Daily Archives: October 1, 2004

Groups of young business people communicating in office

Wisdom: Thinking About Workplace Profanity

For the past two months, I’ve been working with an especially troubled organization, trying to help staff rebuild trust and healthy communication...
Computer engineer talk with client by phone

Humour at Work. Gotta Have Fun!

Humour at work has huge rewards. It seems that in every workplace regardless of what the main business happens to be, there exists a sub-culture,...
Man behind bars.

A Stint in the Trois-Rivières Jail

The former prison in Trois-Rivières, Que., reopened in 2002. But unlike other jails, everyone who enters through its gates does so quite...
Man and woman sitting facing each other having a coffee.

Worksmart Quiz: Business Etiquette—The Key to Getting Ahead

You’ve heard the old expression “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” But in today’s ever-competitive business world, it’s not...
Stacked coins in the foreground with a person writing in the background.

Rate of Pay Continues to Increase

Performance Management Emerges as Key Issue In 2005, Canadian employers will continue to offer modest salary increases and rely...