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JRU improves to 2-0, edges UE

first_imgFilipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments MOST READ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely ‘Canelo’ Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr.; Golovkin up next Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead “Honestly, the extra pass is already there and we we’re sharing the ball which helped us break their press,” said JRU coach Vergel Meneses.Though the mentor was pleased with the way the Heavy Bombers shared the ball, Meneses said the team still needs to work on their endgame poise after blowing a 67-58 lead with less than three minutes to play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“Supposed to be, when you hold big leads, you have to finish strong. We’re just lucky that when they made their run, time was already running out. Had the time been much longer, I think they might have a chance to pull themselves closer,” Meneses said.JRU used an 18-point third quarter to break away from the Red Warriors and turn a close 41-38 halftime lead to a 59-48 advantage at the start the fourth period.center_img Alvin Pasaol led UE (1-1) with 10 points and six rebounds, while Clark Derige had eight in the defeat.The scores:JRU 67 – Teodoro 20, Grospe 10, Dela Virgen 8, Mendoza 7, Lasquety 6, Abdulwahab 6, Poutouochi 4, Sawat 4, Estrella 2, Mate 0, Bordon 0, Astilla 0.UE 62 – Pasaol 10, Derige 8, Maloles 7, Olayon 6, Manalang 6, Varilla 5, Conner 5, Cullar 4, Acuno 4, Magbuhos 2, Cruz 2, Armenion 2, Gagate 1, Abanto 0, Green 0.Quarters: 19-16, 41-38, 59-48, 67-62.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJose Rizal University kept its record clean as it held off University of the East, 67-62, in the 2017 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Tey Teodoro unloaded 20 points on 3-of-7 shooting from threes, on top of six rebounds, while Ervin Grospe had 10 markers and six boards in the win.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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Free enterprise…

first_img…and defending itAppearing before the bi-partisan Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources, an Exxon management team, headed by its country director, became quite offended when asked by one PPP member to comment on perceptions that the oil giant might be financing local politicians. “Hogwash!” he exploded. Now you, dear readers, would know your Eyewitness is a die-hard free enterprise partisan.So he doesn’t have much patience with those who thought the Exxon fella was rude!! Hey…do free enterprise proponents have to take brickbats and even flagellate themselves?? Lobbying politicians to look out for your company’s interest is as American as apple pie!! The old crass days of funding political campaigns are over and in fact, only a couple of months ago, an article in the ultra liberal New York Times, described how modern businesses “make friends and influence politicians”.In fact, the article, “Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting,” made the point that political contributions are neither politically correct nor legal and corporations has to find new ways to get their point across in a world where business is reflexively made to be the bad guys. Because they’re portrayed a cold, calculating cash registers, businesses from Exxon to Bill Gates Microsoft have decided that donating to charities is the way to go!In fact, both Gates and Exxon have spent billions to eradicate malaria in Africa. Mark Zukerberg has committed 90 per cent of Facebook’s profits to charitable causes. Politicians get votes by convincing voters they help improve their lives… and that they do this by taxing businesses to the max. But we know to our cost that these “tax and spend” governments – like the PNC’s – invariably direct their spending to their friends and cronies.Do we have to be reminded about the bottom-house warehouse in Albouystown? The wood ants stadium at D’Urban Park? At least the corporate donations go directly into areas that have been identified as needing assistance to help ordinary folks. Now, of course, this is a form of lobbying and is meant to earn goodwill among a constituency that has been indoctrinated to see business as “robber barons” and worse. Nowadays, the approach is enshrined as “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR)!!”.Now what is wrong with “ExxonMobil Foundation” donating US$10 million to Conservation International (CI) and UG to collaborate in initiatives such as the Guyana’s Green State Development Plan? It wasn’t done in secret, was it? CI now has to be even more vigilant about conservation matters where Exxon’s concerned so it doesn’t get panned!!ExxonMobil’s country director, upon the advice of the Committee’s chair, withdrew the “hogwash” categorisation of his company’s CSR.But our lawmakers have to get off their 19th premises!…or trade warWell, if politics is war by other means, then trade is definitely one of those “means”. It’s therefore not a coincidence that what was unleashed by Donald Trump against China is described as a “trade war”. The funny thing is, one of the lessons on waging war that’s come down the ages is, you try to minimise the number of fronts you have to fight on. If you’re trying to split the enemy forces, that’s one thing…but when you take on different armies you’re splitting your own!! Hitler fighting the Allies in the West and the Russians is the East was only the last in a long line of ignominious failures of this strategy.So it’s rather curious that Trump hasn’t only taken on China with this tariffs…but also some of his strongest allies such as Canada and the EU! We all know he wants to impress his rust-belt and farming voters…but the counter tariffs will soon start pinching all America.Why win the battle but lose the war?…and “Nancy story”Now if there ever was a “nancy story”, it’s the one by the City Constabulary and the private security council that they heard nothing during the FIVE HOURS it took to burn through the iron safe of Seepersaud Maraj at the Stabroek Market!!last_img read more

