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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★ A question which more employers are asking, from HR Executive, “Are Soft Skills More Important than the Right Qualifications?” Comments?Soft Skills
★ What is your experience…perspective on this Time Magazine article, “Women Don’t Just Face a Pay Gap at Work. They’re Also Punished Far More Than Men” ? Comments?Equal Pay
★ A significant new philanthropic partnership is forming with an aim to end sexual harassment in the workplace. For more information contact, The Collaborative Fund for Women’s Safety and Dignity at https://www.safetyanddignityforwomen.org Comments?
★ April 2, was Equal Pay Day to learn more see http://www.equalpaytoday.org/equalpaydays Comments?
★ Open enrollment? Some suggestions on how to improve healthcare communications from HR Executive, “3 Tips to Improve Healthcare Communication” Comments?http://hrexecutive.com/3-tips-to-improve-employee-healthcare-communication/
★ Concerned about the impact of automation upon the economy and workplace. From the Aspen Institute, “Automation and a Changing Economy” Comments?https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/future-of-work/automation/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosfutureofwork&stream=future
★ The BBC (Capital) takes at stab at answering the question, “What is the perfect holiday length?” Comments? http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190404-how-to-calculate-your-perfect-holiday-length
★ Getting ready for the Game of Thrones “finale”? Streaming past episodes? The BBC (Culture) comments on our “Enduring fascination with legendary swords” Comments?http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190403-the-enduring-fascination-with-legendary-swords
★ A concerning report from MetLife regarding “Gen X”, from Next Avenue, “Gen X: Least Happy at Work, Most Financially Stressed” What’s your experience? Comments?https://www.nextavenue.org/gen-x-least-happy-at-work-and-most-financially-stressed-generation/?hide_newsletter=true&utm_source=Next+Avenue+Email+Newsletter&utm_campaign=a9f2b58586-04.04.2019_Thursday_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_056a405b5a-a9f2b58586-164886913&mc_cid=a9f2b58586&mc_eid=e0b7207749
★ Take a minute to think about the impact of diet on your health. Finished? Now take a look at this article from BBC (Health), “The diets cutting one in five lives short every year”Comments? https://www.cbsnews.com/news/unhealthy-diet-now-kills-more-people-than-tobacco-and-high-blood-pressure-study-finds/
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