Employment Law Consultant (03-28-19)

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Good Thursday morning!

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

★ Looking for ideas to improve your chances at a job interview? From Forbes, “How To Use Neuroscience To Improve Your Chances Of Success In A Job Interview” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelmontanez/2019/03/22/how-to-use-neuroscience-to-improve-your-chances-of-success-in-a-job-interview/#72da0e4d1a55″>Job Interview</a>

★ Looking for a good source of information on the leading research and resources in legal education? See, the Access Lex Resource Collections at <a href=”https://arc.accesslex.org.”>Legal Education</a>

★ Some distressing news from the Economic Policy Institute, “The teacher shortage is real, large and growing, and worse than we thought: The first report in “The Perfect Storm in the Teacher Labor Market” series” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.epi.org/publication/the-teacher-shortage-is-real-large-and-growing-and-worse-than-we-thought-the-first-report-in-the-perfect-storm-in-the-teacher-labor-market-series/”>Teacher Shortage</a>

★ How important is “corporate culture” and what can be done to foster its creation, from Thomas Fox, “Boards and Corporate Culture: SSGA Framework” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/boards-and-corporate-culture-ssga-51029/”>Corporate Culture</a>

★ How do you handle biometric dater collected in the course of your business? From K & L Gates, “The Biometric Bandwagon Rolls On: Biometric” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-biometric-bandwagon-rolls-on-87385/”>Biometrics</a&gt;

★ Confused about what to do when an employee declines FMLA leave? From Littler, “Can an Employee Decline FMLA Leave Even though the Absence is Covered by the FMLA? According to the DOL, the Answer is an Emphatic “NO.””
<a href=”https://www.fmlainsights.com/can-an-employee-decline-fmla-leave-even-though-the-absence-is-covered-by-the-fmla-according-to-the-dol-the-answer-is-an-emphatic-no/”>FMLA</a&gt;

★ The benefits of “mindfulness” are often discussed…, what about in the workplace? From Psychology Today, “Can Mindfulness Improve Workplace Well-Being?” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/being-while-doing/201903/can-mindfulness-improve-workplace-well-being”>Mindfulness Value</a>

★ Part II on “Getting Real About Wellness in the Legal Industry: Conversation with Dr. Larry Richard (Pt. 2 of 3)” from JD Supra. Comments?
<a href=”https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/getting-real-about-wellness-in-the-40070/”>Lawyers Health</a>

★ The value of having a “best friend” at work, From Blue Zones, “Why Having a Best Friend at Work Makes You More Productive and Happy” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.bluezones.com/2017/11/best-friend-work-makes-productive-happy/?utm_source=BLUE+ZONES+Newsletter&utm_campaign=85b6e7bc60-WOMEN-HAVE-EACH-OTHERS-BACKS-MUSHROOM-SOUP&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9642311849-85b6e7bc60-199268813&mc_cid=85b6e7bc60&mc_eid=68e138b18b”>Best Friend</a>

★ Do you adhere to a vegan diet? If so, you may be interested in this article from Live Kindly, “How to Avoid Anemia pot a Vegan Diet” Comments?
<a href=”https://www.livekindly.co/how-to-avoid-anemia-vegan-diet/?utm_source=LIVEKINDLY+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=4320e170b3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_19_05_17_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8051ea5750-4320e170b3-135800815″>Vegan & Anemia</a>

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