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Guyana employs UK’s ‘think tank’ to explore feasibility of oil refinery

first_imgAs Guyana prepares for oil production, Government has recruited United Kingdom’s think tank – ChathamHouse – to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing an oil refinery here.This was announced by Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman, explained to reporters on Friday that the issue of the refinery is not an easy question to answer with just “a yes or no.”“We have sought assistance in giving us guidance as to whether Guyana needs an oil refinery, bearing in mind we have one find of oil so far. Our demand is by all standards low because we are less than a million people,” he stated.According to Trotman, the country has committed to go into renewable energy within 10 years and therefore, it has to forecast where the economy is likely to be in terms of its dependence on hydro carbons or petroleum. This, he noted, will inform whether or not and to what extent Guyana will get into the business of oil refinery.“So indeed, I don’t believe that the pronouncement that we shall not have is the right pronouncement and neither is a pronouncement that says we shall have so right now we have commissioned a study. I hope and expect before the end of the year, Government will be guided from an economic standpoint whether or not we should have a refinery, whether or not government should have a stake in such a venture or whether it should be left to the private sector on its own,” he outlined.Even as Government awaits the findings from the study, the Natural Resources Minister pointed out that Guyana has to be recognizant of situations that prevailed in other territories. He noted that other countries where the governments got involved in the refineries, such as Suriname, are now struggling because the prices have gone down drastically and they are left with more or less a “white elephant”.Chatham House is part of a new producer’s group, which is a group of countries that are going into new producers, literally, to provide expertise to do the review as to whether or not the benefit in having a refinery.ExxonMobil recently discovered that the second exploration well in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana has a recoverable resource of between 800 million and 1.4 billion oil-equivalent barrels. The wells are located approximately 193 kilometres (120 miles) offshore. The block is 26,800 square kilometres (6.6 million acres).Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited holds 45 per cent interest in the Stabroek Block; Hess Guyana Exploration Ltd holds 30 per cent interest and CNOOC Nexen Petroleum Guyana Limited holds 25 per cent interest.ExxonMobil is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products while its chemical company is one of the largests in the world.In a previous interview with Guyana Times, Associate Professor and political activist David Hinds implored Government to develop a long-term plan to manage its oil resource. In fact, he urged that Guyana should develop its own oil refinery while adding that if it cannot do so on its own, then the country should partner with Caricom countries to construct one.“That is the way to go…that is why we have Caricom… It would be nice if we can have our own oil processing here but if we cannot do it by ourselves then we can partner with sister Caricom countries to do,” he said, explaining that this is what a single market is about.He noted that if Guyana and Trinidad could develop an arrangement where they can both manage a future oil refinery in Guyana, then both Guyanese residing in Trinidad and Guyana would benefit.“It is either we have our own processing plant or we do it through a regional emphasis,” Hinds stressed.last_img read more

