Employment Law Consultant (07-23-19)

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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Published every Tuesday and Thursday


Good Tuesday morning.

READING LINK:Like to read books? This resource may serve as your Summer reading guide. From The Pudding, “Hipster: The Ultimate Reading List” Give it a try. Comments?

MIND THE GAP: Looking for work? Wonder what to do about gaps in your work history. Here’s a suggestion from Lifehacker, “You Need to Explain That Gap in Your Resume” Comments?

RETIREMENT PLANS: Making retirement plans? A warning from The Motley Fool, “Study: Older Workers Are Setting Themselves Up for Retirement Failure” Comments?

TRUST & STRESS:A long read with some important information, from the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, “Trust in the Work Environment and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Findings from the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index”The study’s authors advise employers to prioritize supervisor training and encourage an open, trusting environment between bosses and employees Comments?

FOCUS:Multi-tasking? Perhaps you should consider “deep focus.” From BBC (Capital), “How to escape the ‘hyperactive hivemind of modern work.” Comments

ME TOO CERTIFIED?:With all the discussion about sexual harassment in the workplace you might ask, as does this article in Fortune, ask, “What Does It Take to Certify That a Company Takes Harassment Seriously?” Comments?

PARENT HANDBOOK: Are you a working parent? The Harvard Business Review presents, “A Working Parent’s Survival Guide” Comments?

★ I SPY: Is your employer spying on your social media posts? Hard to determine but the Human Resources Executive urges employers to “Stop Spying on Social Media:” Comments?

60’S: Nostalgic for the 1960’s? From the BBC (Culture), “The man who took 1 million photos” Comments?

ALZ DIET: A brief moment to think about health, from the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry, “Boost brain health with a healthy diet – not supplements” Comments?

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