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Saipan Working Conditions in China - Many people in China have thought that their lives were too poor, and their working conditions aren’t as good. They needed to raise their family and especially their kids. Their kids need to go to school, and their parents do not want them to waste their chance of a good future. Especially the one that has been working in poor conditions. Their mother. In this essay I would like to examine the working conditions in Saipan. I would like to talk about their lives. My main topic to this essay is “In what ways are the working conditions in Saipan not ideal” I would also decide on which side I will be on....   [tags: working conditions, China, ] 610 words
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How the Image of Working Women Came to Be - Over the past few centuries, beginning with the start of the industrial revolution, the roles of women in the family have been constantly in flux. At the beginning of the industrial revolution, we can see that the role of women shifts to staying at home and taking care of housework, while the man serves as the “breadwinner”. In current time, we see women, now more than ever, having jobs outside of the household. In some cases, the roles of the mother and the father in the family are even switched: the women are the ones with steady full-time jobs outside of the household, while males are the ones staying at home taking care of children....   [tags: supermom, housewife, working mothers]
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Working-Class Poverty and the Southern Colorado Coal Strike - The working class has served as an integral part of our capitalist society; as the building blocks, and producers of the goods that supply and support our country, the working class and working poor have faced many struggles to gain working rights. The histories of labor movements in the United States are often silenced from the mainstream culture; while we take our current union laws for granted, long forgotten are the bloody battles that took place to secure these rights. The ideological issues facing our modern day working class have shown to stem from the same socially constructed ideals that existed during past labor wars, such as the Colorado Coal Strike....   [tags: working class, working rights, labor movement]
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Working Women - “Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism,” wrote American journalist and women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller in 1843, “there is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman... Nature provides exceptions to every rule.” (((Margaret Fuller, Jeffrey Steele, The Essential Margaret Fuller, Page 310, American Women Writers, 1992))). Her statement during the mid-nineteenth-century was symptomatic of the changing dynamics of the traditional household and workplace in Western Europe and North America as a result of rapid industrialisation, and improvements in education and medical standards....   [tags: feminism, working class, workplace, gender]
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How Management Information Systems Affect Working Ethics - For every technological introduction or advancement, there are consequences which come with it. This excludes not those that come with introduction of management information systems in companies. The modern society is entirely depended on information systems. Failure of these systems, today, can be declared as end of humanity. Worse enough is that there is a generational shift whereby future generations will not live without information systems that manage information. However, latest evaluations of the impact of management information systems have proven that there are chances, which are very high, of ethics being abused at the work place....   [tags: privacy, information systems, working ethics]
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Working as a Registered Nurse (RN) for Holmes Regional Medical Center (HRMC) - Holmes Regional Medical Center(HRMC) is one of 4 hospitals in the Health First family. Has a long history dating back to 1928 that has seen many periods of growth through out the year. Although they have seen many changes one thing remains the same and that is that they take care of their employees. HRMC offers competitive pay rates and benefits packages. Growth both personal and professional growth are encouraged and supported. The appraisal process is fair and the employees know what the goals and expectations are for themselves and their co-workers....   [tags: Working as a Registered Nurse]
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E.P Thompson's The making of the English Working Class - E.P Thompson's The making of the English Working Class From looking at The making of the English Working Class it seems quite obvious that E.P Thompson’s main arguments throughout his book are about the notion of ‘class’, in particular the ‘making of the working class’ ; and in order to evaluate his theories we must attempt to look at other historians opinions about his book, and his suggested theories, in order to come to an impartial evaluation. Many historians have their own interpretations when trying to define class, like Bourke who links class to characteristics such as accent, clothing; Marx who states that class was ‘no more or less than an objective social category’; and E.P.Thomp...   [tags: Thompson Working Class Essays] 1113 words
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The Working Class - Karl Marx once said “Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor is sucks” (Karl Marx Quotes). Marx is well known as the Father of Communism, but now that the cold war is over and Communism is but a theory of government for a few countries, we can study Karl Marx as a visionary of his time, who foresaw how capitalism would grow out of control. With the used of religion, government laws and capitalism the wealthy will always reach out to control the masses....   [tags: Economics]
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The Dispossessed: What Is a Working Class? - What do you think of when you hear “working-class?” One perhaps might think of a specific race, gender, sexuality or a specific type of lifestyle. In William Deresiewicz’s “The Dispossessed” aims to raise awareness to his audience that people of the working class still exist and should be recognized. His targeted audience being the educated, younger generations of middle and upper class. Through the use of logic and building his credibility, Deresiewicz makes a convincing argument about the way the working class has been neglected and forgotten....   [tags: William Deresiewicz]
