This Day In History Straw Market fire in Nassau

first_img Radical rogues ruining Bahamas tourism reputation Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:Courdney Gardiner, nassau, straw market Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppThis day in history in 2001 September 4 a fire on bay street swallowed up the historic world famous straw market in Nassau… a fire said to be set after a lover’s quarrel; peanut vendor Courdney Gardiner was arrested and sentenced to two years for the mammoth blaze which sent vendors screaming from the building… today there is a new 38,000 sq ft site for the 500 straw vendors on Bay Street in Nassau. That original straw market was established in the 1940s after the sponging industry plummeted. Another Murder in Nassau GB Port Authority given new milestones, with extension of concessionslast_img read more

Workplace anxiety can lead to poor job performance

first_imgHigh levels of emotional exhaustion that come from workplace anxiety can directly lead to lower job performance, says a study.The effect of workplace anxiety on job performance is closely connected to the quality of relationships between employees, their bosses and their co-workers, said researchers from the University of Toronto-Scarborough.They found that anxiety can lead to lower job performance. “Workplace anxiety is a serious concern not only for employee health and well being, but also for an organisation’s bottom-line,” said Trougakos, an expert on organisational behaviour. Police officers, like all of us, have a finite amount of resources they can draw on to cope with the demands of their job. “If these resources are depleted then high levels of workplace anxiety will lead to emotional exhaustion,” added McCarthy, an expert on work-life integration and stress management. The study that surveyed 267 RCMP officers from across Canada also found that the quality of relationships officers have with their peers and supervisors can help reduce the potentially harmful effects of workplace anxiety.last_img read more