Focus On Productivity Bearing Fruit

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The Productivity Council’s 2017 mission to “de-mystify” productivity in an effort to encourage behavioural change seems to be bearing fruit, with an increasing number of Barbadians reporting that they are striving to be more productive. This is according to Productivity Officer at the Council, Jannell Arthur, who said that since 2017 was designated the National Year of Productivity, many Barbadians, …

Preparing For The World Of Work

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Young Barbadians will again receive vital information this summer which should greatly assist them as they prepare for the workforce. The Productivity Council will host four workshops on Preparation for the World of Work for students of secondary and tertiary institutions; new entrants to the workplace; and members of youth groups who are between the ages of 15 and 25. …

NHC Understands Value Of Productivity

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The first in a series of seminars on productivity for staff at the National Housing Corporation (NHC) got under way today with Housing Minister, Denis Kellman, acknowledging that the NHC understood the importance of embracing concepts and attitudes of productivity and would continue to do so. Speaking at the Baobab Tower, where the nine seminars will be held in May …

Planting Pride Moves To Christ Church

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The Planting Pride initiative will move to Christ Church this month, when a number of trees are planted at Deighton Griffith Secondary School, Kingsland, tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tomorrow’s ceremony will be the first to take place at a secondary school, and will be addressed by Principal, Anthony Alleyne; and National Coordinator of the Community independence …

Productivity Session At Monthend

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Managers will soon get an opportunity to hone their skills when a two-day Productivity Best Practices for Managers and Supervisors workshop is hosted by The Productivity Council. It will be held on Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30, at The Council, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., daily. Some of the topics …

Planting Pride Moves To St. Peter

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Planting Pride initiative will move to St. Peter this month, when a number of trees are planted at Roland Edwards Primary School, Battaley’s, tomorrow,  Friday, March 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m. A partnership between The Productivity Council and the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat, the Planting Pride initiative has as its theme: Securing Productivity Through our Communities. It represents an …

Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Excellence will be the focus for workers, employers and Government, when the annual Week of Excellence Programme is observed from Sunday, February 26, to Saturday, March 4. A service will be held on Sunday at The Cathedral Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Bridgetown, beginning at 9:00 a.m. During the week, several presentations and panel discussions will be held …

“Planting Pride” In St. Thomas Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Another set of trees will be planted next week, this time in St. Thomas, when the Planting Pride initiative is taken there. The trees will be planted on Monday, February 27, at Sharon Primary School, during a brief ceremony, beginning at 9:30 a.m. A partnership between The Productivity Council and the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat, the Planting Pride initiative has …

Over 7,000 Exposed To Productivity Training

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Over 7,000 persons have received vital training during the past three years on  how to improve their productivity, and there are plans to increase that number significantly in this, the National Year of Productivity. This disclosure has come from Manager of Training and Development at The Productivity Council, Shawn Callender, who is urging Barbadians to sign up for that organisation’s …

Sign Up For Productivity Sessions

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians will soon have another opportunity to receive valuable personal tips on how to improve their productivity when six Getting Everyone To Understand Productivity (GET UP) sessions are held. The Productivity Council will host the half-day workshops every Wednesday from February 15 to March 22, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Persons interested in participating should call Tara Parris at 535-5901. Some …