Emotional First Aid

emotional repair

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

Office Tantrum

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?

Layoffs, job loss

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.

For more on this

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Marijuana Use At Work

weed at work

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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Why Are Women Still Not In Top Jobs?

woman-leader

Women are still missing from top leadership positions in all industries.

In both public and private sectors.

At educational and research institutions around the world.

And, even when the workforce is largely female.

Why does this problem continue to exist?

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Psychological Reasons Employees Unionize

Business team with hands together - teamwork concepts

Would you join a union if you had a choice?

Some like the idea. It’s a way to negotiate better wages and working conditions.

Other’s aren’t interested. They don’t like paying dues, or they want to handle negotiations with their

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Eating at Your Desk ISN’T Productive

Eating at Desk

Eating alone, at work….again?

Hunched over, munching on a sandwich and catching up on email.

Or, maybe you eat and drive, just to keep things moving.

Then there’s skipping out on meals completely.

It may feel productive, but what’s the

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How to Not Be Awkward In A Diverse Workplace

Diverse Workplace

We work in increasingly diverse workplaces.

Maybe our differences are age, race, gender, ability or religion-based.

And, since, we come from different backgrounds and points of reference.

One size doesn’t fit all.

And ignoring our differences is risky.

But, how

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