Categories
EMS Tips

Overtime: Just Say NO!

Or “No thanks.” Or “Thanks for thinking of me, I am not available.” Or “I am not available.” Explaining the reason you are unable to cover an open EMT or paramedic shift is unnecessary and counter-productive. An open shift is unlikely to be your problem to solve. Visit EMS1.com to read my advice on how […]

Categories
EMS Education Tips Uncategorized

EMS World Expo 2016 Day 1 Coverage

EMS World Expo 2016 formally opened on Wednesday, October 5 with a full schedule of education sessions, three keynote speakers and the largest-ever EMS conference exhibit hall. I wrote two articles for the EMS1 special coverage of EMS World Expo. I started the day by sitting in on a co-presented session about evidence based hiring […]

Categories
EMS Tips

Idea: QuitStarter Group Funding a Co-Worker to Leave

Amazon is offering employees up to $5,000 to quit their job. (read article) I asked recipients of the Everyday EMS Tips enewsletter: “If your employer offered employees $1,000 per year of service up to $5,000 to quit, how many people do you think would accept the offer? Would you?” One sharp minded reader replied, “What […]

Categories
Audio Tips

Social Media Policies: Interview With Roberta Jackson

Many EMS professionals are using social media – on and off the job. Do you use social media? What kind of guidance do you get from your employer about social media use on and off the job. General Everyday EMS Tips for using social media are: 1. Use social media to support your personal and […]