It was March 6, and I was close to giving up. I was in the midst of my final semester of graduate school. I was interning more than 30 hours a week at a Denver magazine while completing my final deep-dive project, which turned into 250 pages of research. My project’s May 1 deadline seemed
No matter what point you’re at in your career, standing out as a top employee should be at the top of your list of goals. If you’re just getting started, it’s the best way to help yourself climb the corporate ladder and if you’ve been in your career for a while, you’re in a position
Having confidence is one of the best things about being you – isn’t it the best? When you feel good about yourself, you give yourself the power to move forward with your goals and live your best life. From learning how to be empowered to using that confidence to make excellent decisions for yourself, figuring
According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian unemployment rate dropped to 6.8% in November 2016. Given that there are so many people looking for jobs, it’s also ironic that a large percentage of Canadian workers want nothing more than to quit. Effective organizational policies that address mental health problems at work are key in addressing burnout.
When it comes to a new business venture, you’ll need eyes on it to make it work. You need to go big or go home because big projects are worth celebrating. That’s why it’s important to create hype around a new launch. Create something with a big splash and see what happens next. Not sure
Do your co-workers seem reluctant to lend a helping hand? Ever wondered why there aren’t too many volunteers when you ask for help at work? New research has revealed that reciprocity, the social norm that compels us to return favors, doesn’t apply as strongly at work as it does to life outside the office. Go
In general, Canada has good social supports and leave provisions available for women and men for reasons of parenthood, elder care etc. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that this can cause tremendous dislocation when the time comes to return to work. As Canada’s population ages, employers have become increasingly aware of the need to
For many of us, losing a few pounds is a common goal, but it doesn’t come easy. It means sticking to an exercise plan and making healthy eating a priority. From breakfast bagels to birthday lunches, food temptations at the office can easily be the downfall of any diet. Packing your desk and your lunch