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Big challenge exists to retain trained doctors

first_img− Education Minister says during tour of new Texila University campusEducation Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine on Thursday joined other officials from that Ministry to tour the new campus of the Texila American University.The tour was the second official one to be done since the medical universityEducation Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, along with Education Advisor Vincent Alexander, pose with officials of Texila University during the tour on Thursdayopened the doors of its new campus earlier this year.The tour covered the six modern labs, including those used for biochemistry, pathology, skills, analogy and Information Technology.Following the tour, Dr Roopnaraine said he was very excited about the work of the institution and the contribution it has been making to the health sector in Guyana. He said, however, that Government would be challenged with retaining the skills of Guyanese doctors who would eventually graduate from the university.“It’s a wonderful environment in which to train our doctors; but, as I said, the biggest challenge for us after all of this is to ensure that all of them stay in Guyana. But I am very excited by what I am seeing,” he said.The Education Minister and team were somewhat concerned about the welfare ofThe Texila University at Providence, East Bank Demerarastudents’, particularly those from countries around the world. The university has students from India, the USA and several African countries. Dean of student’s affairs, Marie Josephine Judy, has said the university follows a strict guideline to keep students in check. Alluding to the fact that coming from one environment to a completely new place is always a challenge, Judy said her job is to assist in the orientation of the new students with both school and their new home for their university life.The university offers other programmes in the field of medicine, and hopes to expand and offer courses in areas of business as well as information technology before the end of the year.Texila University is currently waiting for the Guyana Government to confirm the date for the official opening of its new and modern campus, in which all its local operations have become centralised.With an investment of US$10 million, the new facility boasts some six modern labs, including those for biochemistry, pathology skills, analogy and IT. Students can put their knowledge to the test in the skills lab, where various medical procedures are practised on dummies.The university also has a library, which focuses heavily on e-books, since more students prefer to read on their electronic devices. In addition to some 48,000 electronic copies of books, there are several hundred hard-copy books on the library shelves of the three-storey building.More than 400 students are currently studying at this elite institution, including local and international students. However, the campus has a capacity to accommodate 1500 students.Dorms, provided by investors, are on campus for international students.The staff complement stands at 100, including teaching and non-teaching personnel, with the majority being Guyanese.Already recognised by the Guyana National Accreditation Council (NAC), Texila University will apply to the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for recognition of Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), in order to further boost its integrity.CAAM-HP, the legally constituted body, was established in 2003 under the aegis of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and is empowered to determine and prescribe standards and to accredit programmes of medical, dental, veterinary and other health professions’ education on behalf of the contracting parties in CARICOM. CAAM-HP will serve as the means of providing the assurance of quality that generates confidence in the principal stakeholders, students and the public.Another major plan the University has is for solar energy to power some 80 per cent of its operations.The Texila American University is part of a global conglomerate, Texila American University Limited Hong Kong (TAU-HK), which also owns Texila Education Management Services (TEMS), USA; Texila Global Consulting Services, United Arab Emirates; and SAKSHI Education and Consulting and Training Limited in India.The university began here in 2010 with seven students operating out of the Critchlow Labour College on Woodford Avenue in Georgetown. It then moved to establish a campus at Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara, due to a growing student population.last_img read more

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32 trained as peer educators in Region 1

