When a Manager Is a Poor Communicator, Everyone Suffers
Jul02

When a Manager Is a Poor Communicator, Everyone Suffers

On any list of the top “soft skills” for managers, communication is often in the top position. The ability to communicate clearly is sought after by nearly every employer and the benefits of good communication are often discussed; so, what happens when a manager or leader is not a good communicator? Unfortunately, poor communication is a common problem in many organizations. Despite understanding that clear and concise communication,...

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The Story of Why You Teach
Jun18

The Story of Why You Teach

Why do you teach? As educators, we love hearing the stories behind the teacher. Whether you teach kindergarten or college philosophy, have just begun your teaching career or are a seasoned veteran, we want to know what fuels your passion for teaching. We love hearing what inspires you, has built your journey and what keeps you coming back to the classroom every day. This is why Waldorf University wants to give an educator $1000 for...

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Waldorf Launches Online M.A. in Health Care Management
Jun05

Waldorf Launches Online M.A. in Health Care Management

Students who want to take their passion for health care to the next level may soon do so with the Waldorf University’s online Master of Arts in Health Care Management. This degree program is a great option for those currently working in health care and who aspire to make a difference in health care management and administration. The courses in this challenging, yet rewarding, degree program hone in on the leadership skills required to...

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The Importance of Communication Skills Building in EMS Training
Jun01

The Importance of Communication Skills Building in EMS Training

Most people assume that EMS training is focused primarily on the technical aspects of responding to emergencies and providing care to patients. While that’s certainly a priority, there are other aspects of providing emergency services that cannot be overlooked. Among the important aspects: Communication. In fact, as in most fields, good communication skills are among the most sought after “soft skills” in EMS. Communication is vital...

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OSHA Looking to Strengthen Voluntary Protection Programs: What This Means & Why It Matters
May10

OSHA Looking to Strengthen Voluntary Protection Programs: What This Means & Why It Matters

Since the early 1980s, OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs have been in place to help protect employee health and safety while on the job. Developed as part of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970, the VPP is designed to recognize the efforts of employers and employees to make workplaces as safe as possible. As the name implies, the VPP is a voluntary program. Under the guidelines, OSHA sets the criteria for excellence in...

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