Navigating Being the Newbie At Work

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Congratulations!

You landed the job.

It’s early days and you want to make a great impression.

But how?

For more on this topic, please listen to the CBC The Early Edition interview below:

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Signs Your Job is A Good Fit or Not

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Finding a job and finding a job you are happy at, can be two different things.

And, signing on with the wrong company can  have negative health effects in the long term.

Here are some ways to tell if your

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Fighting the Summer Productivity Slump

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Summer and productivity may seem like a contradiction.

Everyone’s minds are on other things besides work—like the beach or a vacation….

So, how do workers keep their nose to the grindstone and careers on track during this period?

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School’s Out, Now What?

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It’s the end of the school year.

Fun for students, but not for parents.

Occupying the kids when you’re at work, can be a logistical and emotional juggling act.

So, how do parents survive the summer stretch?

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Emotional First Aid

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If we get hurt at work, we get some ice and nurse the bruise.

When we get emotionally bruised on the job, we might ignore it.

Whether it’s getting some negative feedback.

Or, something happens between us and a co-worker.

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Millenials Get A Bad Rap

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Millennials are getting a bad rap.

If you were born 1979 and 1994, you may feel criticized by the other generations.

You may have been called unrealistic.

Or, selfish and entitled.

Maybe you’ve heard Millennials referred to as lazy and

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Workplace Temper Tantrums

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Does someone you know, throw fits at work?

They don’t get their way and boom!

They’re having a full-fledged adult sized temper tantrum.

For more on this topic, please listen to the CBC The Early Edition interview below:

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Facing Job Loss?

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You’ve lost your job.

Maybe you’ve been laid off or fired.

No matter how it happened, it’s a shock!

And, it shakes your confidence at the worst possible time–while you’re trying to find another job.

Navigating a job loss, is

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Holding Grudges At Work

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Holding a grudge at work?

Your boss or a co-worker hurt or betrayed you and there’s been no apology.

If still makes you angry when you think about it.

You may be holding a grudge.

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Marijuana Use At Work

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Legislation to legalize marijuana is coming in the next year.

Causing employers to review their Alcohol and Drug policies.

And, staff who use recreationally, to think about how weed fits into their work lives.

While co-workers may have opinions about

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