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Employee Engagement Trends & Challenges

According to Gallup’s 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, only 33% of U.S. workers say they are engaged at work. That’s a problem. Employees who are actively disengaged are more likely to steal from their company, negatively influence their coworkers, miss workdays and drive away customers. Further, Gallup estimates that actively disengaged employees cost […]

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana

Arkansas and Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

The discussion surrounding medical marijuana use in Arkansas around the potential issues that it brings to our state, including the impact it will have on employees’ rights, has been pervasive since the passage of a Constitutional Amendment in the 2016 general election. The Department of Health has received thousands of applications for medical marijuana cards, […]

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Hashtag MeToo violence against women sexual harassment

Workplace Impacts of the me too. Movement

With so many allegations and cases of sexual harassment and assault being levied against media, sports, entertainment, and political figures (and many terminations and resignations as a result of them) it is extremely important to be prepared for the occurrence of similar incidents in your workplace. The me too. movement was founded in 2006 by […]

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Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

When winter’s doldrums set in, it’s common for many of us to slip into the blues and not really understand why. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that occurs during a particular season of the year, typically fall and winter, when the days are shortest and we don’t see as much […]

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