Liftoff: Women make in-app purchases at a 79% higher rate than men

first_imgLiftoff: Women make in-app purchases at a 79% higher rate than meniOS user acquisition more expensive, but also more lucrative than AndroidRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterMonday 20th August 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareIn terms of actually making purchases in mobile games, women are proving to be a lucrative audience. According to a Liftoff report, women’s install-to-app-purchase rate over the last year 79% higher than men’s.The report examined 15 million app installs across 350 mobile games from June 2017 through May 2018. From that data, Liftoff also found that user acquisition for women costs 20.2% less than it does for men.Across both men and women, it costs an average of $3.75 to acquire a user install, $6.88 to get that user from installation to registration, and $28.05 to get the installed user to make an in-app purchase. Those costs have been on the decline, with install-to-register cost down from $8.94 last year and install-to-purchase cost per user down from a whopping $50.69.Liftoff also found that it costs an average of $5.31 to acquire a user install on iOS–60.4% more expensive than Android acquisition at $3.31 per user. However, the install-to- in app purchase rate reverses the situation. Android users cost $30.79 at that level, while iOS users cost only $25.30.Then, iOS users prove far more profitable. The conversion rate from installation to in-app purchasing on iOS is 21%, which is almost double Android’s rate of 10.8%.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Android users are far more likely to “register” when prompted, which allows for easier user data gathering. Installation-to-registration rate on Android is 52%, while iOS sees a rate of 43.6%.By region, the report states that North America’s cost-per-install continues to increase and has reached a rate of $4.66, while Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) sit considerably lower at $2.63 and $2.62, respectively. However, Liftoff says EMEA is narrowing the gap as Russia’s mobile gaming market expands, lead by Android users.Finally, Liftoff looked at session times across the year, noting that the post-holiday season in January and February was an ideal time for mobile user acquisition. Low cost to acquire paying users ($18.13 per user) works in tandem with high engagement rates (22.4%) as players pick up their phones after a holiday to make it an efficient time to market new games.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Mobile newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEpic vs Apple – Week One Review: Epic still faces an “uphill battle”Legal experts share their thoughts on the proceedings so far, and what to expect from the coming weekBy James Batchelor 11 hours agoEpic Games claims Fortnite is at “full penetration” on consoleAsserts that mobile with the biggest growth potential as it fights for restoration to iOS App StoreBy James Batchelor 15 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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Lecturer of Forestry

first_imgWorkplace CultureNAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by anunshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values.We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining ourefforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture ofexcellence.Center for University Access and Inclusionwebpage .Background InformationNorthern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for thefollowing: a criminal background investigation, an employmenthistory verification and a degree verification (in some cases)prior to employment. You may also be required to complete afingerprint background check.Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU isrequired to participate in the federal E-Verify program thatassists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work inthe United States.Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report . The report is a result of a federallaw known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportablecrime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar yearsand discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keepstudents and employees safe including how to report crimes or otheremergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Reportfor the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus and NAU-Fort Defiance asthese campuses have on-campus student housing. This reportdiscloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campusstudent housing and statistics for fires that occurred in thosefacilities.If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contactthe NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting thedepartment at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.Salary$46,000 to $53,500, depending on qualifications andexperience.BenefitsThis is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefitpackage including generous health, dental and vision insurance;participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or theOptional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees andqualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU isavailable at the NAU HRbenefits page .Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to termsof the Conditions of Faculty Service . Employees offered aposition will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’sBCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enrollin benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the firstday of the pay period following their completed enrollment.If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System(ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and thelong-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin onthe first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. Newemployees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan(ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate onthe first day of employment. The long-term disability plan thataccompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay periodfollowing 90 days of employment. More information about NAUbenefits is available at the NAU HRbenefits page .Submission DeadlineThis vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review ofapplications will begin on May 14, 2021.How to ApplyTo apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button atthe end of the job description if viewing this position through theNAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply,proceed to nau.jobs ,follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locatevacancy 605344, and then “Apply” at the bottom of thepage.Application must include: (1) a letter of interest highlightingyour particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculumvitae; (3) unofficial graduate transcripts of all college levelwork; and (4) names and contact information for three professionalreferences (phone number, email, and address). Save all items asPDF and/or Word documents.For more information, please contact Dr. James Allen, SearchCommittee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University,Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-5894. Email: [email protected] you need assistance completing your application there areinstructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human ResourcesDepartment located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the cornerof Beaver and DuPont Streets.If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonableaccommodation to participate in the hiring process please contactthe Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD – 928-523-1006or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.FLSA StatusThis position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the FairLabor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime orcompensatory time for additional time worked.Equal Employment OpportunityNorthern Arizona University is a committed EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.EEO is the Law Poster and SupplementsNAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.last_img read more

