All careers in healthcare science are noble and fulfilling. However, a job like this is not for everyone. If you’re absolutely sure you want to pursue this career path, you need to know all about it. Hopefully, the above-listed points helped you see your future in a clearer way.
Don't know how much to tip your pizza delivery driver? Well here are some tips on how much to tip for pizza delivery.
So are you looking for a job in a call center. Know more about working in a call center or BPO. What are the positions available in a BPO. Know the job description of the same. Also get an idea of the growth in the BPO industry and the salary that it offers.
With the recession and economic downturn seen around the world, many companies are looking for workers who can work from home for their virtual call centers. Here are 10 alternatives to Arise Virtual Solutions.
The installation of Postal Vehicle Cameras is imminent. This raises the question of whether Letter Carriers have an ¨expectation of privacy¨ in the previously sacrosanct realm of the driver´s compartment, or can the Post Office snoop on their sanctuary with impunity?
As a server for many years in the restaurant business, I have put together a very real list of reasons why serving is in fact a real job. Servers, feel free to use it when asked this most disrespectful of questions.
No matter what fancy tag you apply to it, being a USPS letter carrier is grueling work. This article compares the entry level Postal positions of Rural Carrier Associate and City Carrier Assistant.
Your Postal MDD Scanner has a tendency to freeze at awkward moments and run out of battery power on those long, gloomy postal nights. Do you know what to do?
A career in HVAC requires the use of many tools. These lists of tools, with pictures, will show you what you need to start out on the right foot in your heating and air conditioning career.
Often, one small event is enough to change the direction of our lives. One phone call, made while on vacation in Texas, was instrumental in changing my career path and fulfilling a lifetime dream.
Career Postal employees might think "It's not my problem," but there are reasons why worrying about the Trump hiring freeze is not just for CCAs and PSEs anymore.
There are many qualities to being a good customer service representative. In this hub I will go over some of the things that will help you to be a great CSR!
The United States Postal Service faces many challenges and changes in the new decade—some may be good (delivery vehicles and scanners) but others, including a new Postmaster General and talk of privatization, hang over the organization like a cloud of doom. What will 2020 bring?
HVAC(R) professionals are in high demand and choosing a career isn't always easy. This article will give you a sneak peek into an HVAC career.
This hub attempts to bring attention to a widespread problem in the fast food service industry. Restaurant are not designed to help crew succeed in their duties safely. Restaurants are built to wear and tear the body down. In this article, I offer some possible solutions.
Thinking about pursuing a career in bartending? Even if you only plan to tend bar for a short while, it's important to determine whether or not the job is a good fit for your skillset and personality. This article examines 15 aspects of the bartending that many people fail to consider.
Advice that will help waiters and waitresses to improve their incomes using proven methods that work!
You are an overwrought potential City Carrier Assistant who is terrified about your impending interview. Relax on Mel Carriere's postal therapy couch. Maybe he can soothe your worried mind, maybe not.
Customers can make or break a business, so during a job interview, you can bet your life that you will be asked questions about how you interact with them. Here's some top tips on answering questions.
Reverend Mel Carriere, Ordained by the Church of The Perpetually Independent Mind, puts on the collar and preaches a sermon. The subject? Sin. Specifically how you, the Regular Postal City Carrier, can avoid sinning against (bottom-feeding?) City Carrier Assistants (CCAs).
Here we explore the relationship between staff, consumers and management of day programs for people with developmental disabilities and how the programs can run more efficiently and smoothly.
A business office phone system must focus on customer service. It should route callers to the correct personnel quickly with a few simple menu options.
After the announcement that the coronavirus pandemic had entered the US, many ski resorts across the US started to close. Hundreds of employees living in five employee housing locations were given six days to move out. No job, no pay, and some had no where to go.
Some co-workers can drain your energy. Read about nine types of restaurant servers who are sure to aggravate their co-workers.
Firefighter Fun Quiz#1. Fireman are warriors in every respect. Statistics and questions about fire, gender, income, death, false alarms, trucks, and more. The original fireman's prayer and charts.
Established in 1985, Travelodge has become one of the most well-known budget hotel brands in the UK. This hub provides a comprehensive business analysis and recommends an international expansion plan
So, you want to be a restaurant server? Waiting tables and working in restaurants is very popular work that may be easy for some job seekers to come by, but the job isn't all fun and games.
Mistakes you make with your telephone voice and 6 tips for correcting. What is your image? Sound more confident and successful. Pause and take a deep breath before answering a call.
The Postal Mobile Delivery Device (MDD) is not just for scanning anymore. The little blue machine contains several powerful, under-utilized features that can assist the upstart City Carrier Assistant, and Rural Carrier Associate, to avoid Postal sharks that devour the scanning-challenged.
Do you want to be an operating room nurse? Learn a little about what the job entails and what to expect from the environment. Becoming a surgical nurse is the best move you can make.
What I got wasn't at all what I was expecting, but the places I went brought me stability, prosperity and most importantly: clarity.
Being a medical laboratory technologist is an interesting career and one that happens to be in high demand right now. However, it is not for everyone.
