Tag: Work

6 Key Traits Leaders Must Develop For The Future Of Work

BY WINSTON IBRAHIM–MINUTES Looking at the coronavirus crisis today, I believe the United States will go through a short period of transformation. For a few years, we will have better disciplines as a country. Policies will be a little more progressive. Companies will be more flexible and transparent. Consumers will spend less on “wants” and more on “needs.” We’ll have…

5 Strategies for Working While Pregnant

Between physical changes, emotional highs and lows, childbirth preparation classes, appointments with practitioners, dietary restrictions, tests and, of course, frequent trips to the bathroom, being pregnant readjusts your priorities. And then there’s work, which somehow has to mesh with the demands of the ever-growing baby inside you. If you’re healthy, experiencing a normal pregnancy without complications and work in a…

How to Ask for More Vacation Time

If you’re like most Americans, you don’t get nearly enough vacation time from your employer. The average American worker gets only ten paid vacation days after a year of employment (plus, generally, federal holidays and paid sick leave). That’s pretty paltry, especially compared with time-off norms in other industrialized countries. What you may not realize, though, is that you can often negotiate more vacation…