HBR on Why Companies Need Digital Nomad Programs and Policies

Small Business Labs

The Harvard Business Review's Your Company Needs a Digital Nomad Policy covers the reasons why companies should have formal digital nomad programs and policies.  

Olympians Take A Knee Against Racism, Under New Policy Allowing Protests

NPR Technology

"We want to fight all forms of discrimination, and as a group of women, we wanted to kneel against it," said Steph Houghton, a co-captain of Britain's soccer team. Image credit: Noriko Hayashi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Weekend Poll: How cybersecurity aware you in 2021?

Exceptional EA

Now, it’s time to see how assistants are doing in terms of understanding cyber risks – and how to mitigate them – in 2021. This leads me to ask: How’s your cybersecurity awareness in 2021?

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4 Essential Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

Small Business CEO

With so many unfortunate instances that can put your ability to earn an income in jeopardy, insurance policies remain the surest way to protect your income. So we have listed the four essential insurance policies that everyone should have. Finance insurance policies

New Jersey Prisoners Will Be Placed Based On Gender Identity Under A New Policy

NPR Technology

As part of civil lawsuit settlement, the New Jersey Department of Corrections has agreed to make it customary for prisoners to be assigned a jail stay in line with their gender identity. Image credit: The ACLU New Jersey

Small Businesses Bore the Brunt of Pandemic Policies

Entrepreneur.com

Why 200,000 additional small businesses closed in 2020. News and Trends

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How Does an “Open Door” Policy Work in a Virtual Environment?

Worxbee

For many companies, the pandemic has revealed whether they really had an open-door policy or healthy team dynamics in the first place. Problems arise when questioning how to cultivate this policy in a virtual environment. What is an open-door policy?

A Single-Mother, Self-Taught Software Developer Living With Mental Illness Raises Concerns Over Apple’s Limited Remote-Work Policy

Forbes Leadership

Despite protests from workers, Apple is remaining resolute in its position. Remote-work positions will be limited and decisions made “on a case-by-case basis with any new remote positions requiring executive approval.”. Careers /careers Leadership /leadership Careers /careers leadership

5 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make When Purchasing Insurance Policies

Small Business CEO

With so many liabilities, insurance providers, and policy options for small businesses to consider, purchasing proper coverage can be a time-consuming, complicated process.

French Prosecutors To Investigate Retailers’ Involvement In Crimes Against Humanity In Xinjiang

Forbes Leadership

In June 2021, French prosecutors have opened an investigation into fashion retailers suspected of involvement in “crimes against humanity” in the Xinjiang region of China. Policy /policy Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Busines

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What the assassination of Haiti’s president means for US foreign policy

Vox Open Sourced

Police patrol outside the Embassy of Taiwan in Port-au-Price on July 9, 2021, after 11 suspected assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moise broke into its embassy in an attempt to flee but were later apprehended by police.

How To Protect Yourself When Selling Your Life Insurance

Dumb Little Man

It’s a long-term financial commitment to buy a permanent life settlement policy. A seller of a life settlement policy is usually over the age of 65. You also have to know that surrendering your policy is different because you contact your insurer to end the policy.

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Are New Iranian Criminal Laws Curtailing Freedom Of Religion Or Belief?

Forbes Leadership

Policy /policy Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy BusinessIran does not have a good record of protecting the right to freedom of religion or belief, whether in law or in practice.

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With NCAA Stepping Back From NIL Regulations, Colleges Begin Preparing To Adopt Their Own Policies

Forbes Leadership

With the NCAA seemingly choosing a new path, schools are beginning the scramble to adopt their own rules on name, image and likeness rights ahead of July 1.

For Apple And Others, Accessibility Makes The Return To Office Life Greater Than Culture Or Policy

Forbes Leadership

It’s only right to acknowledge there are a myriad of factors to consider here—notably, the aforementioned culture of Apple and the fact that, as an employer, they have a right to dictate certain terms to their workers.

Here Are The Companies Upping Pressure On Workers To Get Vaccinated Against Covid

Forbes Leadership

Business /business Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Health /health Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus coronavirus

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Why We Should To Be Concerned About The Destruction Of Cultural Heritage

Forbes Leadership

Policy /policy Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy BusinessRecent times have seen atrocities committed in many regions.

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Rape Is A Grave, Systematic And Widespread Human Rights Violation Yet Still Poorly Addressed

Forbes Leadership

Policy /policy Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Business“Globally, 1 in 3 women and girls has been subjected to gender-based violence, and 1 in 10 girls has been a victim of rape” says a new report produced by U.N.

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Your Money Should Work for You – Not Against You

Dumb Little Man

Some of the mightiest companies have, so it seems, a consistent policy of being evil. Your Money Should Work for You –Not Against You. “We We must develop an absolute priority of humans ahead of profit — any humans ahead of any profit. Then we will survive.” Frank Herbert.

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A Look At The Healthcare Jobs Of The Future

Dumb Little Man

As we enter the first few months of the new year, companies all over the globe have found themselves in a mad dash to create 2021’s next big thing. Now as the community care approach relates to improving mental healthcare , Apploi offers several solutions in their 2021 report.

