The rise of technology has left many people feeling bored.
Occasional boredom at work is normal and healthy, but if you’re stuck in it long term it can damage your wellbeing.
The Supreme Court may require employers to be more accommodating to religious requests in the workplace.
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The Supreme Court appears poised to change the definition of ‘undue hardship’ so that employers have to accommodate more of workers’ religious requests.
A Vancouver police cruiser is seen on city streets. The Vancouver Police Department is under fire for the suicide of a police officer and other alleged misconduct that highlight the dangers of the ‘blue wall of silence.’
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Chan had been subjected to a pattern of abuse by senior members of the Vancouver police force starting when she was being recruited to the department.
The emotional well-being of the workforce and workplace culture are critical to the success of any organization.
A growing body of evidence shows that the emotional health and well-being of the workforce is of equal or greater importance than physical safety.
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) stand at a picket line outside Place du Portage in Gatineau, Que., on April 28, 2023.
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Will an increase in wages make federal government workers happier and more efficient while dealing with the public on taxation, public safety and a multitude of other daily and often frustrating issues?
Employee resilience has recently become a must-have employee characteristic against the current background of volatility and rapid change in the workplace.
While employee resilience seems appealing — especially in the current uncertain and unpredictable time we are living in — overusing it can actually jeopardize an organization’s effectiveness.
The new tools are expected to free up space for workers by helping out with tedious and repetitive task. Here’s how it will work.
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The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so you might as well try and enjoy it.
Shift work and long hours are common working conditions in health care.
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Disturbed sleep can worsen depressive symptoms of health care workers whose jobs come with high levels of emotional labor and work-family conflict.
Toxic customers are causing customer service employees to reach their breaking point.
Decreased patience and heightened emotions have created a cycle of frustration, with rude customers having abrupt interactions with stressed out service workers.
A survey found six in 10 pet-owning workers left their job for a pet-friendly workplace and seven in 10 were willing to trade pay for a pet-friendly office.
The rising number of pets — and their importance to their owners — has prompted organizations to respond to the growing demographic of pet-owning employees.
Keeping your eyes and ears open can keep you from falling for the antics of a dark personality.
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Narcissists, psychopaths and Machiavellians, oh my. These antagonistic personality types can make life hard for the people around them. Here are five tips for how to deal with them at work.
While young folks may view revolutions as more exciting than reforms, we need our future leaders to be open to the reality that meaningful and lasting change will be incremental.
How can Generation Z serve as effective agents of economic reform in a system they don’t believe in?
Commuting can create a ‘liminal space.’
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It turns out that there are some benefits to all the time we spend commuting.
Officers gather for a funeral service for a constable who’d been in a coma for 30 years in Victoria in April 2018.
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A pervasive history of bullying and sexual misconduct plagues law enforcement agencies and illustrates the failure of police forces to police themselves.
With a greater reliance on remote workers, how can people forge good relationships at work?
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Hybrid and remote-heavy work setups have fundamentally changed how people interact at ‘the office.’ What do workers and managers want out of the workplace now?
U.S. universities now have over 3,000 sustainability programs.
Green jobs go beyond solar panel installation and wind turbine maintenance. They’re found in fields from design to economics and in many types of management.
The aging of the U.S. workforce is further along for librarians than most other professions.
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Employers need good strategies to hire and retain more workers of color and older workers. The mandatory diversity training and requisite skills tests many of them now rely on don’t measure up.
Coffee shops can be a “third space” – not home or the office – where remote or gig workers can go to feel less isolated.
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Gig workers navigate the challenges of solo work by seeking out relationships and cultivating skills to cope with emotional turbulence
Though some people experience higher levels of stress than others, they may be less likely to burnout because they are more frequently connected with what is significant in their lives.