At one time or another, you may have heard someone say, “Don't ask me, I just work here.”People who make such a statement may do so for one of two reasons. They may put in a 40-hour workweek just so they can collect a paycheck at the end of the week.Or it may be that they're so uninformed about what's happenin
Since its inception in 2005, the Workplace Excellence Awards have recognized a wide variety of businesses. From the Human Resources viewpoint, this program has had a tremendous impact on those who have participated.Being nominated by your employees is a great indicator that your business is doing things right and that you focus on on
The Yuma Sun accepted nomination forms for Workplace Excellence honors from employees of Yuma-area businesses and organizations.Application forms were then sent to all nominees, who were asked to provided more information about their organizations and their human resources practices.Human resources professionals serving a
The following businesses were chosen as finalists in the 2012-13 Workplace Excellence Awards.
ACHIEVE Human ServicesAdvantage HealthArizona Counseling & Treatment ServicesArizona Western CollegeU.S. Bureau of ReclamationCity of YumaCocopah Indian Tribe
The following businesses were nominated by an employee in the 2012-13 Workplace Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees!
Accent CareACHIEVE Human ServicesAdobe Eyecare CenterAdvantage HealthAiello Eye InstituteAlbertsonsAmedisys Home Health Cente
Imagine yourself saying goodbye each the morning to your family so you can go to work, where ...You are greeted by your family.Okay, the people who work at Women's Health Specialists don't all make up one biological family. But make no mistake: The Yuma health care provider creates and promotes a workplace environment tha
Nine years ago, Arizona Counseling & Treatment Services consisted of an office in Yuma with a handful of employees.Since then, the behavioral health services provider has grown into an organization of more than 200 employees, with 13 offices throughout the southern half of the state.ACTS officials attribute that growt
It's been said that knowledge is power, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is empowering its employees in the Yuma area through the effective use of communication.The bureau's Yuma Area Office sets clear performances expectations for employees and, through twice-yearly evaluations, it ensures they know whether and how well they are m
If ever there were an employer with a diverse work force, it would be Westwind RV & Golf Resort.The recreational vehicle resort at 9797 E. 32nd St. has about 25 salaried full-time workers, but it also employs 150 “workampers” — that is, seasonal residents of the park who do full- or part-time work in return for
Jay Walker was working as a restaurant chef in Yuma when he decided to enter a radio station contest, the winner of which would get to be an on-air DJ for a day.
He won the contest, and the daylong stint would lead to Walker filling the morning slot at KTTI 95.1 FM in Yuma. There, he was named, year after year, as Best Local Radio Person