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Keeping an Employee Happy in 6 Easy Ways (No Wage Raise)

Entrepreneurs think that only a raise can make an employee happy, but this is far from the truth. It’s obvious if you look at the countless cases where people make a lot of money yet feel miserable about their jobs. Workplace happiness depends on many other aspects besides money. Discover these below: Make it matter and show it It feels like your work is in vain if you don’t see it making a difference or if no one tells you how it helped. Employers must thus focus on showing the…

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Uber Fires 20 Employees as Part of Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber has fired 20 employees in recent months as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service, the company said Tuesday. The report of the firings initially came from an attorney at the Perkins Coie law firm, which Uber hired to assist in a broader harassment investigation at the company and which made a presentation at the company’s weekly staff meeting Tuesday. The company later said the firings, which included some senior executives, were for sexual harassment, discrimination, unprofessional behavior, retaliation, bullying and…

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A real connect: Time spent with loved ones is key to being healthy

This is the time of the year when most of us are resuming our routines — work, school, college, etc. — after a small break during which we spent time with our loved ones. And actor Kate Hudson’s latest book, Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition, emphasises how important it is to give the gift of time and create stronger bonds with people around you, be it family, friends or colleagues. We speak to a few experts on how great interpersonal skills translate to a better quality…

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How to Hire a Hazardous Chemical Removal Company

Many businesses, especially in the food and manufacturing sector, tend to accumulate astounding amounts of liquid chemical waste. There are government regulations on how such waste should be removed. But, it’s also expected that companies take all the steps necessary, even beyond doing what’s legally required, to properly handle hazardous waste. It’s the responsibility of the business to make sure the potentially toxic material is removed without harming the environment or the health of any employees involved. Crucial to this process is hiring the right hazardous chemical removal company. Goof…

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UP left with no physical care provider after health center departures

The nurse practitioner who began a temporary assignment at the Health and Counseling Center on Tuesday has left the position, leaving the center without any nurse practitioner. A new interim physician’s assistant will begin working at the University of Portland Nov. 27, according to the HCC office. It is not clear why the position was vacated in the same week it was filled. Additionally, Director of Primary Care Susan Chisum, a registered nurse, left the University this week. Chisum’s name was removed from the directory and her departure was confirmed…

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Coursera focuses on corporate training programmes for future growth

So far, Coursera has partnered with Indian School of Business and is aspires to get IITs and IIMs on its platform. Mumbai: Global online education platform Coursera is focused on strengthening its enterprise business in India by partnering with more companies and educational institutions for its future growth, said a top company official. Last year, the US-based company launched Coursera for Business, under which it curates online courses for companies as part of its corporate training programmes. Globally, the programme is used by 100 companies. In India, some of its corporate…

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