Do you have the summer doldrums? Your anxiety is up, maybe you’ve lost your appetite and are having trouble sleeping? How, you might ask, can anyone feel down in the summer? Everyone seems happy, glad to be outside, loving the… Read more
Applying for a job seems to be getting more complicated, especially when job seekers are hoping to make a successful on-line application. The key is to get your application past computer-based screening programs, and into the hands of decision-makers.
No… 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
Everyone dies, but everyone deals with this fact differently. Employees who deal with death as part of their job can face it daily. Miners, Nurses, Doctors, Fire Fighters, Morticians, Police, Psychologists and those working in the Military jump to mind.… Read more
Stressful jobs wreak havoc on families. Unmanageable workloads, demanding bosses or colleagues who slack-off can take a toll. While workers take the brunt, their families suffer too.
According to workplace psychologist Dr. Jennifer Newman, it’s common for employees in such… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
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.
For more on this topic, please listen to the… Read more
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.
For more on this… Read more