The Winter Solstice is upon us. If you are a letter carrier for the USPS, you are probably already delivering at night. Here are a few dark delivery tips for the fledgling City Carrier Assistant.
Why are several dozen British pubs closing every week when they are seen as a local institution? Why are British pubs disappearing?
Working as a cart collector at Wal-Mart isn't difficult, but it's not exactly a stress-free environment either. Cart pushers are required to collect carts, help out with carry-outs and carry-ins, clean the parking lot, and help out with other tasks. This article will help guide you through it.
This article reviews some of the essential functions of case managers. Case managers play an important role in the healthcare system.
This is a telling of my experience as a USPS CCA in New Orleans, as well as a "what to expect" tutorial for anyone considering this profession.
You'll never get rich being a summer camp counselor, but the job will provide you with some of the greatest life experiences ever. Find out why everyone should be a camp counselor at least once.
Being a volunteer firefighter is rich in benefits and experiences. This article breaks down how to become a volunteer firefighter in your local area.
This article explores the many opportunities that are available in the human services field. This article will provide a general background on the qualifications needed and tips to be successful.
Answering your phone at work can be a little more stressful than taking a call at home. Find out ways to be a professional on the telephone, and keep your customers satisfied.
Looking for a rewarding home business. Consider the opportunities available as a Nursing Home Entertainer.
Learn what a career in massage therapy is really like and find out how common expectations square with reality.
Planning to buy content on iWriter? Well, find all you need to know to use this freelance site. Learn how to sign up, deposit money into your account, post work and make use of other site features.
If you are an employer and you need to hire or sponsor a Babysitter or a Live-in Nanny or a Live-in Caregiver from outside Canada (e.g. Philippines), this website will show you the step by step procedure of what you need to do. You can either do the...
To the good customers—we appreciate you. We adore you. To the bad customers— Please just stay home!!!!
There are several misconceptions about servers in general: For example, exactly how they are paid and what they truly make. This article is going to shed a light on some of those errors.
Consider a career path as an interior designer. After you graduate it's important to find an entry-level role at a local design firm.
Postal OJI and web author Mel Carrier provides City Carrier Assistants with advice to simplify their thought processes and daily work flow.
You've been to MEPs, taken the ASVAB, passed the medical exams, and signed a contract. Now you're waiting to ship to basic combat training. It's normal to be nervous and excited. Basic training is an experience of a lifetime. I wouldn't repeat it...
As a waiter or waitress, fulfilling customer expectations is often easier said than done. Follow this 10-step guide and you will end your next shift with less stress and full pockets.
United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service have both had a rocky relationship with corporate conglomerate Amazon.com, led by Jeff Bezos. Which company is better equipped to survive the Amazon onslaught, and are they aiding and abetting their own demise?
Due to increasing competition in various sectors of the market these days, there is a need to establish an effective Customer Complaint Management System that balances a company's objectives with the customers'.
A highly-trained security guard who can quickly assess and react appropriately to a potentially dangerous situation provides a fighting chance for everyone involved in a crisis.
Working a customer service job can be harder than anything else out there, as customers are picky and difficult. Learn what you need to do to help your customers, business, and yourself.
What type of jobs are available to nurses in the operating room. Here is a review of the circulator, scrub and float nurse roles. These are a few of the opportunities available to a nurse in the OR.
Social Media Shaming - exposing perceived wrongdoers to the public pillory of the Internet, is an increasingly popular pastime. The Postman who crosses your front porch everyday is particularly exposed. Mel Carriere examines the causes and categories of this phenomenon.
So, you probably think working at fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, etc. is super easy right? Well, it is super easy to learn, if you're willing to, BUT ...
A short talk with Nolan Hirte, the founder of Proud Mary Cafe of Melbourne, Australia, about his career.
Wine service is the presentation, uncorking and pouring of wine. It takes place when a customer orders a bottle of wine for the table. The following is a step-by-step description of how you, the waiter, can successfully perform wine service.
M Modal is a company that does medical transcription. M Modal treats its employees like slaves and creates a culture of mistrust and resentment.
The subject of Postal 204B Supervisors often arouses intense emotions. Veteran Regular Carriers resent being bossed by newbies with limited experience, but are reluctant to do the 204B duties themselves. Does the City Carrier Assistant deserve a place in the supervisor's chair?
This hub has been published in a view to help candidates who pursue their NVQ in business and administration.
This article reviews public and private sector employment and some of the major differences between these two work environments.
SWOT Analysis: 1. Strengths: - Strong brand name, image and reputation McDonalds has built up huge brand equity. It is the no 1 fast food company by sales, with more than 31,000 restaurants serving burgers and fries in almost...
Harland David Sanders didn't have enough money to retire at 65. He decided to open a restaurant selling his special fried chicken. It resulted in one of the most successful franchises in U.S. history.
As a social worker you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of populations. In addition to becoming familiar with constructing a culture gram or genogram, you may have to do assessments. Here are some ones you might encounter in the profession.
Are you interested in becoming an electrician? Great, you've come to the right place! It's never been a better time to become an electrician. In fact the demand for electricians in the US has skyrocketed in recent times, and that's even with all...