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The Benefits of Being a Working Mother - The question of whether or not to stay home to raise children is one of the most debated issues of motherhood. Endless studies and tests have been perfomed, thousands of surveys have been distributed, and if one were looking for a personal opinion, they would have to look no further than the nearest mother to give them a biased look at raising children. But while the traditional views of mothers as housewives remain alive and well in some areas, the modern working mother has made a successful place for herself in our society, and continues to prove herself to be both a powerful mother and business professional....   [tags: Family Psychology ]
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Benefits of Being a Working Mother - Men and women are working harder than ever to survive in today's tough economy. It's a big challenge for low and middle class families to survive. To meet growing demands, it's getting difficult for families to depend on one income. To contribute to family income, mothers are coming forward and joining the workforce. Working mothers are the one who takes care of the family and work outside the home. They may be a single mothers or married mothers. Working mothers usually work to support their family financially....   [tags: children, family income, economy]
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Working with families is difficult and complex. - Working with children, young people and their families can be seen as difficult and complex for many different reasons. However, before these topics can be discussed and explored fully, it is important to completely understand the difference between the words ‘difficult’ and ‘complex’. ‘Difficult’ implies that things are not easily or readily done, where it requires much effort much effort, labour and skill to be performed effectively. In the same way, ‘complex’ implies a hard to deal with situation, but also involves many interconnected parts or complicated arrangements that consist of emotional attachment....   [tags: Social Issues, Social Work] 1987 words
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Benefits of Working as a Freelance Writer - The ever-changing technology has led to the expansion of freelance markets. From continent to continent, country to country, city to city and village to village, you will come across many remote workers who have partially or fully dedicated their time to writing articles. The emergence and rapid spread of the internet to rural areas has been alluded as the main reason behind the rapid development of extensive and active online communities of freelance writers and other potential clients. The rapid increase in the number of people signing up for the increased freelance jobs has called for the need to study the benefits and risks associated with this profession....   [tags: Career Research ]
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Working Conditions in the Industrial Revolution - How people worked, the nature of their interaction with society, was one of the fundamental changes brought on by the demands of the industrial revolution. Taking advantage of the benefits obtained by the division of labor and scale of production required that people work together in large groups. This new paradigm of working collectively under the factory system had no contemporary parallel – except for the working conditions of slaves who also labored in large groups. An examination of the lives of factory workers and slaves shows that there are many similarities between the way slaves were managed, and the management of industrial workers....   [tags: Comparison to Slavery] 769 words
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Working Conditions in the Industrial Revolution - When one looks at the many changes wrought by the industrial revolution, the working conditions of those in the newly industrialized industries are always a central focus. The new paradigm of the factory system changed more than simply how people worked, it changed their very sense of identity. It gave them a class-consciousness that would later help stimulate the rise of both democracy and communism. Disregarding for the moment, however, the future societal consequences of this newfound class-consciousness, and looking at the revolution solely from the perspective of an industrial worker, it is easy to questions the benefits of this revolution....   [tags: Factory System, Historic Document Comparison] 720 words
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Working as a Physiotherapist in the UK - Working in the United States is already exciting, there are plenty of states and specialties to choose from. While my husband and I plan to travel around the US, we also plan to travel to the United Kingdom since he holds a British passport and his entire family resides there (not to mention the beautiful countryside). I have decided to research in advance how to transfer my education so I am able to work as a physiotherapist in the UK. To be a qualified physiotherapist, the applicant must apply to the Health Professions Council (HPC)....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 799 words
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The Working Poor by D. Shipler - The Working Poor The objective of this essay is to illuminate my overall reaction to the reading of “The Working Poor” conveying what I do not like while highlighting a sociological perspective, in addition to explaining if the reading is applicable to my own life experience. Taking notice, the subject at hand was very sobering alluding even if we ourselves have not been partakers of living in the obscurity of prosperity between poverty and wellbeing, certainly we have encountered someone that has become a victim to it....   [tags: social darwinism, poverty, disparity]
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Representaion of Instructions in Working Memory - Following instructions is part of our daily lives and a very important human attribute. It makes implementation of new arbitrary behavior rather effortless in comparison to trial and error, facilitating our learning process. Despite the fundamental role for our behavioral regulation, little is known of how instructions are represented in working memory. How do we plan an action and prepare ourselves to react in a specific way to a new and unpracticed task. Binding mechanisms have been shown to take part in action planning (Hommel, 1998; Stoet & Hommel, 1999, 2002); but does the mere instruction of an action result in binding of stimulus-response (S-R)....   [tags: Memory] 1097 words
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Working Mothers and the Welfare State - "How can we explain the differences in work-family policies in the different welfare states?” Kimberly Morgan's research approach is policy centred and focuses in particular on gendered polices. In this book, with a historical comparative approach, she tries to explain how “both religious practice and religious conflict are key in the formation of the welfare state”. She emphasizes the relationship between “religion as a political force, gender and familial ideologies, the constellation of political parties and the nature of partisan competition, women's movements, policy legacies, and social structural changes” ....   [tags: Politics of Work-Family Policies]
