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  • Giants Hire of Tyree Draws Ire of Gay-Rights Groups

    by Cheryl Wetzstein July 2014

    A gay-rights organization has denounced the New York Giants for hiring - and defending - former player David Tyree after he said he believes some people can change their sexual orientation.

  • City Taps Foreign Students to Help Plug Lifeguarding Gaps

    by Earl Rinehart, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH July 2014

    If a lifeguard at the Grandview Heights Municipal Pool is hard to understand, bear with him. He might still be learning the English language. The private company that took over management of the pool this year, and also manages several others in central Ohio, hires international students to help fill the gap in the lifeguarding ranks. Anton Ilyin of Ukraine and Khaled Lahloub of Jordan are two of the seven university students working at the Grandview and Gahanna city pools.

  • Pool Management Fired After Alleged Safety Violation

    by Brian Lee, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF July 2014

    USA Pools Management of Georgia has been fired from managing the Andrew J. Petro Swimming Pool on Randolph Street for a "clear and material breach" of its contract, acting Town Manager Kevin E. Paicos said Monday. The firing comes after reports of a safety violation that prompted town officials to close the state-owned but town-run pool earlier than usual on July 7 and keep it closed the rest of the week. It will reopen today at 11 a.m.

  • Texas A&M Construction Worker Fired Over Bama Flag

    by Andrew Brandt July 2014

    Texas A&M's Kyle Field is undergoing major renovations this summer, including the addition of about 20,000 seats and the largest video board in college football.

  • Rebounding Economy Allows for Seven New Rec Hires

    by Kevin D. Thompson, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2014

    As part of its proposed $35 million budget for fiscal year 2015, the village plans to hire eight workers, maintain the same tax rate and offer a 2 percent merit raise for all employees.

  • Prep Officials Group Hopes to Resolve Compensation Flap

    by Scott Clair Daily News Correspondent July 2014

    While one managing partner is not talking, the other managing partner in the Collier Officials Group hopes to put together a plan to compensate a group of unpaid officials.

  • Seeding to Toilet Paper: Tourney Directing 'An Eye-Opener'

    by Chuck McGill July 2014

    It is late Monday night and first-year Public Courts tennis tournament director Dana Eddy is the last to leave the Charleston YMCA after a lengthy meeting to determine player seeding.

  • Assertiveness is Key to Running a Fitness Business

    by Rob Bishop and Barry Klein June 2014

    You know how being physically fit and strong is supposed to make people confident and self-assured? Then please explain to us why we're an industry of wimps.

  • Common Mistakes Made by High School Athletic Directors

    by Kevin Bryant April 2014

    It would not be difficult for any honest interscholastic athletic administrator to fill up a page or two about the mistakes he or she has made and would like to avoid in the future. I've been there myself as a former athletic administrator. Reflecting on my own experiences (and mistakes), I'd like to offer a series of tips that will not only benefit novice athletic administrators, but veteran administrators, as well.

  • Everything You Need to Know to Work for Rob and Barry

    by Rob Bishop and Barry Klein December 2013

    We wrote last month about suggestions we'd offer to young prospective job seekers. That got us thinking about our column from October 2011, "19 Rules for Dealing With Generation Y Employees." It seems that rules, advice and management checklists have become a big part of our lives as owners and managers. We accept the responsibility that we often have to teach our staff members things that we used to assume everyone knew, such as how to shake hands and look someone in the eye to say "hello."