Employment Law Consultant (12-10-19)

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.

RIVALS?: Myth busting from the Harvard Business Review, “The Persistent Myth of Female Office Rivalries” Comments?

COMPARE: How does your salary compare with other people working in the same profession? From Fast Company (Compass), “Is your salary high or low for your industry? This gorgeous chart will show you” Comments?

LOOKING GOOD: Do good good-looking people receive preferential treatment? From HR Executive, “Weighing the impact of the attractiveness advantage” Comments?

FIRST DATE: Remember dating? From BBC (Worklife), “Should I delete Tinder? These millennials think so” Comments?

NOT WORKING:  Men between the ages of 25 and 54 are still less likely to be working than they once were. Surprised? To learn more see this article from NPR, “Despite Job Boom, More Men Are Giving Up On Work” Comments?

PREGNANCY LOSS: The impact of pregnancy loss on an employee returning from leave, from the Harvard Business Review, “Going Back to Work After a Pregnancy Loss” Comments?

PROCRASTINATE:  Let’s just put it off until tomorrow…from BBC (Worklife), “How to conquer work paralysis like Ernest Hemingway” Comments?

PERFECT?:  A health risk at home and work…perfectionism. From Vox, “Perfectionism is killing us” Comments?

★ TIME: Time…from the BBC (Future), “What we get wrong about time” Comments?

GOOD MANNERS: The holiday season is a good time, for all of us, to reflect on the role of good manners and civility in society. From the Spruce, “12 Etiquette Rules You Are Probably Breaking” Comments?

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