Tips for Submitting Your Resume Online

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Electronic resumes are an essential tool for both job seekers and employers in today’s job market. These days, more and more employers are asking candidates to submit their resumes online. An effective E-resume will get you to the next step in the hiring process. There are some key things you should know about submitting your […]

Benefits of Association Membership

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Membership provides a sense of professionalism and dedication to work and allows you to associate with colleagues who are equally dedicated to their career. Membership has helped me realize that working with a sense of ownership and empowerment greatly benefits both management and the organization.

Wage Gap

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Executive Pay vs. Everyone Else In 1996 the lowest amount of basic salary of a Canadian CEO was only $110,000 – still more than three times the average earnings of average Canadian employees. However, the lowest amount of total compensation among 100 executives was $712,000. Today, ten million or more is the gold standard for […]

We Plan Everything…Except Our Careers 

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Most people are not prepared for change People plan weddings, families, even vacations. But too few plan one of the most important parts of their lives–their careers, advisors warn. Career change has become almost inevitable for most people, says Mary-Frances Fox, president of Work Creatively Career Advisers, in Toronto.

Private Email at the Office

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If you’re caught, you might get burned It happens every day in the office. One employee sends an email message containing private details of his personal life. Another circulates sexually suggestive jokes via email to a group of friends. It all seems so private, rapidly transmitted from one computer screen to another. And just a […]

Wisdom: Anger Can Kill You, Really

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Treat chronic anger in yourself as a ticking time bomb. Left untreated, it will prevent you from enjoying your pension with others. For the past few years I’ve been handing out a list of a dozen “Stress-Proofing Guidelines” to people who attend my workshops on topics related to healthy workplaces. There’s nothing mystical or groundbreaking […]

Older, More Experienced Workers Desperately Needed

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The impact of Canada’s aging population requires immediate action from governments, businesses and consumers to ensure a viable economic future, says a report released February, 2005 by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada).

Tip for a Moving Experience in the Garden

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Using the right moves can go a long way to enabling you to plant and rake without the ache. Positioning your body correctly reduces the strain on muscles and joints. So use these tips to enjoy the gardening season from beginning to end. Alternate your tasks. Switch between heavy chores such as digging and lighter, […]

Remembering David

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David Ellis was bright, athletic and helpful. And at the age of 18, he was killed on the job. Now his father, Rob, has sold his business to tell David’s story – because talking about his death may save another young person’s life. If your son or daughter is heading out into the workplace this […]

Real Leaders Wanted

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You can hold many meetings, create numerous plans and have an infinite amount of creative ideas conjured up by eager and enthusiastic staff. But without the endorsement and active participation of management, it will all be in vain. If you wanted to double your sales in the next year, how would you do it? You […]