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
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
Getting feedback at work can feel like a bizarre ritual. It usually goes something like this: Once a year employees are rounded up and told how they are doing. They sit quietly listening to the supervisor, politely ask questions for… Read more
There’s been a lot of talk lately about alternate facts and fake news. In other words, lying. Yet, it turns out many of us manufacture our own brands of fake news and alternate facts, especially at work. Everything from faking… Read more
Want to boost your small business?
Increase profits and grow?
The key is taking a page from other small businesses,
Those who focus on developing, involving and rewarding employees on a budget.
For more on this topic, please listen to… Read more
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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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.
For more on this topic, please listen to the CBC The Early Edition interview… Read more
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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If the boss talks down to staff.
Won’t give them breathing room to do their jobs.
Or, demands crazy work hours,
This will drive many millennial employees out the door. Fast.
Here’s how to hang onto your millennial… Read more
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.
For more on this topic, please listen to the CBC The Early… Read more