our civilized culture.

2010 71

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

Penelope Trunk

If you work in, say, aircraft manufacturing or the chemical process industry, you'll be in a guy shop. The human population is more pluralistic than that (even our cultural milieu exclusively). More companies need to jump on board to truly set-up the right corporate culture that underscores you're point that "we're all here to do good." And the corporate culture at most is beyond oppressively Machiavellian. Is this your first time here?

2009 67

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

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Test: Is your life happy or interesting? Posted to: Fulfillment February 16th, 2010 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The culmination of my four-year obsession with happiness research is that I think people need to choose between an interesting life or happy life. Note: This does not mean you are interesting or not interesting.

2010 87

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

Penelope Trunk

All your values, hopes and fears can traced back to chemicals in your brain. specialised clinics are usually provided in areas where 1) there is a significant population that is not or under-insured, and 2) where the culture doesn't necessarily find doctors willing to provide the procedure in hospital settings. Is this your first time here?

2009 82

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

I am a senior chemical engineering student with an average gpa, but the tip I have would be definitely reiteration. I ended up with two chemical industry offers, two oil industry offers and an environmental offer.

office security guard won't leave me alone — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

as a peace officer i would never say no to someone in need of help and i’m willing to bet bet there is a female officer in your city that would be most pleased to say a few words to a dink with a chemical imbalance.

2011 67