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Working Manual for Counselors and Pastors - PREFACE The Code of Ethics is envisioned to edify the body of Christ and is intended to be a living Pastoral tool that helps shape our character as we confer with help-seekers in their life destiny with Christ Jesus-the living Head of the Church. This book is for professional people helpers like Counselors, Guidance counselors, Christian School psychologists, Pastoral Counselors, Pastoral care givers, NursesPastors, youth pastors, Deacons, Elders- and other professionals who interact/ intervene in other people’s lives....   [tags: Ethics]
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The Nature and Working of PEMS - Outline and assess the nature and working of PEMS. What was its purpose and how well did it live up to expectations. What were its strengths and weaknesses, and what do these say about the validity of rationalism and incrementalism as guiding principles of financial management. PEMS stands for Policy and Expenditure Management System. From 1979 through 1993, PEMS was the federal government’s macro-system of financial management. It was seen as a rational form of financial management. It was based upon the earlier PPBS system....   [tags: Canadian Political Science] 1981 words
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Working Women and Dangerous Liaisons - At the end of nineteenth century men and women migrated from rural areas to urban areas for industrial work (Smith, p.142). This change ushered in the system of wage labor which became the way most members of lower class gained income. However, wages for workers were incredibly low (Smith, p.145). The blooming trend among the middle-class of the head of household as the only working individual of the family was completely unattainable for working class families. It was a necessity for lower-class women to work to support the family as well as maintain their role as mother and keeper of the home (Smith, p.273)....   [tags: Women's Rights ] 2286 words
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Working Hours and Shift Work - 1.1.1. Working hours and shift work Nurses are working under in a variety of shift work systems to be able to provide continuous care for patients. However, 24 hours workplace organizations are now very common, such as in the healthcare and industrial sectors. This requires the staff to be adapted with many various forms of shift work schedules. In terms of healthcare sector, the shift work schedules are considered shift duration which highlights two main categories of shift systems, each system provides 24 hours of care....   [tags: Nursing] 2178 words
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Working in a Coal Mine - The loud beat thumps relentlessly. It is like a never-ending headache changing only with a mood, an arrangement, or a performer. The message of the song, in and of itself, is clear, but performers can change a song’s meaning without as much as the alteration of a single lyric. In 1966, Lee Dorsey released a song entitled, “Working in a Coal Mine.” Allen Toussaint wrote the lyrics and music. (Wikipedia-Working in a Coal Mine) The release of the song came at a time when America coal miners were enduring tremendous hardship in the coalmines of West Virginia....   [tags: Music] 986 words
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A Nation Working Toward Equality - A Nation Working Toward Equality Women have made extraordinary strides toward workplace equality in the last century. The labor-market participation rate for women 25 to 44 years of age - the average child bearing years - rose from less than 20% to more than 75% between 1900 and 1999 (Velasquez, 1.) Author Andrea Lunsford writes about the simple concept of “comparable worth” saying that concept of workers with “comparable skills, education and experience be paid equal amounts” should be a fairly simple policy to institute....   [tags: Women's Rights]
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Working Memory and Time Keeping - Our daily lives involved a lot of time keeping, which is an essential skill. We need to be on time to develop a good relationship with bosses, customers, and friends. Time keeping is not only about checking the time, but also about the accuracy in which you do it. The accuracy also plays an important role to keep time balanced. One can lose credibility if he or she does not have good time keeping. The differences within various people’s executive control function can account for variation in time keeping....   [tags: Cognitive Research]
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Building and Working with Computers - I grew up playing sports and enjoying it but always had a fascination with building and working computers since I was young. When I was thirteen years old I realized how much I enjoyed building and working with computers. This has become a growing interest for me and that is why I decided to take the step into the technological field. I built my first computer when I was thirteen realizing how much you can learn about the parts and the way they work within the computer. Building your own computer and fixing other peoples computers always brought me a sense of satisfaction and belonging....   [tags: Computers, career,] 567 words
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Working With Survivors of Trauma - Bio-psychosocial Assessment Presenting Issue Spartacus came to seek the help of a mental health specialist since he was experiencing a number of difficulties in his life after his service at the U.S. Army. He “felt different” on his return to home and found it exceedingly tough to blend in into the family life as he did before going to serve in the army. The emotional attachment he had with his family members such as the wife and the son had disappeared. Spartacus not attend to the son accordingly as a father should....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)]
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The Home Working Policy - In 2005 (later revised in 2007 and 2008) Bolton Council introduced its home working policy as part of the wider flexible working strategy. The policy applies to all employees of the Council but particularly for white collar workers where the traditional office can be replicated in the home. The home working policy sets out its key components and provides:  Definitions and assumed benefits of occasional, regular and mobile based home workers  Eligibility criteria for staff to work from home  Practical considerations for effective home working  Responsibilities for managers, staff and HR to support home working Background Bolton Council recognising that changes to the traditional work...   [tags: Business Management] 2299 words
