COVID-19 – Help for Employers

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  Current COVID-19 impact on Industry and best practice prevention strategies      As of April 1, 2020, over 4000 US residents have have died due to Covid-19. It’s a number that has more than tripled in five days, and now exceeds the number of people known to have died in mainland China, where the… Read more »

WorkSource Covers: Better Leadership

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  How to be a better leader – according to science   Leadership has been in the spotlight as never before, as people around the world look to their leaders in all spheres of social, political and organisational life. Rather than help, though, leaders often seem to be part of the problem. When it comes to politicians, fingers… Read more »

WorkSource Advice: Social Media Common Sense

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         Social media smarts: What you post can wreck your life!    Harvard recently rescinded admission offers for some incoming freshmen who participated in a private Facebook group sharing offensive memes. The incident has sparked a lot of discussion: Was Harvard’s decision justified? What about the First Amendment? Do young people know the dangers of social media? I’m a… Read more »

Unemployment pushes more men to take on female-dominated jobs

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Unemployment pushes more men to take on female-dominated jobs In the last few decades, many high-paying jobs that are mostly done by men – like manufacturing – have contracted or disappeared. At the same time, many jobs in fields dominated by women – like education and health care – have significantly increased. In fact, female-dominated jobs… Read more »

Why Mindfulness Matters

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  Why Mindfulness Matters   Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword over the last few yearsBut just what does being mindful mean and how does it work? In this guide, you’ll learn why being mindful matters and how to practice it. So What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of being consciously aware… Read more »

Wipe Out Workplace Conflict

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     Workplace Conflict – Strategy    A quick glance at world news shows tensions are high across the globe. This includes recent clashes between Iranian and US governments, with the US an Iran appearing to be on the brink of war. Conflict, a part of life….. The fact is, sadly, conflict is part of… Read more »

Tips for Small Business – Reducing Cost

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  Reducing Cost If you own, run or manage a small business, reducing cost is a critical function. So what is some “low hanging fruit” that can help in reducing cost? Many expenses, which are usually the greatest, relate to employees and payroll. Quite often, a close review will reveal wasted resources. We’ll never recommend… Read more »