Monthly Archives: April 2015

What You Need to Know About the Florida Competitive Workforce Act

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

The Florida Competitive Workforce Act (FCWA) is gaining support in the Legislature. Learn what the Act is and what impact it promises to have. What is the Florida Competitive Workforce Act? House Bill 33, by Republican state Rep. Holly Raschein and Senate Bill 156 by Democratic state Sen. Joe Abruzzo constitute the Florida Competitive… Read More »

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Can I Ask My Employer to Pay for My Education?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Want to go back to school, but nervous about asking your employer to foot part or all of the bill? Don’t be. There are numerous ways that funding your additional education could benefit the company. Learn the strategies for selling those advantages to your employer and it could mean a win-win for everyone. What… Read More »

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How to Practice Mindfulness at Work

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

While mindfulness has its roots in ancient Buddhist philosophy and religion, it has recently gained popularity in the corporate world. Companies such as Apple, Deutsche Bank and General Mills have instituted mindfulness programs for its employees. Nurtured through the practice of sitting meditation, mindfulness helps individuals become unconditionally present. Proponents believe its benefits include… Read More »

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8 Questions in an Interview that Should Raise a Discrimination Flag

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Some acts of discrimination can be blatant, while others are more subtle in nature. Job interviews are a prime example of this. Many questions may indirectly feed into the major areas of discrimination. Discover some questions to watch out for and what action you can take if you feel you have been discriminated against…. Read More »

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A Hairy Question: Service Animals in the Workplace and the Law

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Advancements in animal training and alternative medical treatments mean that animals today can be much more than just pets. Service animals in today’s society can provide medical assistance for many types of human disabilities and medical conditions. An employer or business owner’s failure to accommodate these service animals in the workplace in accordance with… Read More »

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