Life At Work

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Five stupid career gambles you’ll regret taking

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 13, 2014 08:45 pm

Sometimes things that seem like good ideas at the time are actually very, very bad ideas. Here are four of those.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
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High paying jobs for people who like to drink

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 10, 2014 09:29 pm

If you enjoy a tipple or are interested in wine or spirits as a hobby, how about turning that into a lucrative career? Sounds good, right?

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Woman in jeans

Is that what you’re wearing? Why you should reconsider wearing jeans to the business meeting

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 3, 2014 09:39 pm

What you wear affects both how others perceive you and how you perceive yourself. Here’s what to wear to a business meeting to impress everyone.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work,
Four people in a meeting arguing and looking clueless

Five signs the problem is you

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 2, 2014 08:48 pm

Is everyone around you stupid and incompetent? If that’s the case, there’s a very good chance the problem is actually you

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two men talking at work

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.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
Someecard - I hate Mondays

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.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work,
Woman sleeping during a meeting

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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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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