Life At Work

The best time to quit your job

The best time to quit your job

Peter Harris| Jan 28, 2015 03:25 pm

Sometimes you really have to leave your job. If you’re not making enough money to survive, your company is doomed, or your job is ruining your life, 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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Five style essentials every man and woman should have in their work wardrobe

Lisa Mesbur| Jan 26, 2015 06:17 pm

Whether you’re a leopard print lover or a baseball cap enthusiast, you’ve still got to get yourself into a work-appropriate outfit every day. The good news is that a few carefully chosen pieces will go a long way towards looking professional and put together without sacrificing your personal style.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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Why is your boss a schmuck? Because they’re the boss (study)

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 16, 2015 08:25 pm

If your boss is a beast, maybe it’s not their fault. Maybe they’ve suffered what is the equivalent of trauma to their frontal cortex and that is causing them to behave like a beast.

Category: Life At Work,
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Five things to cut from your writing right now

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 9, 2015 09:41 pm

Your writing can make or break your chances at getting the job, and affect how much money you make over the course of your career. Here are five things you should cut from your documents to make them stronger.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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Things every job seeker and professional should know: how to tell a story

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 8, 2015 07:07 pm

Career and networking experts talk a lot about the value of listening. At the other end of the spectrum, though, is another important skill: the ability to tell a story.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing,
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Your emails and personal workplace info could be vulnerable. Here’s what to do about it

Kevin Makra| Jan 6, 2015 09:18 am

Recent cyber attacks show that we’re all potentially at the mercy of hackers if they want access to our personal correspondence and information. Here’s how to stay safe.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 19, 2014 04:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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Obligatory annual reminder: alcohol really does hit you harder at the work party

Peter Harris| Dec 16, 2014 11:31 am

Here’s something to keep in mind as we enter the office holiday party season, the drinks you have at work (or even in a bar if you’re around your coworkers) will affect you more than alcohol usually does in other situations.

Category: Life At Work,
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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 06:52 pm

Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing, Resumes,
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Canada’s best places to work for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 11, 2014 03:13 pm

Google is North America’s best place to work, according to this year’s annual ranking by Glassdoor. The site ranks the greatest workplaces based on employee reviews. 50 of this year’s winners have offices in Canada. Does your office make the list?

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