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Meet the 15 people who made history in the 2017 election

Election Day 2017 marked historic wins across America for many first-time city and state leaders.
In addition to major party wins like election of Democrat Phil Murphy as governor of New Jersey and the election of Democrat Ralph Northam as governor of Virginia, many other leaders made their impact on American politics Tuesday night. ...




Democratic LGBT, minority candidates see historic wins but long-term impact on diversity unclear

As Democrats nabbed two major gubernatorial races, Election Day Tuesday was also a historic night for a number of minority and LGBT candidates.
 
Former journalist Danica Roem became the nation's first openly transgender woman elected to a state legislature. ...




Rising Up: 4 Ways to Prepare Inside Hires for Management Opportunities

Your thriving business believes in promoting employees from within its own ranks. This gives a company new management personnel who are familiar with the inner workings of the company from the ground up. It also provides them with individuals who are extremely loyal and committed to the goals of the business. ...




How to tell when your job is making you super depressed

Even Oprah gets depressed.
The media mogul and lifestyle guru reveals in Vogue’s September issue that her 1998 box office bomb “Beloved” sent her into a dark place for six weeks.
“I actually started to think, Maybe I really am depressed. ...




EEOC Ordered to Reconsider Wellness Rules

ADA and GINA regulations were arbitrary, court decides
 
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC's) rules about the fees employers can assess workers who do not participate in wellness programs were ruled arbitrary by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Aug. ...




How to Make the Recruiting Process Easier on Your Staff

Recruiting new workers is crucial for any business, but recruitment can be a convoluted and frustrating process for HR staff if your business fails to plan out an organized recruitment process. By planning ahead and implementing some effective strategies, you can make the process easy for your HR staff and ensure your business hires employees that will help it thrive. ...




Equal Opportunity Nursing: How Healthcare Discriminates

Nurses play a significant role in the health care team. They carry out an ongoing assessment of the patient's health and response to plan care, provide mental and physical health support, and help families feel safer and more secure. Unfortunately, nurses suffer more discrimination than other health workers. ...




Global Dominance: 7 World-Changing Ways to Help Your Run a Successful International Business

Running a successful business on an international scale does not happen overnight. It starts with building a successful business in the domestic market where you live. For some people, it starts with a small business that expands over a number of years. ...




Two Types of Diversity Training That Really Work

One of the most common ways that companies attempt to address organizational diversity is through formal training. Yet research on the effectiveness of such programs has yielded mixed results: Some studies show that diversity training is effective, others show it’s ineffective, and still others show that it may actually lead to backlash. ...




Working Construction: 5 Keys to Maintaining a Safe Work Environment

Construction work can be quite gratifying, but it can also be quite dangerous at the same time. For those working in this important industry, maintaining a safe work environment is often key to arriving back home safe and sound at the end of each day. ...