Workplace Holiday Party Do’s and Don’ts

We are midway through December which means one thing: workplace holiday parties are in full swing! These parties can be a great opportunity for you and your co-workers to bond and share in your accomplishments from 2018 however, in the midst of all of the fun it can be easy to forget that you are still at a workplace function and there are rules and etiquette that must be followed. Read more ›

5 Tips for Avoiding Distraction During the Holidays

Holidays in the workplace can be a major distraction. Whether you’re 10 cookies deep into a dessert tray, sharing shopping horror stories, or your favourite Christmas carol is playing 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 at work. Read more ›

Christmas Donation Drive

Show your holiday spirit and help make your community members’ winter brighter! We have put together a Christmas Donation Drive and are accepting winter clothing donations in our Breakaway office!
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Co-worker Gift Ideas

As we head full force into the holiday season many of us have started buying gifts for our family, friends, and co-workers. If you work in a place that exchanges gifts it is important to remember that the gifts you give are a reflection of you and need to be kept appropriate for the workplace. Read more ›

Driving with Transport Trucks in Bad Weather

The winter weather has begun in the GTA and with this weather comes new hazards. It is important that we keep ourselves safe while outdoors by wearing proper protective clothing and driving safely during bad weather conditions. Read more ›

World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day. You don’t have to take much time out of your day to spread kindness; kindness can come in many small acts that can be performed throughout your regular day. In honour of World Kindness Day today we want to bring back our list of 10 small acts of kindness you can do at work to spread kindness with your co-workers today. Read more ›

Manage & Reduce Stress at Work

This time of year can be very stressful in the workplace. For many businesses Q4 are the months when employees are expected to ramp into high gear and lead the company into a successful new year. Because so many companies experience high volumes around the holiday season it is understandable that these months can cause added stress for workers.

It is important to manage and reduce stress at work during this time in order to keep yourself healthy and happy heading into the new year. Read more ›

Preparing for Winter: Proper Protective Clothing at Work

Winter is coming! As winter starts to descend upon us here in the GTA it is important to remember to take proper clothing precautions at work to keep yourself warm and safe during the winter months. Proper protective clothing is the key to keeping yourself safe and healthy if you are exposed to outdoor weather conditions at work. Read more ›

Sleep Your Way to Better Work Performance

In today’s competitive job market and labor force, it’s critical to have every edge you can get. Research has shown that one of the easiest ways to be a better, more marketable employee could be as simple as hitting that snooze button for a few more minutes. Here are four of the ways that better sleep can improve your job performance. Read more ›

Cannabis Legalization in Canada

As of Wednesday October 17th 2018 recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada. We explore the details of this law change in today’s blog post. Read more ›