Entries by Tyrell Michuki

An Emphasis on Brilliance Creates a Toxic, Dog-Eat-Dog Workplace Atmosphere that Discourages Women

A focus on raw intellectual talent may unintentionally create a cutthroat workplace culture. New research suggests women’s preference to avoid that environment may contribute to gender gaps in some fields. The issue of gender diversity in the workplace is nothing new these days, but researchers Andrei Cimpian, Melis Muradoglu and George Newman took a deeper […]

4 Women Who Shaped Modern Retirement

Stories of pioneers in creating the federal government’s retirement safety net and reaping its benefits. Since 1987 March has been designated as Women’s History Month. It is a time to reflect on the great women of history and the path they paved for women today. Four women in particular played a large role in the […]

Vaccine mandate for federal employees awaits court ruling

On November 4, 2021, President Joe Biden ordered that all federal employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. This triggered a large amount of resistance from federal employees, and according to Charles Scarborough, department of justice lawyer, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Brown overstepped his authority when he blocked the presidents mandate in January. Brown, who was […]

Survey: 58% of Working Americans Say Their Jobs Are ‘Main Source’ of Mental Health Challenges

Nearly 90% of Americans believe being in control of their work schedules, along with performance measures, could improve burnout. As we move into almost two years of the coronavirus pandemic, work looks very different for many Americans. A study by Qualtrics, an experience management firm, reported that 7 out of 10 working Americans feel that […]

Some Agencies Report 100% Vaccine Mandate Compliance as Others Begin Suspensions Agencies continue to see vaccination rates rise as disciplinary actions ramp up. The federal government gave its agencies and contractors time to comply to President Biden’s vaccine mandate, but not all employees have complied. Counseling and education were a first step among many agencies […]

How to Avoid Achy Feet while Working at Home One side effect of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic may come as a surprise: sore feet. Here are some tips on how to get relief. As the pandemic spirals on, working from home is becoming more prevalent and for many companies, permanent. With the […]