How to Deal with an Indecisive Manager
- Feb, 28th 2014
University employment can be made stressful whenever your boss can’t seem to make up his or her mind. It can be frustrating because you always seem to be guessing as to what this manager wants, and may even be given conflicting instructions on comp
8 Powerful Workplace Etiquettes for Success
- Feb, 02nd 2014
You’ve found your dream job. You are on cloud nine! However you realize you have never worked in a higher education or corporate environment before. What should you do? What are the rules? While every organization, be it a Canadian university, c
Listening: The Forgotten Art of Communication in the Workplace
- Jan, 21st 2014
Listening is something that we all say we do, but do we really? To be a good listener, one must have good listening skills. Yes, there are skills necessary to successfully communicate with others. Somewhere along the way, some of us have lost these s
Are You Blaming Your Co-Workers or Helping Find Solutions
- Dec, 06th 2013
Employers take a big gamble when they post jobs. Canada is like most other countries where the number of unemployed is high, yet employers are having a difficult time filling open positions. After they post jobs, Canadian employers start looking for
Avoid Mistakes in these Key Workplace Behaviour and Etiquettes
- Dec, 05th 2013
When employers post a job opening, they are looking for a lot more than what is listed on the job description. Individuals conducting a job search should be aware of this. Their behavior in the workplace is just as important as the work they produce.
How to dress for a job interview?
- Dec, 02nd 2013
Put yourself in the interviewer’s perspective. A person comes into an interview, has an excellent resume, sounds great on the phone, but is dressed in shorts, a Hawaiian shirt, and their hair is a mess. Would you hire this person? Chances are you w
How to Understand the Different Personalities in the Workplace?
- Oct, 11th 2013
[caption id="attachment_44" align="alignleft" width="300"] employee diversity, different personalities in the workplace[/caption] You finally found your ideal job, and now it is your first day at work. How do you behave in the workplace? We all fa
How To Manage Relations With Your Supervisor
- Oct, 02nd 2013
[caption id="attachment_39" align="alignright" width="200"] Employee and supervisor[/caption] Education jobs are just like any other employment in terms of reporting relationships. Whether they hold down elementary, secondary, or higher education