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Brothers Esteki to Romanian HC Dinamo Bucharest

first_imgClick to comment Related Items:Esteki handball, Esteki Sajad and Allahkaram ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsThe biggest stars of Iranian handball, brothers Esteki, Sajad (Stuttgart) and Allahkaram (HC Montpellier) didn’t have a nice intro to European handball in previous season, but they will try once again to reach their full potential. Their new team is Romanian champion HC Dinamo Bucharest, who won the domestic title after many years and now preparing reliable roster for competing with the best at VELUX EHF Champions League. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. ShareTweetShareShareEmaillast_img read more

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Fans Rush The Stage At Infected Mushroom 1/16

first_imgBrooklyn Bowl has had some pretty crazy shows in its day. The relatively small venue has had some larger than life acts grace its stage, and top notch bands have left fans waiting down the block. Of all the memorable moments that have taken place inside that special bowling alley, nothing may have been as crazy as Infected Mushroom’s DJ Set on Wednesday night.The weather was crazy and it was the middle of the week, so no one really knew how many people would turn out for international electronic duo Infected Mushroom, who stopped by The Bowl for a quick DJ set in the middle of their huge tour featuring a giant live set up with 3D mapping and giant spheres. For this set up, it was just Eisen and Duvdev, posted up behind a booth, dropping Infected Mushroom favorites while keeping a rave-like atmosphere flowing for over two hours. The lack of any stage show almost worked to the group’s advantage – instead of standing and watching, the near capacity crowd went absolutely nuts throughout the entire set.How nuts? Throughout the show, several fans tried to jump on stage to dance by the booth – each person generally shoved off the stage the moment they gained their balance. All this even seemed normal as Eisen and Dudev kept crowd surfing and taking photos with the audience mid-set.  But then something wild happened – out of seemingly nowhere, fans just started jumping on stage, one after the other, until the stage was almost completely full with people dancing their asses off, hugging the DJs, and grabbing pictures. It was truly a sight to behold – the huge mob of people at one point had the DJ booth completely surrounded – you couldn’t see in, and they couldn’t see out. There were so many people that it took security some time to get everyone off, at which point it was decided that the DJs should take a break before coming out for an encore.Besides the brief mayhem on stage, Infected Mushroom fans know how to party – the dance floor was full with hardcore fans waiting on every beat, singing a long, and jumping around like crazy. Infected Mushroom’s set was top notch, proving they don’t need a live band or a massive stage set up to impress. Their deep catalogue of awesome songs and great ear for music allow them to mix together such unique and awesome sets. The set itself was definitely heavy, featuring a lot of dubstep, based on the style of their latest album, Army of Mushrooms – but they also dropped many of the psytrance beats that made them famous. Their sound is so unique, as they have crossed through so many genres in their 15+ year career, that their sets really are one of a kind.Keep an eye out for our interview with Infected Mushroom, coming next week. The guys dropped juicy details on unannounced summer festivals, upcoming collaborations with some huge names, and their future touring plans, so you won’t want to miss it.last_img read more

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Subset Drops Incredible Remix Of Above and Beyond’s ‘Sun and Moon’

first_imgJust another example of Subset getting it. The Webster Hall BASSMent and our When In Robe resident just dropped a remix of Above and Beyond’s ‘Sun and Moon’ that is taking the internet by storm. Influenced by the handful of genres that Subset incorporates into his sets, this remix manages to make a beautiful song more bouncy and fun without losing the antemic and angelic touches of the original.You can listen to the track below, and catch Subset every Saturday hosting the BASSMent at Webster Hall, and every other Sunday at When In Robe. This week has him opening for The Soul Rebels, Slick Rick, Styles P, and more at Brooklyn Bowl, followed by Dirtyloud joining him in the BASSMent, and on 2/23, he’ll be joined by Party Supplies (live) and ICHISAN at When In Robe. Get tickets to When In Robe here.last_img read more