first_imgMental Health services delivery…seeking the re-introduction of the peer systemBy Lakhram BhagiratAs a part of taking mental health services to the community level, the Public Health Ministry’s Mental Health Unit conducted a two-day training workshop withThe facilitators from left Macie Barclay, Janeil Osborne, Jermain Pollard and Alicia Solomon32 youths, age 10 – 14, from the Region One community of Baramita.The training workshop, a Pan-American Health Organization – World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) initiative, concluded on June 21 and saw the youths being trained as peer educators to help tackle the social ills affecting the community.Psychologist, Jermain Pollard along with social workers Alicia Solomon, Janeil Osborne and Macie Barclay were the facilitators of the workshop.Solomon explained Baramita was chosen because of it’s at risk status. “For a small community they were known for suicide and other contributing factors. We know that alcoholism is one of the major problems and knowing that they are predominantly Amerindians and they are from the Carib tribe-what we know are war like people, so when they use these alcohol they become very violent and they can even kill so that was one of the reasons Baramita was chosen,” she explained.She further stated that the mining community has only one Primary School with a Secondary Division but noted that it is not mandatory that the children attend and as such, they often choose not to.However, this publication understands that the Head Teacher of the school has contacted the Education Ministry for them to look at the construction of a secondary school in the community.The information that was shared, during the workshop, not only surrounded mental health but also how to resolve conflicts and how to build and keep relationships since most of the youths in the area found it hard to be social with each other.Solomon also stated that the team is expected to visit the community at least two times before the end of 2017 and hopes to see progress made. She added that they would also train the children on the wide range of issues while assessing their knowledge retention skills.Peer SystemYoung people are more inclined to share their experiences with their peers and quite often they unload their sufferings as well. In turn, they are offered advice and in most cases the knowledge imparted, by their peers, may be incorrect.Worldwide 10-20 percent of children and adolescents experience mental disorders with half of all mental illnesses beginning by the age of 14. If untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live fulfilling and productive lives.Children with mental disorders face major challenges with stigma, isolation and discrimination, as well as lack of access to health care and education facilities, in violation of their fundamental human rights.There have been several cases of children cutting their wrists and posting pictures of it on social media and even in those instances, they are not being afforded the help they needs.Therefore, to tackle this the Mental Health Unit, as a part of the National Mental Health Action Plan 2015-2020, is re-introducing the peer system where they will train children from all regions to offer support to their peers and to report instances of mental trauma to the unit so that they can provide care and prevent possible life threatening situations.Seal of confidentialityWhile some children are open and would confide in their peers there are some who tend to isolate themselves and quite often have trust issues, according to Solomon. However, the Unit is big on confidentiality when training the peer educators.“We would have asked for persons that we know that if somebody shares something with them then they can say that look yes this information is to stay with me but if you are going to hurt somebody or it’s going to be harmful to you I need to share it. I cannot keep it to myself so that is why we want to integrate the teachers, also parents, also community leaders, and authorities in the community,” she explained.Janeil Osborne, who has been a peer educator for over five years, said that the seal of confidentiality is important. She also stressed the need to inform and be helpful to those in distress.Tackling the issuesPsychologist, Jermain Pollard, said that upon his visit to Baramita and an investigation along with interactions with the youths he observed that the community needs the training. He noted that because mining is the dominant economic activity in the area, children are quite often left unsupervised and as such, they engage in all sorts of behaviors.Pollard said that the situation there requires urgent attention and he sees the training workshop as one that would make a difference. He explained that the children are now informed and educated on the opportunities that presents itself beyond the community and hopes they use the knowledge to make informed choices as well as influence the lives of their peers.The Unit would be making its way into schools at the beginning of the new term in September to offer services to the students as well as train teachers to be able to identify children suffering from psychological trauma.last_img read more

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Hiddink linked with Premier League return

first_img0Shares0000Guus Hiddink has asked his underperforming Chelsea players to “look in the mirror”. PHOTO/AFPLONDON, United Kingdom, March 17 – Guus Hiddink could be set for a return to the Premier League after the ex-Chelsea boss was linked with the vacancy at Middlesbrough.Relegation-threatened Boro wielded the axe on manager Aitor Karanka on Thursday, with the second from bottom side yet to record a league win in 2017. Club chairman Steve Gibson must now consider several replacements to take the place of Karanka, with just 11 Premier League games remaining.Widespread reports in the UK have indicated that Hiddink – who held talks with Leicester after the sacking of Claudio Ranieri – is among those in contention.Assistant coach Steve Agnew has been placed in temporary charge of Boro and could always be handed the reins on a longer basis, as Leicester have done with Craig Shakespeare.But Hiddink boasts a huge amount of experience and is not ready to retire yet after leaving his second short-term stint in charge of Chelsea last summer.Former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson – who had a spell at Boro as a player – is also among the names linked with the position.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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U.S. warns of border-crossing shutdown

