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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Why Are Women Still Not In Top Jobs?

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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

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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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Bullying At Work—Has Anything Changed?

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WorkSafeBC launched their Bullying and Harassment Toolkit, in 2013.

Employers became responsible for guarding against bullying and harassment.

They had to train workers about bullying and harassing behaviour.

Investigate incidents and respond to complaints.

So, where are we today?

How

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Eating at Your Desk ISN’T Productive

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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

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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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Family Days: Are They A Good Idea?

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Family Day has come and gone.

Some looked forward to the holiday.

While others, especially business owners, worried it took a bite out of the bottom line.

Love them or loathe them, Family Day and other kinds of holidays, contribute

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How to Control Yourself At Work

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Jobs these days require more self-control than ever.

Anticipating needs, closing deals and handling complexity, require high degrees of personal control to pull-off.  Here’s how to handle having to control yourself at work and survive.

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