5 Ways to Manage Employees Burnout

With the loss of positive connections as top reason for burnout, promoting the “culture of sharing” is key to creating a thriving atmosphere for mutual trust. (Shutterstock) With overwhelming workload, a busy schedule and looming deadlines, it’s very likely that your employees — perhaps sooner or later — will head for hard times. There is a word to describe the phenomenon in a professional environment: burnout. When this happens, efficiency typically gives way to lack of productivity, while the ability…

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The Reason I Turned Down a Great Job Opportunity — The Motley Fool

It isn’t every day that a terrific job opportunity comes your way. But sometimes, chasing our dream jobs is easier said than done. Here’s why my colleagues and I turned down what could’ve been optimal roles earlier on in our working years — and how we wound up at peace with our decisions nonetheless. 1. It wasn’t my passion Daniel B. Kline: In the early 2000s, when I was working in newspapers, I interviewed to be the chief digital officer…

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Steuben DPW honors long-time employees – News – The Evening Tribune

From staff reports Sunday Aug 26, 2018 at 12:03 AM Aug 26, 2018 at 12:03 AM BATH — More than 80 members of the Steuben County Department of Public Works were recognized with certificates of appreciation Monday for their service to county residents. The workers were honored for milestone dates ranging from 10 years up to the 40-year anniversary of Building Maintenance Mechanic Steve Flaitz. The group represents more than 2,200 hours of combined service. Steuben Legislature Chairman Joe Hauryski, R-Campbell, county Public Works Committee Chairman Gary…

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Christchurch pallet workers living in dire straits

Sunday, 26 August 2018, 7:07 pmPress Release: First Union Christchurch pallet workers living in dire straits as company continues to haul in big profits 50 Christchurch workers who restore pallets for the distribution of many of New Zealand’s well-known products will be striking tomorrow over minimal pay and large pay variations between company work sites. From 6:30am Monday (27th August) workers will picket the site at the CHEP NZ Service Centre, 95 Shands Road, Christchurch. Media are invited to attend.…

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Touche: I Quit My Job Mid-Career And It Made My Work Better

I doubt wisdom has increased proportionately with my age (the waist size, though, is a different story), but I feel I’ve had enough experience in life to state a few things with certainty. Here’s one: I know that taking a couple of years off work was one of the best things I’ve done in life. If this is an option for you, I say do it. Go directly to unemployment. Do not pass through the office doors. Do not collect a…

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Is this the world’s best job? Six figures to holiday around Mexico

Quick question: is your passport valid? A luxury hotel group in Mexico is currently asking for applications for what it’s calling the “World’s Best Job”. We hear the expression “dream job” thrown around an awful lot, but in this particular instance, it’s certainly justified, reports news.com.au. Vidanta, a flashy portfolio of coastal retreats, is looking for a new “happiness ambassador” to spread the word about just how decadent their beachfront properties are. The lucky job winner will act as an…

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FOX 12 ride along: Extra DUI patrols planned through Labor Day i – KPTV

CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) - Clark County deputies are increasing their patrols through Sept. 3 to get impaired drivers off the roads. A new report shows a quarter of all traffic deaths in Washington involve a driver who’s had a combination of alcohol and drugs or a mix of two or more drugs. FOX 12 rode along with a deputy Friday night who says even with more law enforcement on the road, it’s difficult to catch impaired drivers. Clark County…

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Police investigating sex assault allegations involving NFA employee – News – The Bulletin

John Penney jpenney@norwichbulletin.com, (860) 857-6965 jpenneynb Saturday Aug 25, 2018 at 5:42 PM Aug 25, 2018 at 6:02 PM NORWICH – The Norwich Police Department said Saturday it is investigating alleged sexual assaults involving a Norwich Free Academy employee and student. According to a press release sent by Lt. Christopher Conley, the department began its investigation into the unidentified individual in June. “The Norwich Police Department Detective Division is actively investigating the facts surrounding the allegations as well as how the information was discovered and reported,” Conley wrote.…

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1 In 3 Amazon Employees On Food Stamps In Arizona

Thousands of Amazon employees rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, to feed themselves. One in three, or 1,800, Amazon employees in Arizona, one in 10 (700) in Ohio, and one in 10 in Pennsylvania, or more than 1,000, are on food stamps, Business Insider reported Saturday. The numbers are “misleading because they include people who only worked for Amazon for a short period of time and/or who chose to work part-time,” an Amazon…

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Walt Disney World workers land deal for $1,000 bonuses and $15 minimum wage

Disney reached a deal with unions that would hike the minimum wage for Walt Disney World Resort workers to $15 an hour by 2021, signaling a possible end to contract negotiations that have dragged on for nearly a year. The tentative contract agreement, which covers thousands of park and resort employees, would increase starting wages by 50%. Workers would also get the $1,000 bonuses they were promised earlier this year. The agreement, announced by Disney on Saturday, will be voted…

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2 nursing home workers plead guilty in elderly woman’s death

OTTAWA, Ohio — Two former Ohio nursing home employees have pleaded guilty to charges in the death of a 76-year-old woman with dementia who died of hypothermia after wandering outside on a frigid January night. The Courier reports 36-year-old Rachel Friesel and 20-year-old Destini Fenbert, both of Pandora, pleaded guilty Thursday in western Ohio’s Putnam County to felony forgery and misdemeanor gross patient neglect charges as part of a plea agreement. They were indicted on a more serious charge of…

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Judge Strikes Down Key Parts of Trump’s Orders Easing the Firing of Federal Workers

A federal district judge in Washington struck down most of the key provisions of three executive orders that President Trump signed in late May that would have made it easier to fire federal employees. The ruling, issued early Saturday, is a blow to Republican efforts to rein in public-sector labor unions, which states like Wisconsin have aggressively curtailed in recent years. In June, the Supreme Court dealt public-sector unions a major blow by ending mandatory union fees for government workers…

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Earth Station Brewery opened by former Beavertown brewery in the Royal Docks promising to bring diversity, more jobs and revamp to the hipster craft beer stereotype | Latest Newham News

PUBLISHED: 13:00 25 August 2018 Rhiannon Long Jenn Merrick, from Salt Lake City in Utah, was a baker before she came to Britain in 2007 to learn the craft of British brewing. Picture: Ken Mears Archant The Royal Docks is getting its own craft brewery. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Jenn is keen to quash the stereotypes surrounding craft brewing, by increasing the number of working-class people,…

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Snack company’s workers hold strike in Mandaue

CDN PHOTO/NORMAN MENDOZA More than 300 employees of Liwayway Marketing Corp. in Sitio Sudlon Barangay Maguikay, Mandaue city staged a strike Saturday, Aug. 25. The workers asked the 200 other workers for solidarity by not working. Vista Villamiro, federation officer of the employees’ union said, they asked the company to make them regular workers. They accused the company of union busting after they placed some of their officers on floating status. The strike was peaceful as police were stationed to…

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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them successfully

We’ve all been there – pleased that an interview was going really well, until the interviewer threw out a real doozy of a question that you just don’t know how to answer. But you don’t have to panic, according to recruitment specialist Glassdoor. The company asked career coach Hallie Crawford for advice on how to answer the most difficult questions you’ve ever been asked. Here’s how to answer each one really well. 1. If your current employer had an anniversary…

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