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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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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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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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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Facing Job Loss?

Layoffs, job loss

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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Tis The Season To Be Busy!

Holiday Stress

It’s that time of year.

The holiday bustle brings with it a “To Do List” as long as your arm.

There’s shopping, decorating, parties, and school concerts.

There’s work deadlines, the boss’s expectations and customer issues to deal with.

It

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Job Stress Comes In Many Guises

Workplace stress is common, yet is not always easy to see or remedy.
Poor planning, difficulties with assessing priorities, organizational policy gaps, supervisory issues and immature interpersonal relations among co-workers can create stress. In our last column, we discussed five

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Stressful Workplaces

Managerial disorganization, interpersonal conflict and a lack of training frequently contribute to workers’ stress levels. Throw in the recession and the massive specter of job losses these days, and stress levels have the potential to be sky high.

For employees,

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Too Much To Do

Hundreds of e-mails. Voicemails piling up. Endless meetings to attend, and countless knocks at your office door.

Information overload is a pernicious source of workplace stress.

Technology that connects us constantly to our work, incessant demands for immediate responses, constant

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