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Career Counseling The Writer Explores

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It is the role of the career counselor to work with the diverse populations and help guide them to success through building their confidence in their abilities.

Conclusion

Career counseling is a profession in which the counselors have an impact on the national workforce and its direction, though many professional counseling majors in college ignore career counseling as a potential career. As the world continues to diversify and globalize the impact career counselors have on society will continue to expand.

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Herr, Edwin (2003)the future of career counseling as an instrument of public policy.(Career Counseling in the Next Decade) Career Development Quarterly

Bysshe, S., Hughes, D., & Bowes, L. (2002). The economic benefits of career guidance. A review of current evidence [Occasional paper]. Derby, England: The University of Derby, the Centre for Guidance Studies.

Herr, E.L. (2000, June). Working in America: The implications for theory and practice of the Fourth…… [Read More]

References

Herr, Edwin (2003)the future of career counseling as an instrument of public policy.(Career Counseling in the Next Decade) Career Development Quarterly

Bysshe, S., Hughes, D., & Bowes, L. (2002). The economic benefits of career guidance. A review of current evidence [Occasional paper]. Derby, England: The University of Derby, the Centre for Guidance Studies.

Herr, E.L. (2000, June). Working in America: The implications for theory and practice of the Fourth Gallup/NCDA Poll. Paper presented at the ninth National Career Development Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kileen, J., White, M., & Watts, a.G. (1992). The economic value of career guidance. London: Policy Studies Institute, Department of Education and Employment.
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Career Information

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Career Information

Finding the most appropriate and up-to-date information about a specific career could be a tedious process. Luckily though, there are numerous sources of career information an individual could rely. In this text, I analyze three occupational information sources.

O*NET esource Center (http://www.onetcenter.org)

In brief, O*NET describes itself as "the nation's primary source of occupational information" (O*NET, 2014). As the organization further points out on its Website, its database comprises of hundreds of descriptors that are both standardized and occupation-specific. One key advantage of this particular source of occupational info is the fact that its database is continually updated so as to keep up with trends and changes in the job market. The said update is done through "surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation" (O*NET, 2014). Yet another key benefit of this source of occupational info is its huge database of occupational definitions. It should, however,…… [Read More]

References

Career One Stop. (2014). Home: America's Career InfoNet. Retrieved from http://www.careerinfonet.org

O*NET. (2014). O*NET Resource Center. O*NET. Retrieved from   http://www.onetcenter.org  

U.S. Department of Labor. (2008). Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2009. New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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Career Investigation Sonographers Enjoy the

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To register, sonographers must pass a series of tests proving mastery of ultrasound procedures.

At the same time, sonographers can also receive special training from a variety of different venues including specialized programs ancillary to nursing coursework. The most common means of achieving the required certification is via a two-year Associates degree program ("Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information"). Coursework in specialized sonography programs includes ethical issues in health care as well as instruction in anatomy and physiology. Moreover, sonographers must prove they are able to life, push and pull heavy equipment and should be in general good health ("So You ant to Be a Sonographer").

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Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information." Career Overview. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.careeroverview.com/medical-sonographer-career.html

So You ant to be a Sonographer..." Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.sdms.org/career/career.asp… [Read More]

Works Cited

Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information." Career Overview. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at  http://www.careeroverview.com/medical-sonographer-career.html 

So You Want to be a Sonographer..." Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.sdms.org/career/career.asp
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Planning Professional Code of Conduct

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Members agree to report any breach of the TPI Code to the Institute, subject to legal restrictions and assist the Institute in any related investigation. Lastly, the Council has the power to discipline members who are in breach of the code, yet this action will only be undertaken if the Council believes is personally responsible for the breach.

Does the Code of Conduct Address the Conceptual and Legal Meaning of Professionalism:

The TPI Code of Conduct addresses some of the conceptual meaning of professionalism. Duty, honor and integrity are addressed in the clauses in a variety of ways. The clauses concerning conflict of interest, the commitment to lifelong learning, reporting of gifts or commissions, ensuring members do not make statements contrary to their bona fide opinions, and taking all steps possible to maintain professional competence cover these two aspects quite well. Caring and altruism, however, are not fully addressed with…… [Read More]

References

Code of professional conduct, (1 Jan 2007), [Online], Available:  http://www.rtpi.org.uk/download/154/Code-of-Professional-Conduct-2007.pdf  [08/05/09].

Guide to the assessment of professional competence, (No date), [Online], Available:  http://www.rtpi.org.uk/download/164/Guide-to-the-APC.pdf  [08/05/09].

Hammer, D., Berger, B., Beardsley, R., & Easton, M. 2003, "Student professionalism," American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education no. 67, article 96.
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Career Report Individual Report The

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The "Dutch Test for Conflict-Handling," indentified my personality to have medium 'yielding' conflict style. This is consistent with my articulated belief that agreeability when handling conflicts is required, but not to the point that ethics are ignored. My test results on the "Big Five Personality" test thus support the notion that when handling ethical conflicts solving problems on a personal level and achieving a mutually beneficial solution is ideal. The need to do this in the financial industry today is evident in how many banks must renegotiate mortgages -- no one wants a foreclosure, as this benefits neither the home owner or the bank. Rather, resetting an interest rate so the home owner can stay in the homes but still make payments is the best solution, and this requires a compromise on both sides, ideally without a settlement in court.

A think, given what I have learned about the financial…… [Read More]

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Planning and Start-Up of a

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The primary competitor for the new indoor softball and baseball facility would be the Suffolk County Police Athletic League, which is a long established and traditional facility. They offer a wide variety of sports, including baseball, softball, football or basketball. This particular facility is mostly focused on receiving adult and skilled members, which will join the club's team and participate to competitions. In other words, they are only limitedly interested in attracting and training inexperienced members, but they look for those individuals who would add value to their already existent team. Another major competitor would be the South Bay Battlecats, but they only admit members between the ages of 9 and 22, basically closing the door to baseball and softball to all those older than 22.

Then, there are some educational institutions, such as the Dowling College or the Stony Brook University, which offer baseball and/or softball training to their…… [Read More]

References

Amusement, Gambling and Recreational Industries:2002, 2002 Economic Census, Industry Series, 2004, U.S. Census Bureau, Retrieved at http://www.census.gov/prod/ec02/ec0271i03.pdfon March 21, 2008

Business Plan for a Start-up Business, SCORE, Counsellors to America's Small Business, 2008, Retrieved at http://www.score.org/template_gallery.html. On March 21, 2008

Official Website of South Bay Battlecats, 2008, http://www.battlecats.org/battlecats.html. Ast accessed on March 21, 2008

Official Website of the Brookhaven Town, 2006, http://www.brookhaven.orglast accessed on March 21, 2008
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Planning and Reflection During My Student Teaching

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Planning and Reflection

During my student teaching experiences I kept a journal, which greatly helped me to organize my thoughts and clarify the areas in which I most needed to improve. My mentor also pointed out for me the key areas that need improvement. Therefore, as I look forward to a professional career as a teacher, I will be able to draw on these early experiences. I will remember what works and what doesn't and I already feel far more confident and proficient than I did before I undertook the student teaching challenge. In general a few major themes emerged through reviewing my journal entries and the statements written by my mentors. My strengths are my willingness to use a wide variety of teaching materials and teaching styles. An enthusiastic implementation of multimedia materials keeps students actively engaged, and keeps lessons more interesting. Moreover, my lessons are well-planned and incorporate…… [Read More]

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Armidale. http://www-personal.une.edu.au/~jmalouff/problem.htm

Ballantyne, R & Packer, J 1995, making connections: gold guide no 2, Hersda, Canberra, pp 4-14

Department of Education and Training. Online at < http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/>.