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Overview of Flexible Working - Employees are increasingly interested in jobs with flexible work schedule. What factors are driving this interest. Flexible working simple refers to any working schedule that is outside of a normal working pattern. This means that the working hours, instead of being repetitive and fixed, can involve changes and variations. It can mean the employee has variables such as when they are required to work or even their place of work. There are some example for flexible working, there are, flexi time, compressed hours, annual hours, staggered hours and job sharing....   [tags: Work Place, HR, Human Resources]
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Working Throughout High School - Students spend four years of their lives attending high school. Going through high school is mandatory as it prepares them for college and strength to face “the real world.” Having part-time jobs has become the phenomenon among high school students and many students follow this trend as well. Moreover, there are some pros and cons attached with it. Though it may seem like working throughout high school is a bad idea, it could better prepare students for “the real world.” Although some people believe that the primary duty of a student is studying, I am of the opposite position....   [tags: high school, career,] 562 words
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Guyana's Working Peoples Alliance - In November 1974, the Working Peoples Alliance(WPA), a political organization, was formally launched in Guyana. Several independent Guyanese organizations including WPVP(Working Peoples Vanguard Party), IPRA( Indian Political Revolutionary Associates), RATOON, the ASCRIA( African Society for Cultural Relations with Independent Africa) , and independent people constituted the ‘alliance’. The founding statement, representing of the new politics, cited the stand against race based election politics, violent political repression, the worsening economic conditions of the masses, cancerous corruption and denial of academic and press freedom, as factors in its formation....   [tags: Politics] 2141 words
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Working With Multicultural Employees - Planning a trip to another country. Do you know their culture and customs. Just as in recreational travel, business leaders need to know the differences in cultures and motivations in different countries also. Hofstede (2001) regarded culture as “the collective programming of the mind that distinguishes the members of one group or category of people from another” (p. 9). Hofstede (2001) developed four dimensions of national cultures: power distance, collectivism/individualism, femininity/masculinity, and uncertainty avoidance....   [tags: power distance, gender issues]
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A Working Woman Struggling - A short story “Mines” by Susan Straight will be examined. Inmates, wards, fools, children, many names to describe young ill directed souls who find themselves confined at the local Youth Correctional Facility. It is a place as cold as a stone and depressing for Clarette. The facility is a place where kids who mess up in life go to serve time and most likely, if their paths stay the same, will end up across the street at the Chino men's facility. Clarette is a guard at the correctional center; she also has a nephew, Alfonso at the Youth Facility as well....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Google and Working Culture - In the National Hog Farmer of June 15, 2005, author Terrance Hurley, James Kleibenstein, Peter Orazem and Dale Miller in their article entitled “Work Environment Tops Employee Priority Lists” acknowledges that the working environment should be comfortable, less stressful and friendly. However it is really hard to find such a match nowadays. Very few companies care about the benefits and comforts of their employees. Considerably, looking at a common human being working for a firm or a company, it could be said that he or she may be subject to having many tasks to complete in a day including house hold chores, taking care of kids, taking care of their health and numerous other mundane business...   [tags: Business]
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Lavonne Williams' Working Future - It is July, and Lavonne is about to enter into her sophomore year of college to major in political science when she is suddenly faced with a game changer. Currently, she works part-time at a food chain and has just been offered the manager position which would require a full time schedule. However, during one of her core classes she met a profound professor that introduced her to Mr. Kellogg, the assistant director of Housing Authority. He has almost guaranteed her an internship in the city’s Housing Authority which she has significant interest in....   [tags: intership, college, career] 592 words
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Working Dogs and Handlers - Working Dogs and Handlers Police officers work with special units that make use of their dogs’ skills. Thornton says, “They work fire scenes; public transportation venues, such as subway stations, train stations, or airports; and large public events that may be the subject of bomb threats. They may also check vehicles or buildings for drugs or other contraband,” (Chapter 28). The Central Intelligence Agency; the U.S Postal Service; the Secret Service; the Drug Enforcement Administration and many more use dogs in their teams....   [tags: legal issues, law enforcement]
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Working With Other Professionals - Assignment 3-Working with the Area INCO I shall be discussing a case study which involves managing the behaviour of a young child. It is formulated to give an overview of how this behaviour impacts the child and the other children, as well as looking at how I managed effective partnerships with other professionals, such as the area inclusion officer , my Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), the child’s parents and of course the child. Case Study Bertie, a 3 year old boy has a twin sister and a slightly older sibling that attends the local Primary School....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Ameliorating Hospital Working Conditions - It is found that most “nurses love their work and hate their jobs” (Berliner and Ginzberg 2742). Due to the current quality of the nurses’ environments, this is of no surprise. The major factor hindering the quality of hospitals is the level of stress in the workforce. While it is inevitable to eliminate stressors in all medical centers, how stress is perceived is a controllable factor. The idea of stress being controlled emphasizes the need for CISM programs in all health facilities of America to cope with the critical incidents and stress that occur on a daily basis....   [tags: Nursing, CISM]