Important information for RVers who want to do some work camping to reduce their travel expenses. Find out which jobs work, and which do not!
The New York Police Department enrolls college men and women in cadet training before they graduate from school and enter the police academy. NYPD has other jobs in criminology and forensics.
There is can be little doubt that United Parcel Service (UPS) enjoys being a Big Brown roadblock to the potential success of the United States Postal Service, but would UPS resort to the sabotage of the Surepost product, even at the discomfit of its own customers? Mel investigates.
A former Postal 204b supervisor explains the reasons behind his decision to quit the worst job he ever had.
Nothing personal, my fellow letter carriers and other postal employees, but the Postal Service thinks that you are stupid. You might find this a rather shocking thing to say, but it is demonstrated clearly by the creation of the new CCA class of...
Find out everything you need to know about working at Target, including the uniform, benefits, job duties, and salary range.
When you work in any position that makes you dependent on your tips, you will want to know how to make the most money possible! Let's look at what you could be doing different to make higher tips!
Bartending may have a glamorous appeal, but like any other profession, it has its downsides, too. Do your research before deciding to pursue this career.
What's the big deal about being an OR nurse? Why would anyone want to be one? This article will tell you some of the reasons operating room nurses love their jobs.
After the 9-11 tragedy, airlines took back a great deal from loyal employees, using the tragedy to build their bottom-line profits.
If you're seeking a healthcare career that only requires short-term training and offers the satisfaction of truly helping the sick and the elderly, becoming a nursing assistant may be just what the doctor prescribes for you!
Being an au pair may sound easy and fun: work as a live-in babysitter in your dream country while taking care of adorable children and doing lots of traveling in your spare time. While all of that may be true, there is more you should know and consider before taking the plunge.
Do you work in an environment that requires lots of phone contact with customers/clients? Are you looking for ways to improve your customer service? Review these tips and make them a daily habit now!
A former flight attendant shares the inside scoop about practical jokes and on-the-job training for the airlines.
Using the Davis Service Group PLC, a European organization operating in the service industry, as an example, this article outlines the correlation between the business cycle and the economy. All numbers and statistics are as of 2018.
Choosing a career in nursing is a decision not to be taken lightly. Ask yourself the right questions to decide whether nursing is right for you. And if you are already a nurse, take the proper steps towards being a successful nurse.
So you are considering or you've just been accepted as a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and you are wondering what is in store for you. Warning - results may vary! Be prepared to travel.
What does the circulating nurse do in an operating room? What is his or her role during the surgery? Read and find out.
This article goes over the basic steps of the application process for a flight attendant. I will also go over my personal list of pros and cons of the job, after being a flight attendant for about a year!
Karaoke is a fun and entertaining pastime... but it starts with having a good host. These three tips should help you as both a karaoker and a Karaoke host (KJ)
At a restaurant, employees know that they have to be on their best behavior when it comes to customers. Customers can have the nastiest attitudes sometimes. Is it right for the customer to be so rude when all the staff is trying to do is satisfy their appetite?
Are you a letter carrier with a sense of urgency? Just what is a sense of urgency? Furthermore, is your urgency my emergency? Mel ponders the particulars of postal philosophy on The Postal Tsunami.
Well, I used to be a travel agent ("travel consultant" was my official title) and must have done something right as I consistently got highest sales for my area. I have since moved on to another job and don't mind telling you now some of my tips and...
If you're considering taking a job at McDonald's, read this article first. While getting hired isn't difficult, moving up into management is not something that everyone can handle.
Feeling stressed after a long day of listening to people? Working yourself up over little things that wouldn't normally bother you? Stress from work starting to affect your personal life? Well, I've been there and here's a few words on what helps me.
Ever wonder how much it will cost you to train to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA)? Learn from someone who went through the process herself.
This article is my best advice to new nurses in the OR. Most of the advice is for the circulating role. Although, much of it pertains to the scrub role also.
The medical interpreter career field is growing rapidly. This article is an introduction to the medical interpreter profession. It answers basic questions about credentials, training, and national certification.
Certain trauma work professions have similarities in job function and expectations. Cops, counselors, and clergy are impacted in similar ways by job demands which make them more alike than different.
Learn everything there is to know about joining the Army as a combat medic. This guide takes you from the day you start thinking about becoming a medic to the day you graduate.
The line between a profession and an occupation can be a fine one. This article takes a look at what sets a professional apart from his or her peers.
Career opportunities for Child Life Specialists continue to rise with virtually every children’s hospital across North American creating a “child life team.” Learn the details about this unique field of work.
Choosing the right blueprints for your kitchen is one of the most critical decisions any new proprietor must make. While the vast majority of customers will never step foot into the kitchen, it will be the determining factor if any customers will...
Before you think I'm a monster, I wrote this as part of an assignment in college to give directions.
Thinking about becoming a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA), but you want to know if you have the right stuff to get through the training process? Described here are the rigors of CCA bootcamp.
So you, Postal CCA, have been asked to move up to a 204b supervisor position, and you're pretty full of yourself! Although Mel does not want to burst your bubble, you need to know the grim realities.