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Career Development: Critique, Story Come to Bump!

Critique, Story Come to Bump! by Denise N. Fyffe Title: Story come to bump! Authors: Peter Espeut Source: The Daily Gleaner, July 5, 2006   ‘Story come to bump’, is an enlightening article written in the prestigious Daily Gleaner, on July 5, 2006 by Peter Espeut. He is a sociologist and executive director of an environment… Continue reading Career Development: Critique, Story Come to Bump!

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Developmental Psychology: Examining the Designs to Study Development, in Psychology

Examining the Designs to Study Development, in Psychology by Denise N. Fyffe   Developmental Psychology is the study of physical, perceptual, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that take place across the life span (Sdorow, 1993). It can also be looked at as the changes that take place throughout a person’s entire life span. These changes may… Continue reading Developmental Psychology: Examining the Designs to Study Development, in Psychology

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Career Development: Examining Environmental Problems of the Kingston Harbour

Career Development: Examining Environmental Problems of the Kingston Harbour by Denise N. Fyffe   Kingston Harbour has played a significant role in the history of all the groups that have lived on the surrounding land. The waters of the Harbour have provided to a wide variety of people ranging from the Tainos, the Spanish and… Continue reading Career Development: Examining Environmental Problems of the Kingston Harbour

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Career Development: Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan

Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan by Denise N. Fyffe   Article: Practical career tip – Your personal development plan Author: Roselyne Raelly Source: Jamaica Observer Our personal and career development is not an overnight achievement. It is a process that should expand over the period of our lives. As we grow and develop,… Continue reading Career Development: Article Critique of Your Personal Development Plan

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Career Development: How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

Unfortunately, there is a bit of dysfunction in every team. People are not perfect. They make mistakes and are flawed. This is true in every arena; from the sporting arena to boardrooms, and from five-star restaurants to large corporations. Imperfect people exist in education, retail, politics, and medicine. Dysfunctional Teams It is a commonality for… Continue reading Career Development: How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

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Career Development: How to Use Holistic Approaches to Manage Workplace Stress

Holistic Approaches for Stress Management Having a baby, a flat tire, moving to a new neighborhood, a new job; are all examples of stress. According to the Oxford dictionary (1996), stress is pressure or tensions. It can also be defined as any demand placed on a person that requires a response. Not all stress is bad;… Continue reading Career Development: How to Use Holistic Approaches to Manage Workplace Stress

Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work
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Career Development: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

The Factors Contributing to Stress in the Workplace Stress takes shape in two main forms, everyday stressors, and catastrophic stressors. The stress experienced in the workplace can belong to either of these categories. Everyday stressors can further be sub-divided into life events and daily hassles (Garrison and Bly, 1997). A change in working hours, trouble… Continue reading Career Development: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

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Career Development: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

Identifying Stress Symptoms and Their Impact on Work Productivity Individuals react to stress differently, but each person begins with the same physiological response. Stress responses place a lot of demand on the body and mind. Extreme stress response can be deadly, as the result may take the form of chronic disease; such as heart disease… Continue reading Career Development: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

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Career Development: Sophie’s Place, Socio-cultural Difficulties for the Disabled Pt 4

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. Socio-cultural Difficulties Socio-culture is defined as of or involving both social and cultural factors according to the Lexicon student dictionary. The socio-cultural difficulties facing Sophie’s Place are many and include economic deprivation as the families for these children are not… Continue reading Career Development: Sophie’s Place, Socio-cultural Difficulties for the Disabled Pt 4

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Career Development : Sophie’s Place, Career Development Resources Available Pt 3

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. Human Resource Sophie’s Place provides a substitute home for severely mentally and physically challenged, dependent, neglected children attempting to restore their broken lives. To accomplish this goal Sophie’s Place employs the assistance of long- and short-term volunteers, administrative staff, an… Continue reading Career Development : Sophie’s Place, Career Development Resources Available Pt 3