Day: September 19, 2020

Why you should treat your employees like customers

It’s an age-old adage that the customer is always right. Everyone has heard someone in management say this at one point in our lives.

It’s a tenet that many businesses follow dogmatically. But why then, do they never extend the same faith to their employees?

Treating your employees like your most loyal customers could prove to be the best thing you ever do. This simple shift in outlook could see productivity, employee retention and general staff wellbeing skyrocket. It could also see your company receive the additional bonus of a better reputation.

Reputation

Every businessowner wants to be known as someone that treats their employees well. It provides numerous benefits that will enhance the other factors mentioned in this article. Word of mouth spreads quickly. You wouldn’t treat a customer in a way that might cause stress or make them feel undervalued, which is why you absolutely cannot do the

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Ministers consider half-term lockdown to break infection cycle

Ministers are considering a half-term lockdown as they scramble for a plan to stem rising infection rates.

Boris Johnson has been told that he has little more than a week to find a plan B if the “rule of six” does not bring the epidemic under control. He has accepted advice from the chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, that rising case numbers must be reversed in the coming weeks but has not decided how to do this.

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, this morning refused to rule out a second national lockdown, saying that it was “the last line of defence” but one that was proven to work.

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies is understood to have modelled a two-week “circuit breaker” lockdown to break chains of infection and prevent a return to rapid exponential growth.

It came as further restrictions are due to be announced across the North

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Delta Digital News receives grant to produce more regional content

Delta Digital News Service at Arkansas State University has received a $20,000 grant from the Fred Darragh Foundation in a bid to expand DDNS’s capacity to produce more news content regionally, help hire high school students to careers in journalism, and provide professional-level experience for ASU journalism students.

Delta Digital News Service was founded in 2016 as a working lab for undergraduate students to feed content to news organizations. This is the second gift that the service has received from the Darragh Foundation that provided a grant of $10,000 to help get the program started.

The lab is also an anchor project for Arkansas State University’s Media and Communications multimedia journalism program which has won several awards, including the 2020 Diamond Journalism Awards in June, sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Dr. Brad Rawlins, professor and director of the School of Media and

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