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Maintaining a positive work-life balance

In today’s world, work-life balance can almost seem impossible to achieve. Today’s technology also makes it extremely accessible to get a hold of workers after their designated hours, adding more stress to your home life. According to a Harvard Business School survey, 94% of working professionals reported working over 50 hours per week, half of […]

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Winter Blues

It’s time to get over your winter blues

It’s time to get over your winter blues and embrace all that spring has to offer! The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and it’s time to eliminate that cabin fever. Alberta has a lot to offer all year around, but especially during spring. Here is a list of things you can do during […]

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Voting

Why Voting Is Crucial

Why Voting Is Crucial Voting – something that most often take for granted. It’s known as a fundamental right of any citizen as it enables us to choose our leaders of the future. Voting is known as a basic process which keeps a nation’s governmental system working properly. It allows citizens to choose their government […]

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Monday Blues

Beating the Monday Blues

Beating the Monday Blues We all get the feeling – the anxiety, stress or overwhelming emotions of heading back to work on Monday morning. The Monday Blues’ is known as a set of negative emotions that occur in the beginning of your work week if they’re not content at work. Experts and authors suggest it […]

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Positive

Workplace Positivity

Spreading Positivity in the Workplace I’m sure you’ve heard this everywhere, but let’s say it again: positivity boosts employee wellness. Being positive ensures you’re maintaining your health, all while becoming more involved in your work. It doesn’t matter if you are the employee or the employer, everyone has the ability to make a difference in […]

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2019 workplace resolutions - Teamsters 987

4 Workplace Resolutions You’re Gonna Want to Make in 2019

In just a few weeks, we’ll all be hearing about new year’s resolutions, and chances are you’ll be asked what yours are. Whether you’re the kind of person who likes to set goals and make resolutions or not, you may want to consider these workplace resolutions. Here are 4 simple resolutions that are bound to […]

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Conflict with your boss - Teamsters 987

Don’t get along with your supervisor? Here’s what you can do

If you’re lucky, you might have a great relationship with your supervisor. But if you’re like most people, chances are you’ve experience some level of conflict at one point or another with your supervisor or employer. Keep in mind, we’re not talking about blatantly hostile relationships, but more subtle conflicts due to personality differences. Personality […]

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Overcoming the fear of failure - Teamsters 987

How to overcome your fear of failure

Most people fear failure, it’s a very common and very human fear to have. However, when that fear prevents you from moving forward in your career, realizing your potential, or generally excelling in your life, it may be time to take a closer look at how you can overcome it. Here are three simple tips […]

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Culture vs. compensation: employees shouldn’t have to choose

At Teamsters 987, we will always believe that compensating employees fairly should be a top priority for employers, but right up there among the list of top priorities should also be fostering a positive workplace culture. Current studies have revealed that the new generation of workers prefer a positive environment over better pay, but employees […]

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Time management tips for better productivity - Teamsters 987

6 Time management tips for better productivity

Do you ever go through an entire workday and by the time the day is over you feel like you haven’t really accomplished anything? Or how about when you have a laundry list of things to do around the house, but by the time you get home from work you’re just too exhausted or unmotivated […]

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