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Using Self-Distancing in Decision-Making

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Do you tend to let your emotions lead your life? Are you guilty of making irrational, quick decisions when faced with a tough or stressful choice? There is a way to stop this behaviour, it is called Self-Distancing.


Our 15 Favourite Breakaway Blog Posts

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To celebrate Breakaway’s 15th anniversary today (yay!) we’re sharing 15 of our favourite blog posts we’ve done since we starting our Breakaway Blog.


Tips for Mature Job Seekers

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A recent study showed that it is much harder to find a job as you get older. Job seekers over the age of 49 were more likely to be turned down for a job than their younger counterparts.


World Productivity Day: Tips for Your Day

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Today is World Productivity Day! On this day you’ll see many articles about increasing your productivity and many of us around the world will realize how unproductive we really are. We wanted to do our part today by compiling productivity tips


Successful Skype Interview Tips

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Many companies (Breakaway included!) are swapping out the traditional telephone interview in favour of the Skype interview.


Spring Cleaning Your Career Vocabulary

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It is officially spring! And with spring comes Spring Cleaning! While you may need to clean your house, car, etc. as a start to spring cleaning we’ve put our own spin on the season and offer a few suggestions for ‘cleaning’


March Break Vacation Tips

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Are you one of the lucky ones going on vacation for March Break next week? Check out these articles, they’ll help you get everything in order before your vacation, make the most of your time off, and get you back


5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Job

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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


Groundhog Day Job Search Steps

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In honour of Groundhog Day we’d like to take this day to remind you of the steps you as a job seeker can take to secure your next great job.


Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

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As 2016 comes to an end we’d like to go back and take a look at our top 10 blog posts from this year. These posts touch on a variety of topics since we like to keep our Breakaway Blog