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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★ DYSLEXIA: A hidden disability and a conversation worth both the time and effort. from the BBC (Capital) “We need to talk about dyslexia at work” Comments?
★ EDUCATION: For those of you involved in post-secondary education in California, from PBS Newshour, “Can California export enough students to shore up college enrollment in other states?” Comments?
★ BORED?: Boring….from Fast Company (Compass), “Actually, it’s good to be bored at work” Comments?
★ SHOCKING: 2019! Really…hard to believe when you read something like this article from Forbes, “There Are More College-Educated Women Than Men In The Workforce, But Women Still Lag Behind Men In Pay” Comments?
★ OVER 40?: Over the age of 40? This article may be of interest to you, from Forbes, “When Is An Employer’s Reason For Firing You Actually A Pretext For Age Discrimination?” Comments?
★ RECOGNITION: Facial recognition. A critical perspective from the BBC (Business), “Biased and wrong? Facial recognition tech in the dock” Comments?
★ BURNOUT SIGNS: Concerned about Job burnout? From the Harvard Business Review, “6 Causes of Burnout, and How to Avoid Them” Comments?
★ BRAIN DRAINS: Time for a snack? Think eating might increase your productivity? Think again, from Fast Company (Compass), “These 4 ‘harmless’ habits are sapping your brain power” Comments?
★ SAD STATEMENT: Teachers, we rely on them to care for and educate the future leaders of America. This report from the Pew Research Center brings to light a sad fact. “About one-in-six U.S. teachers work second jobs – and not just in the summer” Comments?
★ MEATLESS NUTRITION: Was your 4th of July grill meatless? Some thought on the nutritional value of “plant-based meats” from CBS News, “Are plant-based meats actually healthier than meat?” Comments?
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