Life At Work

A man at work in the office late into the night

So, who has the advantage: night owls or early birds?

Peter Harris| July 23, 2015 12:31 pm

Conventional wisdom has it that the traditional workplace has a bias towards morning people. However, with more and more companies being flexible about schedules, is that still the case?

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How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 16, 2015 07:32 pm

Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Man at his desk, looking annoyed

The most annoying workplace behaviours

Colleen Clarke| July 15, 2015 03:07 pm

A survey of over 5000 employees confirmed that workers are best to leave their bad habits at home. Here are those bad habits.

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Napping woman

Save this to show your boss: new study finds napping can boost productivity

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 13, 2015 03:53 pm

New research from the University of Michigan finds that taking a nap might may be “an effective strategy to counteract impulsive behavior and to boost tolerance for frustration.”

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Well dressed woman in the city

Five secrets to summer dressing for work

Lisa Mesbur| July 6, 2015 04:54 pm

Here are five secrets to summer dressing that are sure to keep you looking work-ready and cool at the office.

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21 reasons you’re not getting promoted

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 6, 2015 03:06 pm

If you think you deserve a promotion but aren’t getting one, it might be your clothes, the way you smell, or your attitude.

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A carpenter on the job.

Inside scoop: What it’s like to be a carpenter

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| July 6, 2015 10:27 am

Sometimes a job description isn’t enough. It can’t tell you what a job is really like, what an average day could be, or the salary you’ll earn. Here’s the inside scoop.

Category: Career profiles, Life At Work
Boss scrutinizing results on a tablet computer

Four things employers want you to know (and four that they really don’t)

Peter Harris| July 3, 2015 02:57 pm

If you want to succeed in a competitive career in a tight job market, you need to learn to think like the boss. Here are four things that they wish more candidates knew – and four they hope you never find out.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Life At Work
Man crying

Want a raise? Try crying. (It’s science)

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 2, 2015 04:15 pm

If you are thinking of asking for a promotion, a raise, or more vacation time, you might consider crying a little says a news study

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Cat on a keyboard

Watching cat videos gives you energy & a positive attitude [study]

Elizabeth Bromstein| June 17, 2015 03:16 pm

The next time your boss gets on your case for watching videos of Grumpy Cat or Lil Bub just show them this study.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work