Employment Law Consultant( 01-29-19)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney and counselor with a 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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★ Hiring managers talk a lot about the value of “soft skills” in the workplace. What are the “soft skills” in demand? From Forbes, 15 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed When Entering The Workforce” Comments?
Soft Skills

★ What is a “psychological safe” work environment and how can it be fostered? From the Harvard Business Review, “Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace” Comments?
Safe Workplace

★ Workplace conflict…how do you manage it? From U.S, News and World Report, “How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace”
Resolving Conflicts

★ A good reason for fostering a healthy work environment, from Reuters, “Heart attack, stroke tied to lost work and wages” Comments?
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-heart-income/heart-attack-stroke-tied-Health Benefit

★ What do you think are the American public’s priorities for 2019? From the Pew Research Center, “Public’s 2019 Priorities: Economy, Health Care, Education and Security All Near Top of List” Comments?
Priorities 2019

★ What are your views on masculinity? From the Pew Research Center, “Americans’ views on masculinity differ by party, gender and race” Comments?

★ How do you handle the subject of “unconscious bias” in your workplace? Some suggestions from Forbes, “Battling Unconscious Bias In The Workplace” Comments?
Unconscious Bias

★ An interesting unexpected consequence of having a “bad boss.” From the Harvard Business Review, “Does Having a Bad Boss Make You More Likely to Be One Yourself?” Comments?
Bad Boss

★ An increasingly important subject of conversation…AI and its impact on the workplace. See, from the Brookings Institute, Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How machines are affecting people and places” Comments?
AI Report

★ California’s newly approved “cannabis regulations” from California’s Cannabis Portal
California’s Cannibas Regulatios

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