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Elon Musk And Other Space Players Are Building Up Navies As They Take Rocketry To Sea

Forbes Leadership

Aerospace & Defense /aerospace-defense Business /business Aerospace & Defense /aerospace-defense Innovation /innovation Science /science Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Editors' Pick editors-pick Business

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Indiana University's Vaccine Requirement Should Stand, Federal Judge Rules

NPR Technology

A group of students challenged the college's policy, saying it violated their rights to reject medical treatment, among other things. Image credit: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

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UNC Becomes The First School To Organize Group Endorsement Deals For Its Players

NPR Technology

As college athletes nationwide rush to ink individual sponsorship deals under a new NCAA policy, North Carolina is the first to say it will license players in groups alongside school trademarks.

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What Factors Affect Auto Insurance Givebacks?

Dumb Little Man

Another solution is for the manufacturer to start providing insurance policies instead of personal insurance companies. The world has looked very different since last year. With the closing of most places of business, the places one can drive to has been limited greatly.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation to Accept All Children Regardless of Vaccination Status

Entrepreneur.com

The company is reversing its policy after widespread backlash. News and Trends

She Struggled To Reclaim Her Indigenous Name. She Hopes Others Have It Easier

NPR Technology

A new Canadian policy answers a 2015 call for government action. Danita Bilozaze hopes it means that no one will face the resistance she did to rescue her name from a history of forced assimilation. Image credit: Karen McKinnon/McKinnon Photography

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5 Tips To Change Career After The Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, their recent surveys show that there are high rates of hardship in the U.S. We have all felt the impact of the pandemic globally. It significantly shifted the landscape of the workforce. Most of us transitioned to remote working.

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The child tax credit is blowing up on TikTok. That should tell lawmakers something.

Vox Open Sourced

The videos of parents getting their checks aren’t just a fun meme — they suggest a path for making the one-year policy permanent. I’ve been covering tax policy in the US for over a decade now, and I can confidently say that provisions in the tax code do not often go viral.

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5 Common Team Management Mistakes To Avoid

Dumb Little Man

You should implement an open-door policy that allows team players to reach out to you whenever they’re having any issues within their work. Don’t accidentally become a bad leader by ignoring these imperceptible team management mistakes.

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House Immigration Chair Warns U.S. Is Losing Talent To Canada

Forbes Leadership

immigration policies. A hearing chaired by Rep. Zoe Lofgren warned America has lost talent to Canada because of outdated U.S.

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Best Advice On How To Successfully Start Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Other things will include your results, practices, and policies but it will be hard to convince people of this if you exhibit no visible confidence in your cause and beliefs.

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How climate change fueled the devastating floods in Germany and northwest Europe

Vox Open Sourced

The destruction in the pedestrian area of Bad Muenstereifel, western Germany, after heavy rain hit parts of the country, causing widespread flooding, on July 16, 2021. | That shouldn’t happen in Western Europe in 2021,” she said.

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Murders are up. Crime is not. What’s going on?

Vox Open Sourced

So far, the spike has continued into 2021: Murders are up nearly 15 percent so far this year compared to the same period last year, based on data from US cities collected by crime analyst Jeff Asher. Another increase of 10 percent or more could mean thousands more dead in 2021.

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The Democratic plan to smash poverty for seniors and people with disabilities

Vox Open Sourced

Most other rich countries have policies similar to this (known as a child allowance ). In 2021, the maximum SSI benefit for an individual is $9,530.12 In late May 2020 , Joe Biden announced his campaign’s disability policy platform , which included major expansions of SSI benefits.

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TikTok Employees Will Return to the Office 3 Days a Week

Entrepreneur.com

The policy will apply to all workers and interns in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland. tiktok

5 Tips for Implementing Sustainability Practices as a Small Business

Eco-Office Gals

Without it, you likely won’t be able to implement effective policies. Increasing sustainability is a major international goal, particularly as of late. Therefore, businesses around the globe are making an effort to implement eco-friendly practices.

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Don’t worry about inflation

Vox Open Sourced

Now some economists are voicing concern that 2021 could see a rerun of another economic calamity: the Great Inflation of the 1970s. The new story looks at other policies and conditions, previously understated in narratives of the period, that could have contributed to the calamity of the ’70s.

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The surgeon general wants Facebook to do more to stop Covid-19 lies

Vox Open Sourced

We’ll continue to take enforcement action on content that violates our COVID-19 misleading information policy and improve and expand our efforts to elevate credible, reliable health information — now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic — and as we collectively navigate the public health challenges to come.”.

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Biden’s Cuba policy is suddenly in the spotlight

Vox Open Sourced

But the sudden uprising in Cuba is also shaping up to be a perfect storm of a foreign policy problem for US President Joe Biden: another crisis at America’s doorstep , one with strong domestic political considerations that could have reverberations whether Biden acts — or doesn’t.

Health insurers are threatening not to cover some patients’ ER bills

Vox Open Sourced

After outcry from doctors and patients, the insurer said it would delay implementation until the Covid-19 pandemic has passed — but it still plans to institute the policy eventually. But there are problems with that idea, according to the half dozen health policy experts I spoke to.

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Chauvin’s prison sentence is still not justice

Vox Open Sourced

People gather at an Atlanta rally after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder on April 20, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images. Though Chauvin will be behind bars, police violence continues to plague America.

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Pride merch won’t save trans youth

Vox Open Sourced

Walmart earned a perfect 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index , which scores companies based on their support of LGBTQ employees through HR policies, practices, and benefits, as well as their public advocacy.

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Gymnastics still hasn’t fully reckoned with its abuse problem

Vox Open Sourced

An athlete trains on balance beam ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 22, 2021. Patrick Smith/Getty Images. Allegations of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse go way beyond Larry Nassar.

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