Day in the life: Catherine Thomas, EA, Public Health Wales

Practically Perfect PA

This quickly led into a change of career and I became a recruitment consultant working for high street agencies. A move to London happened around 1996 and my first role as a PA for the Director of Human Resources for a recruitment agency. What does your career path look like?

2015 221

Is It Possible To Find High Quality CBD?

Dumb Little Man

Without the watchful eye of the FDA, industry standards are not subject to the strict rules of government agency beyond legal levels of THC. Health ScienceCBD, shorthand for cannabidiol, is one of the fastest growing yet most misunderstood cannabis products.

2019 249

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5 Myths Haunting Your Healthy Foods

Dumb Little Man

Despite the fact that the canons of healthy eating have not changed in centuries, the proliferation of health food products has continued unabated for years. The expectation that health foods contain no man-made ingredients is strongly held, and not without reason.

2012 285

5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Contact local development agencies – some may offer training programs Hire local teachers or consultants to run short training schedules. Julie Hodges Said on November 12th, 2009 at 9:38 pm Ask your local government agency if they conduct seminars or trainings for small businesses.

2009 130

Top Five Misconceptions About Home Remedies

Dumb Little Man

There are no government agencies that regulate naturopathic medicine. By taking the time to learn more about the science behind a particular home remedy, a person can choose the ones that are right for his individual health needs and conditions. They are health-conscious consumers with a wide variety of backgrounds that completely defeat this stereotype. Health Home Science CTCAHome remedies were once considered to be a normal way to treat illnesses and injuries.

2017 158

Top 5 Tips for Finding Great Employees (cheaply!)

The Small Business Blog

Temp agencies are useful – look at them as being a trial period for potential employees. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 132

The FIRE Movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and Independent Work

Small Business Labs

Again from the article: "Some practice “lean FIRE” (extreme frugality), others “fat FIRE” (maintaining a more typical standard of living while saving and investing), and still others “barista FIRE” (working part-time at Starbucks after retiring, for the company’s health insurance).

Counting the costs: What government funding for scientific research will cover?

The Small Business Blog

If you hire agency workers, you can claim back up to 65% of the agency fees. What Costs Can You Claim Through R&D Tax Credits?

2019 150

Obamacare, Job Lock and Freelancers

Small Business Labs

According to the  MBO Partners State of Independence study  about 1/3rd of independent workers  do not have  health insurance.    Obamacare may also increase the number of the people who become freelancers because it will likely end or reduce health insurance related job lock. In many states health insurance for freelancers is simply too expensive and/or too hard to get. 

2013 140

The Expanding High Skill Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

  Nomad Health  is another example.   As Nomad Health points out, there are a number of reasons doctors go freelance: "Many doctors work locum tenens in addition to their full time position.

2017 182

3 Sentences That Present Obstacles to Comprehension

Daily Writing Tips

Companies should follow a common privacy framework such as the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Privacy and Security Framework for Electronic Exchange of Individually Identifiable Health Information.

2017 70

How Safety Audit Software Keeps Your Company Prepared 24/7

Dumb Little Man

The report also states that workplaces that have designed a safety and health management system are inclined to throttling their risk costs by 20 to 40 percent. While a company can have its own auditors conduct this, external ones from a regulatory agency can equally do so.

2018 227

5 Wordy Sentences Examples and Corrections

Daily Writing Tips

There are seventy-seven industry-specific codified standards, launched in November 2018 at the London Stock Exchange, that are available on the agency’s website.

2019 99

Evaluating Benefits 101 – Comparing Premium Costs is Just Not Enough

Small Business CEO

These hidden costs involve the recruiting, hiring and training of employees and can have a significant effect on the financial health and bottom line of a company. Entrepreneurs Human Resources benefits employees health insuranceThe current business environment is a difficult one.