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Town Paramedics Sever Partnership

first_img“We feel this is the best decision for our residents here in Colonie,” Mahan said. “We need to service them.” Jordan Carleo-Evangelist can be reached at 454-5445 or by e-mail at [email protected] timesunion.com. Last year, EMS Chief Jon Politis and two fellow paramedics received letters of commendation from then-Acting State Police Superintendent Preston L. Felton for helping rescue a critically injured boy at Greene County’s Kaaterskill Falls. Last year, some 18 paramedics trained for the program responded with State Police to 108 medical emergencies, eight search-and-rescues, and were put on standby 212 times. Maj. Kenneth Rogers, director of the State Police Aviation Unit, praised the dedication of Politis and his unit and cited the many lives it has saved. In recent years, crews have responded to several local disasters, including the collapse of the dam on Hadlock Pond in Fort Ann and the sinking of the Ethan Allen tour boat on Lake George. The paramedics were notified Monday, prompting their union to suggest the loss of the Colonie crews would be a loss to the entire region. Since 1993, members of Colonie’s Emergency Medical Services Department have flown with State Police air crews in a 75-mile radius from Albany International Airport to perform rescues and fly the most critical patients to hospitals. The program is one of five statewide. Favro, a retired Troy fire captain and paramedic since 1980, said that’s part of what doesn’t make sense to the union: In a town strapped for cash, why ax a program that makes money? Over the next seven weeks, State Police will seek a replacement for the Colonie paramedics “in order to minimize any disruption in the providing of Medevac services,” said Sgt. Kern Swoboda, an agency spokesman. But Mahan said the program is very expensive to run and that the economics of it are complex when you factor in the time those paramedics spend away from the town and the impact that may have on service. “I don’t know of anybody locally that can fill that gap,” Favro said, citing the special training and equipment required, as well as the short timeline.center_img “They’re angry. They don’t see the logic in it,” said Gary Favro, a labor relations specialist with the United Public Service Employees Union, which represents about 60 members of the EMS Department. “We’re getting together to see how we’re going to respond to it.” “It’s much appreciated by the State Police what he’s done for us and what the town of Colonie has done for us,” Rogers said. The agreement with State Police involves no exchange of money. But the town EMS Department is allowed to bill for medical services provided aboard the helicopter. COLONIE, N.Y. — Town paramedics are pulling out of a 15-year partnership with State Police to staff helicopter rescue missions throughout the Capital Region. The program has historically generated revenue for Colonie – about $150,000 annually after expenses – while giving the paramedics experience with patients they otherwise wouldn’t get, according to the department’s annual report. Politis, the chief, pledged to do what he can to enable a smooth transition. “Our paramedics that have been involved in the program have been very committed to it,” he said. “I’ve watched our staff for the last 15 years with great pride. … We’re sad to see it go, but also, we have those experiences.” “As far as whether the program is profitable,” she said. “I think there’s more work that has to go into to that to determine that.” On Sept. 1, Colonie will end its relationship with the Lifeguard Air Rescue Program out of concerns about the cost, liability and the safety of its paramedics as well as a desire to refocus efforts inside the town, said Supervisor Paula Mahan. While the crews were not assigned solely to helicopter missions, they were on call when needed. The air crews seldom responded to emergencies in Colonie because of the town’s proximity to Albany Medical Center Hospital, but the airport’s location at the center of the town made Colonie a natural partner.last_img read more

