Employment Law Consultant (05-30-19)

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.

RESUME:  Looking for ideas on who to improve your resume? Glassdoor offers a few in this article, “10 Resume Tips You Haven’t Heard Before” Comments?

MANDATORY TRAINING: California employers: Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 11024, Sexual Harassment Training and Education, set forth the requirements for the mandatory training, The Department of Fair employment and Housing has not, to date, released its on-line training courses. However, The DFEH has recently released “Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention Training Toolkit” Comments?

SUMMER READING:  Looking for a summer reading list? Here are a few suggestions from Bill Gates via Fast Company, “Bill Gates says to read these 5 books to change your perspective on a world in crisis” Comments?

UNDERGRADUATES: Some insight into the rising number of undergraduate students in America, from the Pew Research Center, “A Rising Share of Undergraduates Are From Poor Families, Especially at Less Selective Colleges” Comments?

BURNOUT: Do you consider workplace burnout a medical condition? The World Health Organization thinks it is. See the summary of the WHO report in this article from CNBC, ” The World Health Organization officially recognizes workplace ‘burnout’ as an occupational phenomenon” Comments?

VETS: Are you a military veteran? This article from Forbes may be of interest to you, “How to Protect Yourself Against Job Discrimination as a Veteran” Comments?

SILENCE?:  Silence is not always golden. Failure to encourage and receive reports of workplace misconduct places your organization at risk. From HR Executive, “5 Ways to Encourage Employees to Report Misconduct” Comments?

LIFE STORY: How do you tell or recall the story of your life? How you do soma have a profound impact on the present.  From BBC (Future), “The transformational power of how you talk about life” Comments?

PURPOSE: One benefit from ;giving your life with purpose. From Reuters (Health) , “Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer” Comments?

HOURS IN A DAY: Feeling stressed? Not of enough hours in your day? From Mindful, “Take Back Your Time” Comments?

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