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There are plenty of rivalries between companies, but a company that fights tooth and nail for the upper hand isn’t always the winner. It’s the same in the workplace: A dog-eat-dog culture within your workforce isn’t very productive. If you want to inspire teams to work together and spark peak performance, you need an approach […]
If Massachusetts’ new Equal Pay Act legislation is any indication, sweeping changes are coming, and the crux of forthcoming reforms will be determining comparable work and fair compensation. Companies can get a jump on this by defining and examining comparable work within their own organization to mitigate pay gaps and establish a fair work environment. […]
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) portal for accepting EEO-1 reports is open, but confusion still surrounds when and how employers are to include the newly required pay and hours-worked data. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on March 19 ordered the EEOC to provide employers with […]
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Proper nutrition is one of the easiest ways to keep our bodies fueled for the challenges of day-to-day life, but too often, our diets let us down. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 76% of Americans don’t eat enough fruit, and 87% don’t eat enough vegetables. We get too little dairy and […]
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Today, we expect instant access to information, and mobile technology has set the precedent for how we consume and share information—whether it’s through an Internet search, push notifications, or a refresh on social media feeds. It’s surprising, then, that many companies have yet to use mobile as a tool for employee communications, knowing how ubiquitous […]
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In the wake of Susan Cain’s influential TED Talk, many companies are starting to see the influence and power of introverts in the workplace, despite a “world that can’t stop talking.” Typically, extroverted personalities are praised and regarded as critical to the current workplace culture, where work spaces are open and meetings take up half […]
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Are you familiar with the idea of BYOD? If you’re not, it stands for bring your own device—a policy in which employees of an organization utilize their own existing personal devices, like smart phones, for business use. Many organizations today are already utilizing such a policy for their employees. As you can imagine, there are […]
We are often asked whether being an “at-will” employer means a company can terminate somebody for a discriminatory reason—for example, because she is a woman or a person of color. The answer is no. The at-will-employment doctrine does not protect employers from the consequences of discriminatory job actions. But the 2nd District Court of Appeal […]
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In an increasingly service- and skill-driven economy, talent acquisition, development, and retention are immensely important for companies that want to stay competitive in the long run. And whether the risk of talent shortage or just the awareness of that risk has grown, a recent Gartner survey shows that the global talent shortage is now the […]
Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is a condition in which an individual becomes sensitized to one or more chemical agents in their surrounding environment. This sensitization can cause dramatic and frustrating (and sometimes even life-threatening) symptoms and allergic reactions, such as breathing problems (including asthma), headaches, nausea, confusion, memory problems, chest pain, digestive issues, dizziness, insomnia […]