Lorsbach, Anthony and Tobin, Kenneth. "Teaching"
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Career Analysis Walmart and Target

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Career esearch eport

esearching companies is very important when anyone is considering a future career. The two companies researched here will be Wal-Mart and Target, in order to determine which one (if any) would be the best choice for me to work at based on all the factors that are important.

The purpose of the report is to discuss both Wal-Mart and Target, in order to show that the companies have many similarities and differences to be addressed when I am looking for employment. The scope of the research addresses a SWOT analysis, along with other information about the company.

The majority of the data will come from Marketline documents that provide company and SWOT analysis information. Other data comes from the companies' websites and an article written about Wal-Mart's expansion to other countries.

Target is the preferred company to work for, for a variety of reasons. Those reasons will…… [Read More]

References

Hayden, P., Lee, S., McMahon, K., & Pereira, M. (2002). Wal-Mart: Staying on top of the Fortune 500. Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs Lecture. George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.

Target Stores, Inc. Company Profile (2014). Marketline.

Target. (2014). Target.com. Retrieved from www.target.com.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Company Profile. (2014). Marketline.
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Planning Your Project the Nature of the

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Planning Your Project

The nature of the problem is that in the clinical setting there are a large number of issues, such as falls, pressure ulcers, and these lead to lower levels of customer satisfaction and negative patient outcomes. There are ways to improve both customer service and to help the patients. So this is the problem that needs to be tackled.

The setting is in a clinic, where patients are in rooms, and there is sometimes a relatively minimal level of nursing supervision. The patients are sometimes able to move freely around their rooms, and this creates the conditions where the patient might fall or otherwise injure themselves, and there is no way for anybody to know that this has happened. The clinic needs to institute evidence-based practice in order to improve the patient outcomes and the service levels that the nurses are providing.

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Career of Computer Programmer Creating

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Second, a major benefit for many computer programmers is the option of working on a variety of very interesting and challenging projects. Often the projects require months off planning, programming and continual work to get the applications to performing at their highest possible performance levels. Third, many companies now sponsor in-house training and development seminars, with a few even having local universities come in and teach the latest techniques on programming. This is a major time-saver for programmers as it gets them more knowledge to do their jobs, and also make them more valuable in their careers for the long-term. Fourth, programming is a profession that lends itself well to individual achievement and accomplishment. For those programmers who are exceptionally good at their work, they become well-known in their fields and often get promoted. Companies also provide many conveniences to programmers to alleviate time drains on them. Google for example…… [Read More]

References

Gul Agha (2008). COMPUTING in PERVASIVE CYBERSPACE. Association for Computing Machinery. Communications of the ACM, 51(1), 68-70. Retrieved May 14, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1407575171).

Josh Bernoff, Charlene Li. 2008. Harnessing the Power of the Oh-So-Social Web. MIT Sloan Management Review 49, no. 3 (April 1): 36-42.    http://www.proquest.com    (Accessed May 16, 2008).

Ryan Blitstein (2 June 2007). Engineers wanted! Will pay very well: WEB 2.0 DEVELOPERS in GREAT DEMAND. Knight Ridder Tribune Business News,1. Retrieved May 16, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Dateline database. (Document ID: 1281144381).

Roxanne E. Christ, Jeanne S. Berges, Shannon C. Trevino. 2007. Social Networking Sites: To Monitor or Not to Monitor Users and Their Content? Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal 19, no. 7 (July 1): 13-17.
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Motivation for Career Change Over Time the

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Motivation for Career Change

Over time, the manner in which different people define success tends to change, and this has certainly been the case with me. Despite the challenges that are involved, I have become highly motivated to make a change in my career that will help fulfill my revised definition of personal and professional success. In this regard, for the past several years, I have been studying clinical medicine and successfully completed my bachelor's degree at Yunyang Medical College in this program of study in mid-2008. Following the completion of my bachelor's degree at Yunyang Medical College, I was employed as an intern at the Weifang Maternal and Child Health Hospital where I gained valuable practical experience in hospital paper-based and computerized administration as well as various treatment protocols. While I found these healthcare experiences to be illuminating and fulfilling, there was something missing. As a result, I came…… [Read More]

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Human Resources Planning

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Human esource ecruitment

Human esources Planning

ecruitment

Organization's strength is based on the quality of its employees an aspect that places high relevance to the human resource departments and the practices used (Ume, 2008). MSCG concerns in consultancy targets to, direct clients towards adopting the best practices in their recruitment process. This will guarantee recruitment of ideal candidates, professionalism in H practices, employee and talent retention and productivity in optimal deployment of the workforce (Loosemore, 2003).

Staffing Methods

One of the main activities of human resource management is staffing. Staffing is important because it provides a supply of individuals needed to fill the jobs within an organization necessary to achieve business objectives. Once H professionals have done job analysis a job description can be prepared. This job description is used when recruiting individuals. Online, ground recruiting, talent search from fresh graduates, employee pouching, use of profession agents and temporary placements…… [Read More]

References

Belcourt, M. (2006). Outsourcing the benefits and the risks. Human resource management Review, 16(2), 269-279.

Fey, C.F., Morgulis-Yakushev, S., Hyeon Jeong, P., & Bjorkman, I. (2009). Opening the Black Box of the Relationship between HRM Practices and Firm Performance: A Comparison of MNE Subsidiaries in the U.S.A., Finland, and Russia. Journal of International Business Studies, 40(4), 690-712.

Harrison, E.E. (1986). The Managerial Decision-Making Process Boston, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin.

Kolodinsky, R.W., Madden, T.M., Zisk, D.S., & Henkel, E.T. (2010). Attitudes about Corporate Social Responsibility: Business Student Predictors. Journal of Business Ethics, 91(2), 167-181.
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Five-Year Development Plan A Career

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The significance of career training programs i.e. formal and non-formal educational measures help in quality development of personnel and promoting the achievement of career goals and objectives as well as success in the field.

Conclusion:

The hospitality and hotel management industry provides numerous opportunities for individual development and success. Notably, success in this industry depends on the formal and informal career training and educational programs that an individual receives. These programs help in career development and management in relation to current and future career goals. Therefore, career development plan is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained from these training programs.

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"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. etrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and…… [Read More]

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"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. Retrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and the Need for New Professions and Forms of Education in Tourism and Hotel Management. Tourism and Hospitality Management, 14(1), 199-209.

Vokic, N.P. (2008). The Role of Training and Development in Hotel Industry Success -- the Case of Croatia. Acta Turistica, 20(1), 1-144.
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Professional Career Action Plan I Am Student

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Professional Career Action Plan

I am student majoring in science at the University of Phoenix. Upon my graduation I would like to use my skills to make a different in the communities that I serve and also in my home community. These are the main factors that I will consider during the period of advancing my career. My career development will be guided by several goals each of them will take varying periods to achieve.

However the most important of all is for be to make an impact for humanity over the period that I will be working in the health sector. I have made several consideration and also put in mind that I will first have to start at a particular point and slowly progress through my career to become a highly qualified and successful person in the health care sector will I believe will also be essential for…… [Read More]

References

Rothwell, W.J. (2005). Career planning and succession management: Developing your organization's talent -- for today and tomorrow. Westport, Ct: Praeger Publishers.

Lock, R.D. (1991). Job search. Pacific Grove, Calif: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co.

Lock, R.D. (1992). Taking charge of your career direction. Pacific Grove, Calif: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co.

