Employment Law Consultant (08-06-19)

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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MANAGEMENT FUTURE: The future of management? From the Harvard Business Review, “The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways” Comments? #thefuture  #innovation #training

INNOVATION: Some thoughts on innovation in the workplace, from McKinsey & Company, “The eight essentials of innovation” Comments? #innovation  #productivity #insights

LEARNING TO WORK: What is the relationship between modern-day vocational or career and technical coursework and high-school graduates’ success in college or in the workforce? From Education Next, “Depth Over Breadth:The Value of Vocational Education in U.S. High Schools” Comments?  #vocationaleducation #careerdevelopment #futureoflearning

BULLIES: Bullied at work?  60 million Americans claim they are affected by workplace bullying. From Forbes, “3.5 Warning Signs Of A Bully Boss And How To React” Comments?#bullyingprevention #workplacewellbeing #humanresources

$$ RETIRING $$ Retiring but not sure if you set aside enough in investment and savings? From Next Avenue, “Retiring on a Shoestring: How one couple is doing it, and what financial advisers suggest” Comments?  #retirementplanning #retirementsavings #future

PERIOD: Destigmatize periods, from McKinsey and Company, “How McKinsey Design is helping destigmatize menstruation” Comments?

★ STAY: What is  a “stay” interview”? From Marketplace, “We know about exit interviews. What about “stay” interviews Comments?  #stay #retentionstrategies #humanresources

PM SLUMP:  You are a little more than half way through your workday or returning to work after a business lunch then…you experience an “afternoon slump.” From Fast Company, “I tried working out at lunch to combat my 3 p.m. slump: As a longtime sufferer of afternoon sleepiness, I wanted to see if breaking a sweat in the middle of the day would improve my productivity.” Comments? #productivitytips #afternoon #prevention

BUGS:Can you eat insects if you’re vegan? Fast Company raises the question in its article, “Is eating bugs any morally different than eating cows?” Comments  #veganism #foodforthought #futuretrends

CUPPA: The latest  research on the consumption of coffee. From a possible carcinogen to an “elixir.” From Blue Zones, “Science Confirms: Coffee Can Add Years to Your Life” Comments? #rebranding #trending #longevity

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