New research says your job could (literally) be killing you

Have you ever had to work for a micromanager? It can feel very demotivating. Well, it turns out that it’s even worse than that. It can actually be lethal. One of the benefits of working from home is the greater amount of autonomy that usually comes with it. Employers can see the results of your…

Your boss is probably watching every move you make – in your own home

There is a good chance that your employer is tracking your online behaviour even when you are working from home. If you are using a device that your company provided, whether it’s a phone, tablet, or laptop, you should always assume that the company is either monitoring your activities or will conduct an audit at…

The Canadian workplace: What’s in and what’s out for 2020?

A new survey of senior managers across Canada has revealed their changing opinions of some do’s and don’ts for the modern workplace. While certain behaviours are still frowned upon, nearly all of the participants (90 per cent) agreed that their organization has become more informal over the past decade. Casual dress, tattoos and piercings, swearing…

Survey: The top ways a bad boss can sabotage your career

Having a bad boss can take its toll on your career – and your mental health. Your relationship with your boss affects your work life, productivity, and ability to succeed. If it’s a bad relationship, you’re probably not going to last long in that role. Either you are going to quit in frustration – or…