Powers, P. (2005). Winning job interviews: Reduce interview anxiety, outprepare the other candidates, land the job you love. Franklin Lakes: Career Press.
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Major Milestones Career Counseling

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milestones in my career as well as identify principle actions and advice that assisted me in moving forward in my career. People often are not aware of the difficulties that entail being a career counselor. It requires a myriad of skills of which take time to learn and master. The first major milestone I discuss is the utilization of the Myers-Briggs Test. This test not only helped me identify options for people career-wise, but also categorize them in a way that was easy to discuss and examine.

My next major milestone involved the four phases of assessment. It takes time to evaluate and understand where the client is intellectually and emotionally. By assessing things like education level, preferences, it makes it easier to understand where that person can take their career in relation to their current skills or plans for future skill development. Everything takes time to fully grasp and…… [Read More]

References

Braunstein-Bercovitz, H. & Lipshits-Braziler, Y. (2015). Career-Planning Beliefs as Predictors of Intentions to Seek Career Counseling. Journal of Career Assessment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1069072715616129

GOTTFREDSON, S. & GOTTFREDSON, D. (2009). THE LONG-TERM PREDICTIVE UTILITY OF THE BASE EXPECTANCY SCORE. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 32(4), 276-290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2311.1993.tb00783.x

Zunker, V. (2015). Career counseling (9th ed.). Cengage Learning.
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Communication Gender Career and Communication

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... Paents' expectations had a stong and positive diect effect on adolescents' expectations and indiect effects though school-based paental involvement and though students' high school involvement. (Tusty, 2002)

All in all, Afican-Ameican gils appeaed to be positively influenced in almost evey measue of achievement, if those desiable behavios wee einfoced by positive goup inteactions. Such a study pesents clea evidence that the psychology of the goup, and the assumptions made by society, play a lage and significant ole in shaping oppotunities fo Afican-Ameican women. Those who do not have the suppot of thei families, fiends, and educatos, will not eceive the encouagement necessay to make the pope choices in egad to caee. They will not pusue the education that is equied fo advancement to positions with highe eanings potential. Even moe likely, lacking sufficient encouagement, young Afican-Ameican gils will find themselves locked into unfulfilling "caees" that bing little in the…… [Read More]

references for Job Attributes Associated with Work and Family: A Longitudinal Study of Career Outcomes. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 53(5-6), 303+.

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Phillips, S.D., & Imhoff, a.R. (1997). Women and Career Development: A Decade of Research. 31+.

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Trusty, J. (2002). African-Americans' Educational Expectations: Longitudinal Causal Models for Women and Men. Journal of Counseling and Development, 80(3), 332+.
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Career Objectives

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Professional Plans and Career Objectives

Goal Statement for Insert Name

My career mission is to work in a dynamic team-oriented company performing financial analysis and helping to guide key decisions related financial projections that direct capital expenditures. I enjoy the mechanics of small details and insuring compliance to specific budgets, report types and the impact that this type of granularity has on recommendations for major decisions within a company.

My pre-college work experience taught me the differences between customer service, labor, and accounting and finance. The hands-on work I performed in a service industry provided me with an appreciation for customers and the need to efficiently do a good job but this type of career left me without a sense of challenge. Eventually I felt drawn to the back office as I learned that the payments and processing and efficient entry of data surrounding transactions was the lifeblood of the…… [Read More]

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career interview job questions

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prioritizing your work on a typical day?

Prioritizing work means coming up with a schedule that is based partly on the importance of meeting specific deadlines, but also based on the actual importance of each task and the people who requested them. Low priority items would get shifted to the bottom of my to-do list, freeing up energy and time for the more important activities. However, on some days it is helpful to tick off some of the low priority and easy tasks early.

Tell us how would you handle a disgruntled customer who is not satisfied with your job performance?

Handling disgruntled bosses or disgruntled customers requires patience, confidence, and poise. The first thing I would do would be to take a step away from the conversation if I find myself getting upset. I can return to it later with a calm and clear mind. Then, I would try…… [Read More]

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Career Objective and How Will

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My notable contributions in this capacity include obtaining investment funding and sponsorships, securing a co-production partnership with Storm 360, a leading West African entertainment company, and forging media partnerships with HiTV, Silverbird TV, NN24, and BusinessDay among others. In addition, I established and implemented overall business objectives of becoming a world-class production and broadcast company offering international broadcast content to strengthen the spirit of enterprise and human development throughout Africa and across the globe. Furthermore, I played an integral role in representing company in key business negotiations.

Further, I also played a pivotal leadership role in winning various team-based tasks, including developing and marketing a new fast-food chicken entree for Chicken Republic, planning and executing a hotel redecoration project at Eko Hotel & Suites, presenting a route to market's strategy for West Africa's largest cell phone provider, Celtel, and formulating a marketing strategy for a new energy drink for Nigeria's…… [Read More]

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Planning Function of Management in

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(iii) he mounting significance of the role of the corporate and public affairs function in companies (iv) the transforming roles of the HRM function in corporate and especially the significance of strategic HRM. he narrow role of HRM in corporate social responsibility has relevantly unfavorable connotations for HR profession itself as corporate social responsibility has attained spheres of more strategic relevance in case of companies. (Corporate Citizenship & Human Resource Management: A new tool or a missed opportunity?)

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Planning for Diagnosis and Treatment

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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Contemporary Approaches Used for Assessment and Diagnosis

The Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health relates screening tools used for screening for bipolar disorder to include the 'Mood Disorder Questionnaire' (MDQ); the 'Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) ipolar Disorder Screening Scale'; Differential Diagnosis of ipolar Disorder I & II vs. Major Depressive Disorders; and Obtaining a Family History Through the Use of a Genogram. The MDQ is designed for use as a tool to aid in screening for present and past incidences of mania and hypomania and includes 13 questions related to the symptoms of bipolar disorder in addition to items that assess the clustering of symptoms as well as any functional impairment. (CQAIMH, 2014, paraphrased) The Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) ipolar Disorder Screening Scale' can be used to make accurate identification of "both threshold and sub-threshold bipolar disorder." (CQAIMH, 2014, p. 1)…… [Read More]

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Bipolar Disorder (2014) University of Maryland Medical Center. Retrieved from:  http://umm.edu/health/medical/reports/articles/bipolar-disorder 

Bipolar Disorder Screening (2014) Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health (CQAIHM). Retrieved from:  http://www.cqaimh.org/tool_bipolar.html 

Bipolar Disorder Treatment (2014) NHS. Retrieved from:  http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Bipolar-disorder/Pages/Treatment.aspx
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Career and Contracts Defenses

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Business Law Contracts, Defenses, Breach, And emedies

The Dream House:

-Was your contract with Bobby a unilateral or bilateral contract; if unilateral, at what time did Bobby substantially undertake performance?

The prerequisites for a bilateral contract are that an offer must be made, that offer must be accepted, and consideration must be tendered. In the Dream House scenario, I offered Bobby an opportunity to build my house in exchange for $500,000, and Bobby accepted my offer. Bargaining the performance of construction work in exchange for a predetermined payment amount represents consideration, completing the third and final requirement and making this agreement a bilateral contract.

-What remedies and/or damages are available to you and to Bobby?

I would be able to sue Bobby for damages while seeking the amount needed to compensate Sheila to complete the unfinished job, which amounts to a sum of $350,000. Conversely, Bobby could defend himself by…… [Read More]

References

Martucci Lamarre, H. (2006). Career focus: a personal job search guide. Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ).

National Constructors v. Ellenberg, 681 So.2d 791 (3rd. Dist. FL 10/2/1996)

Stambovsky v. Ackley, 169 A.D.2d 254, 572 N.Y.S.2d 672 (07/18/91)
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Career Path of Being an Entrepreneur in

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career path of being an entrepreneur in the health and fitness industry. In pursuing my career in the field of health and fitness I aim to open a personal training studio that offers the clients personalized care and approach and helps them to stay fit and healthy along with alleviating the stress and pressures of day-to-day life.

