Employment Law Consultant (04-25-19)

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.

Training Training for the future workplace, from Brookings “New training models and policies for a digital economy workforce” Comments?

Successful Traits Graduation season is just around the corner, from Forbes “5 Traits Every College Student Needs To Succeed In The Workplace” Comments?

Change Some practical suggestions from Fast Company, “How to confront bias without alienating people” Comments?

Sleep Wondering about how to get a good night of sleep? Why some of the advice you receive may work against your goal, from Reuters (Health), “Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health” Comments?

Yes People?  Yes! Gallup Workplace provides you with advice on “What to Do if You’re Surrounded by Yes-People” Comments?

DIY Investigations Are you faced with a workplace incident which requires an internal investigation? From LexBlog, “How to Conduct Effective Workplace Investigations” Comments?

Answer or Question? The questions you ask are more important than the “right answer” you may give or be given. From Mindful, “Seven Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want to Thrive” Comments?

Anxiety Epidemic Preliminary findings of a U.C. Berkeley research project identifies a “New Epidemic” affecting young adults (ages 18-26), “Anxiety Disorder on College Campuses: Preliminary Findings” Comments?

Bias Hack? Willing to give this “hack” a try? From Inc. “This Simple Trick from the ‘Harvard Business Review’ Can Help Eliminate Gender Bias in Performance Ratings: Can something so easy really work?” Comments?

Flexibility This article may surprise those of you who fret about the ability of employees to adapt to changes in the work place. From the Harvard Business Review, “Your Workforce Is More Adaptable Than You Think” Comments?

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