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This American (Working) Life - What is your average workweek. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development over sixty six percent of women and eighty-eight percent of men in America work over 40 hours each week (4). Yet not everyone receives overtime pay. Executives, teachers, managers and others are not required by law to receive overtime pay (U.S. Cong. Federal Labor). These and other professions are labeled exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. An exempt profession, when put on a salary, is not protected by the FLSA and can work as many hours as required with no extra compensation....   [tags: Labor]
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Working Poor: Food Insecurity - Intervention There are several programs in the Muncie area that assist those who are dealing with food insecurity. Some of these programs are: Indiana school breakfast and lunch program, Second Harvest Food bank and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program. These three programs help those who suffer from food insecurity but do so in different ways. The Indiana School Breakfast and Lunch Program is a program open to those children who live in a low income household. “National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a Federal entitlement program open to public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions....   [tags: food bank, emergency food, shelters]
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The Trouble with Working It - The Trouble with Working It Alison Hooker is a bright young woman. She is a middler communications major at Northeastern University and performing well in her classes. She has experience as a waitress and recently finished her first co-op at a broadcasting company in her native Chicago. She is friendly and outgoing, and carries herself with a confident, yet approachable demeanor. In all regards, she appears to be a capable and collected individual. Despite all these positive attributes, however, Hooker has been unable to find a job in Boston....   [tags: Unemployment Jobs Careers Essays] 1620 words
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Working at The Bindery - Working at The Bindery I have a dream. I have a dream about getting a doctorate degree in music. Well, to get that far, I know I must get through undergraduate school first, let alone graduate school, and so on. Last year I realized that I needed a job that paid much more than minimum wage if I was going to afford to go to college. I then heard about The Bindery from a friend in the same situation as I was. I filled out an application, went to the orientation a few weeks later, and then discovered that working there would be no ordinary job....   [tags: Expository Process Essays] 1197 words
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Temporary Working - Temporary employment is becoming increasingly popular within the UK, allowing organisations to manage when they encounter staff shortages, and external and competitive pressures. Temporary workers are individuals who are employed by organisations to fulfil job roles when they are in demand. Temporary employees may work full-time or part-time, for one week or several, depending on whether or not the organisation requires their labour. Temporary working contributes to the labour problem of low productivity and low performance, this essay will considered this employment form from a number of perspectives and discover solutions to this problem....   [tags: Business, Temporary Employees] 2483 words
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Working Women - For centuries women have been viewed as the caretakers of the family. However, as more women are either earning higher salaries than their spouses or taking on the role as the “breadwinner” of the household, that view gets a little more complicated. According to an analysis by the Pew Research Center, 40% of all households with children under the age of 18 include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for the family – this number greatly increased from the 11% in 1960. These mothers who are the primary financial supporters of the family are divided into two groups: 37% are married and have a higher salary than their husbands while 63% are single mothers (“Breadwinner Mo...   [tags: Career Women Essays]
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Working at the Restaurant - Leonardo’s Restaurant is located on 7575 Merriman Rd. in Romulus, Michigan. This restaurant is right next to Detroit Metro-Airport, so that tends to bring in a lot of business. Leonardo’s started out as a carry-out restaurant and gradually moved into a sit-down restaurant. After three years of being in front of the complex on 7575 Merriman,, the owner built a new restaurant in the back of the complex. The new restaurant is 8,000 square feet with a bar area and a banquet room, which was not at the old building....   [tags: Management Business] 2349 words
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Working as a Housekeeper - Today's workers and families are overworked and stressed. After working through a 9-to-5 job, feeding and putting the children to bed, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is cleaning the house. Weekends are spent running errands and spending quality time with friends and family members. Therefore, many families are looking for outside assistance with housekeeping. In the past, housekeepers were thought of as the "hired help" and were thus treated like 18th century scullery maids....   [tags: essays research papers] 1329 words
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Wood Working - Woodworking has been around for millennia or more. People have used wood for building shelter, tools, and other useful things. There are many different kinds of woodworking. The most common today are marquetry and parquetry, which are both forms of veneering and caring. There are many different styles of woodworking all of which are a very impressive art form. Wood working has been used by man since the beginning of time. Adam was the first known wood worker. Some of the oldest examples of wood working date back to the ancient Egyptian and ancient Chinese civilizations....   [tags: Art ]
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Working Dogs - Dogs are very common in the world we know today. Many households have one or more. Dogs are trained to be pets. Not only trained to be pets, dogs are also trained for work. Dogs are getting used more and more in our work environment. House dogs can also be considered a working dog depending on why the dog is there. There are many jobs for dogs. Dogs make a big impact on our working and social lives. There are many different types of work dogs. Some types of work dogs also have different jobs for which they are trained for....   [tags: Training Work Dogs]
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Single Working Mothers: The Sacrifices of Being A Single Working Mother - Single Working Mothers Thesis: Within the process of a single mother striving to be successful, a fatherless household will most likely become stressful upon the mother as well as the children. How does single motherhood affect the children of the household. A. The more “transitions” experienced by a child, the more children are likely to have either emotional or academic problems. It is not impossible for the children to have both problems. B. Watching the single mother’s struggle, children are likely to cause trouble in the society....   [tags: fatherless houselhold, financial issues]
