Emotional Intelligence & Your Career Success

Many studies have been conducted on the factors that lead to career success. Are individuals with more education, high intelligence, or extensive training more likely to rise in their chosen career and ultimately become more successful? Research suggests that one of the most critical factors in performance and overall career success is not education or training, it is Emotional Intelligence.

What is Emotional Intelligence? And can someone who lacks it still succeed in their career? We examine those questions today. Read more ›

Protective Winter Clothing

We are approaching the coldest time of year which means that many workers will have to tackle the cold when they go to work every day. We put together an infographic based on the fantastic resource provided by the CCOHS to help you combat the coming cold. Read more ›

Dos and Don’ts of Being Healthy At Work

People who work full-time spend a quarter of their week at work, which is why it’s important to maintain healthy habits while on the job. Here are some simple dos and don’ts of being healthy at work, so you can feel great and produce your best work for all 40 hours a week. Read more ›

5 Tips for Leaving a Professional Voicemail Message

The voicemail. This technology is often shunned by the younger generation in favour of texts or emails but it still plays an important part in our career communication. Whether you’re interested in a job opportunity, following up with a company, or calling in sick for work, leaving a voicemail message is likely to be something that you will have to do often throughout your job search and career. Read more ›

What Is Impostor Syndrome?

Impostor Syndrome is a term that often appears in conversations around topics like career goals, success, ambition, and talent but what exactly is it? And how can you defeat it if you experience these feelings? We discuss all aspects of Impostor Syndrome in today’s blog post. Read more ›

Good Manners & the 3 Principles of Etiquette

Today is ‘Bring Your Manners to Work Day’ and while we should all bring our manners to work every day it never hurts to share a reminder on a day like today and make sure that everyone conducts themselves in a way that portrays good manners in the workplace. Read more ›

5 Skill Development Websites

Are you stuck in a rut with your job search? We’ve put together a list of skill development websites designed to help you enhance your skills and expand your knowledge. Whether you want to add new skills to your resume, figure out what to do with your career, or take up a hobby in your free time, these websites will help you do just that! Read more ›

First Impressions: 5 Common Job Interview Mistakes

First impressions play a huge role in a job interview setting and the way that you come across to your interviewer within the first few moments of the interview can be a crucial factor in whether or not you get the job.  Read more ›

Happiness Happens Month: Creating Happiness at Work

Today is August 1st and the beginning of Happiness Happens month!

According to daysoftheyear.com, “the month reminds us that happiness happens one small moment at a time and it’s our job to recognize those moments when they happen. It reminds us that sometimes a small action boosts our happiness. It reminds us that happiness is a personal experience and it’s also contagious!”

Below we have outlined 10 small actions you can do to boost your happiness and the happiness of your co-workers during the month of August! Read more ›

Tips for Working the Night Shift

Are you starting a job that is on a night schedule? Maybe you’re switching from a day shift to a night shift? The transition can be tough. We’ve put together a few helpful tips to help you move to a night shift schedule.

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