Wellness Programs
Holloway Hall

Occupational Wellness

Upcoming Events:
Be sure to visit the Job/Internship Fair on February 24th 2009 held by Career Services. The Job/Internship Fair  will be held in the Wicomico Room of the GUC. An anticipated 70+ employers will be attending to recruit students for full-time jobs and internships. Make sure you dress professionally and bring as many copies of your resume as you plan to distribute. Place the resumes on quality resume paper. Make sure you research the organizations prior to the fair and have a "mini commercial" prepared when approaching the employers. If you have any questions regarding this information please contact Career Services.
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Occupational - Involved in preparing for work, in which one will gain personal satisfaction and enrichment through work.

Occupational wellness...

       is your outlook on your work and career and involves finding ways to improve at work through skill development and active learning.

      is the ability to make choices that foster positive attitudes toward work and your co-workers will enhance your personal and professional satisfaction and promote lifelong learning.

      requires knowing enough about yourself to choose a rewarding and fulfilling occupation consistent with your personal interests, values and beliefs.

       is a major stress point for many people, especially with the busy schedule that today’s business world demands. The ideal work environment accommodates each person’s strengths and weaknesses in a healthy way; each person’s work is important.

Aspects of Occupational Wellness

  • Current Situation
  • Vacations & Benefits
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Retirement Plan & Insurances
  • Sense of Fulfillment
  • Potential Growth
  • Lifestyle provided
  • Challenges Offered
  • Time Commitments
  • Satisfaction
  • Self-employment
  • Business Skills
  • Helping Others
  • Developing Staff

 

 

Tips for improving Occupational Wellness:

  • Find a job that you enjoy doing and work at it!
  • If your current job has you stressed, make sure to take time for yourself to calm down.
  • Attempt to build your skills for excelling in the workplace.
  • Maintain a healthy balance between work and recreation
  • Visit the Campus Career center to find a job that’s right for you!
  • Talk to your co-workers about any problems you might have before a dispute happens.

Resources:

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