Just another day at the office follows Chris' fascinating and sometimes stressful careers as part of a British Forces bomb disposal team in Northern Ireland and currently as a Paramedic in the UK. They are true memoirs about many incidents he's been involved with, some in stomach churning circumstances. It covers incidents such as the shooting dead of a colleague whilst defusing a bomb in Belfast. And describes what its like to approach a wrecked vehicle with a trapped driver and a dead child only feet away. It has graphic details of what its like to assess a patient with traumatic injuries and amputations. It records the communication and organisation that has to happen between himself, the patient, the doctors, the fire service and other Ambulance crews to ensure the effective release of a critically injured casualty. Conversely what a high it is to orchestrate a successful resuscitation following a sudden home death. It describes the more comical and lighter moments of the job with amusing stories and prediciments he finds himself in, when judgement calls go wrong!!!
This book covers introductory Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, with additional sections on integrating those applications, as well as a Windows 8 workshop. Ideal for business courses.
Real world problem solving for business and beyond
The Your Office series prepares students to use both technical and soft skills in the real world. Hands-on technical content is woven into realistic business scenarios and focuses on using Microsoft Office® as a decision-making tool. The series features a unique running business scenario that connects all of the cases together and exposes students to using Office to solve problems relating to business areas like finance and accounting, production and operations, sales and marketing.
Each chapter introduces a realistic business case for students to complete via hands-on steps that are easily identified in blue shaded boxes. Each blue box teaches a skill and comes complete with video and interactive support. Chapters are grouped into Business Units, which collectively illustrate a specific set of business concepts to achieve AACSB-related outcomes. Each Business Unit ends with a Capstone section, testing students' ability to apply concepts and skills beyond a single chapter.
Also available with MyITLab
MyITLab® is an online homework and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, to engage students and improve results. Live-in-Application Grader projects come with the convenience of auto-grading and instant feedback, helping students learn more quickly and effectively. Digital badges lets students showcase their Microsoft Office or Computer Concepts competencies, keeping them motivated and focused on their future careers. MyITLab builds the critical skills needed for college and career success.
Oliver Otter's little sister and brother are always ruining his homework until their parents make Oliver his very own office.
Is clutter taking over your life? Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of objects that have accumulated in your house over the years? Well, you're not alone. We all gather clutter to some extent, but it's what we do about it that counts. If you find yourself with a clutter problem and want to reclaim your home or garage, this is the book for you. Clutter isn't just displeasing to the eye; it can start to affect your emotional wellbeing and can even have a negative effect on your physical health, especially if you suffer from allergies or often find your house infested with pests. Therefore, it is in the interests of both you and your family to declutter your home and, in turn, declutter your life. This book tells you everything you need to know about how to start tackling that clutter, from why you should declutter your home to how to approach the task and what to do with your clutter once you've decided to get rid of it. It will advise you on how to make the most of your space, how to maintain order once you've achieved it, and how to make sure you never find yourself in a clutter-filled nightmare ever again. In this book you will learn: -Why You Should Declutter Now -Where To Start Decluttering -What You Can Do With What You Don't Need -How To Create More Space -How To Maintain Order -How To Declutter In Just Five Minutes -How To Declutter & Organize Around Children Full of practical advice and useful tips, this book is your number one guide to clutter and how to free yourself from it. Start living your clutter-free life today!
The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and colour photographs of women and men from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Young readers learn to respect the importance of doing a job well and appreciate the contributions these workers make to our life and the world around us. These books are perfect for reading alone or in group story times. They are certain to spark questions and encourage dialogue and prompt children to learn more about these occupations. AGES: 4-7 AUTHOR: Dan Liebman is a magazine writer and the author of many children's books. He is a specialist in plain language for both young and adult readers. ILLUSTRATIONS: Colour photographs
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