Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Week 10 – Blog: Individual Assignment

    What are the Pros and Cons of Labor Unions with regards to employees, employers, and society? Pros: For employees, unions can offer several benefits such as negotiation for better wages, benefits, and working conditions, and improving the economic well-being of workers. Unions also provide job security and protection by advocating for fair treatment and establishing […]

  • W9 Blog Assignment/Discussion

    After taking the three surveys regarding stress inventory, stress management, and personality, I learned that the way I perceive my susceptibility to stress in the workplace is quite low. When reviewing the results of these surveys/tests, Psychology Today tells me that I am relatively patient and tolerable due to a moderate to low score on […]

  • Week 8 – Blog Assignment/Discussion

    At the Civil and Construction Engineering career fair here at Oregon State University, I had spoken with several companies regarding summer internships before graduation. One company that particularly stood out was a General Contractor located in the Portland, OR area. Not only did the company offer the highest base pay, but the idea of working […]

  • Week 6 – Blog: Individual Assignment

    When reflecting on past training experiences, the one that stands out the most as especially beneficial was my Red Cross Lifeguard training. As a lifeguard, your certification training is extremely important and must have an excellent training design to ensure guards are capable and well-trained. The certification training was offered by the organization that I […]

  • Week 1 – Blog Assignment/Discussion – Team 10

    The following 4 companies are ones that I have chosen to analyze from Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 American Express is number 9 on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020. American Express practices several Human Resource administrative tasks including talent compensation and benefits programs, employee training and development, and seeking and […]

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