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first_img…in briefOn 21 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today This week’s news in briefStress awareness dayEmployers are being urged to offer staff advice on stress onWednesday 5 November – National Stress Awareness Day.  Organised for the sixth year running by theInternational Stress Management Association, the theme this year is ‘We can alldo something about stress’. www.isma.org.uk/aware.htmDownsizing plansMore than two-thirds of workers under the age of 35 areconsidering downsizing their job to achieve better work-life balance. A studyby Prudential also found that nearly 1 million people aged between 35 and 54are making ‘serious plans’ to downsize their work.  www.prudential.co.ukCommendation for PTPersonnelToday.com was singled out for special commendation atlast week’s Association of Online Publishers (AOP) awards. The site wasshortlisted in the integration of media category, with a special mention by thejudges. This is the second honour for the site in 2003. Earlier this year, itwas highly commended at the Periodical Publishers Association awards. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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Golden Bucks fall short in bid for state Class D football title

first_img Bio Latest posts by Taylor Vortherms (see all) Part 1: Invisible, incapacitating concussions are sidelining high school athletes – July 19, 2016 Taylor VorthermsSports Editor at The Ellsworth AmericanTaylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013. Part 2: When the injury is inside your head, some “don’t get it” – July 26, 2016center_img Running back Jack Cyr of the Bucksport Golden Bucks fights for yardage against three Oak Hill defenders during Bucksport’s 42-35 loss to the Raiders in Saturday’s Class D state championship game.PORTLAND — Time proved to be the most deciding factor in Bucksport’s 42-35 loss to the Oak Hill Raiders at Saturday’s Class D football state championship at Fitzpatrick Stadium.With less than five minutes to go, each passing second decreased the Golden Bucks’ opportunity to rally after falling behind by two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter.With 4:57 left, Oak Hill’s Kyle Flaherty ran three yards into the end zone to increase the Raiders’ lead 42-28.Bucksport answered back, with quarterback Matthew Stewart connecting with Josh Gray on a 25-yard pass for a touchdown to narrow the deficit to seven points with under three minutes left to play.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textWith 2:55 on the clock, Bucksport kicked the ball back into Oak Hill’s possession.Oak Hill’s Kyle Tervo lost the ball on the return and the fumble ended up in the hands of Bucksport’s KP Hilaire.The Raiders achieved the most important stop of the game, with defensive end Luke Washburn sacking Stewart for a five-yard loss on fourth-and-10.The clock wound down to 0 with the ball in Oak Hill’s possession, and with it went the championship trophy — the Raiders’ first in 31 years.The loss was the first of the season for the 11-1 Bucks.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Latest Posts EHS names new boys’ soccer coach – July 13, 2016last_img read more

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