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  BBC - Radio 4 - News - Nice Work - 26 October 2004
Nice Work is Radio 4's essential guide to working life in Britain today - we aim to cut through the jargon to get to the heart of what matters.
Over the next six weeks we'll be looking at the pros and cons of work experience; investigative claims that Britain is fast becoming a nation of malingerers and updating you on disability issues.
In this week's Nice Work we look at how the traditional office is being re-thought for the 21st century worker.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/news/nicework/nicework_20041026.shtml   (393 words)

 Nice Work - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nice Work (published in 1988) is a book by David Lodge which was also made into a television series.
It is an unlikely love story between a vaguely feminist university teacher (inspired by Lodge's work lecturing at the University of Birmingham) specialising in industrial novels, and an industrial manager.
The plot is a typical industrial novel plot by itself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nice_Work   (85 words)

 Nice Work Textile Jeans Factory, Casual Clothing Manufacturer, Exporter
Nice Work Textile jeans, casual clothing factory, manufacturer, exporter is a leader in the Thai Asia fashion (jeans) casual urban clothing industries.
Nice Work Textile designs and markets a broad array of products, including fashion, sportswear, jeans wear, casual easy to wear and urban style dresses and menswear and, with its close cooperation of leading fabric factories.
Nice Work Textile Corp. Ltd is able to produce the best quality denim, cotton, tencel and other fabrics products.
www.niceworktextile.com   (756 words)

 MensHealth - Jobs for guys
The purity of nature, the adrenaline rush of working in close proximity to wild animals and the joy of sharing it with other people is an intense experience.
Working with nature also means that rangers are exposed to a certain element of danger.
But, hard work cultivates success and it came to Mark’s farm, Le Petit Ferme, in the form of gold and double gold at the Veritas awards for their first wines released in 1996.
www.menshealthsa.co.za /index.php?cat=75&art_id=1141   (2635 words)

 Nice Work If You Can Get It
A quarter of all Americans now work in jobs that weren't listed in the Census Bureau's occupation codes in 1967.
Look closely at the economy today and you find two growing categories of work -- but only the first is commanding better pay and benefits.
I call this "symbolic analytic" work because most of it has to do with analyzing, manipulating and communicating through numbers, shapes, words, ideas.
www.robertreich.org /reich/20031226.asp   (1208 words)

 Nice Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
VC's are nicely compensated at what they evidently deem to be the appropriate market rate for their services.
I completely agree with this argument—that the high compensation serves to motivate associates to work hard, however, I feel that the authors failed to account for why this is so.
That is, the firm would likely predict that someone who has a demonstrated work ethic would be able to bring in more clients and devote more time to the firm.
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 TAP: Vol 6, Iss. 23. Nice Work If You Can Get It. Rosabeth Moss Kanter.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The average age is 35, and everyone we met had worked for other companies, giving them a reference point for their reactions to Powersoft.
Managers can authorize any schedule and do so for people whose knowledge is valuable--for example, having a new mother work two days a week, or giving a PC to a woman moving from Massachusetts to North Carolina with her husband so she can remain full-time on the ISI payroll.
Unlike major-league ballplayers and movie stars--whose work lives have become metaphors for the new career model--software talent is not represented by unions or agents.
www.prospect.org /print/V6/23/kanter-r.html   (4547 words)

The front-panel controls still work as normal in Super Nice mode, but the compression is noticeably smoother and more transparent.
The manual is pretty vague on exactly how Super Nice mode works, but the way the three compression layers interact is clearly preset within the circuitry.
For example, a 'slap and pop' bass part still kicks along, but the individual notes are more evenly matched in level -- when you look at the gain-reduction meter, it seems to sit in more or less the same place rather than dancing around as it does in normal mode.
www.soundonsound.com /sos/sep00/articles/fmr.htm?session=9bb121d405af0e05e1e36694ab389a12   (1012 words)

 ipedia.com: Nice Work Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Nice Work is a book by David Lodge which was also made into a television series.
works which give detailed account, in alphabetical order, of whole field of human knowledge, or of some particular section in it.
It is an unlikely love story between a vaguely feminist university teacher specialising in industrial novels with an industrial manager.
www.ipedia.com /nice_work.html   (117 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Guardian daily comment | Nice work needed from the Tories
New Labour has now squandered its relative advantage in the niceness stakes, but that is no excuse for Conservatives to fall back into complacency about the reasons they have been so consistently rejected.
Eschewing the need to be nice would have won the support of colleagues who suspect that being preoccupied with niceness is a vacuous image-building exercise or a suspicious Portillista plot to dump principle, indulge interest groups and turn the party into New Labour by another name.
The socially liberal agenda which has come to exemplify the pursuit of niceness may not be to Howard's taste, but he has, sensibly, allowed for a free vote when the social partnerships bill returns to the Commons.
www.guardian.co.uk /comment/story/0,3604,1309653,00.html   (816 words)

