Using Mindfulness to Infinitely Increase Your Capacity at Work _____________________
Perhaps you’ve heard of the term, mindfulness, but don’t know exactly how to be more mindful
What can you do to take control of your nervous system when your schedule feels jam-packed, you work in an open office, and there are dings and whistles from your phones and emails all day? Perhaps you’ve heard of the term, mindfulness, but don’t know exactly how to be more mindful. Aren’t you using your mind all the time?
The answer? Meditate my friend.
Mindfulness is the ability to pay attention to this moment without judgment, and is cultivated from a daily meditation practice. A few deep belly breaths and we bring more oxygen to our brain, our heart rate calms down, we let go of thoughts of the past or future, and we bring our full self to the moment and our work.
How Google Will Help Informed Candidates Find Jobs Faster _____________________
Can candidates find your jobs quickly and easily?
With the tightest labor market in decades, candidates are going out of their way to be better informed and strategic in their approach when exploring new job opportunities. According to a 2018 study done by Aptitude Research Partners, companies define informed candidates “as having the right information for an interview, the right skills for the job, and someone who has conducted his or her own
The informed candidate is the ideal hire because they’re more likely to perform better since they’re already educated pre-onboarding. But what if employers are losing out on desirable talent because the search function on career sites are failing candidates?
The impact of absenteeism is real and has tangible effects, not just on managers, but the whole team
As a matter of fact, absence not only disrupts organizations and adds to everyone’s workload, but also causes a lot of stress because deadlines still need to be met. This leaves managers scrambling to find a replacement or having to shell out overtime to make up for lost productivity. It also creates a snowball effect among your employees - if people are overworked their quality of work will be reduced, which reflects badly on the team, hurting morale and lowering employee satisfaction. But don’t despair, here are some absence management suggestions that can help keep that avalanche of consequences at
DOL Seeks to Increase the Minimum Salary for Exempt Workers _____________________
In March, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks – again – to raise the minimum salary threshold for employees classified as exempt pursuant to one of the so-called "white collar" exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees.