Communicate in the workplace
This unit describes the basic level of workplace communication that is expected of workers. Tips are given on good telephone skills, personal presentation, communication skills, types of communication, memos and meetings. Also advice is given on dealing with workplace accidents and filling out an accident report.
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Everyday Writing 1: Personal Opinion
Personal Opinion. This topic will show you how to express your views clearly and convincingly in writing. It will help you learn how to organise your thoughts so that you can make a logical case for what you believe in. It forms topic 4 from the Everyday Writing 1 resource.
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Everyday Writing 1: Taking Notes
Taking Notes. This topic will look at how to take quick notes at a meeting and how to organise them into a concise, accurate, personal record of the meeting. It forms topic 3 from the Everyday Writing 1 resource.
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Everyday Writing 1: Informal Personal Letters
Personal Letters. In this part you will be focussing on how to write a short personal informal letter. You will develop your vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and grammar. You also learn how to plan, draft and polish your writing. It forms topic 1 from the Everyday Writing 1 resource.
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Perform routine housekeeping duties
This unit covers general housekeeping duties for the retail store. It outlines the importance of cleaning and tidying a store. Learners are instructed as to how to keep merchandise and areas such as counters, change rooms and store rooms in a neat and tidy manner. It also includes the cleanliness of staff and personal hygiene.
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Working effectively in retail
Learners are presented with background information about how to present themselves professionally in the retail industry. This includes personal presentation, corporate image, teamwork and individual roles and responsibilities.
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Routine cleaning schedule - Maintain the laboratory
An introduction to laboratory maintenance required by laboratory technicians working in scientific and medical laboratories. All testing laboratories use personal protective equipment and standard operating procedures.
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Waste disposal - Maintain the laboratory
An introduction to laboratory maintenance required by laboratory technicians working in scientific and medical laboratories. All testing laboratories use personal protective equipment and standard operating procedures.
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Receive, label and store samples for testing
An introduction to laboratory testing required by laboratory technicians. Covers biological, chemical and physical testing samples provided by clients. It also looks at procedures carried out by lab technicians in receiving, preparing, labelling and storage of samples. All testing laboratories use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
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Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use
Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes. The majority of Hebrew manuscripts were copied out by Jews for their personal use. But during the second half of the thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth centuries large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals (mahzorim) were produced for communa
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Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
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Maintain personal hygiene
Maintaining personal hygiene in the workplace is all about your personal presentation and cleanliness, your clothing and footwear, and what to do if you are ill or have a health condition. All these aspects of personal hygiene impact on the quality and safety of the food and service you provide to your customers. Poor personal hygiene can also affect the health of your work colleagues. So there are many important reasons why personal hygiene standards must be in place and
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Handle food hygienically
As a food handler it is vital for you to know about and follow safe food handling practices. This is to prevent food safety hazards that may lead to food poisoning or even the spread of disease in your workplace. You will need to understand the key risks to food contamination, and the correct practices that need to be followed at each stage of food production. This learning object contains information, resources and activities to help you: identify food sa
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Apply food safety
All people who handle food in the food industry must take responsibility for food safety. Your personal hygiene and work practices contribute to food safety. The procedures you are required to follow should be set out in the food safety manual. This learning object contains information, resources and activities to help you: follow food safety legislation; take responsibility for your role in the food safety program; complete food safety records; identify and report food s
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Provide security services to customers - Establish customer relationships
This is the task for Establish customer relationships. It focuses on building strong positive customer relationships, communicating effectively, and using interpersonal skills. It also touches on personal presentation.
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Provide security services to customers - Deliver customer service
This is the task for Deliver customer service. It focuses on delivering customer service, anticipating problems, recognising personal limits, and reacting to clients' special needs.
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Catalyst for Change: Depression in long-term conditions
Series of video clips which looks at patient responses to how their conditions have have fuelled depression and personal anxieties.
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Peer Review
This page is a portal to an in-depth exploration of integrating student peer review into introductory-level geoscience classes. It includes an introduction to the concept of peer review, reasons and methods for its use, examples of electronic peer review in a geoscience context, and extensive references. This page is part of the larger Starting Point collection.
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Values and Motivations (Careers)
This activity is designed to help students think about what is important to them in a job, by completing tasks in which they examine their personal values and what factors motivate or de-motivate them at work. The tasks are designed to prompt students to think more broadly about their values and motivations, and not to be confined by their current work situation. In reflecting on their values and motivations, students will be in a position to consider the extent to which their values and motiv
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Ping 233: Dropbox App, Brain Box, Windows 10 (Freaking Holograms!!!) | Ping!

Rick and Mark have now completed 3 in a row! We're back - covering the news items MSFTies are Ping'in each other about. We cover your comments from last time and are trying to talk about OTHER new items since the BIG Windows event on January 21st... It's hard. ;)

[05:45]  Author(s): Mark DeFalco, RicksterCDN