Employment Law Consultant (07-11-19)

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.

★  FAILURE: Fear of failure? Fear not, from the BBC (Culture), “Is failure the new literary success?” Comments?

★ TRY AGAIN: While thinking of the fear of failure consider the “near miss.”  From the BBC (Capital), “Why suffering setbacks could make you more successful” Comments?

★ APPRECIATION: Feel unappreciated at work?  Some possible insights into the reason(s) from Ladders, “13 reasons your bosses don’t find you likable” Comments?

★ AGE DISCRIMINATION:  Is the potential of age discrimination within the workplace overlooked or ignored? Some thoughts on the subject from  Forbes, “Age Discrimination Is A Women’s Issue That Women’s Groups Tend To Ignore” Comments?

★ TECH MYTH: Myth busting? Women and tech, from Politico (Women Rule), “The dumb stereotype about women and tech that will not die” Comments?

★ STUCK?: Do you feel like you are  in a rut at work? Some suggestions for change from Forbes, “How To Help Yourself If You’re Feeling Stuck At Work” Comments?

★ BULLYING: Bullying…often at the root of many workplace conflicts and problems. Some suggestion on how to respond to manage and respond to it from Forbes, “Workplace Bullying: 4 Steps To Overcome It And Fight Back” Comments?

★ RESTAURANT OWNER?: Restaurant owner or employee? From FordHarrison, “Restaurant Employment Law Compliance Checklist: 12 Employment Topics Every Restaurant Company Should Consider Before 2020” Comments?

★ TRUST: How often does the topic of “trust” get raised within your workplace conversations? Consider the perspective offered by Forbes in the article, “The 3 Flavors of Trust in the Workplace” Comments?

★ TEST RESULTS: Just received the reports from your recent blood test? Is this a question you are now asking? From the BBC (Food), “What should I eat to cut my cholesterol?” Comments?

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