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702, 2018

Sick Note

By |February 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Sick Note

And so it is. We’ve officially reached the sickest days of winter, the stretch during which so many of our ranks fall victim to the aching, dripping, draining dreadfulness of flu season. It’s also a [...]

2401, 2018

Business-Based Blues Busting

By |January 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Business-Based Blues Busting

Oh, bleh. We are well and truly barking in the dog days of winter now. Here is the season during which our existence is marked by short, dark stretches during which we grow endlessly fatter [...]

1201, 2018

Courting Disaster: Top 10 Legal Risks for Businesses in 2018

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Courting Disaster: Top 10 Legal Risks for Businesses in 2018

Weed and wandering hands are emerging as two of the top legal risks for Canadian workplaces in the coming 12 months. So says the big-ass Canadian law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, in its annual [...]

2812, 2017

Porn at Work

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Porn at Work

In one of those perfect end-of-year stories, find an account of a CSIS employee who was reprimanded for summoning himself up some pornography at work. The 2014 incident—among a multitude of others—was part of the [...]

1312, 2017

How Not to Blow Up at the Holiday Party

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on How Not to Blow Up at the Holiday Party

In the spirit of the season, and always in the interest of bettering everyone’s traction on the professional playing field, here are five tips on how not to mess up your work life at the [...]

2911, 2017

How to Shake Up a Job That’s Become a Slog

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Shake Up a Job That’s Become a Slog

There’s nothing more spirit-crushing than the realization that your job has become a drag. Should you quit? But what if your next job is filled with as much day-to-day dredge? Is there another solution? Maybe. [...]