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 »

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 »

WorkSource talks Diversity. It’s a good thing, and it’s here to stay

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Diversity is on the rise in urban and rural communities   Racial and ethnic diversity is no longer confined to big cities and the east and west coasts of the United States. In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, racially and ethnically diverse metropolitan areas were more likely to vote for Hillary Clinton. Whiter metro and rural… Read more »

Understanding OSHA: Preventing Workplace Falls

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Strong safety is good business. Successful prevention of fall injuries and fatalities requires the ongoing effort of regulators, industry leaders, labor unions, employers and employees.  Enhancing the work environment, and improving work safety culture through continuous education is vital. Out of 4,674 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2017, 971 or 20.7% were in… Read more »