Finance and accounting professionals must develop proficiency with a wide variety of laws, policies, accounting standards and technology. No one needs yet another New Year’s resolution, so the following tip is more a timely reminder - the rest of the year provides an opportunity to implement it – than a resolution. It is this: build your “soft” skills even as you work on your “hard” or technical skills.
The Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace standard was released on January 16, 2013, by the Canadian Standards Association. Canadian companies and employees across the country can turn to a new national standard to help them identify and address psychological risks and mental health issues in the workplace. We wanted to know if employers were aware of any cases of psychological risks or mental illnesses in their workplaces. This is why our last poll asked readers: Have you encountered employees who suffer from psychological risks or mental illnesses (i.e., depression, bipolar) in your workplace?
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