Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer Overworked and underpaid? Instead of trying to switch careers or companies, perhaps the solution to avoid burnout is to be proactive…
Tag: work life balance
Sarah Landrum, Career Contessa contributor
Every day, millions of people get up and go to work. Some people are lucky and go to a job they love, but then there are some jobs that simply aren’t made to be loved, whether it’s because of the job itself or the environment the job is done in. The result is the same: Over time, a job you hate can have a serious impact on your health in a multitude of ways.
Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer
While working from home has its allure (less money and time spent commuting, more control over your environment, activewear in lieu of officewear, etc.), the actual “working” part can be a challenge. After all, with no manager or colleagues around to keep you accountable, it can be all too easy to put off work in order to, say, put in a load of laundry, run to the grocery store or get sucked into another “Law & Order: SVU” marathon.
Every Valentine’s Day we celebrate the love between partners who are romantically involved — either dating or married. But there’s one bond that isn’t as widely celebrated: the relationship between work spouses.
Amy McDonnell, CareerBuilder writer
With the daily stresses, responsibilities and expectations of our personal and professional lives, we all need to press the “reset” button from time to time. Sometimes, though, the usual ways of getting ourselves out of a rut or jump-starting our creativity just don’t do the trick. Sometimes, we don’t just need to pull a rabbit out of a hat – we need full-on magic to give us a fresh perspective and get back on track.
As the economy improves and hiring heats up, some employers fear losing their best workers to greener pastures. Your top performers may entertain offers with…
You’re on the train to the office and you’re answering emails. It’s 8 p.m., your children have gone to bed, and you’re working on a…
A typical holiday from work often includes relaxing and spending time with family and friends. Yet, for many Canadian workers, taking a holiday doesn’t always mean truly leaving the office.
A recent survey from CareerBuilder.ca shows that 30 per cent of workers read their work email while on holiday. With easy access to work email via smartphones and tablets, it’s common for workers to feel like they have to check in, even when they’re supposed to be checked out.