Employment Law Consultant (08-29-19)

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 Thursday morning.

CAREER GROWTH: Looking for career building ideas? Here a some suggestions from Fast Company (Compass), “These are the 5 things you should be doing while building your career” Comments?

POPULATION SHIFTS:  A demographic trend worth tracking, from the Pew Research Center, “Reflecting a demographic shift, 109 U.S. counties have become majority nonwhite since 2000” Comments?

RATE SHIFTING: Shifting interest rates. From Marketplace, “What are negative interest rates?” Comments?

INTERVIEW: Getting prepared for a job interview? A tip from Forbes, “Hiring Advice: Getting The Job” Comments?

MAJOR VALUE? : What was your college/university major? Ever consider its value?  From Marketplace, “The most and least “valuable” college majors” Comments?

★  CORPORATE GOAL:What are your thought regarding the new “purpose of a Corporation” presented by the Business Round Table? See, the roll-out publication  “Our Commitment” Comments?

PREVENT BURNOUT: Trying to prevent employee burnout in your workplace? From Forbes, “To Prevent Burnout, Hire Better Bosses” Comments?

TRIVIA: Lunchroom conversation? Triva?  From BBC “Nuclear weapons and hurricanes don’t mix, NOAA advises” Comments?

UNDERREPRESENTED: Film industry.  Hispanic actors. Underrepresented or ignored. From The Guardian, “Latino actorsmake up 4.5% of speaking roles in Hollywood, study find” Comments?

OLIVE OIL: Is olive oil healthy? A perspective from Pritikin Longevity Center, “Olive Oil Nutrition – What’s Wrong With Olive Oil?” Comments?

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