North State SHRM News & Legal Updates
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Bringing job descriptions to life on your resume can be challenging. This article will take the mystery out of the process and give you some strategies and writing plans to guide you as you write those all-important job descriptions. …read more
Despite concerns that employees would be hesitant to connect with co-workers on Workplace by Facebook, organizations have rapidly adopted the now year-old social networking site.
Workplace announced Oct. 26 that 30,000 organizations are using its software worldwide—more than double the number that were on the platform just six months ago. And Facebook is launching new features on Workplace, including a desktop and mobile app for Workplace chat on PC, Mac, Android or iOS, as well as a group video chat function. …read more
If the average worker is 42 years old, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, why is it that nearly 3 in 4 tech workers, one survey reveals, are between 20 and 40?
The answer, experts say, is discrimination—despite laws against it. The solution, some suggest, is more diversity. …read more
Following the recent Harvey Weinstein revelations, the BBC’s Radio 5 Live survey has found that 37 percent of 2,031 British adults asked had experienced sexual harassment at work or a place of study. …read more
Should Chinese employees assigned to work in Germany have a current Chinese employment contract with an addendum governing the engagement in Germany or a new German employment contract? …read more
Most employees aren’t alone when the alarm clock rings and they yearn for 10 more minutes of shuteye.
Studies show that 43 percent of working Americans don’t receive enough sleep each night, and 76 percent say that they feel tired at work, according to a survey by the National Safety Council.
Sleep is one of the three pillars of living a healthy lifestyle, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Seven or more hours per night is a healthy amount of sleep for people 18 to 60 years old, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“Fatigue and sleep loss …read more
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