We gather in a group to be witnessed, to be supported, and to be both equalized and elevated in our struggles, gifts, and ambitions. Common ground is very fertile ground…it is, what Emerson calls, “…the common heart of which all sincere conversation is worship.” Where two or more are joined with the same intention, grace intensifies and solutions multiply. Belongingness heals and nourishes with its affirmative recognition that we are not alone.
A request for a personnel file may, at first blush, seem like a relatively simple inquiry. But, more and more often, an employer’s obligations in response to that request are dictated by state law. In fact, most states have some type of law that governs various aspects of such requests – more than just whether access to the file is required.
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With a number of official economic indicators released with a time lag—think Statistics Canada reports—new data compiled through
are being compiled faster than analysts can review them, according to Tkacz. And with the emergence of
True entrepreneurs understand that ideas are good–no matter how bad they are.
A few weeks back, a colleague came to me with an idea.As the CEO of Wild Creations, I hear countless ideas and concept for new products and receive numerous solicitations for new services.
Retailer Macy’s entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) last June for “unfair documentary practices” during the I-9 Form employment eligibility re-verification process. The OSC is responsible for enforcing anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act prohibiting citizenship and national origin discrimination against employers when hiring and firing.
Thinking about wearing that red tie to a meeting with the managing director today? You might want to think again. Body language and nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life and can ultimately make or break a deal, business relationship or even your financial success, according to a legion of body language books. “In business, one of the most important things is the impression you give people,” Eliot Hoppe, an author and expert on body language, told CNBC.
The advice I’ve given to new grads in the past is to marry rich so you have more options. And don’t go to grad school to get out of difficult choices. Consider moving home with your parents to save money and don’t do what you love.
This is all really good advice. You should go read …
Original source article: Penelope Trunk Blog
Futurism is a richly metaphorical body of thought. It has to be; much of what we talk about is on the verge of unimaginable, so we have to resort to metaphors for it to make any kind of sense. Not all of the metaphors we use are complex: It struck me recently that there are several common futurist metaphors that take a relatively simple animal shape: the Dragon; the Black Swan; and the Mule. The Dragon is the one that most people will find familiar. There’s a popular myth that the phrase “Here B
Original source article: Fri, 04/27/2012