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How To Be A Better Leader

Posted on January 21st, by Karen Epp in Career Development, In The Media, Karen Epp, Leadership. Comments Off on How To Be A Better Leader

If there was ever a time to make a list, it’s now. The new year inspires us to itemize old practices that aren’t working and make a checklist of new, innovative ideas.
To be a great manager with an engaged, motivated, happy team, your to-do list is all about tossing motivational techniques that aren’t delivering and seeking new incentives to test. Whether you lead a tiny staff at a startup, a group of 60 at a large organization or a handful of pros gathered for a short-term project, finding a leadership style that energizes your team is crucial.


How to Be Happy at Work

Posted on November 30th, by Lougie in Career Development. Comments Off on How to Be Happy at Work

What Are Your Rules?
Happiness and unhappiness (in work and in life) result entirely from the rules in your head that you use to evaluate events. Those rules determine what’s worth focusing on, and how you react to what you focus on. When she started full-time work, she was frequently depressed. But she turned it around, using the techniques I’m going to provide you in this column.


Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science

Posted on October 28th, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, Technology. Comments Off on Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science

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Average Vacation Time Canadians Get

Posted on October 23rd, by Lougie in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on Average Vacation Time Canadians Get

So how much vacation time should you get? Well we did some digging and according to Canadian Labour Laws, this is how much you are entitled.

 

SourcesLabour Government
CBC News
Benefits Canada
Canada One
The Province

 

 


Your Degree Was Not Intended To Land You A Job

Posted on October 3rd, by Lougie in Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on Your Degree Was Not Intended To Land You A Job

I love this article. It is realistic but in a very upbeat positive way. I wish our society fostered an attitude amongst students that was less “how can I get a job” and more “what cool things will I find to do”. Less angst and more adventure. I think the latter attitude would help with … Read More »