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All-new Lauf Anywhere road bike smooths any ride with “Just A Fork”

first_imgThe new Lauf Anywhere all-road bike brings the brand’s character and ride quality on a new adventure, using a traditional unsprung fork and (finally, officially) introducing their fantastic Smoothie carbon handlebar. Created to expand their reach to more surfaces and more riders, the new Anywhere is a glossy way to ride any kind of road. Here’s the details…It starts with “Just A Fork”We’ll start at the front, because the most obvious “new” thing for something from Lauf is the lack of their trademark composite leaf spring fork. Called JAF (for “Just A Fork”), the carbon fork provides three bolts on each leg to hold a variety of mini-racks, accessory mounts or bottle cages.The fork will be sold separately, too, with a retail of $540, in a gray/black colorway. Features include 700x45mm or 27.5×2.1″ tire clearance, 400mm axle-to-crown, and 45mm rake. Aftermarket, it’ll be offered with both 15×100 and 12×100 thru axle options (distinct forks for each, no inserts or swappable parts), a 160mm max rotor, and has a rider weight limit of 243lb (110kg). Claimed weight is 435g with 200mm 1.125-to-1.5″ tapered carbon steerer tube.But will it blend?Up top is their new Smoothie handlebar, which we were the first to test as a prototype all the way back in fall 2017. What sets it apart is the shape, using an uncharacteristic-for-carbon 90º bend at the ends, making an abrupt turn out to the hoods. Not only does it look good (to us, anyway), it’s incredibly comfortable. The result is a nice, straight bar to grab hold of when standing and sprinting, but also a larger effective platform to rest your palms that (for us, anyway) resulted in less hot spots or pressure points.It’s called Smoothie because it blends S2 glass fibers into the bar’s center, helping to damp vibrations and bumps before they reach the stem. The shape has a 16º flare to the drops for solid wrist clearance, a mild 3º backsweep for a good hand position on the tops, and 80mm reach and 125mm drop. Claimed weight is ~240g, also available separately for $220. Options are 40/42/44cm widths with corresponding drop widths of 47/49/51cm.About that bike…The frame borrows the aesthetic of their True Grit gravel bike, then makes a few changes to give it a more road-worthy demeanor. That said, the geometry uses their “Long For Speed” concept that takes a cue from modern trail bike design by marrying a longer effective top tube with a shorter stem. They say this, plus the rest of the geometry, makes for a bike that’s both stable at speed and able to pick its way around tight stuff when necessary.The frame uses internal guides to make cable and hose routing easy…just slide them into the headtube’s ports and they’ll magically pop out at the rear brake and derailleurs. Speaking of which, all complete bikes will be sold as 1x builds, but…You can remove the included bottle opener and add a front derailleur mount if you wanted to make it a 2x road bike. Along the frame are three bottle cage mounts, but that’s about it…it’s meant to be a speedy bike that could take a frame and saddle bag plus a few fork carriers, but not a full on bike packing rig.If all of this sounds familiar, it’s because it’s sharing the same frame as their True Grit gravel bike, just without the Grit suspension fork. This changes the geometry to more of a road bike (3mm lower stack, 4mm longer reach, 0.5º steeper head and seat angles), but allows you to swap in the Grit fork when it’s time to get rowdy.The bike ships with a 12×142 rear and 15×100 front thru axle and will come in four complete bike builds ranging from $2,690 up to $5,340 before paint options. Stock colors include Black/Red, Black/Blue and Black/Gray, or you can customize it:Or go full custom for $2,000 plus additional shipping.Lauf Anywhere geometry, pricing and specs Bikes are starting end of March in the “Race” and “Weekend Warrior” builds, with the “Core” models following in April. Click images to enlarge specs and geo charts. Which gives you plenty of time to train on it you’re looking for somewhere to push them (and you) to the limits, head over to Iceland this summer for their inaugural The Rift gravel epic. Or just find an event closer to home where they’ll be demoing bikes, they have a full list under ‘Events’ on their website.LaufCycling.comlast_img read more

