Does your workplace suffer from a generational rift? If you're like the majority of companies, the answer is yes. However, today's pressing concern is no longer "how to manage the Generation X crowd." With the Gen X'ers now entering managerial roles, today's biggest concern is how these new young managers can effectively lead people their parents' age.
Goodwill Industries Inc. spreads goodwill inside and out of their Southeast Wisconsin laundry facility. It is one of 24 NISH affiliated agencies devoted to creating job opportunities for adults with disabilities. Current nationwide employment has reached 400 employees with severe disabilities in this program.
Julie, a 39-year-old executive in a large corporation, said she desperately wanted to improve her work/life balance and her results at work. She had two children at home, and her husband worked an equally time consuming job. She was constantly working or taking care of her family. However, her business results were not improving, her career was stalling, and she wanted to see her children more.
“The expertise from over 15 years in the business that I bring to the table is the biggest difference between our company and others,” says Robert Schreane, president and CEO of Dramatic Healthcare Services (DHS) a year-old healthcare support service company.
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Man Freed From Laundry Machine
ENGLAND — Firefighters freed a man trapped in a laundry after he tried to pull some sheets that were stuck from a folding machine. The machine had not been turned off when he began trying the free the sheets. The employee’s arm became trapped in the machine but the firefighters worked quickly cutting the machine’s belt to free the man. He was rushed to the hospital where he was stabilized.