Bank Finds Autism Spectrum Hires Make Great TechnologistsRead the rest of this entry »
In the five years since starting its Autism at Work program, global investment bank JP Morgan Chase has discovered there’s almost no job someone on the spectrum can’t do.
An autism spectrum candidate was interviewed for a developer job that required Java. It turned out it was a language he didn’t know, said Anthony Pacilio, the global head of the bank’s autism program.
“We interviewed him on a Friday and …
Get Rid of Gray Hair by Going on VacationRead the rest of this entry »
Some might argue the point, but most of us know that stress will turn your hair gray. Just take a look at before and afters of US presidents.
But who would have guessed that eliminating the stress can turn those gray hairs back to their natural color?
That’s what a team of researchers at New York’s Columbia University found when they studied the graying process.
From volunteers of different ethnicities …
Supreme Court Extends Employment Protection to LGBTQ WorkersRead the rest of this entry »
Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender workers from employment discrimination.
It is a decision that extends the protection nationwide and affirms a practice we at Green Key Resources have always followed.
“At Green Key Resources, equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be a fundamental principle,” said Adina Goldman, Director of Human Resources. “We’ve always been committed to a …
Nation Starts Recruiting 100,000 Contact Tracers to ‘Box-in’ COVID-19Read the rest of this entry »
An army of workers is being recruited across the US to help “box-in” the coronavirus to prevent its spread and reduce the chance of new outbreaks.
Tens of thousands – 100,000 at least -- of these special workers will be deployed to track down and counsel individuals who may have come into contact with an infected person. When they do, they’ll ask them about their health, informing them they were …
Maybe We Should Just Say 'Hello'Read the rest of this entry »
Now that the coronavirus has rendered the handshake greeting dead, what will take its place?
Not the bumping of body parts. The NFL might get away with the chest bump because they’re already wearing more protective gear than a surgeon, but for the rest of us, bumping fists, elbows or chests is out. We’re still making contact.
Andrew Yang, the former presidential candidate and now CNN commentator, has another …
Aspirin Helps Prevent Digestive CancersRead the rest of this entry »
It wasn’t that long ago that doctors advised taking a low dose aspirin a day as a preventive against heart attacks. Then, new studies found the risk of aspirin-induced internal bleeding outweighed any benefits it might confer, except in older patients at risk of heart problems.
Yet, there’s still enough uncertainty about the overall preventive benefits that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gives that recommended use a grade of …
Spinach May One Day Produce New DrugsRead the rest of this entry »
Almost a century ago the comic strip hero Popeye popularized spinach, attributing his amazing strength to the leafy green. Within a few short years of Popeye’s first appearance in 1929, spinach sales soared.
Now, spinach has a new claim to fame. Biologists are using microscopic parts of the plant to speed up photosynthesis, the process of using light to convert carbon dioxide into energy and oxygen.
Still limited to …
Celebrating Healthcare Workers: 'You Are the Champions'Read the rest of this entry »
If you happen to be in a Rhode Island hospital, you might hear the Rocky theme song accompanied by cheering. At New York's Presbyterian Queens Hospital the song is Journey's "Don't Stop Believin." When the staff at Indiana University Health North Hospital celebrated the discharge of their first COVID-19 patient, the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun” was playing.
All across America, hospitals are celebrating the discharge of recovered patients …
Congratulations to New York's Top HR WomenRead the rest of this entry »
Crain’s New York Business recently published its list of 62 notable women in talent resources. Impressive leaders, Crain's explained they were selected for "their accomplishments, mentorship skills, and community involvement."
Green Key Resources salutes these women and is proud to have worked with many of these amazing organizations.
Your Post-Virus Office Will Be Very DifferentRead the rest of this entry »
As the number of new COVID-19 cases shows signs the growth curve might be flattening, there’s hope some businesses may reopen sooner than many health experts worried just a week or two ago.
Whether that happens at the end of the month, when many closure orders expire, or later, workers will find a changed workplace. At a minimum, they can expect hand sanitizers in lobbies and disinfectant wipes available …