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Sanders: Trump’s budget is a disaster for Vermont

first_imgby US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) President Trump’s budget is morally obscene and bad economic policy.  It would cause devastating economic pain to tens of thousands of Vermonters making it harder for our children to get a decent education, harder for our working families to get the health care they desperately need, harder to protect our environment, and harder for the elderly to live out their retirement years in dignity.  Sadly, it follows in the footsteps of the Trump-Ryan health care bill which gives massive tax breaks to the people on top, while throwing 23 million Americans off of their health insurance and dramatically raising premiums for older workers.This is a budget which says that if you are the richest family in America, the Walton family of Wal-Mart, you can get a tax break of up to $52 billion through the repeal of the estate tax.  But, at the same time, it says that if you are a lower income senior citizen in Vermont you and 21,000 other Vermont families will not be able to keep your home warm in the winter because the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) would be abolished.This is a budget that says that if you are the second wealthiest family in America, the Koch brothers family, a family which has contributed many hundreds of millions into the Republican Party, you may get a tax break of up to $38 billion.  But at the same time, if you are a working class student in Vermont trying to figure out how you could possibly afford college, your dream of a college education could disappear along with over 20,000 other Vermonters through the elimination of a number of student financial assistance programs.It is a budget which says that if you are a member of the Trump family you may receive a tax break of up to $4 billion, but if you are a child of a working class family in Vermont you and 100,000 other Vermonters could lose the health insurance you currently have through massive cuts to the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid.At a time when over 40 million Americans are struggling with hunger, the Trump budget would eliminate nutrition assistance to 2,800 pregnant women, new moms, babies, and toddlers in Vermont through a 23 percent cut to the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.  An additional 21,000 Vermonters would no longer receive the supplemental nutrition assistance they need to feed their families.The Trump budget would cut-off affordable housing assistance to more than 700 Vermont families, putting them at risk of eviction and homelessness.  It would cut Head Start in Vermont by $1.7 million, which could throw 140 low-income children off high-quality child care and early education.  It would kick 7,100 students in Vermont off of after-school programs. Meanwhile, at a time of massive wealth and income inequality, President Trump would provide a $3 trillion tax break to the top 1 percent over a ten year period.  This is the Robin Hood principle in reverse – taking from the poor and working people and giving to the very rich.  When Donald Trump campaigned for president, he told the American people that he would be a different type of Republican.  That he would take on the political and economic establishment.  That he would stand up for working people.  That he understood the pain that families all over this country were feeling. Sadly, this budget exposes all of that verbiage for what it really was – just cheap campaign rhetoric that was meant to get votes — nothing more than that.The budget that President Trump has proposed would break virtually every promise he made to the working people of this country.  During the campaign, candidate Trump promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.But now that he is president, Donald Trump has proposed a budget and health care bill that would slash Medicaid by more than $1 trillion, raid the Medicare fund by more than $125 billion, and make massive cuts to Social Security for people who have severe disabilities, children who have lost their parents, and the poor. The economic theory embraced by the Trump budget, trickle-down economics, is and it has always been an abysmal failure and a fraud.  This is a budget written by the billionaire class and is designed to benefit the billionaire class.  Nothing more.  Nothing less.President Trump’s budget must be soundly defeated and replaced with a budget that meets the needs of working families, the elderly, the children, the sick and the poor – not just the 1 percent.Washington. 5.30.2017last_img read more

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Hospital and nurses to resume contract talks Friday

