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Employment Law Consultant (10-16-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Good Tuesday morning.

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✔ Influence of “new age beliefs.” From the Pew Research Center; “‘New Age’ beliefs common among both religious and nonreligious
Americans” Comments?
Beliefs

✔ The “Burbs.” From the Pew Research Center “5 facts about U.S. suburbs” Comments?
Burbs

✔ Interesting discussion on life expectancy, from the BBC (Future) “Do we really live longer than our ancestors” Comments?
May You Live Long…

✔ Transgender employee, from HR Executive, “How to Ease Transgender Transitions at Work” Comments?
Transgender

✔Do you strive to create a safe, healthy, and productive environment for your employees? From, McKinsey Quarterly, “The overlooked essentials of employee well-being” Comments?
Culture

✔ Pop Quiz: What are the three biggest problems you face with your co-workers? take a look at Fast Company’s list, with proposed solutions,
“This is how to fix your 3 biggest problems with your coworkers” Comments?
Quiz

✔ Is your boss going through a personal crisis? some suggestions on how you can help, from Fast Company, “What you can do when your boss is going through a personal crisis” Comments?
Boss Crisis

✔ The importance of workplace culture, from McKinsey & Company,
“Want to reinvent your business? Start with culture” Comments?
Culture

✔ Thinking of asking for an increase in salary? From CNBC, “Here are 8 ways to negotiate a six-figure salary like a pro” Comments?
Salary Negotiaion

✔ Some health news, from Nutrition Action, “Does more protein in your food mean more muscle in you?” Comments?
Protein

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Thursday.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth

Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Foster Workplace Cultures of Civility and Inclusion ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

Employment Law Consultant(10- 11 -18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Thursday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

✔New survey results published by Public Religion Research Institute (PPRI) “Partisanship Trumps Gender: Sexual Harassment, Woman Candidates, Access to Contraception, and Key Issues in 2018 Midterms” Comments?
Sexua Harassment Survey

✔ News regarding the EEOC, from Seyfarth Shaw, ‘The EEOC Puts The Pedal To The Metal: FY 2018 Results Show Increase In Filings, With #MeToo Lawsuits Adding Fuel To The Agenda” Comments?
EEOC-Sexual Harassment

✔ Take notes, clean the coffee room and fridge, and order pizza? Office care taking responsibilities, among others, left to women by default or design. See, from Fast Company, “This is the cost of women’s workplace emotional labor” Comments?
Emotional Labor Cost

✔ Ever wonder why it seems harder to accomplish tasks at the end of the
end of your workday? From Fast Company, “This is why you can’t get anything done at the end of the workday” Comments?
End of Day

✔ As a manager what can you do to prevent your employees from
”burning out’? Some suggestions from Fast Company, “How managers can help employees avoid burnout” Comments?
Burn-Out Prevention

✔ Undocumented Latina women coping with sexual harassment. A long, but important, read from California magazine, “Safe House” Comments?
Safe House

✔ Too modest? From the BBC (Future) “Why we shouldn’t be too
modest” Comments?
Too Modest?

✔ Nobel Peace Prize 2018, from PBS Newshour, “Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Nadia Murad, Denis Mukwege for fight against sexual violence” Comments?
Peace Prize

✔ Early warning signs of diabetes, from BBC (Health), “Type-2 diabetes signs ‘detectable years before diagnosis'” Comments?
Diabetes

✔ For your health, from the BBC, “Processed meat ‘linked to breast cancer'” Comments?
Cancer Link

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Tuesday.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth

Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Foster Workplace Cultures of Civility and Inclusion ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

Employment Law Consultant (10-09-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Tuesday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

✔ What are your strengths? From Fast Company, “This is how you should answer “What are your strengths?” Comments?
Strengths?

✔ Overqualified? Too old? From the Herald & Review, “Overqualified? Or too old? Age discrimination case takes aim at biased recruiting practices.”Comments?
Overqualified

✔ Planning a dress code for your workplace? Is there one already in place? From Forbes, “Gender-Based Dress Codes: Human Resources, Diversity And Legal Impact” Comments?
Dress Code

✔ Boss…I don’t understand why this customer is complaining? Have you heard the or something like from an employee? From the Harvard Business Review, “To Get Employees to Empathize with Customers, Make Them Think Like Customers” Comments?
Empathy

✔ Having second thoughts about your decision to promote an employee?
From Human Resource Executive, “What Happens When a Promotion Doesn’t Work Out” Comments?
2nd Thoughts?

