Spring Break & The Stress It Puts On Mothers

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As Spring Break winds down for many families, fatigued parents eye their children’s impeding return to school longingly. Two weeks away from the usual routine can send many households into a tail spin. Between hunting down child care, and coping

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How To Enjoy Your Weekend

Enjoy the Weekend

It’s the weekend or your days off.

You’ve planned the best day-off ever

And, now it’s here,

But, you wish you could cancel it all!

It’s just seems too exhausting to follow through.

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The Art of Giving Feedback

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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

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Menopause Is A Fact of Work LIfe

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It may be a taboo subject.

But reaching menopause and all it entails, is an increasing reality for many workers.

It may be hard to talk about,

Embarrassing or mystifying for some.

But it’s a fact of work life for

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When The Rich Get Richer & The Poor Get Poorer

Rich People

The rich may be getting richer and the poor, poorer in 2017.

And, if increases in precarious employment continue,

Workers may find their financial and psychological wellbeing compromised as a result.

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How To Ask For A Raise

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So you want to ask for a raise?

You deserve it.

You haven’t had one in awhile.

Your colleague just got one.

But, how do you talk about this with the boss?

 

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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.

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

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Why Are You Snacking At Work?

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Are you snacking-on-the-job?

Munching on a treat, or slurping down a sugary, or caffeinated beverage?

Not to worry, you’re not a snack-addict.

The fact is we snack more at work than at home.

Sometimes it’s healthy.

And, sometimes not.

No

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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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Help For Exhausted Workers

Sleeping at Work, Tired at Work

Tired?

Dragging yourself around in the morning?

Pushing hard with no break in sight?

Maybe you aren’t just tired.

It could be more—maybe you’re just flat-out exhausted.

Here’s what to do if you’ve hit the wall at work.

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