As also discussed in detail in part one, my marketing objectives and business plan is quite clear, whereby during the first 12 months of my career I would like to start and own a fitness and training center offering various specialized health and fitness services to my clients. I would also provide my clients with value added services like physical therapy and rehabilitation services.

As far as the three-year approach is considered, after the three years of my business I see myself approaching new markets and expanding my clientele and business in various…… [Read More]

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Active Marketing Group (2007). Health Club Industry Review. [report] Active Marketing Group.

Biz Plan Corner (2013). Sample Business Plan. [report] Miami: Biz Plan Corner.

Bizplancorner.com (2013). Sample Fitness Center Business Plan Free | Gym & Health Club Business Plan Example. [online] Retrieved from:    http://www.bizplancorner.com/fitness-business-plan.aspx    [Accessed: 27 Oct 2013].

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Planning & Drafts the Writer's

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This provides the essay with a solid structure upon which to build the paragraphs. The writer is now ready to begin the first draft of the essay.

When the first draft has been completed, the writer is ready to begin the first of several revisions. These are important, as the writing process involves much more than only creating the first draft (Princeton Writing Program). The first revision focuses on eradicating any minor grammatical mistakes. During this revision, the writer uses her considerable expertise in diction and expression to enhance the essay. he also uses her proofreading skills in order to correct any minor grammatical mistakes.

The second revision focuses on general cohesiveness. Here the writer identifies any further shortcomings in terms of connections between paragraphs, sentences, and between the topic sentences and thesis statement. The introductory paragraph is edited for the way in which it introduces the topic, and for…… [Read More]

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Career Progress Is He Now

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However, he needs to include time in his day to address long-range management objectives, as well as deal with the inevitable problems that come up over the course of an ordinary workday. Also, he needs to schedule different, less important events on different days than his more important events. In the day described in his scenario, too many things were slotted into his schedule to cope with over a single day. Then, when additional problems began to emerge, he was unable to cope with them effectively. Sam was evidently so overwhelmed that he did not even realize equally pressing problems that had come up, like the confidential employee files that were exposed. This is another persistent concern that should be addressed, and slotted into his long-range plans.

Sam is busy, and he accomplishes the bare minimum to get work done for a day, and he may 'get away' with this…… [Read More]

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Profession and Transferable Skills

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oles in Environmental and Social Sustainability

The field of environmental and social sustainability is characterized by different roles and responsibilities that are accomplished by various professionals in the field. As evident in previous analysis, environmental and social sustainability is wide given the varying components of this profession. The broad nature of the profession is evident in the fact that people in this sector are trained on various aspects including sustainable, economic, environmental, social, and economic development. In essence, environmental and social sustainability is a broad discipline that provides students with insights regarding various aspects of the human world including business, technology, social sciences, and the environment (Environmental Science, 2015). It is important to identify a specific role and pursue it in order to be successful in the field of environmental and social sustainability.

Correlation of oles in this Discipline

As previously mentioned, the field of environmental and social sustainability has…… [Read More]

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Materials Requirement Planning MRP Calculations

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Planning (mrp)

Material equirement Planning

Selection of production has great impact on an organizational production process, and a production planning is critical to ensure smooth flow of production. Space Age Furniture is a company specializing in the manufacturing of cabinets and tables to hold televisions and microwaves. The paper analyzes the case of Space Furniture by exposing the implications of holding inventories within the company compared with the costs that the company incurs with overtime. The paper also recommends the solutions for the operation manager to solve the problems she is currently facing in order to improve the company image and derive satisfaction from the company key employer as well as attracting more customers to the company.

Introduction

Space Age Furniture Company specializes in manufacturing of cabinets and tables used to hold portable televisions and microwave ovens. The products are manufactured in different sizes and features, and the manufacturing process…… [Read More]

References

Crawler, S. (2009). Management Insights. Production and Operations Management, 219-234.

Hill, J., A. (2003). Revising the Master Production Schedule in Sequence Dependent Processes. . International Journal of Production Research, 2021-2035.

Kabir, M., A. (2005). Batch-model Assembly Line Balancing: A Multiattribute Decision Making Approach. International Journal of Production Economics, 193-201.

Potamianos, J., A. (2006). An Interactive Dynamic Inventory-Production Control System. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 1017-1028.
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HR Planning Process Resource Strategic Planning HR

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H Planning Process esource: Strategic Planning H Planning: Linking Process & Figure 2.1 Chapter 2 Managing Human esources Choose a company familiar. Explain integration H planning process strategic process employees company.

H Planning Process: Google

Google has become a successful organization because of its unique ability to leverage its H policies to grow its business. Although its famous slogan is 'don't be evil,' Google does not offer its famously extensive employee benefits packages, spanning from comprehensive healthcare to free food at its cafeterias, simply to be 'nice.' ather, it is part of a calculated strategy to attract the best people and to leverage employees' capabilities to the maximum degree for the organization. As an information-based technology company, it could be said that Google 'is' its people. Its main strength lies in coming up with new ideas. "What they have done better than anyone else is to develop the world's first…… [Read More]

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Charlton, Graham. (2006). Google refines its recruitment process. e-consultancy. Retrieved at:

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Lashinsky, Adam. (2007). Life inside Google. Fortune. Retrieved:

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HR Planning Defining the Organization's Strategic Plan

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H planning: defining the organization's strategic plan, conducting an external scan of the environment; conducting an internal assessment of the organization's labor resources; forecasting future workforce demand, forecasting workforce supply, and then developing "programs, policies and practices to align workforce supply and demand" to achieve company objectives (Carroll 2009). Objectives must be realistic in nature, and reflect the most likely future employment scenario. In some instances, several different possible future scenarios may be forecasted, and contingency planning is wise for a variety of potential situations. Potential labor shortages and surpluses must be determined, and then a staffing plan can be developed, creating the optimal balance between core, permanent staff and flexible staff (temporary employees and independent contractors) (Heneman & Judd 2023).

Q3. Employee turnover in the service and hospitality industry is notoriously high, given that many workers simply take wait staff positions between acting jobs or to pay for their…… [Read More]

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Brookin, Miranda. (n.d.) Ways to prevent employee turnover in fast food restaurants.

Small Business. Retrieved:

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Carroll, Stacey. (2009). Strategic HR planning. Compensation Today. Retrieved:
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Employee Performance Appraisal Planning Rudman

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He could for example, provide a different chapter for each type of performance review currently used, and a list of organizations that likely use it. He can then outline the strengths and weaknesses of these reviews, before he provides an explanation of the fixes he would use to change the outcome and perceived lack of interest in performance management.

Rudman also gives a very brief explanation of the complaints managers in the UK have of employee performance reviews, stating they take up too much time. Rather than lead in with very few statistics, Rudman should dedicate a chapter to this, and instead begin the book with dynamic testimonies by people that use his system and find it works. The goal is to entice and encourage the reader to continue pursuing the end result. Rudman may have much to say, but he is not a good salesman.

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Hidden Job Market Planning a Career in

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Hidden Job Market

Planning a career in human resource management takes someone who understands people and how to work with them. Even with that ability, it is not always easy to tap into the "hidden" job market of unadvertised jobs that are only given to people because of others who know them. These hidden jobs are not found online or in the newspaper, but are passed down through word of mouth and offered to people that are already part of an organization, group, culture, or "inner circle." With that being the case, the real concern for anyone is how to get into that inner circle so that he or she is able to get the kinds of jobs that are needed and/or desired. In order to be successful in the hidden job market, networking is the key - but there are several ways to use networking. The main ideas behind…… [Read More]

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Bradt, G., Vonnegut, M. (2009). Onboarding: How to get your new employees up to speed in half the time. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Bradt, G., Check, J., Pedraza, J. (2009). The new leader's 100-day action plan. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Job-Hunt.org. (2011). http://www.job-hunt.org/hiddenjobmarket.shtml
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HR Management Human Resources Planning

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Then the human resources department needs to analyze the availability of external human resources. It needs to look at employment trends to determine how many workers are going to be available and what types of workers are going to be available. By doing these two steps, the firm will have a sense of the gap between what they expect to need and what they expect to have; and then will also have a sense of what is expected to be available in the external marketplace.

