how can I give back work I regret taking on, coming to work while recovering from a chemical peel, and more

Ask a Manager

I am not the first employee who has experienced this — our last marketing assistant quit for the same reasons. Going to work while healing from a chemical peel. I want to get a series of microneedling and chemical treatments done to my face. how can I give back work I regret taking on, coming to work while recovering from a chemical peel, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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. Here is a timeline of some immediate and long-term effects of quitting smoking NOW : Click image for larger version (Infographic by: Wade Meredith ). He quit smoking 2 years ago, and some of the benefits he has experienced are (starting from most immediate).

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6 Hot Careers in Engineering

Career Alley

Engineering careers tend to pay quite well, although much depends on the specialty and demand for that specialty. Chemical Engineering – What They Do – According to About.com, chemical engineers apply a knowledge of chemistry (plus other engineering disciplines) to help turn raw materials into useful, everyday products. How Much They Make – The average chemical engineer salary is $90,000 with the higher end at $135,000.

5 Hot Careers in Engineering

Career Alley

It’s a really tough job market for college grads these days and, while Engineering careers tend to pay quite well, much depends on the specialty and demand for that specialty. Chemical Engineering -. What They Do – According to About.com, chemical engineers apply a knowledge of chemistry (plus other engineering disciplines) to help turn raw materials into useful, everyday products. Salary survey here ==>> Chemical Engineering Salary.

The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Although student debt can be quite substantial, this is not the case, especially if your degree is in engineering. 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. Chemical engineers are in demand and it is a highly successful career path.

Is a Counseling Career Right for You? - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

Honestly, the work hadn’t been my passion for quite some time. I quit for a number of reasons which I wont go into here. My Master’s is in social work with a clinical mental health focus, but I took a chemical dependency training track in grad school.

2011 152

6 Health Hacks for Stress and Snacks

Undercover Recruiter

Well, quite simply, because we are stressed. We feel better for a bit (a sugar rush, a chemical rush etc.) When we’re stressed, we tend to ‘treat’ ourselves by gorging on junk food, sugary snacks, caffeine and nicotine. But why? This is what our body craves, but it doesn’t actually help our stress. but then. View Article. 6 Health Hacks for Stress and Snacks. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Life Skills Diet health Healthy hacks Nutrition

The 5 Most Dangerous Things About Being A Nurse

Corn on the Job

Patients are often on drugs that alter their personality and some become quite aggressive. Add in physical confrontations with patients and visitors and it is something that can be quite dangerous. 4 – Hazardous chemical exposure. Dangerous gases, formaldehyde, disinfectants and so many other chemicals are used on a daily basis on a hospital ward that many nurses can get very sick when exposed.

2020 40

Four Ways To Save Time Cleaning Your House

Ms. Career Girl

Almost all varieties contain ammonia, and ammonia leaves a film behind that is very soon quite visible. Soap, dirt residue, and other chemical buildup is what makes your floor look darker and dingier the more times you clean. Not being a fan of harsh chemicals anyway, I was impressed that it cleaned using only water. There are a few of us who actually enjoy cleaning house. To them, I say “I’ve got fresh coffee and a mop ready for you, come on over!”

2019 116

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

Ms. Career Girl

Cell phones have quite a few negative side effects that have become more and more apparent as the early years of the smartphone era have played out. This means you’re literally creating (or for many, have already created) a chemical addiction to the experience of using your phone. The invention of the cell phone revolutionized life as we know it.

2019 193

Job Hunt Doctor - Untitled Article

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. I just received a series of job/summer intern applications from students.

Emerging Computer Science Career Opportunities

Career Alley

A major in computer science and IT is quite promising in terms of career opportunities and growth. Moreover, the rewards for these jobs are quite lucrative. A survey by the National Association of Colleges revealed that computer science majors earn, on average, a starting salary of approximately $63,017, which is second only to chemical engineering in terms of the highest starting salary across all industries.

2014 231

Injunction – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, if an employer has reason to believe that an employee has stolen a secret and valuable recipe or chemical formula, it might ask the Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction at the beginning of a lawsuit regarding this issue. Fortunately, through “self-help,” non-compete agreements can be “navigated,” negotiated, defended against, and, quite often, defeated. What is the meaning of: “INJUNCTION” ?

2014 109

Three Ways to Defeat a Bad Attitude

The Job Quest

They are quite good at getting a person to think about the choices being made in life, particularly how a bad attitude after a setback can pull you off the road. Of course, you weren’t — your brain was hijacked by the various chemicals that were flooding it after your mistake. My friend and fellow career pro Julie Walraven has written many posts on attitude and how one’s attitude can help or harm a job search.

2012 196

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the HR Profession

Workology

My first was that of a polymer chemist where I spent my days working with chemical engineers, chemists, and other technical individuals at companies such as Unocal, BASF, and Union Carbide. I have quite a unique perspective on how a career in HR compares to a scientific career and I will be the first to say polymer chemistry is easy, since there are physical laws in place. This is the tomb that tells the truth about how organizations really work and the reality can be quite painful.

