Life At Work

Haunted

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 17, 2014 06:37 pm


Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.



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Ripped jeans

13 fashion choices that can seriously hurt your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 16, 2014 08:00 pm


Even thought some of these clothing options might not be banned from your workplace, that doesn’t mean you should wear them. Sometimes the wrong choice can hurt your reputation at work and chance of moving up.



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The empty office space of the future

The future workplace might not exist at all

Nicole Wray| Oct 14, 2014 09:59 am


Being at your desk is not the same thing as working. More and more employers are seeing the value in paying for performance over presence. Forget unlimited vacation time, maybe employees simply shouldn’t have to go to work at all.



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How to ask for a raise and get one

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 3, 2014 07:03 pm


They (whoever “they” are) say money isn’t everything, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need more of it. Here’s how to ask your employer for a raise and optimize your chances of getting it.



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Everyday habits that will get you promoted

Melissa Allen| Sep 26, 2014 10:24 am


We’ve noticed some common behaviours in people who rise quickly through the ranks. So here are some instant, real-world activities that you can start doing today to help you get your next promotion.



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Hamster Wheel Desk

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 18, 2014 07:24 pm


It’s old news that sitting is killing you. So, get off your behind while working. If you’re not into any of the standing desks already available, here’s a new option.



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Young man ordering coffee

What your coffee reveals about you

Peter Harris| Sep 16, 2014 07:07 pm


Do you judge someone by their order at Starbucks? New research shows which professions consume the most coffee – and what how you take it can indicate about your personality.



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Nineteen-year-old woman

Twelve is the new 19: How Generation Z is about to change everything

Nicole Wray| Sep 15, 2014 12:55 pm


The next generation of workers is touted as being well-educated, ambitious, worldly, collaborative, and even genius: the opposite of the entitled and lazy Gen Y. Here’s why I’m suddenly afraid of teenagers.



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Working overtime

The workplace trend that’s allowing Saskatchewan workers to make extra money, quickly

Angelina Irinici| Sep 5, 2014 12:09 pm


It looks like if you want to make a lot of money quickly – Saskatchewan is the place to be. Employers actually worry that staff will manage to make too much money and retire early. Here’s the scoop.



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The best time to quit your job

Peter Harris| Sep 3, 2014 06:25 pm


Sometimes you really have to leave your job. If you’re not making enough money to survive, your company is doomed, or your work life is making you miserable, it’s time to jump ship. Here’s how to spot the smartest time to make your move.



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