Congrats #WaldorfTeacherMemes Winner!
Jan15

Congrats #WaldorfTeacherMemes Winner!

Congratulations to John Sifert of Belmond-Klemme Community School District in Belmond, Iowa! His submission was the winner of the 2017 #WaldorfTeacherMemes competition. “Thank you so much for your generosity!” said John via a Facebook comment. “My students and I are so appreciative of this opportunity! Thank you to Kelsey Heintz and Shaye Sutherland for making the competition fun! And a huge thanks to all my friends, family, students...

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Post-Holiday Flu Prevention in the Workplace
Jan11

Post-Holiday Flu Prevention in the Workplace

Flu season hits every year starting in October. With employees returning from holiday vacations, it won’t be long before the office is filled with the sounds of coughing and sneezing. Employers can do a lot to prevent colds and flu from running rampant throughout the workplace, and help epidemics of illness from affecting the community at large. OSHA and the Flu According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA),...

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Why Creativity is Important to Being a Great Manager
Dec06

Why Creativity is Important to Being a Great Manager

Whether you are managing a small company with only a few employees or a department within a major corporation, leveraging the creative ideas of the people who work for you is the key to your success, as well as the growth of the company. Regardless of how much capital you have, how large your customer base or the influence you have in your industry, this creative capital is your most important asset and is one that requires the...

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Higher Education a Must for the Future of EMS
Oct05

Higher Education a Must for the Future of EMS

For several decades, EMS leaders have called for stricter education standards for paramedics and other emergency service providers. While some argue for paramedics to hold a minimum of an associate degree, others believe that a bachelor’s degree should be the standard. Opponents of higher education standards for EMS note that such a requirement is unnecessary, as the majority of paramedic positions (about 75 percent) currently require...

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What the Consumerization of HR Means for Recruitment and Retention
Sep13

What the Consumerization of HR Means for Recruitment and Retention

The world we live in is becoming more personalized every day. Not sure what to watch on television at the end of the day? Just check out the recommendations that Netflix has for you based on what you have watched before. Amazon and Goodreads will recommend books for you based on what you’ve read and liked in the past. Want to order a coffee or a pizza? Just log on to an app like Seamless or Starbucks, and with a few taps, your...

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