8 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick at Work

Our weather in the GTA has been fluctuating quite a bit these past couple of weeks. From -30 degrees one day to +10 degrees the next, it’s difficult to keep track of this crazy weather and these changes in temperature can have a negative impact on our immune system. Read more ›

Life & Career Lessons Learned from Football

Superbowl LIII is this weekend and this Sunday we will watch the LA Rams and New England Patriots battle it out for the win. As football is on everyone’s mind this week it becomes clear that in addition to entertainment, this sport has a lot to offer in terms of life and career lessons if we stop and reflect on the art of playing football. Read more ›

Inspirational Quotes to Cure Your Winter Blues

January can be a difficult month for many of us to get through. The holidays are over, the days are short, and there is no end in sight for winter. That is enough to give many of us the winter blues. But while we wait for spring to arrive it is important to keep our spirits up and remember the positives that winter brings.

To lighten our moods this season we’ve included 5 of our favourite inspirational quotes about winter below to cure your winter blues!

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Practicing Safe Lifting

Manual lifting is a critical component of many labour jobs and most of us do some form of lifting throughout our work day. However, incorrect lifting can lead to a variety of health problems and prevent you from being able to do your job properly in the future. Practicing safe lifting is a simple and effective way to keep you safe on the job! Read more ›

5 Tips for Achieving a Proper Work-Life Balance in 2019

January is Get a Balanced Life Month and there is no better time than the start of a new year to work on achieving the proper work-life balance that you have been striving for! Read more ›

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Did you make a new year’s resolution for 2019? Have you already slipped up and broken it once or twice? Have other people made you feel bad about it and you’re considering giving up on it all together? Don’t give up just yet!

Studies suggest it takes MONTHS to form a new habit so don’t count yourself out after one or two slips, you still have plenty of time to start the new year off with a successful resolution! Read more ›

The Top Five Breakaway Blog Posts of 2018

2018 is coming to an end but before we start looking forward to the amazing things that 2019 will surely bring us we want to look back on our Breakaway Blog from this year and reflect on our top 5 blog posts of 2018. Read more ›

Christmas Donation Drive

Our first annual Christmas Donation Drive was a huge success! We want to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone that donated to help keep our community warm this winter! Our hearts are full knowing that we could help give back to those in need, this is what the holidays are all about!

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Relevant Work Experience on Your Resume

There is countless advice online about what to include on your resume. Should it be one page or two? Should you include your hobbies? Which font is best? How should you phrase your accomplishments?

And while all of these tips are valid (we have posted one or two articles about them ourselves), it is easy to forget the MOST IMPORTANT thing you should include on your resume: relevant work experience. Read more ›

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 ›