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Proven strategies to cope layoff

Proven strategies to cope layoff

Career
In the months, weeks, and days leading up to a "restructuring", the stress levels within the company escalate as rumors spread and tensions build. When the day finally arrives, many people are actually relieved to be laid off. If they are lucky, they receive a severance package that will give them some breathing space while they refocus and look for another job. They often qualify for employment insurance benefits, and they have the sympathy and support of their friends and family. After the initial period of shock, grief, sadness, and anger, most people recover from being laid off and move on to more satisfying employment opportunities. The Effects of Downsizing on Layoff Survivors But what about those they leave behind? Beyond the pep talk they receive on the day many of their ...
Getting a Degree in Distance Education

Getting a Degree in Distance Education

Career
Distance education, or e-learning, continues expanding in private and public education and as training for organizations. As a result, more universities are beginning to offer degrees, diplomas and certificates related to teaching the craft of distance learning. This growth is also found in the number of associations that work in support of distance education providers. For example, the United States Distance Learning Association is one among many groups that support distance learning research, development and applied knowledge in education, training and communications. Study of Distance Education Provides Many Options for Learning Some distance education degrees are found in the areas of the technology used to deliver online learning. Learning by distance often involves multi...
How to tell it is time to change careers

How to tell it is time to change careers

Uncategorized
If the thought of returning to work in the New Year 2021, post-COVID pandemic, gives anyone the dry heaves or shakes, without the benefit of the night before, it's probably time to consider options for a new career path. Burn out and boredom from the present workload are both stress inducing; at least considering and researching other options gives a sense of doing something and taking control. Is it Burn Out, Boredom, or Something Else The first step is to decide if it is the job, the employee, or something else that is causing those knots in the stomach and that panic feeling upon arriving at work. Is the work situation and/or environment a healthy one or one filled with put downs and anxiety? Is the job challenging or just stress inducing? Is the workload OK but the co-workers...
Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Love marriage problem – Pros and cons of two income

Career
Love marriage problem - At some point, a career woman may also find the need to balance the demands of work and the family as traditionally the wife is responsible for most of the household and childcare responsibilities. Higher academic qualifications, excellent performance on the job and career advancement opportunities given by the company are some reasons that may have propelled the wife's career and income ahead of the husband's. Some men may view the wife's success as a reflection of their inadequacy to provide for the family and this becomes the beginning of love marriage problem. Career and Two-Income Marriage Defined In most industrialized countries, the traditional gender role attitudes and cultural norms which dictate that the husband is the breadwinner while the wi...
Your Career as a Nursing Assistant

Your Career as a Nursing Assistant

Health
Nursing assistants play a central role in the health care field. Nursing assistants participate in caring for the most important aspects of a patient's life. They maintain the patient's appearance by assisting with bathing, dressing, and grooming needs, with nutritional needs by monitoring and assisting with the intake of foods and fluids, and they help the patient to remain functional by assisting with mobility. No one is more central in the patient's health care team than the nursing assistant as they are the person that spends the most time at the bedside. Nursing Assistant Schools If you have been considering a career as a nursing assistant then there are several options that you will want to consider for obtaining the education that you require to obtain success and happines...
Celeb Flashback: Gene Tierney – Sultry Star of Stage, Film

Celeb Flashback: Gene Tierney – Sultry Star of Stage, Film

Entertainment, Movies
Gene Tierney was raised in a world of wealth and privilege. Her dark eyes and remarkable beauty thrilled and enchanted theater-goers, but she was also a deeply troubled woman who suffered from mental illness for many years. Gene Tierney Studies Acting In 1938, Tierney attended Miss Porter’s School, a college preparatory school in Connecticut. On vacation, she visited the Warner Bros. Studios and was offered a contract, but she was only seventeen and her parent’s turned it down because of the low salary. She decided to study acting at a Greenwich Village acting studio in New York. She appeared on Broadway and received favorable reviews from Variety and The New York Times. Her father started a corporation—Belle-Tier-- solely to support her acting career. Gene Tierney is Offered ...