2014 101

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

Ms. Career Girl

Namely, researches have proven that an act of kindness releases oxytocin , the same chemical that surges when you pet a puppy or hold a baby. Quite often we shy away from people who are going through some rough periods in life, usually because we don’t have an instant solution to their troubles. They say that if you do good, you feel good.

2017 107

Dreading Winter? Here Are Some Fall Pick-Me-Ups

Ms. Career Girl

There’s nothing quite like drifting off into relaxed oblivion while enjoying a pedi. But it’s important to remember that foods, or more particularly the chemicals within them, play a huge part in our mood. The post Dreading Winter? Here Are Some Fall Pick-Me-Ups appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you’re like me, it can get a little challenging navigating the murky waters of this time of year. It’s part of my annual ritual of dreading winter.

2016 120

5 High-Paying Jobs that Nobody Really Wants

Resume Bear

While dismantling the meth lab in the basement of an abandoned home, you face the risk of handling poisonous chemicals or, god forbid, even anthrax. It’s quite another to be a podiatrist, who commonly treats feet riddled with bunions, ulcers, and ingrown toenails. From the grotesque to the dangerous, there are some jobs that just don’t sound like appealing directions to take in life. Yet, what if those same jobs made double or triple the salary of your current job?

2012 218

Nervous Wreck? 5 Ways to Shake Off Your Job Interview Anxiety

The Undercover Recruiter

This is because when one laughs, the body releases "feel-good" chemicals called endorphins. These are the same chemicals that are released when we exercise and the same chemicals that naturally help fight-off depression. This is my first interview" or "It's been quite some time that I've been in this position." Tweet. Nerves—they affect the best of us.

2011 82

Working Too Hard Can Increase Your Risk of Depression

Jobacle

A study author named Marianna Virtanen said that: “It is true that depression is more common in middle age, and it might also be possible that in order to have any effect on health, quite a long period of exposure to long hours is needed.” 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 100

should companies let employees use e-cigarettes at their desks?

Ask A Manager

The scent upsets another one of my coworkers and as a person who has cystic lungs, I worry about the effects of the chemicals in the e-cigarettes. I think it’s great that she quit smoking, but I wonder if it would be worth asking my manager to see if she can take it outside. A reader writes: I work in a small office where our desks are stationed together, facing each other. One of my coworkers uses e-cigarettes at her desk and the menthol vapor is very strong.

Dedicate Your Expertise to Removing Plastics from the World's Oceans

Green Career Central

Did you know that fish that make up part of our food chain are also being contaminated by the chemicals leaching out of the plastics they have consumed? . Although a number of people are quite concerned by the problem, no one has come up with a suitable way to address this situation. You may have heard about the plastic garbage patches that are collecting where ocean currents create circular movements, called gyres, in five specific areas around the world.

2013 106

TEVA: 4 Strategies for Organizational Change

Learning Voyager

I was the Training Manager supporting the R&D unit of a global pharma-chemicals company. It's quite natural to change. The business unit head from Frankfurt had flown to New Jersey for a management meeting and, to my great surprise, asked to see me. In a meeting that lasted only a few seconds, he shook my hand and said, " Please help them to change." He was talking about my client group, a community of research scientists and technicians.

2019 50

“Can I fight a non-compete dispute in Court without an attorney?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Courts seem intimidating to non-attorneys, but they are quite respectful of people who stand up for themselves, despite not having legal training. As a general rule, I think you will find most Court personnel and Judges quite respectful and helpful if you try to handle this problem on your own. The Judge said, quite softly, “Counselor, where is your case?” Question: I’ve just received a Summons to Court.

my employee thinks coronavirus is a hoax

Ask a Manager

If you imagine him responding the same way about, say, safety protocols for dangerous chemicals, I’m guessing the answer would be much clearer — you’d tell him forthrightly that following the company’s safety procedures is a mandatory part of the job and then you’d hold him to that, meaning that if he continued to flout the rules you’d need to let him go. You may also like: can I get unemployment if I quit due to health issues?

2020 43

“My HR Director gave a company ID to her husband, a sex offender. Your thoughts?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Both state and federal laws make it quite clear that every employee has a right to a safe workplace, and our societal standards for what constitutes a “safe workplace” are getting higher and higher each day, as we read more and more about unfortunate events of workplace violence. Question: My HR Director has given her husband, who is a registered sex offender, an ID to our company where there are women working alone at night.

2012 109

“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

The effort that went into determining that extra bit of information – they each have arthritis – makes “publicly available information” into “not publicly available” and so, a “prospective customer list” that is quite valuable to Dr. Jones, and every other doctor in his town who treats arthritic patients. . 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.

2012 100

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

Resume Bear

The expansion is benefiting industries that are heavy consumers of natural gas – like fertilizers, chemicals plastics, steel and glass. That’s produced another sign of an improved job market – an increase in the “quit rate” of workers who’ve had enough of those demands and moved on to another job. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

2013 152

How To Fund Your Ideas With Crowdsourcing

Career Realism

As they say, it doesn’t matter if it’s a little doodle, a crazy chemical formula, or a “wouldn’t it be cool if…”, they accept any ideas you want to share. 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur. You’re a dreamer, they say. You’ll never really invent that product, create that film, or finish your education. Well, thanks to technology and some helping hands, you can prove them wrong.

