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Posted October 01, 2014 by

11 Tips for Rejoining the Workforce After a Career Break

Heather Dugan

Heather Dugan, Salary.com contributing writer

First of all, congratulations on the new job! Whether you were unemployed and searching for something new, or you took time off to raise kids or take care of loved ones, welcome back to the workforce.

But at the same time, it’s understandable that you’re a little leery about transitioning back to the working world after a prolonged absence. Will people like me? What have I missed? Is the technology different? Can I really meet these new challenges in unfamiliar territory?

Before you start your new chapter, take a minute to read about a few tips for getting back in the flow without breaking stride. (more…)

Posted August 19, 2014 by

Looking for Jobs as a Recent Graduate in Culinary Arts? 7 Career Options Served to You

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs in culinary arts, the following post discusses seven career options for you.

When we think of culinary school or culinary arts the first thing that comes to our mind is cooking. We think of chefs making fancy dishes and desserts at five-star hotels and restaurants. Learning how to cook is a major part of a culinary arts program, but there is so much more to culinary school than just cooking

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Caffeine side effects: Does caffeine affect test scores?

 

The average person consumes caffeine on a daily basis. We wake up, we brew our cup of Joe and use the caffeine to propel us throughout our day. But for students, what caffeine side effects matter? Surprisingly, studies have shown that coffee consumption in college students may have an effect on test scores.

The Nutrition Journal in 2007 published a study in which 51% of 496 college students who regularly consumed coffee to help them with test preparation. Some Psychopharmacologists have concluded that this inevitably gave the students an advantage. Additionally three studies published by John Wiley and Sons in Human Psychopharmacology “put caffeine as an advantage”. (more…)

Posted February 26, 2014 by

Naturopathic Doctor, career and scope

Doctor showing naturopathic medicine on chalkboard

Doctor showing naturopathic medicine on chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Naturopathy is one of the branches of alternative medicine, which uses methods like exercise, diet control and massage instead of in taking chemical drugs. The term “naturopathy” has come from Latin and Greek, and its literal meaning is “nature disease”. It is basically a holistic approach that includes the study of one’s lifestyle for treatment. (more…)

Posted May 31, 2013 by

8 Worst Professions for Gaining Weight

Rosemary Haefner of Careerbuilder

Rosemary Haefner of Careerbuilder

A new study has found that more than half (55 percent) of workers consider themselves to be overweight, and 41 percent have gained weight at their present jobs. Of those who say they’ve gained weight, 59 percent gained over 10 pounds and 30 percent gained over 20 pounds. Conversely, 16 percent of all workers say they’ve lost weight while at their current job.

The national survey, which was conducted online for Careerbuilder by Harris Interactive© from February 11 to March 6, 2013, included more than 3,600 full-time workers.

Professions that often involve high stress levels or long hours behind a desk had a higher percentage of workers putting on extra pounds. Among those most likely to report weight gain: (more…)