Employment Law Consultant (05-09-19)

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.

Interview Tip Yes/No Questions In A Job Interview” Comments? During your employment interview you are confronted with a classic “yes/no” question. How do you respond? From Forbes, “Avoid This Mistake When Answering Yes/No Questions In A Job Interview” Comments?

Future of WorkA surprising response to the rise of workplace technology.  From Fortune, “How Unions Are Pushing Back Against the Rise of Workplace Technology” Comments?

Democracy Views Some “food for thought” from the Pew Research Center, “Many Across the Globe Are Dissatisfied With How Democracy Is Working” Comments?

Mental Wellness at Work  A perspective on the  importance of a focus on mental wellness  in the workplace,  from Forbes, “Incorporating Mental Wellness In The Workplace” Comments?

Networking Tips  Looking for tips on networking? From Ladders, “How to network if you don’t know anyone in your industry” Comments?

Conflict Management How do you manage workplace conflict?  From the Quiet Revolution, “How to Handle Conflict Skillfully” Comments?

Digital Collaboration Have you considered the use of digital collaboration tools in your workplace? An overview, from HR Executive, “Here’s How Digital Collaboration Tools Are Improving Communication” Comments?

Food Source A brief but important discussion on the importance of knowing the source of the fish that you eat. From BBC (Future), “How to make sure the fish we eat is safe” Comments?

Performance Review Do you look forward to conducting or receiving =an annual performance review? This article from the BBC (Capital) may be of interest “Why appraisals are pointless for most people” Comments?

Discrimination A perspective on racial discrimination of black americans in the U.S. from the Pew Research Center, “For black Americans, experiences of racial discrimination vary by education level, gender” Comments?

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