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Single Working Mothers - Single women that have a career and a family are bestowed life’s toughest challenge. Today, more than any other time in history, millions of women face the dilemma of single parenthood and a demanding career. They have the daunting task of juggling the responsibilities of parenthood and being the primary breadwinner. A successful single working mother makes handling a career and family appear effortless, but in reality much planning, organizing, and time management skills become the foundation that helps to hold the balancing act together....   [tags: Parenting ]
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Working Capital Management - Working Capital Analysis: Working capital management is critical for business. Inappropriate working capital management will lead to major problems for the operations of the company. Management of the company has to make estimation about future expected sales, costs and so on in order to understand about the future working capital requirements (www.boundless.com). This provide guidelines to the management in raising appropriate funds at appropriate time, this will avoid interruption in the business operations....   [tags: Business, cash flow, supply, mega mart]
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Kent Meyers’ Working - Kent Meyers’ Working is an essay which talks about the subject inherent in its title: working, though not in the modern sense where people think of going to the office to work eight hours a day. Work for Meyers meant hard physical work on a cattle farm that wasn’t only a responsibility, but it served as a mechanism that connects him to himself as well as with the people around him. In order present his topic, Meyers writes in the Romantic style in a tone that is conversational, rhetorical, and informal....   [tags: Essay Analysis] 757 words
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Working Memory and Stock Trading at Fidelity.com - Working Memory and Stock Trading at Fidelity.com In his well-known book “The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat” Oliver Sacks (Sacks, 1998) describes a man who can see, but not interpret what he sees: shown a glove, the man calls it a “receptacle with five protuberances” – people see not just with their eyes, but their brain as well – perception involves a whole and purposive cognitive process (Duric et al., 2002, p.1286) and this paper will cite research that shows how Working Memory (WM) is a central component of this purposive cognitive process and how it goes above and beyond perception to impact behavior and adaptation....   [tags: perception, anxiety, cognitive process, motivation]
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The Negative Impact of Working in Teams in The Workplace - Why is teamwork hurting companies and the employees that work there. Teamwork in the workplace is something that is becoming more popular every year with focus on getting a variety of ideas from employees. According to Ana Shetach, “Teams are becoming more common as workers join virtual, autonomous, cross-functional, action-learning, and many other kinds of teams” (2012, p. 25). Similarly, teamwork is difficult for most people. There are many problems that come up with working in teams. Conflict, demographics, stress, recognition and dominant leadership are the 5 main topics that I feel are negatives when it comes to working in teams....   [tags: Work Conflict, Individualism]
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Why Working Mothers are Bad for the Family - The sweet smell of candied sweet potatoes and honey ham fill the house. You are just finishing up dinner when your husband walks in the door, “Honey, I'm home!" You greet him with a warm smile, a clean home, and an after-work drink of scotch. You call the children from playing with neighbors in the backyard and they begin to get cleaned up for dinner. You then all proceed to sit around the dinner table enjoying each other’s company and you exchange stories of your day ; Jimmy got an A on his math test ; Mary has met a boy and will be going on a date tomorrow night to the Hop; there is going to be a church bazaar this Saturday....   [tags: Traditional Family Values]
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Working Condition of Third World Countries - In the United States many people complain about how much work they do during a week. Many people also complain about how they are not being treated fairly in the workforce, people talk about the low pay, or their boss having an attitude. People in America aren't grateful for their safety in the workforce. They aren't grateful for having a right where there job can be held liable if something bad happen to them while in the workforce. They aren't being force to work with hazardous products like many third world people are being forced....   [tags: workforce, sweatshops, rebellion, salary]
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Working at Camden Property And Trust and GameStop - Introduction In this article I would try to compare both Camden – one of the best companies to work for in the United States according to FORTUNE® Magazine – and Game Stop – according to Forbes Magazine is one of the worst companies to work for in the U.S. Camden Property Trust is a publicly traded multifamily company. Camden primarily owns, develops, acquires and manages multifamily apartment communities. As of 2011, Camden operates 197 properties consisting of approximately 67,452 apartment homes throughout the United States....   [tags: Labor Relations]
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Funding the Rich & Brutalizing the Working Class - You may have heard the catch phrase “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer,” but have you ever stopped to ask yourself what that really means. Income inequality, as defined by Investopedia it is “The unequal distribution of household or individual income across the various participants in an economy. Income inequality is often presented as the percentage of income to a percentage of population,” (Income Inequality). If income inequality is allowed to continue its growth unchecked, the working and lower class citizens will continue to experience declines in physical and mental health, the United States Economy will be stifled, and create other inequalities....   [tags: income inequality, Robert Frank ]