2014 85

When Agents of Change Resist Change

Learning Voyager

An example of this happened years ago, in the 1980's when I was with a global chemicals company. It became apparent quite quickly that no one wanted to be there. What do you do when the people who were once the Agents of Change in your organization become, at a later point in time, the biggest resisters of change?

Credit Card Confessions

Ms. Career Girl

How did you quit? How did you quit? And cheap make up: it’s cheap because usually it has a lot of bad chemicals in it. You definitely got in my head about cheap chemical-filled makeup when I read your comment yesterday. I’m trying be more aware of this and to get away from food and products that are so chemically-based and made by children in sweat shops. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

2010 156

New Expatriate Request: “Pollution Perq’s”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: 2013 seems to have been the year that employees who were given the opportunity, or the direct order, by their employers to relocate to certain cities – primarily in China – began to say, with determination, with concern and quite commonly, “I am concerned about the air and water quality,” and more and more began saying “I just won’t go, especially with my young children.” . Eight Popular “Bad Air Benefits”. Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.”. Proverb.

2014 109

“18 Tips to Address Job-Loss Anxiety and Blues”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you believe you can, you can,” and “If you believe you will, you will,” are both quite, quite true, and are at the heart of visualization. . I know it may sound silly, but I have read that smiling – even a forced smile – helps the body release chemicals that make you feel better. While nothing works for everyone, chances are quite high that one or more of these 18 Tips will help you address job-loss anxiety and blues in your life.

2013 122

Constructing A Sturdy Career In Engineering

Corn on the Job

Maybe you’ve always known that you loved to build, but that isn’t quite enough. The first step is to choose an area of engineering , whether that involves civil, chemical, mechanical or electrical work. A job in engineering is really so much more than a job. It’s the kind of role you picture when somebody says the word ‘career’, and there’s good reason for that. It’s creative, but it’s a high-stakes role.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

In fact, they are quite complementary. Chances are that you’ve heard that before, maybe even as a teenager, although your wants and needs are now quite different. “In capitalism, if you don’t have the capital, you can’t get the ism.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Actually, I’ve assisted in numerous case histories on this issue.

2016 109

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. I just received a series of job/summer intern applications from students.

my boss keeps stealing my lunch, after I’ve asked him to stop

Ask A Manager

I have crazy allergies to a bunch of foods, and chemicals found in most processed foods. Something’s not quite right in his head. A reader writes: I have a bit of a weird situation and was wondering if you had any advice on how to deal with my manager. I’ve recently been transferred to a new department, working in a new office environment, under a new manager. His diet consists mainly of fast food and take-out.

2011 85

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

The workload had grown quite considerably in recent years, due to her employer’s trying to get more and more work done with fewer and fewer employees. Lately, though, Jana didn’t feel quite right, and seemed increasingly unable to do her work. Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. . Paid Sick Days – Quite obviously, using your available paid sick days (if any) is your first and most easily accessible option.

2014 109

3 Exciting Careers That Will Give You An Adrenalin Rush

Career Realism

Every workplace has its dangers; painters are exposed to chemicals, truck drivers become insomniacs, bankers dodge paper cuts and glares, and agency animals suffer the long term effects of ergonomically challenged chairs and computers below eye level. Imagine the parachute secured snuggly against your back hasn’t been tested; in fact, the manufacturers aren’t quite sure if it makes the cut or not, as this is the first of many… hopefully.

2014 77

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

The workload had grown quite considerably in recent years, due to her employer’s trying to get more and more work done with fewer and fewer employees. Lately, though, Jana didn’t feel quite right, and seemed increasingly unable to do her work. Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Also, some employers are quite generous by their voluntarily paying employees during a FMLA leave of absence.

2014 100

“‘Positional Leverage’ in Workplace Negotiating”

Sklover Working Wisdom

His job was to ensure that the Chinese factories, and the Chinese suppliers, did not permit “adulteration” of the vitamins, by allowing either unsafe chemicals or other things – such as dust, dirt or bugs – into their products. Instead, in those circumstances Pierre would have been quite smart to let positional leverage flow his way. . (5) “Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity, from head to foot!”. . William Shakespeare. TWO ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES*: .

An Interview with @interview_ed

The Job Quest

Ed: Yeah, I’ve done quite a few volunteer jobs. She wants me to go down to the fire department later today to volunteer for this ‘burning chemical explosion’ drill they are running over at an abandoned factory … boy, she sure keeps me busy … Anyways, Twitter … yeah, I like Twitter.

2010 118

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

It is quite rare for an employer to have actual financial damages that result from an employee’s departure. Or, if a power plant is spewing forth toxic chemicals, a Court can Order the power plant to stop polluting the air, or even stop operating the power plant. Read your Garden Leave agreement (or Garden Leave provision in some other agreement or plan) quite carefully. It is quite amazing what employers will do to attract and “acquire” valuable “human capital.”

2013 116