Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.
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✔ A possible direction for the use of Artificial Intelligence, from McKinsey, “Applying artificial intelligence for social good” Comments?
✔ Memory. What do you know about it? From the BBC (Future). “Six reasons your memory is stranger than you think” Comments?
✔ For artists and art lovers, from CBS News, “Crushed beetles and rabbit’s skin glue: How a London artist is reviving hues from centuries past” Comments?
✔ An opinion on the risks of being too concerned about “the bottom line” when engaged in business. From The Guardian, “Businesses can’t afford to be stingy – or they risk losing good employees” Comments?
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✔ “Soft skills” and “How these humanities graduates are finding jobs in Silicon Valley” from PBS Newshour. Comments?
✔ Do you feel lonely or know someone who does? From Pew Research Center, “Americans unhappy with family, social or financial life are more likely to say they feel lonely” Comments?
✔ The federal reserve has decided that “Wells Fargo won’t be allowed to grow unless problems fixed: Fed’s Powell” (from Reuters) Comments?
✔ Looking for an idea to improve the status of U.S. workers, from CBS News, “One way to help struggling workers: A guaranteed job” Comments?
✔ Do you have a Google+ account? From Reuters, “Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users” Comments?
✔Attending college or university? How you might secure help to prepare for the jobs of the future. From the PBS Newshour, “How colleges are preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet” Comments?
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