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Industrial Revolution in England and Working Conditions - The industrial revolution began in England during the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. There were several factors that played a role in why the industrial revolution began in England. One of the most important factors that played a role was the rich land. The land at this point in time had numerous different natural resources that could be used to benefit the country. The land had an enormous amount of different resources such as coal, iron, wool, cotton, and lead. Another major benefit of the geography of the land was how the furthest point in the country from sea was only seventy miles away....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, England, history, ]
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My Career Goal: Working With Animals - There is a Pedigree dog commercial I see on television which catches my eye and my heart. It tells us to not pity a shelter animal. When I decided to become a Veterinary Technician, I anticipated working in a veterinarian office. Approximately one year ago, I began volunteering for the Denver Dumb Friends League at the Buddy Center in Castle Rock. This experience has led me to consider working in a shelter instead of a vet office. A shelter is not necessarily the easiest place to work, and I have certain criteria I will look for in a career....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 952 words
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Feminist Incognito: The American Working Woman - “…By fifteen most girls were introduced to society. At eighteen, they married; by their mid-twenties to thirties they retired from childbearing.” My grandmother, on the other hand, took a train ride at twenty-six and a year after became an independent woman of business supported by her three years in primary school. The trajectory of her life was not an aberration altogether. In fact, it has been pointed out that, “Mexicans were transient laborers first pulled into this country though the railway lines” (Downs et al, pg....   [tags: girls, family life, marriage]
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Hard Working Immigrants: Cesar Chavez - The Farm Workers’ Movement was a political movement in the United States tried that to give fair rights to farm workers all through the country and was headed by some organizations and labor unions, especially the United Farm Workers of America. Farm Workers’ Movement was between the 70’s-80’s and their goals were to give the farm workers more rights such as giving them breaks, food, water and shelter while they work. Many immigrants who worked there, were there to support their family with food and a place to live, but they face many hardships due to the rising temperatures with no water; Lots of the workers suffered heatstroke, fainted by not drinking water and waiting long hours in order...   [tags: farmers movement, labor leader]
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Obamacare Is Punishing Working-Class Americans - A family of four, making nearly $24,000 a year, is situated just above the national poverty line. Even though the family doesn't have health insurance, they are maintaining their current lifestyle. Now, this struggling family will have to come up with an extra 7,000 dollars annually to cover the health insurance being forced upon them by the government. The Affordable Care Act is punishing American citizens and it will not fulfill its purpose to lower the cost of health care for our country. Its poorly constructed plan is only a band-aid that is patching up a problem that will lead to more problems in the future....   [tags: The Affordable Care Act]
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Working in College - Working in College Executive Summary • Students are increasingly likely to work while in college. Since 1984, the fraction of college students aged 16 to 24 who also work full- or part-time has increased from 49 to 57 percent. Not only are students more likely to work today, but they are more likely to work full-time: the share of students working full-time while going to school full-time has nearly doubled, rising from 5.6 percent in 1985 to 10.4 percent in 2000. In 2000, 828,000 full-time students worked full-time, compared to 366,000 in 1985....   [tags: Employment Jobs College Education Essays] 4041 words
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Working in Mills - Working in Mills The industrial revolution was rushing on at full steam and manufactured goods were at record demands. At a time when men were needed to dig the ditches build the bridges and do heavy manual labor there was still a need for lighter more tedious and just as perilsm jobs that required a specialized worker that of a smaller stature and with nimble hands and bodies that could navigate the crouded workspace of the "modern day" factories....   [tags: Labor History Wage Factory] 893 words
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Working Into Retirement - After the attacks of September 11, 2001 more than 40 percent of the FBI agents around the world had five or less years of experience on the job. The agency was partially to blame because of its policy of mandatory retirement at age 57. This caused what was described as a "brain drain" because so many of the more experience analysts were gone. The solution was to hire back the retirees as consultants and classify them as temporary employees so as not to affect their pensions. The problem is not unique to the FBI and seems stem from society's obsession with youth....   [tags: Labor Force Workforce Retirement] 813 words
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The Working Poor - American factories can comprise of about up to 1000 workers. If American factories are shut down and moved to other countries, this takes many American people out of work. Companies are now also importing jobs. This is where employers hire people such as immigrants to work less than minimum wage. For that reason, many Americans are stuck with the other minimum wage, and low-paying jobs that barely get them through life. Because of this, many Americans are working full time jobs that are below the Federal poverty line....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Working At Starbucks - I was making a grande vanilla bean frappiccino while other customers were waiting in line to have their order taken. Business was slow that day, but heck, everyday at my job was a slow one. I would think to myself, Why the hell am I still working here. when this place gets no business at all. Of course, I work at Starbucks, not the ones that you see on the corner of the streets, but I worked at the one in Target. At my Starbucks, we would have one person working each shift. We had three shifts per day, the opening shift, the midday, and the closing shift....   [tags: Personal Narrative Job essays] 1056 words
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The Working Class - The Industrial Revolution consisted of scientific innovations, a vast increase in industrial production, and a rapid growth of urban populations which consequently shaped a new social structure in the European continent. Initially in the late eighteenth century, the new industrialization period produced dominant bourgeoisie employers and a united men, women, and children workers. The continued increase of factories coupled with a need for employees made the Proletariats within a short period of time a large, underprivileged, hungry, and desperate for money....   [tags: essays research papers] 1573 words
