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Didn't quite meet expectations, did it?

As part of the course, we all need to complete a module called Professional Skills which has multiple elements to it (that are all then submitted together as a portfolio). 200 more words


Leading the Right Way … by influence

Leading is getting others to follow. You can use authority or influence. The concept of influencing others will require you to evaluate your ideas about power. 752 more words

Professional Skills

Misleading and Misguided Job Descriptions … or BS?

Tell the truth! Do job descriptions really help you to hire the right candidates?

I pose this question, because during my career, I made it a habit to visit with the “hiring manager” to review the job description before beginning the search for potential candidates. 527 more words

Professional Skills

Worker Crushed to Death by 3,000-Pound Concrete form: $135K OSHA Fine

A Wisconsin company faces a $135,804 OSHA fine in connection with a worker’s death in August. A 3,000-pound concrete form fell on the worker and crushed him to death. 294 more words

Health And Safety

Do you Interface with Customers … or clients?

You have probably read books, articles, attended seminars about providing excellent customer service. You can recite all of the buzz words and phrases such as “ 328 more words

Professional Skills

Interviewing 101

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So you get that fateful call or email. Your heart beat quickens and your palms get sweaty, you start to feel queasy as your mind immediately starts racing over what possible leadership positions you’ve had as you slowly internalize that single word: interview. 1,085 more words

Applying For Job

Why Health and Safety Measures are the Most Important Pillars of Workplace Management

According to OSHA, in the year 2012, about 27 million working days were completely lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. 827 more words

Health And Safety