8 Hobbies to Make You More Successful

Looking to shake up 2018 and pursue this year to the fullest? January is the time to do it because in January we celebrate Hobby Month. Read more ›


Poetry At Work Day 2018

Today is Poetry At Work Day! This is a day where we take a moment to reflect on the beauty and poetic aspects of our workplace. Read more ›


Forming New Habits & Completing Your Resolution in 2018

Is the New Year’s resolution you made on January 1st seeming more difficult to commit to? Don’t worry! Studies suggest it takes months to form a new habit. Don’t give up yet, stick to your guns and you’ll have that resolution completed in no time! Read more ›


8 Successful Ways to Network At Your New Year’s Eve Party

There’s only one thing left to do before we ring in the New Year: party! A New Year’s party is a great chance to close out 2017 and network with the right people to make your 2018 incredibly successful. Read more ›


The Best of Breakaway Blog 2017

Only one more week left of 2017! While there are many people that would gladly forget 2017 ever happened we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2017 and share the best of Breakaway Blog posts from this year. Read more ›


Maintaining Productivity at Work During the Holidays

Holidays in the workplace can be a major distraction. Whether you’re 10 cookies deep into a dessert tray, everyone is sharing shopping horror stories, or your favourite Christmas carol comes on the radio and you have to sing along (it’s okay, we’ve all been there) it can be REALLY easy to get distracted with holiday celebrations. Read more ›


5 Tips for Protecting Your Hearing Inside and Outside the Workplace

Guest Post by Carolyn Clarke 

Most people feel that hearing loss is nothing to worry about, at least until a certain age. In reality, frequent or long periods of exposure to loud noises is all it takes to put you at risk of hearing loss, no matter what age you are or how healthy you are. Read more ›


Is Working Multiple Jobs the New Normal?

The labour force has seen an increase in the amount of people working multiple jobs in Canada. An increase in part-time or secondary work has been seen across many industries and age groups as the Canadian workforce continues to embrace moonlighting as an addition to full-time employment. Current statistics and upcoming changes in legislation indicate that it is likely that this pattern will continue and moonlighting become the new normal. Read more ›


World Hello Day – The Benefits of a Simple ‘Hello’

Today is World Hello Day, a day that highlights the benefits of offering a simple ‘hello’ to someone in your life. Read more ›


Hilarious Job Interview Tweets

Twitter is a goldmine for hilarious material and one topic that never fails to make us laugh is job interviews. Twitter users have a lot to say about the job interview and job hunting. We’ve compiled a few of our favourites tweets in a ‘best-of’ below. Read more ›