2013 98

The Tough Life of Independent Domestic Workers

Small Business Labs

The study did not include domestic workers employed through companies or outside agencies. For example, they are excluded from the National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act and in most states minimum wage laws. Nannies, caregivers, house cleaners and other domestic workers earn a median wage of about $10 per hour, generally get no benefits and often are not treated very well.

2012 143

How to Cope With Distractions in a Noisy Office

On The Job

A study by The Sound Agency finds that workers are 66% less productive in open-plan offices than when left on their own to work. The best way to boost your job satisfaction, health and production includes: Using headphones.

2013 227

Top Careers In Chemistry After Graduation You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Chemists work in several state agencies such as Law, Defense, Public Health, Policy, and the Environment. Chemistry, just like other natural sciences, is the backbone of how the world is shaping up at present. It says a lot about the structure of things, how they react with and to each other, and the way they change. This knowledge opens up a wide range of career choices for you.

2018 153

Flexibility Outside of the Gym

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Flexibility Outside of the Gym I met with a senior executive at a local health science company this past week. I told him about my plans looking for employment in health care and my BHAG deadline of September 14. Ive decided to enter health care since I like developing solutions that better peoples quality of life. However, health care is not the ONLY industry where these variables are present.

2009 40

12 Simple Ways To Make Your Work Life Easier

Dumb Little Man

Running, power walks, and workouts in the morning, during lunch, or in the evening will help improve health, productivity, and energy. For many people, work is a miserable experience because it involves doing many difficult and even boring things that become routine with time.

2016 278

Smartphones May Soon Double As Air Pollution Monitors

Eco-Office Gals

This is something that’s especially valuable to those of us with severe allergies or other health concerns. lt almost doesn’t matter what you do — your smartphone, tablet, or mobile device has probably helped you do it better or more efficiently, in one way or another.

2012 207

Featured Soloist Avrum Nadigel: “Security Wasn’t Worth Sacrificing My Values”

The Solopreneur Life

After years of working for various mental health agencies, I decided the security (income, clients) wasn’t worth the sacrifice to support policies and therapeutic modalities that conflicted with my values.

2012 178

The right to clean and fresh water

Eco-Office Gals

billion people [or] 40 percent of the global population,” Solon said, citing a 2009 World Health Organization and UNICEF study which found some 24,000 children in developing countries were dying each day from preventable causes like diarrhea resulting from polluted water.

2011 181

The wonderful world of events – roundup

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Using a venue finding agency can be a real time saver and really does allow you to get on with other aspects of the project. Make sure you are fully prepared on the day of the event regarding any health and safety questions you might be asked.

2013 234

How to Green Your Office Washrooms & Save Money

Eco-Office Gals

Most cleaners for the bathroom use harsh chemicals that have all sorts of health warnings plastered on the sides of the bottles. Operating a business with an eye toward eco-friendly practices helps keep the planet green and offers monetary benefits like lower electricity bills and less trash.

2013 130

The Aussie Guide to Bad Credit & What to Do About It

Dumb Little Man

Australian credit reporting agencies like Veda should be able to help you with this. It does take a bit of time because of its application process and requirements, but this should definitely be your first step to checking for your credit health. Pay attention if or when you start to get multiple call and letters from debt agencies. The funny thing about credit scores is that hardly anyone ever notices them until you need to buy a big ticket item.

2017 141

Ghana – A Community Devastated by E-waste

Eco-Office Gals

E-waste exported from the US and other industrialized countries is destroying this community by harming it where it is most vulnerable—children, public health and the environment. Few things can galvanize a neighborhood quite like trash.

2012 199

CV Template for Assistants

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I do not include my contact details on my CV because these days you are normally either applying for the job online or through an agency and you have to give them your details anyway. Pin It.

2012 204

The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Cannes

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The tagline for the event sets a theme for world famous keynote speakers from the world’s top ad agencies, production houses, global tech and social media giants and the who’s who of world famous brands. Health and Fitness.

Travel 141

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

It gives me a purpose, and is good for my mental health.” , said Karla, a volunteer for a number of organizations. A report by the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that promotes volunteering, found that people who had spent time volunteering had a 27% better chance of finding a job than others who had never volunteered. Stewart Lucas is the CEO of a major mental health charity in the United Kingdom.

