Category: Work Life

10+ Tips to Enjoy Summer While Working Full Time

Summer in Alberta is often described as fleeting at best. We get fantastic weather for only a few months, so it can be difficult to work full time when you feel like you’re missing out on all of summer. However, there are still many ways you can make the most out of summer while continuing…

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15 Creative Onboarding Ideas To Engage New Hires

Onboarding new employees is your first step in showing what it’s like to work for your company. Is onboarding, and their new role, going to be tedious and tiresome, or entertaining and efficient? The choice is up to you! We have compiled a list of creative onboarding ideas that will help make the onboarding process…

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Do You Dread Going To Work? 8 Ways To Re-Engage with Your Job

We’ve all experienced it. Our alarm goes off and all we experience is dread. Dreading going to work may be normalized, but it’s not healthy. If you dread going to work, we want to help! Our recruiting experts have put together a series of strategies to help re-engage with your job and stop the dread…

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The Importance of Finding Passion in Work

A person spends, on average, 35% of their waking hours at work. Given that the average work period is 50 years, that is a significant amount of time to spend, especially if you’re doing something that doesn’t fulfill you. Finding passion and fulfillment at work doesn’t necessarily mean you’re working your dream job — not…

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When is the Right Time for a Career Change?

Changing careers can be nerve wracking. Whether you’ve spent a number of years building contacts and experience in an industry, or you’ve just finished education for a certain career, you may take a look at your job prospects and think “I want something different”. That’s okay. Being fulfilled in your career is important, in order…

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How to Retain Millennial Workers for the Long Haul

By Snober Bains Millennials are generally defined as “a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000”. As an elder of said generation, I feel it’s important to understand why Gen Y, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, is of particular interest in pop culture, marketing and, most importantly in this context, the workplace….

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Why Effective Workplace Communication is so Critical

By Joe Gagliardi Effective communication in the workplace has always been a tenet of a dynamic  leadership team. However, too often this commitment to effective communication gets lost  in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day business. Then you layer on a once in a 100-year pandemic where communication is even more critical, yet it gets…

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The Big Picture

CPAs share their insight on how the designation provides the skills to help you see the big picture. Soft skills can prove to be invaluable when it comes to success in the professional world. They are the non-technical competencies related to how employees work, such as customer service, communication, problem-solving, and teamwork. Some of these…

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How to Attract the Right Candidates Using Professional Development as a Tool

By Lily Brooks, Sherri Bowles, and Vijay Masih Professional development can be a positive experience if done right. As the spectrum of candidates varies from  entry-level to executive-level experience, it is essential for employers to target their professional development  program to the candidate level you are appealing to. Regardless of experience level, professional development should …

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