The third step is to formulate a strategy. This will encompass a wide range of tasks. The number and types of workers needed must be identified. A time frame will need to be set with respect to when these workers will be needed. Then, the firm will need to structure its wages and benefits packages in line with what they expect will be needed to…… [Read More]

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Human Resources Manager Career Analysis HR Manager

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Human esources Manager Career Analysis

H Manager Career Analysis

The field of human resources continues to grow to ensure personnel who understand the complexities employment law and the realm of employment benefits. In fact, the Occupational Outlook "Handbook" maintains that "Much faster than average growth is expected during the projection period" for human resources, trainers, and labor relations managers and specialists ("Handbook," 2011). Human resources managers come from a wide variety of educational backgrounds, which is an artifact of the different levels of responsibility within the field and the diversity of duties associated with different specialties. In any case, acquiring certification in the area of specialty -- and graduation from college with either a BA or a Masters degree -- provides the greatest opportunities for a good position in the field and for future advancement. The Chronicle Guidance Publications, Inc. offers occupational briefs for all major types of work. The…… [Read More]

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Menu Planning Menus May on the Surface

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Menu

Planning menus may on the surface seem rudimentary, but upon further inspection, one should realize a thorough and prudent approach is required. Menus are an essential component to any business irrespective of the industry. They are the foundation by which the customer can interpret the value proposition offered by the business. In planning the menu, the owner should focus on two primary concepts: culture and technology. With culture, the franchise can better determine its target market and demographic. This enables the company to formulate a menu to cater specifically to this target market. Technology as it stands today, will impact the menu and subsequent product offerings. Due to its ubiquitous nature, the internet provides the consumer with a litany of options. Thus, when designing the menu, technological advances should be utilized.

The first aspect of the menu design should be that of culture, target markets and demographics. Knowing this…… [Read More]

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2. Goodale, Gloria (October 19, 2007). "At fast-food joints, try the secret menu." Boston: Christian Science Monitor. ISSN 0882-7729.  http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1019/p13s01-lifo.html .

3. Clines, Frances X. (1994-01-16). "Building the Szechuan Empire." The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1994/01/16/nyregion/new-yorkers-co-building-the-szechuan-empire.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm. July 31, 2012.

4. Erikson, Chris (2010-06-28). "The Chinese Menu Wars." The West Side Spirit. http://westsidespirit.com/2010/06/28/the-chinese-menu-wars/. Retrieved August 1, 2012.
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Succession Planning for Multi-Faceted Enterprises and Organizations

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Succession Planning for Multi-Faceted Enterprises and Organizations

La Russa Enterprises

Thunder ay, Ontario

Nadia La Russa

The journey to this point in my academic career has been a long one, and challenging, however I am successful. A number of people have effortlessly contributed to my success, and I take this opportunity to thank them. First, it is with great honor that I thank my academic adviser he/she took on the obligation of advising me in my post coursework and exam completion, while I was in the university. his/her xxxxxxxxx unrelenting encouragement, mentorship and support were the ultimate motivators. Without her firm, yet caring guidance, I would not have completed this research study.

To my friends xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, I owe my gratitude. The incalculable lunches, coffee breaks and emails of support helped me work through the writer's block, despair at lack of improvement and eventually gave me the strength to know that…… [Read More]

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Academy of Management Journal, 36, 763-793. And Participation, Fall 2005, 4-6.

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Organization Planning and Safety

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contingency plan is that it needs to be able to keep people secure and protected. If a crisis does occur, people need to feel as though they are protected, and that all employees, visitors, customers and suppliers are safeguarded and shielded from any harm that could occur. Another element of a contingency plan is that it needs to be able to secure and protect the core elements of the business at large, such as the infrastructure and the critical processes while slowing any disruptions to the business (Fischer et al., 2013). Furthermore, a strong contingency plan will be able to safeguard all information along with information systems, such as those which include or impact supplier connections and client connections (Fischer et al., 2013). A good contingency plan is one which is able to make basic assumptions which are correct to foster a baseline for planning. A good contingency plan is…… [Read More]

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Fischer, R.J et al., (2013). Introduction to Security, Ninth Edition. New York: Butterworth-

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Human Resource Strategic Planning

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Human Resource Strategies (internal/cost, External Cost, Internal/Differentiation, External/differentiation)

Strategic Planning

The internal/cost strategy for human resources aims at reducing the cost of certain processes within an organization so that, in an ideal situation, the amount of funding necessary to provide either a service or a product to a customer is significantly decreased. This strategy attempts to make an efficient use of virtually all internal resources, which revolves primarily about the deployment and productivity of employees already existent within a business or company. To that end, there is little need or desire for the hiring of any external personnel, while at the same time, few attempts are made to bring in any additional resources not already contained within the organization. Management focuses on efficient use of current laborers and the various contributions they can make to a company in order to maximize productivity while keeping costs associated with it as low…… [Read More]

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Electronics Engineer Occupation -- Overview

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Technical: Three years' experience in the testing, calibration and repair of electrical equipment; ability to work under limited supervision; ability to read circuit maps and find work locations from them Strong computer skills including Windows 2000 and most Office products.

8) Design Engineer, Garmin International

Design and develop electronic circuits, equipment, systems, and products.

Technical: Previous work or internship experience with circuit design for consumer or aviation products; relevant experience with test equipment and software tools for electronics design, testing and documentation

Educational: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

9) Electronics Technician, Unknown firm in Kokomo

Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry.

Educational; Degree in Electronics

10) Digital Electronics Engineer, Aerospace Corp.

Provide technical expertise in the areas digital electronics and digital systems engineering including digital signal processing, ranging from baseband to high-speed…… [Read More]

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Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers. Retrieved January 28, 2008  http://www.ieeeusa.org/about/activities.asp 

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U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Handbook. Retrieved January 28, 2008. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htm#earnings
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Institutional Strategic Planning Strategic Planning

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These institutions are a promise made to the community of excellent teaching. They have been created in order to help the students in the process of their professional development. Thus, their values should comprise the following notions:

Competency is the feature that all the professors must possess in order to influence their students. As a result, if a professor is not competent in his domain, he will never be able to offer the best education experience to its students. In addition to that, equality of chances must be given to all the students. If a professor discriminates within his scholars, he is liable for the lost interest in the subject of the persons discriminated. esides, the institution must prove its integrity. Consequently, the professors must do their jobs without letting themselves influenced by other suppressing factors.

The values mentioned above are only a slight part of all the values which…… [Read More]

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Special Education Transitions Transition Planning Is Part

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Special Education ransitions

ransition planning is part of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process for children and adolescents with disabilities. Planning for transitions from program to program across a student's academic career provides support and modifications that might be needed in order to promote a student's progress. Each level of educational program presents its own set of challenges, and planning for those challenges -- as a student moves from pre-school, to elementary school, to secondary school, and finally to post-secondary settings -- can avoid ineffective use of resources while maximizing the student's academic experience. his paper briefly discusses transition planning across different school and program levels for a student who has been identified as emotionally and behaviorally disordered (EBD) and who might be attending school at Lake Holcombe School in Holcombe, Wisconsin (Holcombe School, 2011).

