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8 Hobbies to Make You More Successful

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Looking to shake up 2018 and pursue this year to the fullest? January is the time to do it because in January we celebrate Hobby Month.


Poetry At Work Day 2018

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Today is Poetry At Work Day! This is a day where we take a moment to reflect on the beauty and poetic aspects of our workplace.


The Best of Breakaway Blog 2017

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Only one more week left of 2017! While there are many people that would gladly forget 2017 ever happened we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2017 and share the best of Breakaway Blog posts from this year.


Maintaining Productivity at Work During the Holidays

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Holidays in the workplace can be a major distraction. Whether you’re 10 cookies deep into a dessert tray, everyone is sharing shopping horror stories, or your favourite Christmas carol comes on the radio and you have to sing along (it’s


5 Tips for Protecting Your Hearing Inside and Outside the Workplace

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Guest Post by Carolyn Clarke  Most people feel that hearing loss is nothing to worry about, at least until a certain age. In reality, frequent or long periods of exposure to loud noises is all it takes to put you at


Is Working Multiple Jobs the New Normal?

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The labour force has seen an increase in the amount of people working multiple jobs in Canada. An increase in part-time or secondary work has been seen across many industries and age groups as the Canadian workforce continues to embrace


World Hello Day – The Benefits of a Simple ‘Hello’

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Today is World Hello Day, a day that highlights the benefits of offering a simple ‘hello’ to someone in your life.


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.


7 Halloween Characters You’ll Find in the Workplace

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The workplace is a large mix of different personalities and it is best to know which ones to connect with and which to avoid. In honour of Halloween and to help you identify these personalities we’ve put together a list


6 Ways to Deal with Cranky Coworkers

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Today, Friday October 27th, is Cranky Coworker Day. While we hope that no one encounters any cranky coworkers today, we’ve put together today’s blog post to help you manage just in case.