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Helpfulness

See also Kindness.
Bauchan
hobgoblin often helpful to man. [Scot. Folklore: Briggs, 19]
Bodachan Sabhaill
barn brownie who threshed for old men. [Scot. Folklore: Briggs, 29]
bwbachod
Welsh equivalent of brownies; helpful domestically. [Welsh Folklore: Briggs, 55–56]
Dorcas
made garments for widows. [N.T.: Acts 9:39]
Good Samaritan
man who helped half-dead victim of thieves after a priest and a Levite had “passed by.” [N.T.: Luke 10:33]
Killmoulis
brownie that haunted mill, helping miller. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 246–247]
Phynnodderee
benevolent Manx brownie of great strength. [Manx Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 830]
Robin Round-cap
domestic spirit who helped with chores. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 344]
Simon the Cyrenian
made to help bear Christ’s cross to Calvary. [N.T.: Matthew 27:32; Luke 23:26]
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Given the finding in this study that supervisors' helpfulness in moderating difficulty was related to greater job satisfaction and other research documenting a reduction in the availability of supervision to social work staff in environments affected by managed care and other cost-containment policies (Berger & Mizrahi, 2001; Gibelman & Schervish, 1997), the question is whether there is reason to be concerned about the future job satisfaction of home health care social workers.
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Among his topics are contextual methods within the theological processes, the helpfulness of theology in the life of the church, and tradition and authority within the Christian community.
There are not many places in Bahrain that families can cycle together in safety, so we are grateful to the BIC management for opening the prestigious Formula One track for this special charity event and the helpfulness of their staff in providing for all our needs.
All rail franchises are required to conduct such surveys twice a year and no others are so far believed to have rated the helpfulness of staff so highly.
A that they sent aid to many places in the world thanks to Turkish people's helpfulness.
However they would have been a lot muddier were it not for the helpfulness of a couple of Liverpool lads who carried one of them off the site and into a taxi on the Monday after one of her wellies went missing in the mud.
And to match it, I have rediscovered an old truth: however lousy you may feel when you get up in the morning, be deliberately, smilingly, happy toward others and you will never cease to be surprised by how much you are repaid in happiness and helpfulness.
I feel the lack of helpfulness contributed to her defeat.
The awards are based on the consultancy's Cash & Carry Retailer & Caterer Customer Tracking Programme, which polls 6,000 independent retailers and caterers on customer satisfaction, speed of service and staff helpfulness at their local cash & carry.
Moreover, neither study empirically tested the relative helpfulness of various features of the collaboratives.
In the spirit of helpfulness, here are some folk who could and should go: lThe presenter of Piers Morgan's Life Stories.