2017 171

CV Template for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

I do not include my contact details on my CV because these days you are normally either applying for the job online or through an agency and you have to give them your details anyway. The same applies for other information that doesn’t need to be on the application – your age or your health status for example. This month is a bit of a fresh start for me, I’ve just turned a decade older and I’ve also just started a new job… this week in fact!

2012 157

Easy Cleaning Hacks For The 5 Dirtiest Kids’ Items In Your House

Dumb Little Man

Chemical household disinfectants, like bleach, are hazardous to human health and the environment. There are eco-friendly bleach alternatives approved by the Environmental Protection Agency that include less harmful, biodegradable ingredients. Within minutes of becoming a mom, I realized what dirty truly meant when my son’s blowout diaper leaked all over my arms and clothes. And as he gets older, the messes are evolving.

2017 164

While in Transition, Focus–But on What?

Job Advice Blog

It is critical for your mental health simply to be with people, to get involved, and to get exposure.

2010 186

10 Reasons To Simplify Your Life Now

Simple Productivity Blog

Advertising agencies are expert and figuring out how to convince us to buy stuff that promises to make our lives different, but end up collecting dust. When our health is affected by our over-processed lifestyle, simplification can help restore us. I am currently taking a break.

2010 214

Experience vs. a university degree part two

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Yes – I’ve qualified since as an ISO programme manager and auditor, a Health & Safety manager and assessor, completed various MS Office and bespoke applications courses and a facilities management course.

2014 204

Want to Change Career? What Does It Take?

Job Advice Blog

And how about critical matters like salary, health coverage, and investment programs versus the minimum levels of compensation and benefits needed?

2010 173

How To Conquer The Four Horsemen of Productivity Apocalypse

Dumb Little Man

Health and Fitness. This idea is ingrained into American culture: “you have to work 15 hours a day and sacrifice your health, sleep, and family time to make it.”. If you want to excel in your work and social life, your health and family life will decline.

2016 198

How to Refer to Governmental Administrative Bodies

Daily Writing Tips

Here are some guidelines about how to style names of administrative jurisdictions, departments, and agencies: Name Versions. Abbreviated forms of names should be preceded by the (“the DOJ,” for example), unless the abbreviation is an acronym (pronounced as a word), such as OSHA (the abbreviation for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration), which is pronounced “oh-shuh,” not “(the) oh-es-aitch-ay.”. Nomenclature for US government entities can be complicated.

2011 62

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2010 52

5 Examples of Proper Style for Proper Nouns

Daily Writing Tips

This US government agency’s official name is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but it retains the initials, CDC, of its previous designation, the Centers for Disease Control; note that the first word is plural. (A

2013 104

15 Military Terms Used in Civilian Contexts

Daily Writing Tips

regiment : ultimately from Latin regere (“lead straight” or “rule”), regimen was adopted into English to refer primarily to a fitness or health plan, but its cognate regiment refers to a military unit of about a thousand or more soldiers; to regiment is to control strictly.

2016 93

Getting what you pay for: How Amazon’s membership fee retains customer loyalty

Service Untitled

In fact, according to Brand Key, a loyalty consulting agency, Amazon’s ratings dropped from 93% to 83% two days following the hike. Many ardent swimsuit devotees take advantage of the latest styles, health, beauty hints, and private promotions which always includes two-day free shipping.

2014 68

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Move from Temporary Work to a.

On The Job

Heres the column: Employers, still nervous about the health of the economy, have kept their permanent staff numbers lean, but have boosted their number of temporary workers.

2010 141

Small Business World News Round-up – 209/11/24

The Small Business Blog

Rewriting bank regulations will hurt small businesses : In the typical fashion, Congress is now attempting to solve a “crisis&# by creating a new government agency with an unlimited budget and almost unlimited regulatory powers. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

2009 158