It has been a nutty week for me. Luckily, everything settles down next week. Granted, a lot of work work, but Nats baseball is on the west coast. Here we go:
During Lent, I used to take naps during lunchtime. I shut my office door and take a 30-45 minute nap. I actually find it more energizing than eating.
Work Advice: How to handle a boss who puts religion first at the office by Karla L. Miller
I have this huge discussion last year on Linkedin on religion at the workplace. It’s a touchy subject and I remind people if you want to box yourself in, that’s your decision, but you won’t be making as much as other companies have an open environment (notice I didn’t say transparent).
This is what happens when you turn on the PC button. I understand workplace has standards, but don’t withhold language. I will say if they say it first, give it a warning, but the second time, out the door. We want to know where the line is. If we don’t know, then why it would consider be offensive?
While I agree that Dan Price took it to extreme where everyone starts equally at $70,000, I like that the base is $70,000. I would deal with performance and then you can challenge the market that the company’s salaries are above the others except for one: the CEO. Right idea, terrible execution.
Honest question: what’s a good week for a vacation? I personally think it’s May-June or January-early February.
A great interview of what the new prototype of CEO looks like now.
Best article I read about why it’s important to distinguish an employee and an independent contractor and why government wants companies to hire more.
No joke, the video gaming industry has much viewers than most of the sporting event. This is where people want to be in the middle of it than to observe it.
HR is evolving, but with others, outside of HR, notice? Dave makes a good point that HR professionals must be business professionals. That’s key for HR’s place in your company.
The DeAndre Jordan case, for you p in this generation.
I’ve always wanted to do walking meetings to Nationals Park. In D.C, I know everyone will say the National Mall for good walking meeting, but try walk from Arlington, VA, walk to the Key Bridge, that leads to D.C. That’s a wonderful walk.
Millennial Men Aren’t the Dads They Thought They’d Be by Claire Cain Miller
Some are realizing the maternity leave laws are favoring men in the workplace to work immediately, while the women are home taking care of their child and get punished for it. The rise of parental leaves is a postive, and necessary for companies to have. That’s why the announcement by Netflix of unlimited parental leave is a big deal.