✔ Looking for a job sector with growth potential? From the BBC (Capital), “The people building a greener future” Comments?
Trending

✔ What do you know about “blackingout”? From the BBC (Future), “What we know about alcohol-induced blackouts.” Comments?
<a href="http://http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181002-how-can-you-tell-if-someone-is-blackout-drunk “>Blackouts

✔ Do you fear that AI and/or robots will replace you at work? If so, you’re not alone, from Pew Research Global, “In Advanced and Emerging Economies Alike, Worries About Job Automation” Comments?
Robots

✔ A California first, from NPR, “California Becomes 1st State To Require Women On Corporate Boards” Comments?
Board Women

✔ Do you understand the feeling “loneliness”? Think about what it means to you and then read this article from BBC(Future) for another perspective, The surprising truth about loneliness” Comments?
Loneliness

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.
I will return on Thursday.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth

Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Foster Workplace Cultures of Civility and Inclusion ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

Employment Law Consultant (10-04-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Thursday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

✔ Improving your business through a culture of health, from Forbes “Is Employee Wellbeing The Price For Workplace High Performance?” Comments?
Culture of Health

✔ What do you think causes people to be miserable at work? one opinion is presented in this article by Jeffery in Fortune, “Why ‘Modern’ Work Culture Makes People So Miserable”. Comments?
Miserable?

✔ Workplace culture? From Chief Executive, “It’s Time To Take Culture Seriously” Comments?
Serious Culture

✔ What is your view on the future of the economy? See the results of the McKinsey Global Survey “Snapshot, September 2018: McKinsey Global Survey results” Comments?
Economic Snapshot

✔ Workplace culture (Pew Research Center) “Many Americans say women are better than men at creating safe, respectful workplaces” Comments?
Women & Workplace Culture

✔ Good question, “Are You An ‘insecure Overachiever” from the abc.
Comments?
Insecure?

✔Emerging trend? From the PBS Newshour, “Employers jump into providing care as health costs rise” Comments?
Trend?

✔ A major health milestone on the horizon? From the PBS Newshour “The end of HIV transmission in the U.S.: A once-unthinkable dream becomes an openly discussed goal” Comments?
HIV Milestone?

✔ The importance of following a regular sleep pattern, from Reuters “Adults need a regular bedtime, too” Comments?
Sleep

✔ A little fun for your Thursday A little fun for your Sunday morning, from the BBC “Seven Intriguing Phrases from Around the World” Comments?
<a href="http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180927-eight-intriguing-phrases-from-around-the-world“>Fun

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Tuesday.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth

Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Foster Workplace Cultures of Civility and Inclusion ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

Employment Law Consultant (10-02-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Tuesday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

✔ The future is 5G, from Information Age: “5 reasons why 5G is the
future” Comments?
5G

✔ Attorneys and other Bloggers. Want to know how not to Blog, from My Shingle, “Make Money Mondays: How Not to Blog: A Reprisal” Comments?
Law Blogs

✔ Getting ready for a job interview? From Fast Company “Every interview question is really this question” Comments?
Interview Questions

✔ Thinking of going to a networking event? Same thoughts on the value of networking by Entrepreneur, “Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps” Comments?
Networking

✔ What is your perception, Are Demotions on the Rise”, from Fast Company. Comments?
Demotions

✔ A timely refresher on Title VII…don’t forget California’s laws which add another level of care, from Forbes “Understanding Title VII: Safeguard Your Company When Firing A Protected-Class Employee” Comments?
Title VII

✔ Attorneys, do you know your “professional niche”? have thoughts of podcasting? See this article in Forbes for some suggestions:This Attorney Is Scaling Her Practice With Podcasting And Influencers’ Comments?
Niche

✔ Bad news! Failed to get the job you wanted? Now what do you do?
a suggestion from U.S. News and World Report, “How to Deal With Job Search Rejection” Comments?
Rejection

✔ A timely reminder regarding the impact of “word choice.”
From Fast Company “Using this word can make you sound inadvertently sexist” Comments?
Word Choice

✔California requires a vegan option on the menu at hospitals, health facilities such as nursing homes, and state prisons, Senate Bill No. 1138 Comments?
Vegan

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Thursday.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth

Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Foster Workplace Cultures of Civility and Inclusion ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations