Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

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Let’s you and I talk about this Miami Marlins / MLB COVID-19 debacle

By Miami Marlins – https://www.mlb.com/marlins, Public Domain, Link And by “you and I,” I mean “me and Jon Hyman.” Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal ran a story entitled, “Miami Marlins’ Virus Outbreak Throws MLB’s Pandemic Season Into Turmoil.” Among other things, it was reported that Miami Marlins players decided to play baseball this past Sunday…

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Happy 30th Birthday to the Americans with Disabilities Act

Image Credit: Marco Verch on Flickr //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Thirty years ago — technically, thirty years ago yesterday — President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities. Title I of the ADA makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against “qualified individuals with disabilities,” or…

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Workplace Power: The 7 Types and Why You Need Them

Leadership and management are not the same thing to me. I define leadership as the ability to influence others. The functions of management include planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. Because the definition of leadership includes influence, I believe it’s important to understand workplace power. Dictionary.com defines power as “a person or thing that possesses or…

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After tweeting support for Nick Cannon, a remorseful NBA player’s words and actions earn him a well-deserved second chance

Phil Whitehouse//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Anti-discrimination law focuses on the impact that bad acts have on victims, not on whether the actor intended the consequences of his actions. That’s why many employment lawyers caution employer-clients against second chances for employees that do things that others perceive as discriminatory. Just ask Nick Cannon. Second chances are rare. But, the…

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