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Sklover Working Wisdom

If you work for Macy’s, effective July 1, 2011, if you admit to smoking cigarettes on your own time, you must pay an additional $35 per month (that’s $420 per year) for health insurance. However, if you agree to attend quit-smoking classes, the extra fee will be deferred.

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7 Degrees That Lead To High-Paying Careers

Career Realism

Here are a few degrees to consider: Health Care Administration. Without a shadow of surprise, the health care industry has always been in the thick of things and would continue to be a booming career for years to come.

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Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

The USPS received 49% of its revenue from First Class mail, the volume of which has dropped 20% over the last four years as many people migrated to electronic means of communication. On the opposite end of the spectrum is the health care industry, which is projected to add 5.6

HR Trends You Can’t Ignore


For one, health care benefits that were once a driver for permanent employment have subsided as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Change is constant in HR, and 2015 is no exception.

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Offshoring Yourself for a Better Job

Career Alley

The health care system in the US is in disarray; even though it is one of the fastest growing industries in the country , the desire to get more for less is squeezing doctors, nurses and other staff to the breaking point.

Why HR Professionals Need Mental Health First Aid Training


Many human resources practitioners lack sufficient knowledge about mental health conditions. Yet we are woefully unprepared to identify or help someone with a mental health condition — even though mental health problems in the US are more common than heart, lung and cancer diseases combined.

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COBRA: The 21 Most Frequently Asked Questions

Sklover Working Wisdom

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.”. LESSON TO LEARN: If you are in danger of losing your employer-provided health care coverage, you are likely able to take advantage of the federal COBRA law, which provides a mechanism to obtain health care coverage continuation. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Take a few minutes to review these 21 Most Frequently Asked Questions about COBRA-mandated health care continuation coverage.


May is Mental Health Month #mhm2015


The 2015 campaign’s objective is to raise awareness about the importance of addressing mental health issues early and planning a course of action that will improve overall health. Promoting mental health in the workplace is as important as promoting physical health.

Why A Job In The Medical Field Might NOT Be For You


That said—as a medical doctor and leadership speaker for the health care industry—I regularly hear people assert their suitability for a career in the medical field in ways that are as equally misguided as “fainting at the sight of blood.”

Seven Reasons to Continue Your Education After College

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s guest post is by Wes McIntyre, a contributing writer studying for his masters of health care administration. If I hadn’t taken internet marketing classes online, I truly don’t think I’d be working as a Social Media Strategist today.

50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations


Like universities, these are more traditional workplaces focused on tenure and provide specific information around retirement, benefits and compensation pay bands and classes. 1. National Institutes of Health (NIH) .

Middle Age Unemployment: What Can You Do?

Career Alley

Many had in fact anticipated working past conventional retirement ages to gird themselves financially for longer life spans, expensive health care and reduced pension guarantees.

I’m worried I’m in the wrong career, boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs, and more

Ask A Manager

After three years, I graduated at the top of my class and immediately started working as a bookkeeper. I was so excited about my future in accounting that I spent thousands enrolling in night classes to get a degree on top of my diploma. I also have the burning urge to drop my university business classes. I may also just be jealous because my younger sister just graduated and is now working in health care. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it. But there is more than meets the eye to Music City, as Nashville is home to more than 250 health care employers, one of the largest in the nation.

People Skills: Improving Job Skills Series Part 4

Career Key

People still view nursing and some other health care occupations with lingering stereotypes. People skills are required in all 21st Century jobs - a big part of the Foundation Job Skills.

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Long Term Career Progression

Ms. Career Girl

Attending college classes, partying all summer, and then picking up your diploma is not enough these days. The post Long Term Career Progression appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

7 Health Benefits Your Wellness Program Doesn’t Have


Do you have group exercise classes, weigh-ins, nutrition experts, and incentive programs for staying healthy? Naturally, with out-of-control health care and insurance costs, companies are looking for ways to save money and keep their employees healthier.

Seeking New Career Options? Consider Being A Pharmacy Tech

Ms. Career Girl

The need for all kinds of health care professionals continues to experience strong growth. They’re part of the Distance Education Company, which has been around serving up world-class education all over the world since 1910.

6 Benefits to Using a Temp Agency to Find a Job

Career Alley

While it’s certainly possible to find clerical temporary work, agencies exist that specialize in fields like information technology, health care, publishing, design, and more.

Hunger for Learning, Thirst for Change


I had worked for the whole of my career, up until that point, in the dental and health care fields – technology seemed out of my realm of understanding – how wrong I was. “A cloud masses, the sky darkens, leaves twist upward, and we know that it will rain.

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Start Making Sense

Learning Voyager

look at how the health care act, now in the hands of the Supreme Court, will impact health care organizations and their clients and their families, now and into the future. 4.What words of wisdom would you like to share with a graduate class of OD/Change Management students? Professor Dave Davidson was one of my undergraduate professors in Human Communication, my major at Rutgers 35 years ago.

