I Hate My Job But I Can’t Quit

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You’re fed-up with your terrible job.

Quitting is an option.

But, it’s easier said than done.

So, you think: I’ll just tough it out.

Here’s why workers stay in miserable jobs.

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Good Gossip?

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Talking behind a colleague’s back is mean, nasty and unfair.

But, what about when it’s not?

There are times when gossip can be helpful to organizations.

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When No One Listens: Abused At Work

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When someone is bullied or sexually harassed at work.

They need an apology, validation and acknowledgement to begin their recovery.

These are often hard to come by.

But, they are a powerful antidote to abuse on-the-job.

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How To Keep Millennials Interested

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If the boss talks down to staff.

Won’t give them breathing room to do their jobs.

Or, demands crazy work hours,

Watch out!

This will drive many millennial employees out the door. Fast.

Here’s how to hang onto your millennial

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What To Do About Poor Performance Reviews

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If you’ve had a tough-to-take performance review, you’re probably smarting.

It’s normal to feel upset but you can survive poor performance feedback and live to tell the tale.

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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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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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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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Employee Recognition Programs: A Morale Boost or Bust?

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It’s nice to be noticed.

Especially at work.

Employee recognition programs are a popular way to appreciate staff.

But, they sometimes backfire.

Jealousy, and competition can result.

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