Life At Work

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Not a morning person? Blame your DNA

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 11, 2016 01:09 pm

If you hate getting up in the morning, it might be in your genes. Just as we night owls have suspected all along.

Category: Life At Work
Woman in boxing gym

Four questions to ask yourself before picking a battle

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 3, 2016 05:07 pm

Depending on your job and the type of person you are, you may find yourself picking any number of battles that might seem like really big deals at the time. But they all worth fighting?

Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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The words you’ve got to stop using in your emails this year

Nicole Wray| January 15, 2016 03:22 pm

There are some disempowering and undermining words and phrases that so many people use in their emails that a new app has been developed to help you recognize and remove them.

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Party scene from The Office

Stop trying to make me have fun

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 10, 2015 02:27 pm

An employees willingness or unwillingness to have fun shouldn’t affect their chances of advancement or management’s opinion of their performance.

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If you are the smartest person in the room, here’s why you should go find a different room

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 30, 2015 04:19 pm

Look around the room you’re in right now. Do you suspect you’re the smartest person in it? If so, go find a different room. It will change your life.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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Two reasons not to quit your job

Peter Harris| October 23, 2015 10:00 am

Some of the best career advice I ever received was from the boss at a job I was trying to quit. Here’s what he told me.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Life At Work

Canada’s 10 most haunted workplaces

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 21, 2015 09:37 am

Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate the month of October with the tales of Canada’s spookiest places to work.

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Barber surgeon

10 jobs you should be thankful you don’t have this Thanksgiving

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 9, 2015 03:53 pm

If you’re between jobs or longing for something better, it helps to keep things in perspective. So, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we thought we would give you a list of jobs you should be thankful you don’t have.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work