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Let Teams Make The Decision

Last week’s blog identified some of the challenges we all are facing with the onset of the coronavirus.  Some workplaces have had to close and some are staying open.  Workers such as barbers,  beauticians, restaurant workers and others are facing … Continue reading

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Did You Know TV Shows Can Help With Leadership Skills?

We don’t ordinarily think about television shows as being learning tools but there are a couple of shows that  have provided some lessons on leadership skills.  Each represents a completely different style. One of those shows is NCIS: New Orleans … Continue reading

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We Have Decisions To Make

We’ve blogged before about reports from the Boston Fed.  They’ve had  a  series of articles on the need for good jobs, flexible scheduling and, recently, the impact of technology on the workplace including the future of jobs. One of the … Continue reading

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Union Busting Does Not Create A Successful, Competitive Workplace

Last week we blogged about the PRO Act the U. S. House passed not too long ago.  The legislation is to help unions improve their ability to organize workplaces and put more penalties on those workplaces  that use anti-union techniques … Continue reading

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Be Careful In What You THINK You Know

Some articles posted from educational sources last week and a documentary I watched earlier all had a similar theme to them.  They had somewhat disparaging comments of unions, workers and their abilities, and yet, were all weak in their arguments … Continue reading

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Don’t Take Things Too Literally!

A  poster  designed several years ago by futurist, Jacob Morgan,  is making its rounds in media circles.  It compares how work experiences have changed for employees.  Morgan listed characteristics of past work and those of future work.   Many of them, … Continue reading

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Build Those Workplace Partnerships Before It’s Too Late

Welcome back and welcome to 2020!  We’ve been on holiday hiatus but below is a new blog on a story that hit many media outlets just before the Christmas holiday on a workplace issue that took several years to resolve. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!  We’ll be back in January.  In the meantime, here’s a repeat of one of our more popular blogs.  It’s from February, 2011.  Enjoy! Do Labor and Management Share Common Interests? How would you answer that question? Do you … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Include Workers

We have blogged before on the Boston Federal Reserve and the series of articles they have posted on their website about the need for quality jobs and the need to invest in workers.  This last month, they came out with … Continue reading

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The Latest Workplace Trend Is Driven By Fear

One of the latest trends occurring within workplaces is the increased use of non-compete agreements.  These agreements in the past had predominately been done with executives or with workers who worked in contracted environments but now many different types of … Continue reading

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