posted Monday, May 13, 2013 10:38 AM
Post by: Ijana Harris, Certified Limited Practice Student, Work-Life Policy Unit of the Civil Justice Clinic, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Enforcing the Age Discrimination in Employment Act: How to Bring a Claim for an Alleged Violation
In 1967, Congress explicitly recognized that older workers sometimes face disadvantages in employment based on age and in attempting “to regain employment when displaced from ... (Read More)
posted Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:39 AM
IT’S MORE EFFECTIVE THAN ATTITUDEWhat happens when you try to change an employee’s attitude?Often, the attitude just gets bigger. In the process, the employee is left feeling smaller and their behavior doesn’t change. Before you begin your next performance-related conversation, consider this critical mind-set: Lead with Behavior.
Describing the employee’s attitude won’t help him or her understand what they are expected to do ... (Read More)
posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:28 PM
Join us for the 2013 Chapter Anniversary / Post Tax Day Fun Event on Saturday April 27th at Stratum Entertainment Center in Mesa from 10:00 - 1:00. This is a great time to network with AFWA members, get to know potential members and have some fun after the busy season. Registration is available at our Accounting & ... (Read More)
posted Monday, April 8, 2013 10:25 AM
By: Jason Clark, Certified Limited Practice Student, Work-Life Policy Unit, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Age Discrimination at Work: Federal Protections
Age discrimination exists when an applicant or employee is treated less favorably at work because of his or her age. In 1967, Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) to protect mature workers from age discrimination in all aspects of ... (Read More)
posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013 2:01 PM
The premise of my new book, Painless Performance Conversations: A Practical Approach to Critical Day-to-Day Workplace Discussions, is that day-to-day conversations drive performance.
Without conversation, employees are left to wonder what success looks like. I believe your performance conversations can be painless if you adopt four mind-sets. These important perspectives should be brought to any conversation that has the potential to become painful for you and/or the ... (Read More)
posted Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:59 PM
8th Annual Great Arizona Teach-In
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel and Spa
Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Arizona has statewide openings for all education personnel and related service providers. Over 90 districts and charter schools will be representing Arizona’s four zone areas at the Great Arizona Teach-In. Each zone is unique. No matter where you live and work, Arizona offers natural wonders and adventures within hours of ... (Read More)
posted Sunday, March 17, 2013 10:02 PM
Members of the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance and Institute of Management Accountants will be participating in the Phoenix Heart Walk on Saturday March 23rd. There is still time to join the Number Crunchers Team or support our walkers and the American Heart Association. Visit www.phoenixheartwalk.org for event details, to register as a walker or to donate.
posted Tuesday, March 5, 2013 3:29 PM
When was the last time you focused on yourself and your professional expertise?
I recently had the privilege of spending two days with the incomparable Lou Heckler. I was first introduced to this legendary professional speaker at a National Speakers Association convention a few years ago. Lou was one of the convention's keynote speakers and he hit it out of the park! He used baseball as an analogy for achieving peak performance. His story- telling, delivery, and ... (Read More)
posted Monday, February 25, 2013 9:45 AM
Judd Kuypers, Certified Limited Practice Student, Work-Life Policy Unit, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Time Off for Serious Health Conditions
The Arizona Office of Employment and Population Statistics projects that almost half of Arizona residents will be at least forty years old this year. As these residents age, so too does the age of Arizona’s working population, and this workforce sometimes faces serious health ... (Read More)
posted Monday, February 25, 2013 8:52 AM
Marcy Karin, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Work-Life Policy Unit, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
New Series: Laws Relevant to Mature Workers
Almost a quarter of the complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during fiscal year 2012 involved age discrimination. Another quarter of charges filed involve allegations of disability ... (Read More)
posted Friday, February 15, 2013 1:39 PM
Ever wonder how to inspire employees to work at their peak performance?Susie Cranston and Scott Keller published a great article in the McKinsey Quarterly on how to inspire employees to work with meaning. This blog post paraphrases some of the key takeaways from the article. Susie and Scott mention that athletes get in the zone and musicians get in the groove. So how do employees experience similar performance peaks? And more importantly, what can executives do to enable ... (Read More)
posted Monday, February 11, 2013 9:58 AM
It is time to join us for the Eighth Annual Great Arizona Teach-In Job Fair. On Saturday, April 27th, from 9:00-3:00, the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel and Spa will be bursting with hundreds of education professionals looking for that perfect job in Arizona school districts and charter schools.
The Great Arizona Teach-In is designed to help individuals, wanting to work in the school setting, meet human resource officials from all across Arizona. At the Teach-In, ... (Read More)
posted Thursday, February 7, 2013 12:14 AM
The Mesa East Valley Chapter of the American Society of Women Accountants is pleased to announce that the national organization has officially changed its name to the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance with the tagline, “Connect. Advance. Lead.” In October 2012, the ... (Read More)
posted Tuesday, February 5, 2013 4:51 PM
Your grammar can determine your results.
My big sister Marla, an English teacher, taught me that a preposition is "anything a mouse can do in a house." A mouse can be in the house, under the house, or behind the house. As much as I don't care for mice, the phrase led me to a clearly understand the importance of prepositions. This little part of speech continues to impact my views on leadership today. Stay with me...
Two prepositions have particular ... (Read More)
posted Monday, January 14, 2013 12:35 PM
It’s time!! The eighth annual Great Arizona Teach-In Education Job Fair is coming soon!
Eighth Annual Great Arizona Teach-In
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel and Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Blvd.
Glendale, AZ 85305
Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00am – 3:00pm
The Great Arizona Teach-In will be alive with hundreds of educators looking for that perfect job in Arizona school districts and charter schools. District and charter personnel will be representing ... (Read More)