 Academe - Nice Work If We Can Keep It: Confessions of a Junior Professor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As one junior professor argued in a study for the Journal of Higher Education, working in a university is not the same as working in a factory, but it has its own peculiar difficulties: "I'm not a factory worker.
Mentor, is that once junior faculty have been defined as powerless, then the solution to the problem becomes the responsibility of the institution-in the form of mentoring-or the individual-in the form of waiting.
According to Ernst Benjamin, the director of research for the AAUP, 25 percent of all professors nationwide have tenure; an additional 10 percent are on the tenure track and the remaining 65 percent are non-tenure-track employees-what Benjamin calls an "interchangeable" work force of lecturers, part-timers, and adjuncts.
www.aaup.org /publications/Academe/1999/99mj/JRP_MJ99.HTM   (3835 words)

 Get Paid for Your Opinion! Work Online - Get Paid 2 Take Surveys
Work while in the comfort of your home, on a laptop traveling abroad, enjoying a Sunday afternoon in a local park or while visiting any number of other convenient locations.
I have the chance to work when my kids are at day care, at home taking a nap, and a few more hours when they go to bed at night.
I do all this working from the comfort of my home without having to do a 9-5 job and going through all the traffic jams.
www.StartTodayJobs.com   (1887 words)

 Nice Work If You Can Get Them to Do It   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Nice Work If You Can Get Them to Do It ADMINISTRATION, whatever it is, is the same as it was before poststructuralism and will still be the same when poststructuralism is the name of a mistake no one any longer makes.
I think that the poststructuralist account of how things work (or don't work) is right, but I also think that its rightness doesn't matter, is of no consequence.
High ideals won't work because they are empty and do not link up with the exigencies of real situations; prudence preternaturally alert to every shift in the current won't work because no one could perform it.
www.ade.org /ade/bulletin/n126/126015.htm   (1500 words)

 Nice Work If You Can Find IT
I work with animators and modelers to generate the set of face shapes.
And the facility has been doing "quite a bit of work in restoration." Miskowich reveals that the Center is cleaning up Easy Rider for a 1999 re-release.
Mittan points out they were the first to do quad format work, which is a half-speed analog stereo soundtrack format.
millimeter.com /mag/video_nice_work_find/index.html   (2397 words)

 My Way - News
Theisinger said scientists had been unable to communicate with Spirit for about 24 hours and had so far been unable to explain the source of the problem.
"There is not one single fault that explains this," Theisinger said, adding that mission scientists had worked throughout the night on scenarios ranging from a major power failure to a software or memory corruption.
Mission managers said Spirit was not completely dead, and had sent out a communication beep and default signals.
news.myway.com /top/article/id/40819|top|01-22-2004::13:11|reuters.html   (387 words)

 Hmmmmm nice work :)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Then came back… I was supposed to have miss Jackson come and see me but she was late and I was gone… so I had Mr Wilkinson instead… Dee, the boss didn’t like that because she wanted him to speak to my boss aswel.
Was supposed to finished at 3 but didn’t leave till 5 because we were chatting to the patients…this one lady said to me that she thought I was very good and she said that I better keep at it.
I was sooo scared, and everyone was so nice to me especially mike…he was dead sweet, apparently he bummed me out, but I aint complaining lol and he totally stuck up for me….
www.greatestjournal.com /users/xla_la_lax   (2930 words)

 ►► Review: David Lodge, Nice Work, Thinks
First, in both cases, the literary craftsmanship (perhaps I should say artistry, but it's not just art) is superb, and the chapters are brightened by the same gentle humor I remember from his nonfiction.
In Nice Work a British government program designed to foster mutual understanding between the academy and the outside world ends up doing (strangely enough) exactly what it intends.
Robyn's temporary status makes her at once vulnerable to receiving such an undesirable assignment and consumed by the quest for a tenured position somewhere — "nice work if you can get it," as they say, and hence the title.
www.bookishthoughts.com /lodge_d_nice.htm   (986 words)

 NICE work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When the initial programme for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence was first announced, we observed that the main emphasis was to be on drug treatments (PJ, August 14, p223): over half of the new technologies to be appraised for their clinical and cost effectiveness were pharmaceuticals of one sort or another.
This will be the committee which will advise the board of the institute on “the use within the NHS of any new or established health technology in relation to its clinical and cost effectiveness taking into account the interests of the service as a whole”.
There is already considerable pharmacist input into the NICE's work programme through a horizon scanning process that involves the National Prescribing Centre and the Drug Information Pharmacists Group.
www.pharmj.com /Editorial/19991002/comment/nice.html   (314 words)

