It moved fast, slithering like a snake from person to person and striking with near perfection. First her younger daughter contracted it, then her oldest daughter, followed by her grandson and former husband. It hit the family hard.
As the cache of virtual calls, social media and endless emails flood our schedules amidst the ongoing health crisis, more people are seeking sources of comfort. The solution is simple. Long-form audio stories are engaging and help listeners better grasp our interconnected, fast-paced world. In all its variety, podcasts offer an escape.
Abby Becker is no stranger to the wonders of Vilas Communication Hall. Walking through the old building is like a maze for several students, though there is one familiar room: The Daily Cardinal. There, Becker found camaraderie, respect, fun, learning opportunities and most of all, a community.
Companies are finding themselves onboarding new employees virtually - a novel first for many. As people work remotely across the U.S., it’s easy to fall into the trap of micromanagement and/or miscommunication. Empathy can get lost when the pressure is on. However, in a pandemic, the rules are changing. There are no in-person team lunches or ways for people to pop into their colleague’s office and chat. Now, spreading some positivity and planning virtual team strengthening activities is feasible and more important than ever. Taking the time to help every individual feel special and connected to the organization will ensure teams work efficiently and respectfully.
Perhaps your business is searching for young professionals to add to your team. Maybe you just want to learn more about ways to gain some exposure in the campus student market. I’ll give you two words: social media. If there’s anything the global pandemic wrought by COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that becoming virtual is the new norm. Thus, the key question isn’t, “Should I be on social media?” but rather, “How do I leverage social media to create a trustworthy, positive perception of my organization?”
Though the expansion of a new Dane County Salvation Army homeless shelter faced some opposition from local residents, their petition to halt the project failed to meet city standards.
Library on Wheels offers more opportunities for students with limited access to public libraries to check out a book.
The Dane County Landfill has seen a decline in the amount of compost it’s received, making up approximately .05 percent of all material the landfill takes in.
When deciding on the new name, the Dane County Board of Supervisors drew from the Ho-Chunk nation’s celebrated history as fur trappers, specifically of the muskrat.