first_imgThe University of Vermont Medical Center,The nurses union, representing 1,800 nurses and 300 technical professionals, held a press conference Monday outside The UVM Medical Center. They announced a potential strike starting July 12. VBM photo.Vermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont Medical Center and the union representing its nurses, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, have agreed to resume negotiations beginning Friday, July 6, with the federal mediator, according to a press release issued Thursday by the hospital. The union notified the hospital on Monday that barring a settlement, the union will go on strike for 48 hours starting July 12 at 7am. Their contract expires July 9 and they have said they will otherwise work without a contract. The principal dispute is over staffing levels and wages. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is also lending his support to the union effort.“We’re very pleased to have an additional opportunity to meet with the union and hopefully avoid the disruption a strike would cause,” said Eileen Whalen, MHA, RN, president of the UVM Medical Center. “We are ready to meet at any time as we work to reach a fair agreement.”Seven Days reports that the hospital is prepared to bring in hundreds of nurses(link is external) to cover staffing in the event of a strike and is scrambling to find enough hotel rooms in the Burlington area. The union represents 1,800 nurses and 300 technicians.The union is asking for a 24% wage increase over the 3-year contract. The UVM Medical Center stated that it has nearly doubled its wage offer in the past week to 13%, plus significant increases beyond that for nurses in certain roles.”For example,” the press release states, “because we agreed to wage parity between our inpatient and outpatient nurses starting on September 1 of this year, rather than phasing it in over three years, those nurses will see their wages increase between 10% and 26% two months from now. The resulting average salary for inpatient and outpatient nurses would be $84,000. Nurse Practitioners would make $119,000 on average under the UVM Medical Center’s proposal. All nurses receive a comprehensive and competitive benefits package worth more than 30% of base salary.”“We want our community to know if a strike occurs, we will be prepared to continue providing quality care to our patients and families with as little disruption as possible,” said Whalen. “The vast majority of patients would not see any impact from a work stoppage, and should keep their appointments on July 12 and 13.” “Our community deserves both sides making every effort to successfully complete these talks as soon as possible,” Whalen added.Meanwhile, Senator Sanders and members of the leadership of the Vermont Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals (VFNHP) will hold a press conference Friday at 2 pm to demand that the UVM Medical Center administration address the nursing crisis at the hospital.Sanders said, “Nurses are the backbone of the UVM Medical Center. They work day and night to treat our family members and to keep our community healthy. Patient care suffers when these dedicated professionals are not treated with respect and do not receive adequate compensation.”He, like the nurses, is pushing for a $15 an hour wage for those hospital workers (the nurses all make more) who are now below that level. The hospital already has plans to raise its minimum wage to $15 by 2020.RELATED STORIESNurses union notifies hospital of intent to strikeVermont Business Magazine The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals announced Monday morning they intend to strike for two days next week. The hospital and union had worked several days late last week in order to find a resolution, but were unsuccessful. The union represents 1800 nurses and 300 technical professionals. Nurses plan to strike at 7 am on Thursday, July 12 until 7 am on Saturday, July 14UVM Medical Center Seeks to Hire Hundreds in Advance of Strike (link is external)Seven Days University of Vermont Medical Center is making plans to fly hundreds of out-of-town nurses to Burlington to fill in if its nurses strike for two days next week. A staffing agency is recruiting nurses online and reserving local hotel rooms.Source: (Burlington, VT) The University of Vermont Medical Center 7.5.2018last_img read more

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USA Triathlon selects Active as Official Technology Partner

first_img Related USA Triathlon (USAT) has announced this week that Active Network will serve as the exclusive Official Technology Partner of USA Triathlon through to November 2016. The new partnership is expected to streamline the registration and membership process for USA Triathlon members while helping race directors ensure efficient, online event management and compliance with USA Triathlon requirements.“Active Network is widely acknowledged as an industry leader when it comes to online event registration, event management and participant engagement, and we are thrilled to partner with a company that takes such a vested interest in growing and supporting the sport,” said USA Triathlon CEO Rob Urbach.“The tools and technologies available through the company’s ActiveWorks platform offer an enhanced and smooth process for our constituents, whether they are registering for a local event or a National Championship.”Through the partnership, Active Network will utilise its ActiveWorks platform to:Provide online registration for three USA Triathlon-owned National Championships (Age Group/Sprint, Youth/Junior and Duathlon)Serve as USA Triathlon’s first-ever real-time membership verification partnerAllow athletes to renew their annual membership or register with USA Triathlon as they sign-up for local eventsSupport registration efforts for a variety of USA Triathlon events and educational initiatives such as the annual Race Director Symposium, coaching and race director certification clinics, and webinarsEngage in content-sharing and cross-promotional efforts while utilizing the company’s significant database marketing capabilities to help facilitate the further growth of the sportSupport USA Triathlon fundraising activities to benefit charitable and worthy causesAdditionally, Active Network has improved the functionality of USA Triathlon waiver verification and created customized event detail pages and race director pages for many USA Triathlon-sanctioned events – all with the aim of creating a simplified online registration process for USA Triathlon annual members.“We are extremely passionate about the sport of triathlon and look forward to working with USA Triathlon to deepen their relationships with their 150,000-plus membership base while introducing the sport to new participants over the coming years,” said Eric McCue, General Manager of Active Network | Sports.www.usatriathlon.org www.active.comlast_img read more

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