We spend a lot of time at work during our lifetime. The average worker will spend a third of their waking hours at their workplace. So, even if we have a relatively healthy lifestyle outside of work, what we do at work can make a real difference. Here are 5 tips for maintaining our health… Read more »

Before you reach out to a former employer, think about the type of working relationship you had with them. If you had a complicated relationship with your boss and didn’t get along too well, it might be very hard to make a successful business connection. But if you had a good, positive working relationship then… Read more »

Are you constantly late? Are you always rushing out the door? Is it a constant battle for you to get to work on time? You don’t want to be late, everyone knows that, even your employer. But chronic lateness can get your fired! Being late now and then understandable, but if you’re always sneaking past… Read more »

If you’re looking for a permanent position, a temporary job may not sound like the way to go. But did you know that a temporary job can boost your chance of getting a permanent job? A temporary assignment is a perfect way to learn new skills while exploring different companies and industries. And the great… Read more »

It can be difficult to ask for help on the job. You want to show that you can do the job. You might be afraid that asking for help makes you look weak. But the reality is, asking for help shows your employer that you understand it’s more important to do the job right, the… Read more »

It’s tough to know how to communicate with a recruiter. You don’t want to be a pest, but you want to be sure that they know you are interested. Besides, they are probably working with many candidates and you want to stay top of mind. What’s the best way to keep in touch without making… Read more »

Canadian employers take workplace safety seriously. The Canada Labour Board has put policies and procedures in place to keep workers safe on the job, but when it comes to real life, in-the-moment dangers, the actions of employees like you are the last line of defence. True workplace safety is a group effort. It’s up to… Read more »

Finding out that you didn’t get a job is never easy. Especially if you thought your interview went well, it can be very disappointing to find out that an employer hired somebody else. However, even though rejection is tough, you can learn a lot from an unsuccessful job interview. And you can still build a… Read more »

Taking an annual vacation is necessary for every employee. We all get burnt out eventually, and a vacation is an opportunity to rest, relax, and recharge. But did you know that many North American workers do not use up their allotted vacation days for the year? Whether they are afraid that they will fall behind… Read more »

A resume is the single most important document for a job seeker. While your cover letter is of course useful too – for introducing you to a prospective employer and for demonstrating that you’ve done your homework – nothing compares to a resume. Your resume lists your experience, education, skills, and certifications. In other words,… Read more »