Daily Archives: August 14, 2008

Interview with applicant

How to Be Prepared for an Interview

Most candidates view the prospect of a job interview with some trepidation but in reality an interview is a discussion between you and the...
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What I Think: Freedom of Choice

CBC called recently. They wanted my reaction to the news that Ontario intends to end the practice of mandatory retirement. My response in a...
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Colour Therapy

Probing the Psychic and Curative Effects of An Integral Part of Our Existence Can you imagine how boring it would be if we were to...
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Looking Good at Work

Have Dress-down Days Gone Too Far? "Through tatter’d clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr’d gowns hide all." ~ Shakespeare, King Lear A current hot...
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Negativity Won’t Find You Work

Let me start by saying that I have been where you are now. Not long ago, I was unemployed, having been down-sized from my...
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Globalization: Grave New World?

Aug 14, 2008 3:10 pm Something’s Happening: Do You Know What It Is? (A warning to the reader: The article might disturb and distress you. In...
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Wisdom: Best Workplace Movie

And the Nominees Are... Over the years in teaching organizational behaviour and leadership in different university programs, I used movies as teaching tools and the...
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Buyers Guide to Bottled Water

The claim that bottled water is “pure” may not mean what you think. It’s usually safe to drink, but not necessarily safer than tap...
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Future of Work Essay

There’s been much talk of how Information Technology is transforming the way we work. The significance of the IT revolution is said by some...
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The Dollars and Sense of Workplace Accommodation

It would have been anyone’s guess that a little Danish invention known as the Malling Hansen Writing Ball would have made such an impact...