Wed.Apr 17, 2019

No Place for Breastfeeding? That Will be $3.8 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

Federal law requires that you provide breastfeeding moms a room with a locking door–that is not a bathroom–to pump breast milk up until the baby’s first birthday. This is pretty easy in a big office building with lots of space, but not so easy in a firehouse. The law, however, doesn’t make an exception for difficulty, as the City if Tuscon found out–to the tune of $3.8 million.

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Five Steps for the Introvert Who Wants to Move Up

Ms. Career Girl

You are doing a perfectly competent job—maybe even a brilliant one—but make sure you aren’t toiling away in a bubble. As an introvert, your natural ability to reflect is an asset in many contexts, but turning inward is a mistake when it comes to your career.

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Freelance Financing: How to Budget When You’re on a Variable Income

Career Alley

Freelance work can be extremely generous, or you could be starved for work for a couple of months. That's why it's important to plan ahead and create a cash cushion that you can dip into in difficult months. Discover Career Opportunities Freelance freelancing

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How Can Employers Spot the Signs of an Employee Experiencing Poor Mental Health in the Workplace?

The Undercover Recruiter

Unlike physical health, spotting the signs of someone suffering from mental health isn’t always that easy.

2019 95

What is the role of a full-stack developer?

Imarticus Learning

Creating an application is one of the most common jobs in the world of computer science and IT today. There are plenty of coders out there who are adept at making different applications for businesses to thrive online.

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my coworkers think I’m flirting with them

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a young woman in the first few years of my career. I have a fairly bubbly personality, and pretty much all throughout my life, regular interactions with men seem to get misconstrued as being flirtatious. I’ve recently found out that two of my coworkers were planning to set me up with a colleague because they “could tell I was into him.” ” I’ve also had one male coworker ask me out after he “sensed we had a connection.”

2019 65

my boss says I’m too much of an “open book” emotionally

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a medium-sized pharmaceutical company. I have direct reports and also work with associates who don’t report to me, but carry out work I create. I have had problems with Lola, a talented associate who can be (by many accounts) thin-skinned. She has a way of speaking as though she is telling me how to do my job and we just … clash.

2019 62

my employee gets drunk on business trips

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I need to know the proper way to handle the fact that one of our employees drinks at night while on the road with the crew. Our company pays for the hotel rooms and the guys bunk two to a room. We are getting complaints that one of the guys drinks every night and becomes loud and belligerent and it is difficult for the other employees to share a room with him. I answer this question — and four others — over at Inc.

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