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Stop trying to fix millennials

first_img continue reading » 8SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Millennials don’t leave companies, they leave their managers, says Antonio Neves, a millennial workplace speaker, author, and award-winning journalist.Young professionals want to be nurtured by leaders who are clearly invested and engaged in organizational and personal success, and won’t settle for managers who muddle through their careers.“Millennials aren’t something to be fixed. The same way Gen Xers, who were called slackers, weren’t something to be fixed. The same way baby boomers, who were innovative when they came to the workplace, weren’t something to be fixed. Millennials are something to be harnessed and appreciated,” Neves tells the CUNA News Podcast.last_img read more

Jamaica records significant increase in summer tourism

first_imgJamaica recorded its best ever summer tourism performance this year with more than 1.3 million visitors visiting the island. The information was provided by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett on Wednesday.4.4 percent increase He told a news conference that 1,312,494 visitors came to the island between May and August this year, an increase of 4.4 per cent over the same period last year.“I am pleased to inform you that we continue to see stopover arrivals trending upwards,” Bartlett told reporters, adding “we had an excellent summer period from May to August with provisional estimates showing stopover arrivals up by six percent over the same period last year.“That’s is 884,324 visitors compared to the 834,292 in 2017,” Bartlett said, noting that for the January to August period, estimates indicate that Jamaica welcomed 2,955,007 visitors, a 4.7 increase over the same period last year.The figures show that of that number, there were 1,714,060 stopover arrivals and 1,240,947 cruise visitors.“If we continue with these robust arrival figures to year end, then for the third consecutive year, the growth of Jamaica’s tourism sector would have exceeded the projected 5 percent annual growth,” Bartlett told reporters.last_img read more

Eight ways you know youre watching the World Cup with German geoscientists

1. Grad students from several German science institutes have set up a tent to watch the game below a graceful 19th century meteorological facility on Potsdam’s historic Telegraph Hill. POTSDAM, GERMANY—Germany is in the throes of World Cup frenzy, having advanced last night to the tournament’s quarterfinals.Thank you @Andre_Schuerrle … You saved most fans from a possible heart attack today… #aneurerseite #onyourside pic.twitter.com/CZlDi16B16 — DFBfansworldwide (@DFBfanswrldwide) July 1, 2014But how might you know you’re watching the tournament with some of the nation’s foremost earth scientists? Email Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! 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Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) 2. It’s a sunny early evening when the game kicks off, so the researchers reduce the glare in their tent using SCIENCE—posters describing their work.(One poster here.)3. After a long day analyzing data, the scientists recharge with beer, provided in bins usually reserved for field equipment or samples taken on field studies.4. Despite their physical science pedigree, your hosts have harnessed the power of psychology to pay for the alcohol.5. Discussion of the wet conditions on the field in Recife, Brazil, turns to climatological issues, naturally.One scientist explains that the city’s low latitude drives the rainy, tropical weather. “I just analyzed this city for sea level,” says another, Matthias Mengel of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.6. Occasional lapses in the online video stream are met with preternatural calm.(Locked 0-0 at halftime, a vague sense of tension is broken with Frisbee and an impromptu slackline.)7. German ambivalence about overt nationalism is perhaps more pronounced with nerdy scientists—many are pokerfaced. But in the 55th minute, Germany scores, and joy ensues.“Usually us scientists are working pretty separately, so it’s good to get together and meet one another,” says Nadja Torres, a student in geomicrobiology at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, after Germany holds on to win.8. (Elsewhere German crowds are more rowdy.)Here’s fans at a Munich bar enjoying an earlier game.(Eli, a contributing correspondent for Science, is attending a summer school on Arctic issues in Potsdam.) read more