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Tag: workplace boundaries

Are you a workaholic … or is your job just too demanding?

August 11, 2019
These days, many of us work a lot of hours. It can be hard to know if we're overworked or a workaholic. There's a difference and it can affect our...

Summer burnout – what is it and how can it affect your job?

July 13, 2019
Summer … we all know to get the sunblock and hats out to shield us from the intense and dangerous rays. But, what about protecting ourselves from other, less obvious...

The Realities of Modern Work – Blurred Lines and Workplace Boundaries

April 13, 2019
Many of us use mobile devices and/or work from home. Both of these habits blur the line between work and home. This versatility around how and where we work has...

The complexities of modern holidays …

December 15, 2018
In theory, modern holidays are lovely, often more inclusive occasions. But they can still be complicated for employers and employees alike. Most workplaces shut down for a few days, which...

Partying Hard? No Pictures Please: Social Media and Summer Fun

June 28, 2018
Whether you go away to a cottage or camping, or you’re in the city for fireworks, Canada Day often involves a lot of drinking and silliness too. If you’re career-minded,...

Ghosts from HR’s past …

December 22, 2017
Many of us love the winter holidays, and I don’t think I'm alone when I say that certain Christmas themed movies only add to the celebration. But, as we prepare...

Workplace Boundaries … 5 steps to help you stay in your lane

June 24, 2017
I’d like to bridge the gap for those who have made these professional blunders around workplace boundaries and others who want to avoid making them. I know how easy it...

Online Resignations. Today is the day. Colin has had it.

March 18, 2017
Ours is an era where Facebook memes trend where people throw their hands in the air with witty statements about quitting their jobs. Social media has become an emotional outlet...

Office Romance – Life Imitating Art?

February 25, 2017
As adults, we recognize that the positive and negative Hollywood narratives of office romance are fictional, but what is real and relatable are the romantic temptations that sometimes exist on...

Dressing the Part … Does this Include Body Art?

February 6, 2017
Many people express their identity through the clothes and accessories they wear. These days, this often includes piercings and tattoos. But, does that mean social stigmas cease to continue for...

The Interviewee with the Dragon Tattoo

January 30, 2017
You are discouraged after a long day of interviewing potential employees all of whom lacked the necessary experience in this particular field. Then, in walks your final candidate with a...

What Happened at My Recent Meet & Greet?

September 8, 2014
For starters, in keeping with the informal approach, I did not require a formal registration or even an RSVP so it wasn’t until the day of that I knew who...