Should You Be Yourself In An Interview?

Interview Table

It might sound radical, but new research in the Journal of Applied Psychology indicates being yourself in a job interview is a good idea. This counter-intuitive piece of advice may come as a surprise, because interviews are the last place

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Surviving Summer Job Blues

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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

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Spinning Wheels at Work?

Work Fear Anxiety

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.

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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

Feedback

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

menopause at work

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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How To Ask For A Raise

hand shake office

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?

Gossip 2

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?

Eating at Desk

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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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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