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If I had to guess, I think most people, when asked about “deepfakes”, if they are concerned at all, are concerned about elections, political fakes, or famous people being taken down by fake videos. We aren’t thinking about phishing, and … Read More The post Linked: Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I totally agree with this, we took a week off in August. We didn’t travel, per se, though we did take some day trips to explore some wildlife preserves and state parks in the area, but I know that I … Read More The post Linked: Why you should still take vacation time during the pandemic appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
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I think this is interesting in a couple of different ways. Clearly, workers are putting a much higher value on their own mental health, and companies that don’t get that, and support it, are going to end up having quite a bit of turnover. But, the other thing that I wanted to think more about was what those specific reasons say about the mental health of Millennial and Gen Z workers. They seem to be dealing with a lot of stress around finances, and having that stress impact their mental health. Is that new? Or is it more likely that…
My point in describing these things is not to brag about how much work I do, or how many teams I interact with, but to point out that it’s easy to find your time and energy completely blocked and scheduled for you. Fighting burn out means protecting, and sometimes fighting for, your free time, including a lunch break. Employers who are interested in not burning out their employees would do well to recognize that as well. As the article below points out, remote working gives us all a lot more flexibility to take breaks, and then do some of our…
The numbers in the post below are important to remember, whether you’re a business owner trying to decide where to spend your marketing budget, or anyone trying to determine what society and politics looks like in the US. Twitter may … Read More The post Linked: 81 Percent Of U.S. Adults Do Not Regularly Use Twitter appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I could see this being true, because we know there is a lot of stigma surrounding mental health issues in the workplace: “New research from recruitment agency Hays claims that nearly a quarter (24 percent) of those who have or have experienced a mental health condition feel they do not have equal access to the same career progression opportunities as other colleagues. Similarly, 12 percent of those who have had or experienced mental ill health said they felt this had led to their chances of being selected for a job being lowered.”… Read More The post Linked: Mental health widely
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Specifically, as this article points out, companies seem to think they’re doing a bang-up job support their employees during all of this forced work from home stuff, and pandemic fears, but employees don’t seem to agree: Nearly three-quarters of managers … Read More The post There Seems to be A Disconnect Between Management and Employees, Again. appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
You would think, after everything we’ve been through this year with COVID-19, racial justice issues, a dysfunctional election, and natural disasters, maybe, just maybe this wouldn’t still be the case, but I’m afraid for many workers, this is totally true: … Read More The post Linked: How to Stop Depression from Sabotaging Your Career appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I think this is really interesting, because the more information about you there is, the more reasons someone can find to either find a reason to rule against you, or to do more investigation into you. Which leads to more … Read More The post Linked: Your Data Is Discriminating…Against You appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
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According to this Psychology Today article, they matter because we are completely incapable of ignoring them. Even when we know something isn’t true, it still impacts our thought processes because our brains cannot unlearn information we take in. The example … Read More The post Why The Lies Matter appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I have said before that I think the biggest reason that customers and “regular” people don’t straight up demand businesses get better at security and privacy is that they don’t really understand it. This is closely followed by the fact … Read More The post Linked: The Cybersecurity War is Here, and Everyone is a Combatant appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
The article below does a really deep dive into what is available, and where we are lacking, when it comes to mental health support for employees. I think this really sums it up though: “Stigma, access and funding were the … Read More The post Linked: Employee benefits providers want more mental health resources appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
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