NY Post / Carlota Zimmerman The Biggest Reason Employees Aren’t Happy (and it’s free to fix) November 8, 2017

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Workers just want to feel appreciated.

That’s the No. 1 factor impacting employees’ satisfaction with their employers, according to data released Tuesday by compensation data and software provider PayScale. It tops good communication, career development, pay and the company’s future outlook to take the top spot.

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Fast Company / Carlota Zimmerman This Is Why We Default To Criticism (And How To Change) November 6, 2017

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Our brains and workplace culture have evolved to make criticism easier than constructive feedback, but we can take steps to change.

Tim Cole, now founder and CEO of The Compass Alliance, used to hear criticism like this regularly in a previous work environment. Tasked with taking over a department he admits had a “septic culture,” Cole stepped into a quagmire of low morale. There was legitimate debate on shutting the operation down,” he explains, “despite the contribution to profitability.”

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Rocket Matters / Carlota Zimmerman What to Do if You’re Sexually Harassed at Your Law Firm October 27, 2017
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