New WIPN Research Compares ‘Advocates’ and ‘Mentors’

Mentors are like gurus—they are critical sources of information and inspiration—but the group says a true workplace ‘advocate’ can do a lot more to help people from underrepresented groups succeed in the financial services industry. The financial services employment equity advocacy group known as WIPN has published its latest white...
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#LonelinessAwarenessWeek: 8 Tips for Combating Loneliness in the Workplace

Even though restrictions are slowly easing and you might be seeing more people than in recent memory, you, or someone you know, could be experiencing loneliness. This Loneliness Awareness Week, Hasta World partner, Jo Carnegie, shares eight tips on how you can cope with feeling alone in the workplace; be it in the office or at home.
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Manitoba Nurses vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike mandate

The Manitoba Nurses Union says that while their will be a strike, patient care will continue. The union says that Manitobans have shown tremendous support for nurses over the past few weeks. From the union press release:. We have received hundreds of messages via social media, email and phone calls...
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4 reasons your job applications are being rejected and what you can do

The important thing to remember is that job hunting is a numbers game. Have you been applying for jobs in Metro Manila but you’re having trouble getting your foot in the door? Though you think that you may have been well-qualified for the position, qualifications only make up a part of the picture.

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) Shares Purchased by Aigen Investment Management LP

Aigen Investment Management LP increased its stake in shares of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) by 5.9% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,670 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 992 shares during the period. Aigen Investment Management LP owned about 0.06% of Employers worth $761,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Employers (NYSE:EIG) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Employers Holdings, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. It markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers, as well as through its strategic partnerships and alliances and relationships with national, regional, and local trade groups and associations. Employers Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. “
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Masks? Social distancing? We answer your questions on California's new COVID workplace rules

Jun. 7—California has new COVID workplace safety standards, but only after weeks of delay, nine-plus hours of discussion and multiple votes. Here is what to know about the updated standards from the standards board of the state's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, commonly called Cal-OSHA. They are scheduled to go into effect around June 15 pending administrative approval.

Zoom could be letting your boss spy on you. All the privacy risks to watch out for

More than a year into working from home, you've likely mastered choosing your custom Zoom background, mercifully sparing your colleagues the sight of a growing pile of gym socks behind your desk, and you might think you've got a handle on the conference call software du jour. Unfortunately, there are a few other data security considerations to make if you want to hide your dirty laundry.
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Unemployed claims fall into another pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment assistance continues to decline, indicating that the job market is recovering as more people are vaccinated. COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection) The consumer then resumes normal activity. Approximately 385,000 people applied for unemployment assistance last week, down 20,000 from the previous week, the lowest...
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Coronavirus Crisis

The CDC announced youth camps can reopen this summer without masks and social distancing if attendees and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Gottlieb says "side of the ledger" backing lab leak theory has grown. The former head of the Food and Drug Administration said the theory that the coronavirus...

Incentives to boost vaccine uptake in Australia need multiple approaches

As Australia deals with growing levels of vaccine hesitancy, Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly has called for incentives to ensure as many people as possible get vaccinated against COVID-19. Many countries around the world are offering benefits to encourage people to get vaccinated. These incentives are built on the likelihood...
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Searches for Mental Health Support at Lowest Since Peak of First Wave

Online searches for mental health support in the UK have decreased to their lowest levels since the peak of the first wave in April 2020. Data from Champion Health’s Wellbeing Barometer reveals that, in April 2021, searches have decreased by 20% month-on-month. The barometer measures Google searches for phrases including...