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Almost 70% of US managers are scared to talk to their employees

Being a manager inevitably entails an uncomfortable talk with employees, be it a bad performance review, a delicate personal situation, or unpleasant news from higher-ups.<p>But an astounding number of managers report that the hardest part about talking to employees is talking to them at all.<p>In 2016, …

Employee Engagement

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up | Inc.com

<b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent shortage by increasing salaries in hopes of luring more …

Employment

Is Your Next Hire a Creep? 4 Social Media Tests a Resume and Background Check Won't Reveal | Inc.com

This guy's resume probably looks great but his LinkedIn profile indicates attention to detail might be an issue. "Mississipi" is actually spelled "Mississippi." Ouch. The individual is graduating from law school - entering a profession in which details matter.<p>Boundaries<p>Facebook offers users privacy …

Human Rights

When Employees Can be Fired for No Reason

Exceptions to Employment at Will<p>When Companies Cannot Fire Employees or Change Employment Terms<p>Updated September 13, 2017<p>Most U.S. workers are …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

Employment

Heartbreaking photo reminds us to call our grandparents

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Internet adopted a grandpa this week after he was stood up by his grandchildren.<p>Kelsey Harmon, a college softball player, went to have dinner with her Papaw on Thursday. Five of her cousins were invited, but she was the only one who showed up. Harmon tweeted a picture of her grandpa …

Grandparents

When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's: Realization vs. Acceptance

These are two different things. It's one thing to finally <i>realize</i> someone close to you has Alzheimer's. It's a completely different thing to <i>accept</i> that fact.<p>After what can be months or even years of being in denial, most people finally realize Alzheimer's has struck. And they begin becoming a …

Doggy Dementia? Really?!

My life was not supposed to turn out the way it did. I had plans. I had aspirations. I was <b>supposed</b> to be a veterinarian. I have always loved animals. …

The Dementia Rate May Be Falling -- And What It Means

Two major new studies have turned the popular perception of dementia on its head. For years, we’ve heard that Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on the rise—a prediction that strikes fear in the hearts of both the public and policymakers. But these new reports conclude that …

The Tipping Points That Turn Us Into Caregivers

One in every three American households includes a caregiver, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving. Each daughter or son, wife or husband, niece, brother or friend follows a unique and often heartrending path. It may start by taking a mother to the doctor’s office or physical therapy or …

Hot chocolate could help fight dementia: study

New research gives chocoholic seniors new reason to enjoy their guilty pleasure, after scientists found that drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day …

How to Find Acceptance of Your Loved One's Dementia

The most difficult part of my entire ordeal of dealing with my husband's dementia was accepting his degeneration. It was happening and I couldn't deny it. I had gone through most of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross' emotional stages of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining and depression, although not …

Dementia

Say Goodbye To Caregiver Guilt

The daily stress a caregiver endures can be devastating, especially if you're considered to be the primary caregiver in the family and have limited time due to your job or other family responsibilities. The most common feeling "primary" family caregivers have toward aging loved ones is guilt. Guilt …

Self-help

The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple.<p>As if those numbers weren't staggering enough, consider this: Alzheimer's disease …

Frequent Exercise May Reduce Stroke Risk

Targeting four workouts a week appears to be a good benchmark.<p>More from the exercise-is-good-for-you department: Regularly working up a sweat may lower your risk of having a stroke, a new study in the journal <i>Stroke</i> has found.<p>It likely won’t surprise you to learn that physical activity lowers the …

When a Loved One Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

The incidence of Parkinson's disease, which is common in people over the age of 60i, is expected to rise with the aging of our populations. Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that mainly affects movement. The primary symptoms of Parkinson's disease are tremor, …

Dementia

Book News: Reading And Writing Slow Dementia, Study Says

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>A study published in the scholarly journal <i>Neurology</i> [subscription only] says that, although there is no cure for dementia, "reading, writing, and playing games" can slow the disease's progress. The scientists, led by …

Helping Dad With Estate Planning

<b>A section of the 2002 will of music legend Michael Jackson that was filed at Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles on July 1, 2009. Documents</b> …

Tonight on 'Nightly News': a different kind of dementia

<i>By Robert Bazell, Correspondent, NBC News</i><p>Tonight on "Nightly News" we report on a condition called frontotemporal dementia. It is also known as Pick’s disease, but usually by its initials: FTD.<p>Dementia is always a tragedy for family members but FTD is especially difficult. It strikes relatively …

Communities

The Oldest Baby Boomers Launch Their Retirement

Baby boomers often say they are going to work past traditional retirement age, but just over half of the oldest baby boomers have already retired. A …

3 ways aging baby boomers will help the economy

Baby boomers — the nearly 80 million Americans born between 1945 and 1964 who helped fueled one of the strongest periods of economic growth in …