0 Have your say Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating after two members of staff won awards for their outstanding contribution. Dave Hill, Fleet Ancillary Services Manager, and Alistair Gunn, Planning and Development Manager, were both honoured at the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives’ Ambulance Leadership Forum.Dave, who leads the 160-strong Ancillary Services team, received the Support Services award in recognition of his efforts at the helm of the department which cleans vehicles, equipment and premises. Ancillary staff work hard to ensure that patients are treated in clean and infection-free environments.Described as “incredibly driven” with a calm, dedicated and caring approach, Dave has encouraged his team to strive for the best and embrace learning and development opportunities. More than 80% of staff have achieved their NVQ Level 2 Cleaning and Support Services Certificate.Dave, from Sprotbrough near Doncaster, said: … [Read more...] about Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff win national awards
Best employees award
Dive Brief: Glassdoor’s latest list of 100 Best Places to Work in 2018 includes 11 health sector companies, up from three in 2017. The list honors U.S. companies with 1,000 or more employees. List newcomer St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the only healthcare organization to make it into the top 10 workplaces, ranking No. 9 with a 4.5 out of 5 possible rating. Selectees are chosen based on their overall Glassdoor rating, compensation and benefits, culture and values, senior management, work/life balance, recommendations to a friend and six-month business outlook. To be considered, companies must have at least 75 ratings with an overall rating of 3.5 or higher and at least 2.5 across workplace factor ratings. Dive Insight: In addition to St. Jude Children’s, the healthcare honorees include: New York Presbyterian Hospital (#32, 4.4) Smile Brands (#43, 4.4) Memorial Sloan Kettering (#45, 4.4) Texas Health Resources (#46, 4.4) Stryker (#76, … [Read more...] about Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards honor 11 healthcare orgs
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. The “SEATTLE’S BEST COFFEE GIVEAWAY” (the “Sweepstakes”) starts at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 14, 2011 and ends at [12:00 PM] ET on [April 5, 2011] (the “Promotion Period”). Eastern Time shall control for all purposes of this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules, and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws, and provincial or territorial laws, and is void wherever prohibited by law.1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding residents of Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions), and Canada (excluding residents of the Province of Quebec and all other countries, territories or possessions], who are 18 years of age or … [Read more...] about Seattle’s Best Coffee Sweepstakes Official Rules
A man who works from home has named his dog "employee of the quarter" for four quarters and counting. An article published in The Daily Dot explains just how the dog, Meeka, is consistently out-performing everyone and becoming the envy of the office. The home office of her owner, Michael Reeg, that is.Reeg, who works for telecommunications company Accuride from home, decided to gift his dog the prestigious award after years of hard work and determination from the canine. His daughter, Madison Reeg, posted a picture of the plaque on Twitter. To everyone's surprise, Meeka didn't let up and has brought the award home an unprecedented four times in a row. (Think your dog deserves an award? Our first annual Ultimate Men's Health Dog Search is launching soon! Follow for updates and nominate your pup for a chance to be featured in an upcoming issue.)The Daily Dot reports that the award, as in other offices, is completely merit-based. It was finally at the end of Q2 in 2016 that Meeka made the … [Read more...] about This Dog Is a Better Employee Than You
Between stressful deadlines, family responsibilities, and countless social media notifications, modern life can leave many of us feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and even unhappy. If this sounds like you, meditation may provide an answer - and with meditation apps, you can now carry your own personal mindfulness trainer in your pocket. But which app should you choose? We review our pick of the best meditation apps available. A national survey from the American Psychological Association reports that overall stress levels have increased in recent years, and a considerable number of people in the United States think that they are not doing enough to manage their stress. So what can we do to relax and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives? One answer may come from meditation - the ancient, holistic practice that aims to bring us into the present, soothe our worries, and improve our overall well-being. Evidence suggests that meditation is good for our health; it lowers our blood … [Read more...] about Five of the best meditation apps: Which one is right for you?