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How Germaphobes Can Protect Their Mental Health during COVID-19

In the psychological thriller novel The Woman in the Window, the main character had agoraphobia and could not leave her house due to her disorder. Given everything that’s happened in the past year until today, the novel seems like a prescient look at what many germaphobes must be going through, especially as the organization Anxiety and Depression Association of


First Aid Training: Is Your Staff Trained?

When you’re running a business, there are things you can’t afford to ignore. Taking your employees’ safety for granted is one of them. Failure to ensure their safety can put you at risk of getting in trouble even if no one is injured just yet. Aside from the legal risks, you also want to ensure

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Practicing Work-life Balance at Home

The pandemic has compelled many companies to let their employees work from home to avoid getting sick. The situation was a win-win situation for both the employer and the employee. The employer saves on operating costs while the employee doesn’t have to travel to and work every day. But the working from the home situation

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How Modern American Relationships Are Doing

‘With the whole world crumbling, we pick this time to fall in love.’ – Ilsa, Casablanca Although the world is not really ending, this pandemic has surely been a thorn in the side, to say the least, for lovers the world over. With its influence spanning the entirety of the year, you might be curious

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You Can Make Your Workplace a Safer Place for Everyone

Anybody running a business knows how essential workplace safety is. After all, nobody wants to get hurt while on the job. However, work-related injuries are all too common. In fact, the total global expenses of work injuries in 2018 alone were over $170 billion, including salary and productivity losses, medical costs, and administrative funds. Employers and

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Pointers for Combating Work-from-Home Burnout

According to a 2017 study by the Harvard Business School, about 125 to 190 billion U.S. dollars are spent per year to address the physical and psychological effects of burnout. It goes to show just how rampant this problem goes. This public health crisis continues even during the COVID-19 pandemic. A survey found that 69%

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Busting Myths Regarding LGBT Foster and Adoptive Parenting

Couples of the LGBT community often consider adoption and fostering as their first option to building a family. Foster care agencies are welcoming of LGBT parents since they are considered just as eligible as heterosexual parents. Sadly, LGBT parents still fall victim to discrimination and marginalization due to LGBT stereotypes and myths. It is critical to

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Logistics: How to Keep Your Truck Driver Safe on the Road

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the average car accidents per year in the U.S. is 6 million as of 2018. About 500,000 of it is truck-related accidents. The number itself is already alarming. If you are an employer that hires truck drivers, they are your responsibility when an unforeseen circumstance happens. Hence,

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Labor Unions: Effectively Negotiating With Employees

Everyone wants to be compensated fairly for the hard work, but in every business organization, there will be some form of inequality. Whether it’s differences in pay, differences in terms of benefits, or even struggles in meeting basic essential needs, there’s going to be some problem that most management teams will have to face. What

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Legal Strategies to Protect Your Brand

Your business has many assets, and corporate identity is one of them. The brand is the business persona that your customers can relate to. With it, your business identity somehow becomes intangible. It is that important, yet many decision-makers often overlook measures and strategies that protect it. Intellectual property theft is one concern that every

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