Employment Law Consultant (01-15-19)

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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★ Any guess on the future of economy? From Bloomberg Business Week, “Do Economic Booms Die of Old Age?
Economic Future

★ What do you consider is the greatest threat to our civilization? Have you considered “temporal exhaustion”? From the BBC Future (first of series), “The perils of short-termism: Civilizations greatest threat” Comments?
Temporal Exhaustion

★ Do you take vitamin and/or mineral supplements? If so, you might be interested in this new resource provided by JAMA, from Reuters (Health) “Doctor lays out need-to-know basics on vitamins, supplements” Comments?
Vitamin & Mineral Tool

★ A perspective, well worth the time it takes to read, on Life, as a woman, in America, from The Paris Review, “On Being a Woman in America While Trying to Avoid Being Assaulted” Comments?
Being A Women

★ Have you received the advice that it better to look for a new job while employed in another? consider this article from Forbes, “The Hiring Bias That Nobody Talks About” Comments?
Subtle Bias

★ Are you in a position of leadership within your organization? Some thoughts on improving the decision making process from McKinsey and Company, “Avoid leadership blind spots by asking the crowd” Comments?
Improving Leadership

★ Some recommendations from McKinsey and Company on how to hire the best people, “3 reasons why organizations make bad hiring decisions” Comments?
Bad Hiring Decisions

★ The increased popularity of vegan and vegetarian diet has had an impact on organic farming, from the Pew Research Center, “Organic farming is on the rise in the U.S.” Comments?
Organic Farming

★ The title of this study from the Pew Research Center speaks
for itself, ” How Americans see illegal immigration, the border wall and political compromise” Comments?
Views on Immigration

★ Interested in learning more about immigration. If so then you might be interested in this on-line course offered by the Pew Research Center, “Comments?
Learning Experience
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