Newfoundlanders work more hours than other Canadians

Newfoundlanders work the most hours per week in Canada, according to a new report, and the Quebecois work the least. In 2017, weekly hours worked per job averaged 35.1 hours in Québec, says a report from Institut de la statistique du Québec titled Comparative study on hours worked in Québec, the United States, and elsewhere…

The one thing you can do to be happier and more successful at work

Do you want to feel less stressed and more productive, and be generally happier and more successful? Of course you do. Who doesn’t? Fortunately, there’s one thing you can do to make this all a reality: Learn. New research from LinkedIn has found that if you want to be happy at your job, you should…

Survey says your Canadian boss might be high

Canadian managers are more likely to be high on the job than you probably think. Cannabis (marijuana) officially became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. And there’s a one in five chance your Canadian manager will be smoking it before work. A new survey from Ipsos, commissioned by ADP Canada, has found that nearly…

Canadians are falling for this job scam. Don’t.

Here’s a hypothetical situation: You’re hired for a position at a company with no interview or meeting with them. They offer you a high paying job with a short probation period. They then ask you deposit a large amount of money into your bank account, withdraw the funds and deposit them into a Bitcoin machine….

Study says working moms can stop feeling guilty now

Working moms may feel guilty about stuff pretty much everything. We feel bad that we’re not there for our kids every single moment of their childhoods, about the money we have to spend on childcare, that our jobs might mean we aren’t giving 100% to our children and that our devotion to our children means…

These high-paying in-demand jobs require no university degree

A new class of profession called “new collar jobs” is seeing increasing demand for workers. You might want to get on the bandwagon before its saturated. The term “new collar” was coined by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty in late 2016. It mostly refers to occupations in technology – such as cloud computing technicians, database managers,…

New study finds that “very unattractive” people make the most money

Well, this is a little surprising. I assume you’ve all heard about the “beauty premium,” which is the correlation between higher earnings and high physical attractiveness. It’s something we all just sort of accept as a fact. An article in the New York Times from several years ago read, “Economists have long recognized that physical…