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1704, 2018

Five Ways to Manage a Gig-Economy Workforce

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

No question the labour force is in flux. Everything we thought we knew about how and where people work has been swept aside to make room for the gig economy. It’s a population whose ranks [...]

904, 2018

Trivia on Toil

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Trivia on Toil

Did you know that Leonardo da Vinci wrote the world’s first-ever resume? How about that garbage collectors and bartenders are more likely to die on the job than cops? Or that the average office worker [...]

2303, 2018

How to Spring-Clean Your Job

By |March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Spring-Clean Your Job

Something there is about the spring that ignites an impulse to overhaul, pare down, spruce up. Your job’s a sweet place to apply these renewing energies. Here are five ideas to get your spring-cleaning juices [...]

803, 2018

International Women’s Day: The Youngest Engagees

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Canadian economy, Keen Technology|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on International Women’s Day: The Youngest Engagees

“I certainly do not accept the argument that [Canada] should be fifteenth out of twenty-nine OECD in terms of pay gap between men and women.” So declared federal finance minister Bill Morneau on the cusp [...]

2302, 2018

“This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often.”

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on “This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often.”

So launches the Holstee Manifesto, the much-quoted proclamation of bite-sized advice for getting the most out of your stretch of time on this planet. The power of big, bold, personal mission statements like this for [...]

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 [...]