Keep the Faith in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

A woman that took my job search strategies class over 2 years ago, reminded me that you should always have hope, optimism and faith about your job search. She had been a Project Manager for a large health care organization responsible for facility moves.

Your Candidate Anti-Engagement Strategy


Earlier this week, a good friend of mine interviewed for an HR Director position for a multi-location long-term health care business. Second class citizens who are the junk mail of the employment and applicant tracking world.

Tips for Job Searches, Finance, and Graduate School for College Graduates

Career Alley

For example, a product development job in the health care industry is going to be significantly different that product development job in the technology and information industry.

Top 4 Tech Companies People Will Kill To Work For

Career Realism

They also boast about great salaries, health care, and tuition reimbursement ( up to $12,000 a year in some cases ). They include weights, basketball courts, swimming pools, sand volleyball court, and many classes, including yoga. That’s how good their health insurance is.

The Best Looking Benefit They'll Never Use - Tuition Aid.

HR Capitalist

The hard part - Become world class in how you make your people more productive and happier while you squeeze more out of them. of Fortune 500 companies workers took a class on the company, 8.0%

Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums

Resume Bear

Stronger union protections would help to reverse the trend of declining benefits and job security in working-class occupations in service and manufacturing, he added. An estimated 800 million people worldwide will join the ranks of the middle class by the year 2030.). “In

S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs


Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt. Ex-convicts may soon become a "protected class" in San Francisco - joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled. Ex-cons already are a protected class when it comes to applying for a city job or seeking to live in housing run by the San Francisco Housing Authority. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us.

Should You Go Back To School? 4 Factors To Consider

Career Realism

The military also offers great educational incentives, particularly for health care professionals. If you’re looking to start or finish an undergraduate degree, taking your required classes at your local community college can lower your total costs substantially.

This Election Season Americans Are Looking for Work… In Canada


And of course it’s got universal health care, which, depending on your ideological alignment, could be its greatest (or worst) selling point. 70% of Canada’s immigrants are economic, with preference given to highly skilled workers; 20% are “family class” (that is, relatives of Canadian residents); and the remaining 10% are refugees.

3 Important HR Issues in Last Night’s Presidential Debate


Clean energy, tech and health care are her go-tos for sectors with potential, which is in line with monthly Bureau of Labour Statistics’ (BLS) jobs reports showing that all of these industries are growing, where traditionally middle class sectors like manufacturing are struggling. government could have done more to protect American manufacturing and improve the welfare of the working class.”

Making it Harder to Get Hired

Evil HR Lady

And for the record, it's not illegal to discriminate in hiring; it's only illegal to discriminate based on certain protected classes. Higher health care costs. Higher health care costs. People like to get their knickers all twisted up over discriminatory hiring practices. Certainly you can discriminate against idiots, if you would like.

Making it Harder to Get Hired

Evil HR Lady

And for the record, it's not illegal to discriminate in hiring; it's only illegal to discriminate based on certain protected classes. Higher health care costs. Higher health care costs. People like to get their knickers all twisted up over discriminatory hiring practices. Certainly you can discriminate against idiots, if you would like.

short answer Saturday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s not because of HIPAA though; HIPAA only governs the release of medical information by health care workers.) One idea I had is to point out some relevant classes in which my exam was selected as a model answer. I have a weekly standing appointment with a mental health counselor during business hours. One option is to say that you were dealing with a health issue that is now resolved.

Illegal Questions in Interviews, Take 2

The Job Quest

He wrote: “I disagree, I am a health care management major… [my assignment this week] says that there are illegal questions that employers are not allowed to ask, and we are to determine 3, as well as some that are okay to ask.

We Know Where There Are Thousands Of Jobs! – Interested?

Resume Help Blog

This is one of the fastest growing fields according to health care groups. million new nursing jobs will be added through 2014 according to major sources in the health care industry. While she had younger women in her class, they all had children or other encumbrances (like boyfriends) and she graduated with honors — top of her class and landed a job immediately with one of the largest hospitals in Pasadena California where she lived.

Top Paying Careers In America

Career Alley

Surgeons And Health Care Professionals – According to most surveys, surgeons always lead the list of highest paying jobs, followed by anesthesiologists whose annual income amounts to around $181,420. Author: Tony Jacowski.

Does college pay?

Career Key

So for example, if you complete an Investigative major like engineering and later want to become a museum curator (or vice versa ), you may have to start from scratch with taking classes. I've also seen criticisms of parents who leave the traditional workforce to take care of children, which some view as a "waste" of the degree. Shortages of highly skilled workers in fields like health care and technology have been predicted as baby boomers retire.

Google's 10% Raise: We Don't Care About Our Employees

Evil HR Lady

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Googles 10% Raise: We Dont Care About Our Employees Usually a raise is a sign that youre valued. Googles 10% Raise: We Dont Care About Our Employees Posted by Suzanne Lucas at 9:59 PM Email This BlogThis! November 11, 2010 3:19 AM Class factotum said.

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