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Tips from JBM

Hidden Bias - we all have them and they effect our lives in many ways

Have you ever stopped to think about how you go about making decisions? Do you typically seek people who think more like you to join a work team? Do you tend to hire people based on the "fit" in the culture? Most of us don't see how our decisions impact our choices in life. How can leaders or...

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Ways to Engage Employees Working Remotely

Keeping in close touch with those who are working remote is very important not only for productivity but to minimize the turnover. We know that employees who feel disengaged, leave organizations. Let's not be in this category. An inclusive work environment structure doesn't just happen, it...

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Post COVID-19 - Key areas that seem to be flooding the legal system

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) hourly (non exempt) employees must be paid for any hours over 40 in a workweek. The issues seem to be around the new tasks required before they start work or complete work that include the time for health screening, temperature screening, and cleaning...

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How has the Workplace Changed since COVID 19?

In all of my years in HR (over 35) I have never seen such changes in the way we work in such a short period of time. The professionals and leaders who once were against telecommuting, working from home, alternative work schedules suddenly see the value. This alone is a HUGE change. Many have...

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Keep the workplace calm in the midst of societal unrest

We are seeing how behaviors are getting quite out of control. This climate "out there" is so divided. Our passion is turning into violence. There seems to be irrational, I believe, extreme feelings on what is "right" and what is "wrong". When in fact, we are all different. Our differences...

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Politics in the Workplace

The intensity and passion for what's to come is escalating. How are you managing this in your workplace? To ignore the fact that opinions creating a divisive atmosphere are not out there are to be ignoring reality. How this impacts our work day is significant and we need to be managing this...

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Resolve Conflict in the Workplace!

Active listening, compassionate leadership, recognizing the ways in which you reach people "where they are" all are key to resolving conflict. It's not easy but it is necessary. In these times this seems to be more and more an issue and we all know why right? Between societal unrest, the...

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Are You Experiencing Skills Gaps?

While many complain that they experience skill gaps, little is being done to resolve this issue. It is important to understand exactly what you are seeking and lacking in order to find ways to improve your search strategies. Perhaps you even need to change policies and practices related to the...

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Keep the workplace calm in the midst of societal unrest

We are seeing how behaviors are getting quite out of control. This climate "out there" is so divided. Our passion is turning into violence. There seems to be irrational, I believe, extreme feelings on what is "right" and what is "wrong". When in fact, we are all different. Our differences...

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