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  • A strong immune system gives you a career advantage
    A strong immune system gives you a career advantage
    Imagine that an employee has an important work assignment deadline that his manager has assigned him to meet, and it looks as if the employee will meet it. Then, the employee gets a bad cold, misses work for several days, and does not meet the...
  • Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination
    Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination
    Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Dominationby Hugh McLeodYou can find it on amazon by clicking here.I was drawn to this book because of the title. When asked what my future plans or goals, I have often flippantly replied, “Global...
  • Fired employee
    Nine areas of focus that can tell you if it's time to change jobs: Part two
    In part one; we reviewed some questions focused more on the company’s stability versus your own. The next series of questions are more specific and aimed at taking a look at how things are going for you personally in your job and within the...
  • Preppers need to nurture their immune systems
    Preppers need to nurture their immune systems
    Strong immune systems work help protect human bodies from infections and disease. During and immediately after a potential, future disaster, however, conditions might be bad enough so that the proper care of preppers’ immune systems might...
  • Tulare Lake
    California foreigners barred from work
    One significant result of the Foreign Miners Tax Law, and the hatred that provoked it, was that many foreigners were barred from meaningful work. As a consequence of being deprived of any legitimate means to obtain food and shelter a number turned...
  • Uberization of work has its benefits
    Uberization of work has its benefits
    Disruptive startup Uber is changing the definition of work. The resulting Uberization of the taxi business is being carried over to other industries at an impressive pace. According to the New York Times on January 28, 2015, the meaning of full...
  • Antoinette and the exploding donuts: The road not taken
    Antoinette and the exploding donuts: The road not taken
    Antoinette and the Exploding DonutsAntoinette taught me much. Imaginative, with unrepressed affection and silly at all the right times, Antoinette also made me laugh. A lot.Antoinette, a fellow graduate student at NCSU, worked overnight at the...
  • Resume
    The Purposeful Resume
    A resume is an introduction. It should clarify and address why you are interested in the position for which you are applying. It identifies your strengths and enlightens your abilities. It distinguishes you as an expert in what you have to offer....
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    Understanding your unhappiness in your new job and fixing it: Part one
    At one time or another, many of us have taken a job that turned out to not be what we thought it was for some reason or another. Sometimes it’s pretty clear-cut on why, especially when what you’re actually doing in the job was not what...
  • Making an international move is a challenging endeavor
    How to find work and housing accommodations abroad
    When most individuals think of traveling, vacationing comes to mind first. However, for some people, the motivation to go abroad is to experience what it is like to live and work in another country. The goal for certain individuals may be to...
  • Teach a man to fish...
    Real learning happens here
    The following is an article written by Emily Trimm, a high school senior in Naples, FL. Emily serves as administrative assistant at our Mathworks Tutoring Center, a company whose mission is to foster learning.Unbeknownst to me, I followed Dr....
  • Workers
    Work Related Psychological Trauma
    The country is governed for the richest, for the corporations, the bankers, the land speculators, and for the exploiters of labor. The majority of mankind are working people. So long as their fair demands - the ownership and control of their...
  • Man with mask
    Four things you can do to be more of yourself at work: Part two
    In part one of this article, we discussed the first step of comparing you as a person to the chosen career and job you’re currently doing in that field. Once you’ve carefully considered your career and job and have decided you’re...
  • Masks
    Four things you can do to be more of yourself at work: Part one
    It seems the longer we spend in our careers, the more difficult it becomes to be who we really are. Many people find themselves asking the question, “Can I still be myself while at work?” The answer to that question is, “It...
  • 'Are you a culture fit' in 6 steps
    'Are you a culture fit' in 6 steps
    Culture fit...what exactly is it?Today's workplace is replete with tough terrain on the way to success. The best way to determine if you can succeed at XYZ organization is by understanding its culture (terrain). Then, you can discern whether...