Introduction

Lake Holcome is a small, rural school with a student population of about 375…… [Read More]

Transition activities at this program and age level (Part C to Part D in federal policy nomenclature) deal primarily with building familiarity and enhancing communication (CESA, 2011). By the time a child has been in an infant program and is headed for a pre-school setting, the child's parents and teachers have learned quite a bit about the child (CESA, 2011). Ideas about how the child is best supported for learning and what programming the parents can conduct at home all need to be communicated by the sending program to the receiving program (CESA, 2011). Informal meetings between the staff at each program and with the parent and child present can facilitate a relationship that helps the child and prevents unnecessary spinning of wheels in the first few weeks of the educational change. Parents are invited to sit in on group sessions at the new setting and, teachers will have established some cross-visitation as well.

Transition Between Programs: From Three-to-Six Years to Six-to-Fourteen Years

Transition at this program and age level are quite important because the child will have established only one schema for school -- the one that he or
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Recent Changes in the CPA Profession and the Regulatory Environment

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CPA Profession

The accounting profession has had more than its share of ups and downs in the last two decades. The business environment in this period, led by major technological innovations, has changed drastically and become infinitely complex -- making the job of accountants far more varied. hereas once Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) worked almost exclusively in accounting, auditing or tax preparation, now CPA firms have to handle fields such as financial planning, tax planning, business development, financial management, information systems, risk management, forensic and fraud auditing, among others. In addition, the highly publicized business scandals such as the Enron and the orldCom bankruptcies in 2001, the resulting public focus on the accounting profession, and the enactment of important accounting legislation such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 have forced the CPAs to respond to the changes. This paper takes a look at some of the recent changes in the…… [Read More]

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This is reflected in the popularity of the MBA degree, both among the students and the recruiting firms survey by Albrecht and Sack (2000) revealed that nearly 100% of accounting educators and 79% of accounting practitioners stated that they would not get an accounting degree if completing their education all over again

In June 2002, a federal jury convicted Andersen, Enron's independent auditor, of obstruction of justice, prohibiting the firm from practicing before the SEC and ending its audit practice.
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Counter Intelligence Career Report Dia

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To handle these responsibilities, intelligence agents need to possess certain skills and education. Most positions require at least a bachelor's degree, and degrees in politics or the sciences are recommended. Applicants need to possess strong writing skills, especially with analytical reports. Strong oral presentation skills are desired. Applicants need to be able to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information, to convey ideas thoroughly and logically, and be able to draw logical conclusions based on careful research and analysis. Computer knowledge and data entry are key skills. In addition, intelligence agents demonstrate leadership and show strong teamwork. Other requirements can include the ability to travel, familiarity with automated tools and systems, and foreign language skills. An applicant to any intelligence department must be able to pass a polygraph test, a background check to gain security clearance, and a psychological interview.

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Detail Five-Year Plan for Career Including Jobs

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Detail Five-Year Plan for Career, Including Jobs You Want, How Leverage Education and How Prepare Yourself for This Path.

Experience has taught me that despite one's best intentions sometimes the unexpected evolves. Taking this into consideration I gladly outline my five-year goals understanding that unexpected events or circumstances may change my path slightly, but ultimately not interfere with my primary purpose, which is to develop and manage my own company.

In the next five years I plan to acquire the professional skills and experience needed to start my own information-systems business in the global economic market. To facilitate this dream I intend on seeking employment with Wall Street in a position that will endow me with practical knowledge in product development within the international finance market. I plan to acquire a position that will teach me how to market products successfully so I can translate these skills into solid business…… [Read More]

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Politics of Urban and Suburban Planning

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urban and suburban planning. It discusses the effects that years of uncontrolled urban and suburban sprawl have had on culture, society and members of those communities. The negative health effects of urban and suburban sprawl are discussed, specifically those associated with air pollution. Issues regarding the efficient use of transportation are also discussed, specifically how these are, or are not incorporated when planning new communities or improving existing ones. Political debates and issues regarding the urban and suburban planning are also explored. This document focuses and discusses the popular debates that have occurred in recent times and how these affect the future of planning. This document also discusses some of the suggestions that are popular when trying to resolve problems related to planning. Smart planning is discussed in this document, smart planning which calls for more efficient and innovative methods when planning new communities. The opposition against smart planning is…… [Read More]

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Frumkin, Howard, Lawrence D. Frank, and Richard Jackson. Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities. Washington, DC: Island, 2004. Print.

Garvin, Alexander. The American City: What Works and What Doesn't. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002. Print.

Hutter, Mark. Experiencing Cities. New York: Pearson, 2007. Print.

Lindstrom, Matthew J., and Hugh Bartling. Suburban Sprawl: Culture, Theory, and Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. Print.
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Pevsner Book Visual Planning and

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An Outline of European Architecture is a standard, general text in the history of Western buildings and is an outstanding example of Pevsner's ability to synthesize the general - the totality of the Western architectural experience - with the specific - an exploration of how specific techniques and materials combine to make each building a unique entity within several larger ordering systems. His work on Modern Design (also in Pioneers of Modern Design) shows his avowed interest for what were then the buildings of the contemporary vanguard. He has been criticized for his once-held view that the generation of ultra-modern architects who thrived during his study - Le Corbusier, the designers at the Bauhaus, etc. - were the logical "end point" to the evolution of architecture...in short that "Modern" architecture was almost the last possible word in building design. The thesis remains fascinating.

Major, individual volumes aside, Pevsner's name will…… [Read More]

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Market Planning the Discipline of

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When this occurs typically a company will have to scramble to explain why all their commitments about a new product only partially were delivered, if at all. This and the precise market positioning of a new product to ensure existing products are not cannibalized require product managers to have a unique and expert-level skill set (Guide, Li, 2010).

Why the Industry Needs the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) and New Product Development Professional (NPNP) Certifications

The role of the PDMA is to support the continual education and attainment of excellence in product development and management, creating opportunities for professional advancement for its members while ensuring a consistently high level of professionalism and thought leadership. The PDMA often hosts seminars and promotes opportunities for learning among its membership base, which is global in scope. In addition to its commitment to continual learning, the PDMA also works to define and continually…… [Read More]

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David Pickton. (2003). The PDMA Toolbook for New Product Development. R & D. Management, 33(4), 459-461.

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Healthcare Strategic Planning & Management

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Canada.

Increase benefits

To gain more employees for the nursing staff, SKMC should increase their level of satisfaction by offering several incentives such as increased living expenses or better housing facilities. Moreover, they should include full medical coverage in the work contract. Regarding the foreign employees they should expand the annual leave from 42 days to at least 60 days in order for the abroad workers to be able to spend two full months with their families back home.

The management of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City might object to these propositions arguing the increased costs they would involve. However, their objection can be counteracted by the fact that satisfied personnel perform better at their jobs, leading to an increased quality of the services offered by SKMC and therefore to an increased number of patients and increased revenues and profits.

Emphasis on culture

To attract more foreign personnel within SKMC, the…… [Read More]

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Future Planning & Change Management

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Predicting the future is not easy, but using past and current trends is the right way to go. At least that will allow those who are making the decisions to be sure that they have considered everything in the best light possible before they choose which direction to take.

Planning and Change in Rapid Development

One of the main issues with change management and future planning for long-term care facilities right now is that the changes are taking place so rapidly. If the changes were slower, there would be more of a chance to adapt. Since that is not the case, more has to be addressed regarding how to change quickly. That is something that has not been required of these managers before, so they are in new territory to some extent. While that is not necessarily a bad thing, it does mean that more mistakes could be made because…… [Read More]

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Anderson, D. & Anderson, L.A. (2001). Beyond Change Management: Advanced Strategies for Today's Transformational Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

Chin, P.L. (2008). Integrated theory and knowledge development in nursing (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

D'Antonio, P. (2010). American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work. New York: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Dossey, B., Keegan, L., & Guzzetta, C.E. (2000). Holistic nursing: A handbook for practice. 3rd ed. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen.
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Education Research Planning What Are the Critical

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Education Research Planning

hat are the critical aspects?

