COVID-19 (CDC), (ODH), (Q.E.)
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine
Safe and Best Practices Workforce Information...
The virus is still here. There is no known cure or vaccination. We have learned guidelines on how to live safely with the virus and we must continue to follow the guidelines to help curve the spikes and save lives.
1. Check your temperature daily and wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth when around others and maintain the minimum 6 feet distance.
2 If you have a fever, chills, a dry cough, shortness of breath, can not smell, or any flu-like symptoms or have been in contact with someone known to have Covid-19; immediately seek medical attention call off work and call your doctor/health care provider and be specific when you describe your symptoms and follow their advice.
3. CDC reports that people are the most contagious when they are sick.
4. Wash hands with soap and warm water for 20-30 seconds often and dry hands thoroughly or use hand sanitize when soap and water is not available. Moisturize hands so they don't become dry and crack.
5. Have hand sanitizer, Kleenex, and sanitizing products readily available when you go out.
6. Maintain the six-foot social distancing and honor one way signs and signs in elevators,
7. Instead of shaking hands use other noncontact methods of greeting
8. If you sneeze/cough use a tissue and put it in the trash and wash your hands immediately
and change your mask the droplet may stay inside your mask.
9. Mass gatherings (10 or more) increase the risk of community transmission
10. Disinfect highly used surfaces, doorknobs, tables, desk, light switches and stair/handrails and soap dispensers often
11. Limit your handling of cash by using other payment methods when available
12. Increase ventilation indoors by cracking windows for fresh air
13. Remove outside shoes when you enter your living quarters, house or apartment and clean the soles of your shoes if you have been doing a lot of walking, jogging or running
14. Carry an extra mask or two in case someone in your group need one or you need ti change your mask.
Remember you are not alone...
We are living in times of protesting for change in all 50 states and globally during the COVID-19, pandemic. if you want to be a part of the change to make our country a better place to live. You can write your senators to help make changes in the law. Or call the Cuyahoga County Hot line 216 623-6888 if you need to talk to someone.
Focus on your work goals, and job assignments especially if you are working from home. .After work hours spend 10-30 minutes in your quite space have a pen or pencil and notebook handy to write down your positive thoughts, your goals short term and long term goal, and how you plan to achieve them. Refer back to your weekly you may have new ideals and thoughts on how to achieve your positive goals.
"Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way." - Les Brown
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do." -- Steve Jobs
"Success isn't all about how much money you make it's also about the difference you make in people's lives." - Michelle Obama
"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. All that we are is the result of what we have thought" - Eleanor Roosevelt
Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten: "Share, Play fair, Don't hit, Clean up your mess, Don't take things that aren't yours, Say you're sorry, Flush, Wash your hands, Treat people the way you want to be treated and Live a Balance Life." -- Robert Fulghum
Ways to Maintain Employment
1. Be on time every day
2. Schedule doctor, dentist and other important appointments when you are off work
3. Follow your companies' dress code
4. Be able to work independent and be a team member
5. Complete assignments on time
6. Understand your job duties and your companies policies
7. Learn how your job impacts your companies' business
8. Follow instructions and ask questions if you do not understand directions
9. Do the best job you can and go the extra step
10. Make sure you have reliable child care
11. Don't drink on your lunch break
12. Do not bring any weapons or your (CCW) to work
13. Do not misuse company's office equipment, computers, faxes, phones, or fuel cards
14. Work well with co-workers, supervisors and managers
15. Document all types of abuse bullying, threats, verbal or unwanted non- verbal sexual advances and witnesses with dates, locations and times
16. Don't Gossip and Keep your Word
Advice & Suggestions
1. CBD oil may cause a positive THC/ Marijuana result on a drug screening
2. Do not quit your job without giving a written formal resignation. Know your company rules
3. Continue to give your best until your last day and if ask to train your replacement be helpful
4. Request an exit interview to give feedback and receive feedback
5. If ask why you are quitting you don't have to say. Be positive avoid blaming anyone even if your new job pay more money and offers better benefits
6. If you are asked to resign. This can be an uncomfortable situation. Understand you were not Fired. If you were not given a severance offer this is a good time to negotiate. Ask for uncontested unemployment or severance paid until you find another job and get it in writing 3 - 6 months is normal. This also depends on the size of the company. Stay positive you know your worth, skills and talents. Your new job will be to find a new job within 3-6 months or sooner.
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