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EEOC Shares Workplace Harassment Report Results Amid #MeToo Movement

Amid the #MeToo momentum, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a public meeting today in DC to share key takeaways from its 2016 Workplace Harassment Report and hear testimony from experts on best practices for addressing and curtailing workplace harassment. Continue reading EEOC Shares Workplace Harassment Report Results Amid #MeToo Movement

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Just One Percent of Workers Do Gig Work as Main or Secondary Job

Guest contributors, Dr. Eileen Appelbaum and Dr. Hye Jin Rho, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC, explore standout data on the gig economy workforce laid out in the 2018 Bureau of Labor Statistics Report. While the general perception is that this is a growing share of employment in the United States, the authors unveil some surprising results about gig workers. Continue reading Just One Percent of Workers Do Gig Work as Main or Secondary Job

#WorkThroughIt: Don’t Suffer in Silence

We continue our new blog and social media series, Work Through It Wednesday. These short, one-minute or so motivations feature a quote, a little insight, and three brief strategies to engage to help you work through the challenge and emerge victoriously. Today’s feature: Don’t Suffer in Silence (tribute to Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain) Read on, or listen to the expanded descriptions of the three … Continue reading #WorkThroughIt: Don’t Suffer in Silence

Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language

We are all guilty of displaying improper and off-putting body language at some point in our careers. Whether avoiding eye contact during an interview, or impatiently tapping our fingers on the table during a management meeting, our nonverbal communication conveys a distinct impression – no matter your intended message. This week, the Business Insider published an article calling out nine nonverbal behaviors that generally turn … Continue reading Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language