Life At Work

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Four easy ways to fireproof your job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 29, 2014 05:03 pm


Do you talk sports at work? Maybe you should. Here are four ways to protect yourself against getting fired or laid off.



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The most dangerous jobs

The jobs that are most likely to kill you

Peter Harris| Oct 28, 2014 06:43 pm


How likely are you to die on the job? Here are the occupations with the highest and lowest risk of heart disease – alongside the shortlist of Canada’s most dangerous jobs. Proceed with caution.



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Your Facebook posts say that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| Oct 22, 2014 02:25 pm


I have a number of Facebook connections who post their excitement about the weekend on Wednesdays and start dreading Monday on Saturdays. So, with them in mind, here are five ways to turn a crappy job into a brilliant career move.



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

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 20, 2014 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.



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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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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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