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! In June, about 10,000 demonstrators in Mexico briefly blocked traffic between San Diego and Tijuana. The demonstrators protested a Mexican law passed earlier this year that raises the retirement age for workers to 60 from 50 and introduces individual retirement savings accounts for government workers. An average of about 30,000 pedestrians, 35,000 vehicles and 250 buses enter the U.S. each day at San Ysidro. SAN DIEGO – All vehicle and pedestrian traffic at the city’s border crossings could be blocked Friday during demonstrations in Mexico over that country’s pension laws, U.S. authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday urged travelers to avoid the border crossings during the protests, citing Mexican news reports that traffic in both directions might be blocked for up to six hours at San Ysidro, the nation’s busiest border crossing, and at Otay Mesa. The California Highway Patrol plans to close all southbound traffic on interstates 5 and 805 just north of the San Ysidro crossing at 8:30 a.m. Friday. U.S. CBP will close the crossing’s pedestrian bridge. State Highway 905 southbound lanes near the Otay Mesa crossing might also close, the CBP said. Cargo traffic at the Otay Mesa is unlikely to be affected, the agency said. last_img read more

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Creature Comforts Halloween Cupcake is Boo-tiful

first_imgPhotos: Christina Harrison Share This!Most of the food offerings at the Animal Kingdom’s Creature Comfort are Starbucks standards, with a few seasonal additions. We recently found this boo-tiful Halloween-themed cupcake there, adorned with ghost, pumpkin, and bat-shaped sprinkles, and a milk chocolate bat topper. The cake itself is dense chocolate and there’s a plop of chocolate cream in the center. As usual, the sweetness factor is off the charts, but there’s enough of a chocolate factor to give it some actual flavor other than just “sugar.” We may be getting this one again.It’s $5.99 or Disney Dining Plan snack credit, now through the end of the month.last_img read more

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How to Turn Asset Protection Staff into Brand Ambassadors

