Coronavirus: What the workplace needs to know

What are the rights and obligations of Canadian employers and employees if a coronavirus outbreak occurs here? Can an employee refuse to attend work or work in proximity with an employee exhibiting symptoms of the illness? Does an employer have to pay an employee who is sent home because he or she is ill or…

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Your bus ticket to career greatness

To do great work you need natural ability and determination. But computer scientist and essayist Paul Graham says there’s a third ingredient required in the recipe for genius at work: a disinterested obsession with something that matters. And to understand, you need to spend a little time studying a group you have probably never thought…

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Three signs that you should be considering a career change

If you have not fantasized about making a career change, you are probably an exception regardless of your age, background or accomplishments. Lack of satisfaction in your professional life manifests itself in many areas and may affect personal relationships and be exhibited in dysfunctional behaviour including substance abuse. Self-Determination Theory (SDT) represents a broad framework…

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Coping With Stress at Work

Coping with stress at workstressCoping With Stress at WorkEveryone who has ever held a job has, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. In the short-term, you may experience pressure to meet a deadline or to fulfill a challenging obligation.…

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Bosses Tell Us: 11 Things That Will Get You Promoted

Have you ever been promoted? If so, congratulations. If not, there might be something you can do about that. And we don’t mean “be more confident” or “be more passionate.” We mean specific actions you can take to impress your superiors—and take home a bigger paycheck. Even if you’re not specifically looking for a flashier…

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Advance Your Career & Enhance Brand with Social Media

These days, it seems, everyone is using #socialmedia. And there’s a good reason why: Using social #media correctly can go a long way toward advancing the #careers of association professionals. OPPORTUNITIES Social media is just as “strategic” as it is “social.” For instance, social media makes it easier for you to: Network with Colleagues: It’s…

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