 Pioneers Fill War Chest, Then Capitalize (washingtonpost.com)
Their problem can be illustrated by looking at the $41 million Bush had collected for his two gubernatorial bids under rules allowing unlimited contributions.
Her son, Reagan Dunn, was hired by the Justice Department, and her new husband, E. Keith Thomson, was appointed last year as the director of the Office of Trade Relations.
The presidential personnel team works with a potential nominee to find a good fit, which she called "matching talent with interests." She knew George W. Bush from his days in Texas, where she founded the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, named for her sister who died of breast cancer.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A29142-2004May15.html   (4221 words)

 Nice Work If You Can Get It (Remember the elevator operator? Jobs become extinct)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Factory work sucks and is the modern equivalent of walking behind a mule drawn plow or hand picking cotton for your entire life.
On the other hand, I can work in Florida, drive by the local illegal day worker area, and get guys who are well dressed, polite, willing to try anything, wanting to learn, hard working, good spirited and, well, act like men with work to do.
All those engineers working at Home Depot are sooo glad they studied for years to attain their higher education.
freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1046881/posts   (3784 words)

 Nice Work -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Nice Work -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Nice Work (published in 1988) is a (A major division of a long written composition) book by (Click link for more info and facts about David Lodge) David Lodge which was also made into a (Click link for more info and facts about television series) television series.
It is an unlikely love story between a vaguely (A supporter of feminism) feminist university teacher (inspired by Lodge's work lecturing at the (Click link for more info and facts about University of Birmingham) University of Birmingham) specialising in industrial novels with an industrial manager.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ni/nice_work.htm   (110 words)

 at xVinci: November 2002 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
My work day as a freelancer is filled with reading and exploration, as well as working inside graphic software, web design, and code.
In the meantime, I am also working on writing an article for the web, and hope to have a clear, concise, and organized piece when I am done that will or may be helpful to many.
MT is very nice, and this newer version has a lot of Accessibility tweaks, though there are a few things that may need a bit more work.
www.xvinci.com /mt/archives/2002_11.html   (2241 words)

 nice work!
Its also nice to know that a lot of Americans still really care about their democracy.
Sits down again, calms down through the sport (except when we were getting thrashed in the cricket through the 80's) and then the 7:30 report starts and again its on.....until Yes Minister starts at 8.
We should get the names and address of those punks and put them into work camps to pick broccoli and garlic in the central valley.
www.cyclingforums.com /t193656-nice-work.html   (633 words)

 Moviefone: Nice Work Movie: MAIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When Ira Gershwin wrote the line 'nice work if you can get it' for his brother George, he was referring to 'holding hands at midnight...
Beau Travail (Nice Work) Average reader rating: 9.4 (1084 votes) Reviewed by: guest...
Nice Work, 21 August 1999 8/10 Author: Critic-50 from Clearwater, Fl.
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 Nice Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Then after they celebrate their victory in bed that night, Vic tells Robyn he's in love with her.
Robyn isn't ready to make commitments to a married man, so she leaves town, both to work on a book she's writing and to avoid Vic.
When she returns to Rummidge, she is faced with getting her book published, accepting a new teaching position, and maybe moving in with an old boyfriend.
www.sonic.net /barny/nicework.html   (375 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 - News - Nice Work - 1 November 2005
Listen to the most recent edition of Nice Work
In this week Nice Work, Philippa Lamb discusses how the government is trying to cut the 2.7 million of us claiming incapacity benefits.
If you don’t currently work for a company which has one — you probably soon will.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/news/nicework/index.shtml   (195 words)

 Dyinn Quest's world.machine
This is strictly meant for fun and recreation purposes, and by no means should be taken any other way.
The work in this section is all original and is also copyrighted by Dyinn Quest for Dyinn Quest Productions and DJMP Entertainment.
All work shown here is copyrighted by respective artists.
astro.temple.edu /%7Edyq/dsd.html   (354 words)

 Peer Review | Fall 2002 | Reality Check: Nice Work
You have really thrown yourself into your academic work, made the Dean's List, taken advantage of all a strong liberal education had to offer.
But I always knew that years of studying something you loved changed your life, and continues to be central to your work.
The closest I ever got to getting work in my field was a depressing chain of adjunct positions--and what I do now seems pretty far away from art history.
www.aacu.org /peerreview/pr-fa02/pr-fa02reality.cfm   (698 words)

 MPR: Nice work if you can get it
Patty Nefstead, cooordinator of the Kandiyohi branch of Arc Minnesota, says center-based work is an important safety net.
Several clients have worked in the cafeteria at Ridgewater College.
But if it's work they want, sheltered workshops may no longer be an option.
news.minnesota.publicradio.org /features/2003/11/13_baxtera_disabledworker   (820 words)

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