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Thanksgiving is a time to indulge, but there is no need for excess. You can have a delicious, sustainable holiday without filling trash bag after trash bag throughout the day. Reduce waste from a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner with careful planning and precycling.
If you’re in charge of a holiday meal, you’re focused on menu-planning, gathering quality ingredients, and creating a festive atmosphere. You also want your kitchen to be as clean as possible and your celebration to be super-wholesome and eco-friendly. That includes making safe and natural cleaning choices as you prep — and while you cook.
An intense anxiety about vomiting has a name—emetophobia. And my 8-year-old daughter has it. Luckily, there are ways for her to cope.
You’ve most likely seen a commercial about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit. This kind of personal injury advertisement becomes white noise. You hear it, but you don’t necessarily absorb the information. The reality is we should be listening to the ads. Anyone is at risk for mesothelioma, but some people are far more likely to develop it than others.
In 2010, Congress passed the Break Time for Nursing Mothers law. This law protects the rights of breastfeeding mothers in the workplace, but there are plenty of employers who haven’t gotten the message. Major financial ramifications might finally be changing this awareness.
What if you could combine some glorious time in the fresh air with good deeds for the environment? One 10-year-old has done that for himself — and for the environment — and he hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Healthcare is one of the most hazardous industries for its workers. Contagious diseases, spilled blood, frantic patients, life-or-death emergencies, etc., can all impact healthcare employee safety. However, the high rate of work-related injuries and illnesses in healthcare isn’t due to patient-employee interaction alone.
Even with resumes, references, and cover letters to inform you about a candidate, the hiring process can still feel like a blind endeavor. If you really want to predict the future, using healthcare behavioral assessments can be one of the most accurate ways to do so.
After taking the time to vet candidates, interview your top choices, and make a new hire, the last thing you want is for your new employee to give notice just weeks or months into the job. Using behavioral assessments during the hiring process can give you valuable insight.
Healthcare is patient-centered work, and job candidates must be able to demonstrate their abilities to interact positively with patients, no matter the job title or duties. On the flip side, talent management professionals must have the tools to thoroughly evaluate potential hires.
Nurses are the backbone of hospitals, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities. They are trusted caregivers who offer reassurance, administer medication, and handle all manner of care with kindness and a level head. Nurse leaders do the same and more, and retaining nurse leaders is key for healthcare organizations.
Workplace safety is important for all organizations, and especially for medical facilities where the risks of illness and injury run high. A great deal of the responsibility for healthcare employee safety belongs to those holding environmental services jobs.
Without the right hires in place, safety can become an inconsistent variable potentially endangering all healthcare employees and even patients.
Sustainability-focused parents are just as excited about whether they’re having a boy or girl as any other parents. How do you bring the pizzazz without irritating the environment?
Throw a sustainable shindig with a no-waste gender reveal party.