Life At Work

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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.



Category: Life At Work,
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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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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.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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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.



Category: Life At Work, Student,
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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.



Category: Life At Work,
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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.



Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
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5 questions to ask yourself before you send an email

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 07:22 pm


I bet email is piling up in your inbox as you read this. If we all asked ourselves these five questions before hitting “send” we would greatly reduce clutter and annoyance.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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What people are really doing during conference calls

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 25, 2014 06:59 pm


Conference calls are a necessary evil. How people spend their time on the other end of the line might surprise you.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 7, 2014 03:58 pm


We asked Canadians to describe their worse boss ever. Here are the descriptors they gave.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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Who wins: Nice guys or jerks?

Peter Harris| Jul 22, 2014 10:36 am


While it has long been acknowledged that likeability plays a major factor in getting hired, there is rising evidence that the jerks out there have some advantages too. Who comes out on top?



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