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Good to Know: Protest Review – Massachusetts DUA Online
To everyone that protests claims with Massachusetts unemployment, we would like to provide you with some information for submitting information online:
Soft Skills: Definitions and Examples
Soft skills are personality traits and behaviors. Unlike technical or “hard” skills, soft skills are not about the knowledge you possess but rather behaviors you display in different situations.
The Alpha Group is excited to introduce Alpha Cares!
This December The Alpha Group will kick off our year-long Alpha Cares Campaign, which raises awareness and funds for a variety of causes near and dear to our hearts. Our team will be planning numerous events throughout the year to not only shed light on all of these causes, but also help promote participation within our community.
Throughout the month various resources will be available with facts and statistics on that month’s focus, as well as ways to aid in prevention and treatment.
To do this, however, we will need your help!
December is International Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. Come join us as we get into the holiday giving season! We will be holding a Toys for Tots drive November 28th - December 14th, and are calling for donations of new, unwrapped toys. The toys can be dropped off in the lobby our Norton office, all of which will then be donated to Toys for Tots.
If you would like to hear more about donating to Toys for Tots, or learn about our upcoming Alpha Cares Campaign programs please feel free to contact us!
Stay tuned for more details on upcoming months of Alpha Cares!
Here is a list of the other upcoming months and causes:
January National Blood Donor Month
February American Heart Health Month
March National Nutrition Month
April National Autism Awareness Month
May ALS Awareness Month
June Environmental Awareness
July UV Safety Month – Skin Cancer Awareness
August Animal Health Month
September Childhood Cancer Awareness
October Breast Cancer Awareness Month
November Diabetes Awareness Month
Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, today released key findings from a recent survey that examined employee perceptions on workplace safety. The survey revealed workplaces miss the mark in critical communication and planning, and could be unprepared to meet the future needs of employees.
I've recently learned having a plant in your office can improve your life dramatically. Plants are great for decoration, removing air pollutants and helping reduce stress!
Check out this infographic with details on some easy to maintain office plants and steps to keep them healthy!
Featured photo credit: Quill.com
Numerous studies show that job stress is far and away the major source of stress for American adults and that it has escalated progressively over the past few decades. Increased levels of job stress as assessed by the perception of having little control but lots of demands have been demonstrated to be associated with increased rates of heart attack, hypertension, and other disorders. In New York, Los Angels and other municipalities, the relationship between job stress and heart attacks is so well acknowledged, that any police officer who suffers a coronary event on or off the job is assumed to have a work-related injury and is compensated accordingly (including heart attack sustained while fishing on vacation or gambling in Las Vegas).