According to the United States Government's "National Directions in Education Research Planning," educational research planning must emphasize focus and selectivity in curriculum design and "concentrate on those areas that the public and profession believe are important as well as those that will become important," to render education practical for student's future lives outside of the classroom. Student learning is the touchstone issue and there must be "a particular but by no means exclusive emphasis on the challenges presented by ever-growing diversity and inequality." (Timpane, 1998)

Additionally, the selection of specific areas of inquiry for teachers, through the use of objective research, must be clear enough to "build strategies consisting of related projects executed over time." The candidates for the "short list of research priorities seemed rather obvious: continued focus on reading and language learning; expanded attention to mathematics; the dynamics of teacher…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Chaskin, Robert. (2005) "Democracy And Bureaucracy in a Community Planning Process." Journal of Planning Education and Research. 24: 408-419.

Timpane, Michael. (November 1998) "National Directions in Education Research Planning." U.S. Government Publications. Retrieved 31 May 2005 at http://www.ed.gov/pubs/nationaldirections/implicat.html
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Disaster Recovery Emergency Planning and Disaster Recovery

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Disaster ecovery

Emergency Planning and Disaster ecovery: Technological and Managerial Solutions

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a body that is entrusted with alerting, evacuation coordination and managing disaster situations. Their website http://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-system-eas deals with emergency issues and how response to disasters are usually undertaken by the agency. This portal in particular covers the use if technology to advance alert systems to the general public during and impending disaster. The alert system that is used by the agency and several other bodies will be focus of the paper and a detailed look at how successful these alert systems described in the FEMA website are and how they can be improved to ensure a much higher success rate in the future.

The approaching disaster alert system described in the FEMA website is known as the Emergency Alert System (EAS). This is a system that is used by the alerting authorities to…… [Read More]

Reference

FEMA, (2012). Emergency Alert System. Retrieved July 21, 2012 from http://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-system-eas
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Program Planning Which Approach to

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A critical approach can enhance a naturalistic one also, by showing how race, class, gender, and social power influence self-esteem and motivation to learn.

3.If respected authority from each of the three approaches (classical, naturalistic, or critical) were invited to your agency to evaluate your agency's educational programs, what advice would each give to your agency? How would your agency likely respond to such advice?

A classical theorist would hold a formal seminar during which each participant would be given handouts. Handouts would include lists and outlines of suggested courses of action. A presentation would accompany the lecture, after which seminar participants would be allowed to ask questions in a traditional format. The authority would evaluate my agency's educational programs in terms of quantitative data. Assessment measures would guide further action. Most subjective input would be politely dismissed. The authority would ask program directors to come up with a formal…… [Read More]

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Urban Studies and Planning

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walked through the empty lot, en route to the walking path beneath the freeway overpass. "Someone ought to do something with this land," I said to my friend. "What a waste! At least the city could buy it and build a skate park, like the mayor keeps promising." My friend nodded in return. Several years ago, I didn't understand how cities sprouted and grew; how their residents maximize local natural resources; and how neighborhoods, streets, and public utility services are mapped out. Like most people, I watched passively as parking lots turned into parks and once-dead districts became magnets for tourism. Then on a trip to New York City I craned my neck in utter amazement at the towering high rises looming over me, anchored on the relatively tiny island of Manhattan. Eight million people breathed, walked, and worked here and although the subways didn't always run on time, Manhattan…… [Read More]

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Impressions of Teaching as a Profession and

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Impressions of Teaching as a Profession and the eality

The teaching profession is one of the oldest ones and has experienced growth over the years as a result of its dynamic nature of the teacher's role in the education system. Teachers are assuming new dimensions as the ways by which children learn change in addition to changes in the general learning environment. The early impression of the teaching profession is that it was simply involved in imparting knowledge on the students. This was done with very little consideration of the student's academic capability or needs. Over the years, this has been evaluated to be ineffective and it has caused many children to drop out from school as a result of them finding school to be difficult as well as others who feel alienated in school. Other negative effects that have been reported include antisocial behavior as a result of the…… [Read More]

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Barr, A.S. (1945). Impressions, Trends, and Further Research. The Journal of Experimental Education, 14(2), 200-206. doi: 10.2307/20150851

Brouwer, N., & Korthagen, F. (2005). Can Teacher Education Make a Difference? American Educational Research Journal, 42(1), 153-224. doi: 10.2307/3699458

Heafford, P.E. (1962). Impressions of Science Teaching in Pakistan. International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift fur Erziehungswissenschaft / Revue Internationale de l'Education, 8(1), 85-89. doi: 10.2307/3442377

Hourcade, J.J., & Bauwens, J. (2001). Cooperative Teaching: The Renewal of Teachers. The Clearing House, 74(5), 242-247. doi: 10.2307/30189673
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Teaching as a Profession the

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As I began to realize that I was expecting less than they were capable of I realized that some of my preconceived notions about the teaching profession were coloring my viewpoint.

One example was the day a preschool student from the regular education class came to me and handed me a book that she wanted to read to me. I was surprised but let her open the book and begin reading. It reminded me not to assume the level of ability of any student as each student is an individual and develops at individual rates.

In observing the classrooms I found that problems can be dealt with by remaining flexible and keeping an open mind (Safer, 2003).

An example of this philosophy occurred when an autistic preschool student was included in the inclusion setting. "Tommy" did not respond to verbal cues nor was he a verbal child. The teacher made…… [Read More]

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GRIESHABAER, SUSAN and CANNELLA, GAILE S. (EDS.) (2001). EMBRACING IDENTITIES in EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: DIVERSITY and POSSIBILITIES. MIDWOOD; LB1139.23.E58.

SAFER, STEFFEN (2003). PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS to PRACTICALLY EVERY PROBLEM: THE EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER'S MANUAL. REDLEAF PRESS.

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Why I Want to Get Into the Healthcare Profession

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HealthCare Profession

Nursing is a strong tradition among the women of my family. I cannot remember a time when I did not have the drive to continue that tradition and enter the healthcare profession. The desire to put the welfare of others before my own was instilled in me as a child, and this combined with my natural drive to dedicate myself entirely to my goals made nursing an obvious career choice for me. Qualified nurses will always have an important role to play in the healthcare field, and in fact it is predicted that the need for these professionals will only increase with time. So not only is nursing an important part of my family tradition, and something about which I feel strongly, but it is also a good growth industry where I know that hard work will make me likely to succeed.

Ultimately, I would like to become…… [Read More]

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Nursing Education Nursing Profession

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Nursing Profession: Nursing Education

Quality initiatives, magnet status, and patient safety require that nurses practice on the basis of professionalism at all times. Owing to the rapid changes in practice and knowledge facing the profession, the specialty of school nursing has embarked on efforts to articulate its value in the educational arena. The specialty and the profession are maturing, and nurses are beginning to make their scopes of practice, and roles more clear. Changes in demand and expectations have, however, spurred a shortage of qualified nurse educators, which is threatening to destabilize the quality of care. The nurse educator role requires that an individual undergoes preparation (specialized), and be actively involved in the implementation of strategies "that will serve to retain a qualified nurse educator workforce" (NLN, 2002). However, the looming crisis is impacting on this course of action; the gap between work hours and resources is widening, impacting negatively…… [Read More]

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Masters, K. (2014). Role Development: In Professional Nursing Practice (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

McAllister, M.M. (2012). Challenges Facing Nursing education in Australia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2(1), 20-27.

