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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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Do We Need To Hold People Accountable?

One of the tools the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) is using is social media conversations about workplace issues such as workplace culture.  It can be a great tool for people to share thoughts and ideas but it also brings … Continue reading

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Leave Your Titles At The Door

An idea that is gaining more traction is the idea workers should have representation on corporate boards.  Think-tanks, colleges, college professors and political leaders all say it is something to consider.  In Germany, the law requires workers to be on … Continue reading

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Did You Know We’re Having A Workplace Crisis?

Three reports have been released within the last month with some great information about the workplace.  What’s more interesting are the sources that represent differing perspectives but have  similar information in each of their reports about the workplace.   Those sources … Continue reading

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Changes In The Wind?

This last week  the change to the Fall season occurred in the northern hemisphere.  Luckily for many of us, it’s a fairly weak change as we continue to experience great weather.  But the change to Fall isn’t the only change … Continue reading

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The Dilemma We Face

The gig economy has been back in the news with Uber recently reporting a  huge quarterly loss of over $5 billion and California passing landmark legislation that essentially classifies gig workers as employees in California.  This legislation could have a … Continue reading

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