Tag Archives: Workload

Foster children: Support Social Workers

Re: “Lawsuit: Washington’s shuttling of foster kids fails them” [Jan. 29, Local News]: The disturbing, draining and sometimes dangerous work — often done alone — that social workers do also needs attention. Policies and laws need changing to create a more trauma-informed … Continue reading

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Embrace a Four-Day Workweek?

Our goal is to respond to every client inquiry in four hours or less. And we’ve been able to fulfill all of that while taking the Fridays off. So I would give it a definite yes. I think of when … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest

I work for a large corporation. Over the last five weeks, while we’re all working remotely during the stay-at-home orders, the number of meetings scheduled outside normal business hours has increased. It’s as if people just assume everyone is always … Continue reading

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How to Move Past An On-The-Job Mistake.

Q: I made a mistake at work that cost my company some money and embarrassed some executives. Yet everyone seems to be moving on but me; I can’t seem to let go and no longer trust my own judgment. What … Continue reading

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Torn between two job candidates?

Melody interviewed 10 people for a marketing assistant position, and two of the candidates stood head and shoulders above the rest — Matt and Alicia. Matt, a current employee of the firm, had worked there two years as an administrative … Continue reading

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