‘My Favorite Murder’ Podcast: Workplace Disasters and the Rise of OSHA

As we all try to social distance during the pandemic, the additional time at home has had me searching for new content to stay engaged. During the course of this search, I recently stumbled upon “My Favorite Murder,” a hit true crime comedy podcast. Yes, you read that correctly—true crime comedy podcast.  The hosts, real-life best friends

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Why You Need to Focus on Talent Development More Than Ever

Talent makes all the difference in the survivability of any business. Facing a tight pandemic economy, Human Resources (HR) workers have a responsibility to cultivate talent as a focus of their business approach. But developing talent can be a difficult task for any HR department. Professionals must first understand the importance of creating a workforce

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When Workers Take Part in Violent Protests: What Are an Employer’s Options?

The siege of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., and the strong possibility of more riots, violence, and protests across the nation bring up a legal and ethical dilemma for employers: Can a company terminate or discipline a worker because he or she participated in a riot or even the protest preceding a riot? Employers

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How to Improve Your Speaking Voice with Ita Olsen

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I hate the way my voice sounds”? Maybe it gives you extra anxiety before a presentation, or you’ve even turned down speaking opportunities because of it. Did you know you could learn how to improve your speaking voice? Well, your reservations stop here, because my guest today is Ita Olsen, the founder and

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How the Staffing Industry Can Help Shrink the Gender Pay Gap

According to a study from LendEDU, the most-recent data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics places the country’s gender pay gap at 20.31%. That figure means median annual female earnings in the US are 79.69% of median annual male earnings — or 79.69 cents on the dollar. The stat is not great. Ideally, there would

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Debunking the Overtime Myth

Throughout my corporate life experience, I have found myself staying late in the office often. I have started assuming that I am working hard for the organization. But one day, a senior vice president noticed my regular late hours and said, “Why are you staying late so often? This means that you are not prioritizing

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31 Companies With Hiring Surges – Apply Now!

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly impact the global economy, companies are still looking to hire the unemployed. To help employers,  Glassdoor has introduced the Hiring Surge Explorer feature in response to COVID-19. Now, job seekers can search for companies actively and aggressively hiring and filter their search by city, industry, job title, and job function. Job seekers can

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