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How To Use A Summer Slowdown To Advance Your Career

7.26.16

The article, “How To Use A Summer Slowdown To Advance Your Career,” featured in Fast Company, provided strategies for making smart use of a summer slump in the workplace.

Rosemary Gousman recommended using summer downtime to re-evaluate your documents and policies. A few states have new paid sick leave rules, and the federal government recently issued new regulations on who can be paid salaries and who must be paid for overtime. It’s also possible that, since you assume no one reads the employee handbook, you haven’t updated it since social media and texting came along. "You really need to look at the handbook and say, ‘Has this kept pace with technology?’" Even looking around the office and making sure any posters are updated and broken equipment fixed can fill a summer slump.

Tor read the full article, please visit Fast Company.

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