There’s a disconnect between how prepared recent college graduates feel they are for a job versus how prepared hiring managers think they are, data provider PayScale discovered. And it is especially evident in graduates' communication skills.
September 25, 2016|
Farmers Bank and Trust awarded employees and their families with scholarships for their college students for the 2016-2017 school year. Nine students received a $500 scholarship to assist with school expenses. A total of $4,500 was awarded for the upcoming school year.
Since Cherry Village Benevolence administrators actively pursue continuing education, they didn't hesitate to enroll in a comprehensive statewide program, said Jeremy Lewis, chief financial officer at the long-term-care facility.
September 21, 2016|
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The Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduated its 15th class of 32 students on Sept. 8, at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Overland Park. Students were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.
Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch, located off I-70 at the Dorrance exit 199, will be open weekends throughout the month of October beginning Sept. 24. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Granny Mae's offers a fall festival atmosphere including over 100 different varieties of pick-your-own pumpkins and gourds and live music, bonfires, and covered trolley rides to Scarecrow Meadow. Additional activities include train rides down Pumpkin Lane, Kernal's Carnival Games, a five acre corn maze and a chance to find hidden treasures in Baley Park.
Clara Barton Hospital recently acquired a new diagnostic instrument that will allow doctors to receive results of a variety of in-house tests much faster. For patients, this means an improvement in the quality of care. Instead of waiting two to three days for a diagnosis of some conditions, with the help of a Nanosphere, that wait can be cut to mere hours.
Amazon's experiment with a 30-hour workweek could have far-reaching impact on the job market if it fails or succeeds, according to reports that speculate the internet retail giant's workplace policy is a ploy to attract top talent.
September 20, 2016|