People sometimes find it socially difficult to refuse work requests no matter how busy they are with their current tasks. Mikaela Kiner, CEO of uniquelyHR, shares three questions that can help people determine whether they should accept new responsibilities.
US District Judge John Bates has ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program be restarted and that new applications be accepted. Bates, who said the move to end DACA was based on "meager legal reasoning," is giving the Trump administration 90 days to restate its legal opposition before the ruling takes effect.
A micromanaging boss might grow to trust you if you demonstrate an understanding of how tasks fit in with broader objectives, Jeff Boss writes. Be clear about your manager's expectations and try to go above and beyond to achieve them.
Uranus' upper atmosphere contains clouds that are made mostly from hydrogen sulfide, which is the same molecule that gives rotten eggs a terrible odor, according to a study. "If an unfortunate human were ever to descend through Uranus' clouds, they would be met with very unpleasant and odiferous conditions," said Oxford University's Patrick Irwin, the study's lead author.
Small-business owners may use simplified employee pension individual retirement accounts to reduce taxable income to qualify for the 20% "qualified business income" deduction under the new tax law, write Robert Bloink and William Byrnes. The income limits for the deduction create a "powerful incentive for these taxpayers to take steps to establish a retirement plan that accepts pretax contributions," they note.
The data integration market is expected to increase by 14% on a compound annual basis from 2017-22 as HR looks for tools to collect and analyze data, a report says. Cloud services are a contributor to the growth.