Employment Law Consultant (04-04-19)

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.

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Good Thursday morning!

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

★ Looking for some old habits to change? From U.S. News and World Report, “Stop Sabotaging Yourself at Work” Comments?
Bad Habits

★ What does your employer look for from you and your work performance? Some suggestions from Forbes, “4 Predictors Of Career Success That Managers Like To See” Comments?

★ Some insight, from Mindful, on “Three Ways Your Emotions Can Warp Your Decisions” Comments?

Three Ways Your Emotions Can Warp Your Decisions

★ What is your view on “weight bias”? A good discussion by the Chicago Tribune, “‘Weight bias’ affects how we talk about obesity — and it’s making things worse” Comments?

★ Are you involved in the healing arts? This article serves as an important reminder. From Reuters (Health), “Doctors need to do better at talking to families about critically ill patients” Comments?

★ Is that degree from in one of the liberal arts really “worthless”? From the BBC (Capital),“Why “worthless” humanities degrees may set you up for life” Comments?
Worthless Degree?

★ Have you ever wondered) “How To Eradicate Bad Bosses From The Workplace” (from Forbes) Comments?
Bad Boss

★ Have you ever doubted the value of your subscription to a local news publication? This report from the Scientific American may change your mind…let’s hope so, “Why Losing Our Newspapers Is Breaking Our Politics” Comments?
Local News

★ Involved in K-12 education? You may be interested in this report from the NSBA, “Six LifeReady Skills for Career, College and Success in Life:A Report of the Commission to Close the Skills Gap” Comments?
Life Ready Skills

★ Here’s a little known day of celebration that could slip under your radar, April 2 was International Fact Checking Day! Learn more,
Happy Fact Checking Day!

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