Trendy terms can get you in trouble

When trying to attract new “talent” many companies try to make their job listings stand out from the crowd. This is certainly a smart strategy, unless that trendy term you decided to use gets you in trouble. Two well-known blogging lawyers I know recently pointed out a “trendy” term that could actually be construed as …

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Future Friday: Demographic Alert or “No Sh*t Sherlock”

This post is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but a recent headline in Forbes announced “LIKE IT OR NOT, MILLENNIALS ARE OFFICIALLY THE FUTURE OF WORK.” My first response was “duh.”  In reality what the article was announcing was that Millennials are the PRESENT of the workforce. They have officially taken over as they largest segment in …

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Three Ways to Accommodate Older Workers

July 7th  is/was my birthday depending on when you are reading this. I will admit it was my 63rd. I am aware of issues with being older and the perceptions people have of you capabilities. As I was reviewing some material I came across this brief article by Michael North and Hal Hershfield called Accommodate …

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