Jimmy Elliott Bio:
Birthday: October 4
A 34+ year veteran of the world of radio, Jimmy has been with WOVK since 1993, and has been Program Director & Music Director of the station since the Summer of 1997... Born and raised in Wheeling, Jimmy got his start in Radio in 1978 at legendary local Top 40 station 14WK. Over the years, he has worked for literally every radio station in the Upper Ohio Valley at one time or another, plus outside of the Ohio Valley, for several different Pittsburgh stations over the years, plus stations in Dallas, TX and in the Florida Keys. Jimmy also spent several years as Director of Marketing & Licensing for an international comic-book publishing company in the early '90s...
Steve Crow Bio:
Birthday: January 26
The "Radio Bug" bit Steve back in 1976. Since then, he has been a reporter, copywriter, news anchor, disc jockey, and sportscaster for a number of Ohio Valley radio Stations, and has played everything from Country, Rock and Roll, Oldies, and now back to Country. Steve joined the staff of WOVK in Feb 2001, and joined Morning Madness in January of 2002... A self proclaimed "Golf Nut", Steve is also the mild-mannered Manager of Kurtz Monument Company in Wheeling, and a licensed Life Insurance Agent. A life-long resident of the Ohio Valley, Steve has somehow managed to stay married for three decades to his long suffering and saintly wife, Becky. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jeannette and Emily, and grandparents of Gracie, who is Pap-Pap's bestest pal and the Greatest Gift he ever received...
Many Americans have big end-of-summer plans for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, but employers won’t be happy to learn that worker anticipation of the three-day holiday has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
A new survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Red Bull North America finds 48 percent of U.S. employees ages 25-49 admit that their productivity at work diminishes just before, or immediately following a holiday or a planned vacation.
Women are more likely than men to admit to a decline in workplace productivity ahead of a holiday, 47 percent to 40 percent.
The survey also finds that many U.S. workers admit to experiencing a lack of energy and a loss of productivity on a regular basis. One-in-five U.S. employees age 25-49 confess they begin to feel their productivity start to diminish in the first hour of their workday.
Eleven percent of employees feel their productivity diminishes within the first three hours of their workday.
Fifty-seven percent of U.S. workers claim their productivity diminishes four to eight hours into their day.
Additional findings from the survey:
-- Workers ages 18-34 and those ages 45-54 (both seven percent) are more likely than those over 55
(one percent) to feel their productivity diminish in the first hour of their workday.
-- Those with children under 18 in their household are more likely than those with no children to get tired within the first three hours of work (17 percent vs. 8 percent).
-- Employed adults with kids younger than six years old in their household were more likely than those with children age 6-17 present in their household to admit being tired within the first three hours of work (25 percent vs. 14 percent).
-- 10 percent of workers ages 25-49 say being confused about what to do at work represents their single greatest challenge to productivity.
The Harris Interactive survey was conducted online from June 7-11, 2013, and involved 2,046 adults ages 18 and older, among whom 1,093 are employed.