Social Apathy

sad party

It’s the height of summer, and some employees are eager to celebrate the hot weather by kicking back with colleagues by planning work BBQ’s, hikes and charity events together. It all sounds fun, but not everyone is so keen, and

Read more

Job Craft Your Way Into A Different Job

man working at his desk

Tired of the same old, same old? Want to try something new? Maybe get ahead faster or have more time for your family?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these, you may be a candidate for Job Crafting.

Making

Read more

Surviving Summer Job Blues

lifeguard

If you managed to find a student summer job, you’ve probably been at it for a while now. Things might have started well but, as the summer slowly wears on, it’s clear the honeymoon is over. That great new summer

Read more

Skills New Grads Need

The-Next-Step-College-Graduate

Newly minted graduates are venturing forth, armed with the knowledge and skills needed to build solid careers. But has school really prepared them for success?

Perhaps not.

It appears there may be some things they don’t teach in school. But

Read more

Applying For Work On-line

working on computer and devices

Applying for a job seems to be getting more complicated, especially when job seekers are hoping to make a successful on-line application. The key is to get your application past computer-based screening programs, and into the hands of decision-makers.

No

Read more

Psychological Armour

knight with laptop

We all bring our egos to work, and along with our egos comes the need to protect them. The workplace is fraught with danger to our sense of self. Critical feedback, abrupt colleagues and micromanaging bosses can all take a

Read more

What To Watch For When Excelling At Work

Best Employee

You’re on a roll. Your career is taking off and it shows. The boss is impressed. Kudos, promotions, maybe a salary increase are coming your way, but with success may come problems to watch for.

Envious colleagues, testy team-mates and

Read more

Spinning Wheels at Work?

Work Fear Anxiety

It’s a worker and supervisory nightmare. The work is there but, it doesn’t seem to be getting done. Supervisors are at their wit’s end and, the poor performing worker, thinks they’re doing their best.

Irritation, annoyance and frustration sets in.

Read more

Working With Death

Death

Everyone dies, but everyone deals with this fact differently. Employees who deal with death as part of their job can face it daily. Miners, Nurses, Doctors, Fire Fighters, Morticians, Police, Psychologists and those working in the Military jump to mind.

Read more

Is Your Job Harming Your Family?

Angry family

Stressful jobs wreak havoc on families. Unmanageable workloads, demanding bosses or colleagues who slack-off can take a toll. While workers take the brunt, their families suffer too.

According to workplace psychologist Dr. Jennifer Newman, it’s common for employees in such

Read more