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Dr. Helen’s Blog – Career Development, Career Management, and HR

corporate psychopaths are like wolves in sheep's clothing; look harmless
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Corporate Psychopaths – wolves in the workplace

To borrow from the animal narrative, I would argue that corporate psychopaths don't always slink and slither throughout certain organizations as they are portrayed on the cover of ‘Snakes and Suits’, sometimes they're more cunning like a wolf ...
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phone anxiety due in part to limited practice and exposure
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Phone Anxiety 101

These days, many people use their phones for everything except talking. There are a bunch of advantages associated with these versatile devices but there’s also a dark side: a significant number of people physically struggle to talk on the phone. This is having a negative impact on their career progression and their career mobility.
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Favouritism never works in the workplace
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Favouritism never works in the workplace

Some of my readers may know that I have one child. This makes it OK for me to call him my favourite son.  However, in many families, schools, and workplaces, it’s just not right to call somebody your favourite when there’s more than one person in a particular role.
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older man shows younger man things at work
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Is work supposed to make you happy?

You may have heard the saying that the average person changes jobs 7 times in their lifetime? What if I told you that in today’s world job changes are even more common than that. In fact, some stats indicate that many people will have over 10 different jobs by the time they’re well into their forties. Why is the number of jobs held increasing?
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Visible Disabilities … the unseen problems in the workplace
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Visible Disabilities … the unseen problems in the workplace

In the past, I've written about the experience of silently struggling with invisible disabilities. In this article, I address the challenges that people with visible disabilities face, and how often ableism, a bias in favour of able-bodied people, in the workforce affects them professionally.
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career alternatives to move past beyond driving uber
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Are you a newcomer with career drive? Find out how not to crash.

Dr. Helen Ofosu describes a recent encounter with a foreign-trained worker and newcomer to Canada who now works as an Uber driver. He wishes he had met her sooner, his career would have been better. His story of underemployment is too common. In this article, she proposes better options.
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