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Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety Filed in Español, Safety By Thomas Galassi on October 18, 2016  Every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year, compiled from nearly… Read more »

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12 signs you desperately need a vacation from work Business Insider Jacquelyn Smith  6/16/2016   Despite a seemingly endless stream of articles warning of the perils associated with overworking, many people still choose to forgo vacations. In fact, a 2015 survey from Glassdoor found that US employees only use half (51%) of their eligible paid… Read more »

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Missing the (Recruiting) Mark?  Myths about Millennials A few years ago, TIME Magazine ran a cover story that made headlines of its own. In “Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation,” the magazine outlined in black and white all of the stereotypical horrors of Generation Y. The author used studies to back up the notion that… Read more »

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Listen to Your Employees, Not Just Your Customers by Beth Benjamin Harvard Business Review https://hbr.org/2016/08/listen-to-your-employees-not-just-your-customers August 15, 2016 In 2014, Michael Callahan, then head of customer experience at Hulu, had a mystery on his hands. When the big video streaming service surveyed customers who renewed subscriptions, it discovered, paradoxically, that some customers stayed with Hulu… Read more »

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  How to Beat Procrastination?  Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while artfully… Read more »

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5 Simple Methods I’ve Learned To Fight Tunnel Vision At Work Find yourself getting sucked into your work? Here’s how to climb back out and stay grounded. <img src=”//c.fastcompany.net/multisite_files/fastcompany/imagecache/1280/poster/2016/07/3061743-poster-p-1-five-simple-methods-ive-learned-to-fight-tunnel-vision.jpg 1440w,” alt=”” class=”poster”>[Photo: Flickr user Paul Nuttall]  Adam Steele 07.13.16 5:00 AM I catch tunnel vision like a virus, and it always has the same symptoms. I… Read more »

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Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames The Overtime Rule In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and to simplify and modernize the rules so they’re easier for workers… Read more »

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Companies adapt to recruit, retain millennials Millennials were the first generation to have smartphones available before adulthood. Text messaging is often their preferred form of communication, and social media was part of many millennials’ high school experience. (Photo/Blue Acorn) By Liz Segrist lsegrist@scbiznews.com Published March 24, 2016 From the March 21, 2016, print edition Search… Read more »