Employment Law Consultant (05-07-19)

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 Tuesday  morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

Safety & Health at Work April 28 was the  World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019. From the International Labour Organization (ILO), “Introducing the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019” Comments?

Voice Get ready for the future with voice technology in the workplace and business. From Harvard Business Review, “Your Company Needs a Strategy for Voice Technology” Comments?

Do Over  You made it through the initial screening process and just had your interview. It didn’t go as well as you would have liked. Now what? From CNN, “How to recover from a bad job interview” Comments?

Critical Skills Quick, make a list of what you consider to be the top five critical life skills. Now compare your list with the one developed by the World Health Organization. From Big Think, “5 critical life skills everyone should have” How close was the match between your list and the list created by WHO? Comments?

Flexibility How flexible is your workplace? From Werk, “You Can’t Invest in Wellness Without Investing in Flexibility” Comments?

★ Smell?  Smell the roses or not? More than a passing question.   From Reuters (Health), “Keen sense of smell linked to longer life” Comments?

Good Decisions How valuable is good decision making to the success of your business? From McKinsey & Company, “Decision factories: Want to reduce the staggering cost of bad decisions? Turn your organization into a “decision factory.” Comments?

Good Endings A good skill to have in your reserves.  From Forbes, “How To Quit Your Job Amicably In An Unfriendly Workplace” Comments?

Avoiding the Gap Some troubling research findings from the UK. Some practices to be on the watch for here in the USA. From Forbes, “New Study Shows Age, Race And Gender Bias In the Interview Process” Comments

Mental Health at Work World Day for Safety and Health at Work.  An important suggestion from Psychology Today, “Putting Mental Health on the Workplace Health Agenda” Comments?

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