Interviewing During COVID

If you’ve been keeping up with the news you know that every day more companies are temporarily closing as a precaution due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It is safe to say that many job seekers may be wondering if their job search must be put on hold during this time. However, many companies, including Breakaway, are turning to technology to adapt to this trying time and allow for as little disruption as possible while still being committed to keeping everyone safe. Read more ›


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please be aware of the current rise in illness due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Transmission has been reported in Canada, most often through person-to-person exposure, so we remind everyone to wash your hands frequently, maintain social distancing, practice respiratory hygiene, and avoid touching your face. If you have symptoms of acute respiratory illness, if you have recently travelled to a confirmed affected region, or if you have an ill family member with a confirmed case of COVID-19 please refer to Public Health Ontario for guidance immediately.  Read more ›


Employee Appreciation Day – We Thank You!

In honour of Employee Appreciation Day today we want to dedicate this blog post to all of our amazing Breakaway employees and say THANK YOU for all of your hard work over the past year. Read more ›


The Leap Year: Jumping Ahead in Your Career

This week we experience something that only comes around every four years: the leap year! 2020 is a leap year and that means we get 24 extra hours that we can use to our advantage. This Saturday is when we get that coveted extra day and we want to make sure you’re using it to the best of your ability and making the most of February 29th to get ahead in your career! Read more ›


Workplace Acts of Kindness

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week and the idea behind this week is to do something small throughout your day to make someone else’s life better. This could be something as simple as giving someone a compliment, paying for someone’s coffee behind you in line at the coffee shop, or planting a tree. A great place to start spreading kindness during this week is with your co-workers. Read more ›


5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Job

Whether you’re suffering from career burnout or think it’s time for a new job, it can be difficult to motivate yourself to enjoy going to work each day. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Below are 5 ways to fall in love with your job again. Read more ›


4 Simple Ways to Avoid Spreading Germs at Work

As we are in the midst of flu season and concern grows around the Coronavirus it is important to ensure that you are not spreading germs in the workplace. Follow the four simple steps below to keep yourself and others safe and avoid spreading germs at work. Read more ›


Do’s & Don’ts of Dealing with a Difficult Coworker

Conflict with a coworker can be difficult. It can be tricky to navigate how to deal with a coworker in your workplace that is doing something to upset you. However, there are ways to deal with this coworker in order to rectify your situation. You should not stay quiet if there is someone in your workplace that is causing conflict or causing issues with you. Instead, follow our do’s and don’ts below on effectively dealing with your difficult coworker. Read more ›


Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Did you make a new year’s resolution this year? 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 ›


8 Networking Tips for Your New Years Party

Heading to a New Year’s party tomorrow? These types of parties can be a great opportunity to network! This time of year is the perfect chance to meet new people, socialize, and make contacts that could help your career in 2020.

We’ve put together a list of 8 simple networking tips to help you navigate and effectively network at your New Year’s Eve party this year. Read more ›