first_imgNothing kills retail sales like a rude employee and a bad customer interaction, according to a recent survey of 1,000 shoppers. Just a single, very bad in-store experience is enough to convince 75 percent of store customers to shop elsewhere, according to the inaugural Retail Pain Index from Qualtrics, which examined a variety of aspects of a shopper’s interaction with a store, from checkout to experiences with employees to product selection.Rude employees were identified as the top reason for shopping experiences bad enough to never return (42 percent), followed by disorganized stores (17 percent). (The survey also asked about when a bad online shopping experiences might cause a customer to abandon a retail brand, and found that the failure of ordered items to arrive was the primary reason.)“We read or hear about poor customer experiences all the time in the age of social media, but to see it quantified in this study just solidified what we all know from these anecdotes: Every experience matters,” said Mike Maughan, head of global insights at Qualtrics, in announcing the survey’s findings in Marketing Daily.- Sponsor – It’s not only important in retail. Hospital ratings, for example, can depend on patient and visitor satisfaction scores, which raises the stakes of every interaction security officers have with a member of the public. In short, for retail and several other industries, it is critical for asset protection personnel to both handle their job duties and to deal effectively with the public.“People will spend more, be more loyal, and recommend the brand more when experiences are good,” said Maughan. “Retailers who prioritize great customer experiences are growing faster and taking market share from those that don’t.”So how can loss prevention departments raise the customer IQ of its personnel?We asked security directors from customer-centric industries what strategies they use that they think have been effective. Here is what they said:Role-play during the interview process. Public relations skills can be honed, but individuals tend to have customer service orientation or not, according to a protective services manager at a major medical center in Ohio. Because customer satisfaction is tied to the hospital’s bottom line—via publicly accessible customer service scores—it’s a focus of the entire hospital, including the 85-member security staff. That’s why the security department hires with PR skills in mind. “If you want your security department to improve customer service, it’s much easier to start with employees who really live it and feel it,” he said.Not everyone with good interpersonal skills has a customer service mindset, so the security team spends time in interviews trying to separate job candidates who truly have a customer service mentality from those who know the right things to say. To glean insight into a candidate’s customer service orientation, security staff performs role-playing exercises with applicants, such as asking them to demonstrate how they would enforce the facility’s no-smoking policy with a variety of personalities. “We look for customer service traits. Do they smile? Listen? Empathize?” he said. “It can become obvious when a person does not have a customer service mentality. We ask: ‘Do they have a problem-solving mentality that is focused on the customer? Do they approach it from a customer perspective first, rather than a security or legal perspective?’”Automate measurement of customer service data. Several security directors said they use data streams to measure security staff productivity and to provide insight into how well security is handling customer touchpoints. For example, some security offices measure how quickly operators respond to calls and how quickly security responds. Several said they automate data collection points to keep a running record of customer service performance.For example, one department tweaked its security incident database so that every 20th employee who makes a request or a report to the security department automatically receives a follow-up email to rate if the security department handled the issue satisfactorily. Automating data collection helps managers to track customer service levels on an ongoing basis, rather than as a special project when they receive a series of complaints.Give contract security officers in-house training. Contract officers typically have enough basic instruction to go right to work in your establishments, but time spent on store-specific instruction pays off in the area of public relations, according to industry research. Companies rate contract guards significantly better in the area of public relations when they give them more in-house training, data show. It makes sense: if you school contract guards in your specific operation, expectations, and culture, they are better able to deal with the public in accordance with your desires. Data show that ten hours or more of in-house training is necessary to unlock the public relations potential of contract officers.Conduct undercover tests of LP staff customer service. One department enlists light-duty employees and students to conduct face-to-face and telephone interactions with security employees to test their level of customer service.The ‘secret shoppers’ then fill out a nine-question online survey of their experience, which includes the questions: If you called, did the officer identify himself/herself by name? When asking the officer for any type of assistance, did you think they were friendly and welcoming?One business wants its asset protection staff to seek out ways to help visitors, not merely respond politely when asked. Some secret shoppers simply appear confused or in need of help in the presence of staff and then report whether officers reached out to help them or not.More ideas:Don’t allow technology to limit personal interactions between LP managers and line staff. To convey the importance of interpersonal encounters to the rest of the department, LP leaders need to engage staff personally and not just over email.Brand the LP department. By adopting a logo, consistent typeface, and employing marketing strategies, a department can more effectively and professionally present itself, which improves customer service. “Branding” security also helps security staff feel part of a unit with shared goals and responsibility, something studies show enforces standards of behavior.Place a security manager in charge of improving public relations who is committed to the cause and thinks of customer service first and security second.In performance evaluations of customer-facing LP staff, include ratings in the areas of customer relations and service orientation.Train store employees on dealing with the public—and then frequently reinforce with real-world examples. All security staff that deal with the public need lessons on basic customer service techniques, such as asking visitors ‘Is there anything else I can do?’ after an interaction. For customer service to truly become part of the department culture, training should also include frequent refreshers. One protective services department conducts a weekly six-minute refresher lesson—using real customer conflicts during security encounters for training fodder—during shift changes.Focus on customer management skills for younger LP department employees (those 30 years old and under). Speaking at a recent national security conference, a management consultant made the point that today’s younger workers, who have been raised on technology, typically have worse people skills than older workers, and they may need some basic instruction on how to communicate with the public.Give security staff a script to work from to help them communicate. One security director said they gave officers a finite set of phrases to use as a standard greeting to visitors in order to improve consistency across officers and shifts and to improve customer service. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

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Weekly White Paper: Moving Past Legacy Networking in a Virtualized Data Center

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags: #cloud#RWCloudSponsored alex williams Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Advances in Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit (10GbE) Server Adapters and VMware vSphere 4 allow migration away from legacy Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) networking.This is providing some new opportunities for LAN/SAN consolidation and unification. For instance, organizations have found success with the practical first step of converging multiple LAN connections using 10GbE. This transition lowers the number of physical connections required, thus reducing overall complexity and cost, while providing advanced security and traffic segmentation.This white paper provides network architects and decision makers with guidance for moving from GbE to 10GbE networking in their virtualized data centers.Download White Paper PDFMoving Past Legacy Networking in a Virtualized Data Centerlast_img read more

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