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Health Care Profession Is Undergoing Fundamental Change

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health care profession is undergoing fundamental change due in part to new laws and regulations. These laws and regulations, although well intended may result in unintended consequences for the nursing profession overall. In the future, the role of a nurse will be fundamentally altered. For one, regulation such as the Affordable Care Act will result in an entire population of insured patients needing care. As such, the role of a nurse will ultimately be predicated on a more individualized basis with specialization in certain aspects. Caring for diabetes is no different in this regard. The public is particularly prone to diabetes primarily due to dietary and lifestyle considerations. As such, the topic of proper care and prevention of this issue is paramount to community health. The population at risk, due in part to regulation, is now society as a whole. This presents interesting challenges and opportunities for the overall health…… [Read More]

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Affects of Technology on the Accounting Profession

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Technology on the Accounting Profession

Accounting and finance continue to see rapid improvements in the accuracy, efficiency and performance of systems as advances are made in the fields of analytics, big data, system integration and reporting, mobility and cloud-based platforms including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). All of technologies taken together are accelerating the pace of change in accounting today. The intent of this analysis is to provide a description of these technologies, explaining their effects on accounting processes. These technologies are also discussed from the standpoint of how they are changing how accounting is being performance at Cincom Systems, a provider of enterprise software.

Analysis of How Technologies Are Changing The Accounting Profession

The most significant advances in technologies impacting the accounting profession are occurring in the area of cloud computing and SaaS, as cloud architectures are fundamentally changing the economics of how software is purchased and used (Arnesen, 2013). The growing…… [Read More]

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Moving Me Towards by Career

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The sort of persona growth that I am expecting is that I want to do two things. I want to learn how to learn, first of all. That is something where I hope to take the lessons I learned last semester and change some of my habits so that I learn more efficiently and effectively next semester. Over time, what I hope to get is a lot more knowledge, but even more than just learning things I want to learn the higher-level thinking that people get from college. You hear people say that it is not what you learn but how you learn it, and that higher-level thinking is a skill that you can take with you long past your college career. In that sense, I feel that this process as it plays out will really help me get to be the person that I want to be.

For the…… [Read More]

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Financial Planner the Career of

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A the direct support or supervision of individuals who deliver all, or any portion, of the personal financial planning process to a client.

A teaching all, or any portion, of the personal financial planning process.

Finally the applicant must agree to adhere to the CFP Code of Professional Conduct and submit to a background check. Any pending litigation must be disclosed.

The Financial Planner typically operates in four major areas: investment planning, estate planning, retirement planning and business succession planning. All of these areas are highly specialized and a planner may decide to specialize in one or more areas. Major firms will offer all of these services to clients, but the delivery method may vary by company. Firms such as Lincoln Financial Advisors, American Express Financial Services and AXA Advisors offer all of these services.

Another group of firms includes brokerage firms, also called wire houses, that may offer some…… [Read More]

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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. 20 April 2005.   http://www.cfp.net / .

Financial Planning Association. 20 April 2005.  http://www.fpanet.org/ .

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Academic Artifacts Iviannette Figueroa Academic Planning and

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Academic Artifacts

Iviannette Figueroa

Academic Planning and Career Exploration

The personal artifact selected is a time management plan for a three-day period between the 19th and 21st. The plan shows the schedule for each day and the times the activities actually occurred:

Saturday the 19th: My plan for the day

am -- Wake up; shower

6:30 am -- Breakfast

7:00 am -- Take babies to day care

am -- Anatomy and Physiology

pm -- Cook the main meal

3:00 pm -- Dinner

pm -- Play outside with the children

7:00 to 9:00 PM -- Study

9:30 pm -- Shower

11:00 pm -- Watch TV; bed

What really happened:

7:00 am -- Woke, showered

7:30 am -- Breakfast

8:00 am -- Drive children to day care; drive to school

to 11:00 AM -- Anatomy and Physiology

12:00 am -- Picked up children

1:00 pm -- Purchased ready-made meal for the children…… [Read More]

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Human Resources for a Personal Financial Advising Career

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Business -- Human esources

Personal Financial Advising

Personal financial advisors review the financial needs of people and help them with investments, tax laws, and insurance decisions. Advisors help their clients recognize and plan for both long-range and short-range objectives. Advisors help clients plan for retirement, education expenses, and general investment decisions. Many also supply tax advice or sell insurance. Even though most planners offer advice on a wide assortment of topics, some specialize in areas such as retirement and estate planning or risk management (Personal Financial Advisors, 2009).

Personal financial advisors regularly work with a lot of clients and frequently must identify their own customers. A lot of personal financial advisors spend a great deal of their time advertising their services. A lot of advisors meet probable clients by giving seminars or by way of business and social networking. Identify clients and building a customer base is one of the…… [Read More]

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Anspach, D. (2012). 5 Search Engines to Use to Find The Right Financial Advisor.

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Retrieved from http://www.job-interview-site.com/financial-advisor-interview-questions-and-answers.html
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Belfast Study Reconciling Safety and Succession Planning

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Belfast Study

econciling Safety and Succession Planning

iSummary Prospectus

Hermeneutics Worldview

Company background

The Experts, their composition and grounds of expertise.

The epistemology of the experts.

Decision makers.

The epistemology of the decision makers.

The Belfast Board

The petroleum experts

Current state of knowledge

Discuss the problem

Discuss the source of the problem

Analyze the problem.

Insights

Derived insights

Summary Prospectus

Belfast is a petroleum company with core competences in oil and gas exploration, development, and production located in Calgary. Its experts are petroleum engineers many of whom have substantial years in the petroleum sector. The company's decision makers are its Board of Directors. Belfast Company's decision makers and experts disagree about the experience level of engineers that the company needs to supervise sensitive oilfield operations. Whereas the Board believes that newer engineers should become exposed to a broader range of activities in the field, the experts disagree and hold…… [Read More]

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Oyo: University Press.

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Belfast Petroleum, Inc., BloomsbergBusinessWeek. Retrieved http://investing. businessweek. com/research/stocks/private/snapshot. asp-privcapId
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Competency Demonstration Report Career Episode

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This information was used to assess the level of compliance by drivers with company policies and procedures, as well as to ensure that all transportation of product was performed in a safe and efficient fashion.

Application of Engineering Knowledge and Skills: This project required an extensive review of existing GPS technologies and how they could be used to capture the requisite telemetry from the GPS-equipped vehicles in a real-time manner. In addition, the requisite telecommunications required to provide this information was thoroughly investigated and an optimal solution was developed that was based on these findings.

Delegated Tasks and How They Were Accomplished: With approval from the company's general manager, two tasks that were part of the overall engineering project were delegated to other team members who had the requisite expertise in order to successfully complete the project by the management-imposed deadline. These two tasks were as follows:

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Manager in Healthcare the Career

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Case managers are expected to have the necessary education requirements, but also have the personality to effectively communicate between healthcare professionals, insurance agencies, and patients (Case Manager, 2011). Case mangers must be both compassionate and professional to balance the needs of the patient while interacting with healthcare and payer institutions.

Compensation for case managers also varies based on the healthcare institution and level of education and experience requirements. In the United States, the salary range for case managers extends from $25,000/year to $65,000/year (PayScale, 2011). Salary for case managers also differs based on their number of years in the field, and if they have received any additional education or nursing experience (Case Manager, 2011). Case managers who are also nurses can expect to earn $58,000 during their first year in the field, whereas other case managers can earn $27,000 in their first year (PayScale, 2011). Internal recruitment for case manager…… [Read More]

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