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The Working Life - The belief that work is morally good is the definition of work ethic provided by The American Heritage Dictionary. Work can mean different things to different people. Usually, when we first think of a word and its meaning, we look at its definition. When defining what is morally good, one must remain open to past societal meanings of what was considered moral. Work ethic has developed and changed through different cultures over centuries. Historians and philosophers have developed great insights and theories pertaining specifically to the meaning of work ethic and its meaningfulness in today's modern employment, while some have praised it and some have cursed it....   [tags: Book Reviews] 1367 words
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Working and Poor - It’s difficult to imagine how some people hold multiple jobs to support their family and still live below the poverty line. The saying “the rich gets richer and the poor get poorer” has never been so evident in today’s society. With a growing percentage of people living below the poverty line, one has to question the government policies enacted to elevate the living standings for its people. Government policies great influence the everyday life of its people. It is difficult to enact common ground policies to satisfy the entire public since not everyone is on same financial level....   [tags: essays research papers] 1096 words
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Is there ever a solution for working mothers? - The vast majority of mothers in the world today are working and earning. Where they work may range from the family compound, to nearby fields, to local markets, to industrial parks, to corporate headquarters; but in both developing and developed countries women are economically active, providing support for themselves, their children, and their families According to http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/seeds/seeds13.html#10T it states that: Not only are more mothers working but, in both the modern and traditional sectors, more mothers with very young children now find it necessary to venture further from home in order to provide a livelihood for the family....   [tags: essays research papers] 342 words
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The Struggles of the Working Class 1860-1914, - "Oppression can only survive through silence" said Carmen de Monteflores and history proved this concept most thoroughly. However, the oppressed groups are generally not silent at all. They revolt, get violent, and are repressed again. This is not a rule, just a simple generalization and, of course, there are numerous exceptions. There is always a possibility that these downtrodden factions will get together to form a strong opposing force that will be an equal or almost equal rival to those that oppress....   [tags: European History] 1295 words
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Working - Work And The Indivdual Simply put, work is a major contributor in shaping an individual's life. Our lives revolve around the work we do and the rewards that we get from our work. Work provides the individual not only income to live by, but also identity, value, social belief, social relation and respect. The type of work we choose to do determines our status in society and measures our level of success in life. In this society, being without a job is almost like being invisible. Every one has to be involved in some type of work whether it is for self or for someone else....   [tags: essays research papers] 795 words
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Working Women, the Government, and Politics - Working Women, the Government, and Politics Working women in America are in a difficult and complex state. Women in the workforce are encouraged to compete "like men," which conflicts with the demand for their time during "the second shift". Complete dedication is expected both in the workplace and in the home, and little support is provided by the opposite sex and the government. If the government acquired a larger responsibility for working families, it could implement several policies that have already proven to alleviate the burden on working women and promote gender equality in other industrialized nations....   [tags: Political Science]
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The Working Poor's Impossibility of Survival - According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), all employers must abide by the minimum wage policy which states that they must not pay their employees a wage below the set minimum wage. It is often believed that it serves as a protection for the citizens. Though the minimum wage law benefits employees because employers cannot pay them below the minimum wage, the minimum wage, however, does not "protect" them from the struggles and hardships they will most likely encounter. Rather, as millions of Americans work in full-time minimum wage jobs, several of them discover that their wages are insufficient to survive in today's society....   [tags: Personal Essays] 913 words
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Capitalism and the Joy of Working - Enjoyment of work and creativity is more important to most people than higher pay. Employers cant pay to get more creativity because it is not just about the money. Something meaningful and challenging is generally more important for new workers coming into the workforce. No more is it the hope of reaching fame or making money that drives the workforce. It’s the opportunity to do the work that is enjoyed. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a psychologist at the University of Chicago and author of Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life, has found through his research that for some people, paying them to do things they enjoy actually reduces their interest in doing those thin...   [tags: essays research papers] 1480 words
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Working with the Public- Personal Narrative - Working with the Public- Personal Narrative Friday, July 23, 2004 was the start of a week that I will never forget. It was the week that Abington Savings Bank converted into Sovereign Bank. I was an employee from Abington Savings Bank that was taken by Sovereign Bank, and it was during that week that I realized how much I hate working with the public. To work with the public you have to have a lot of patience and keep your thoughts to yourself, but at the same time keep a smile on your face and agree with whatever your customer says....   [tags: Papers] 888 words
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