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    Q&A: What is it Like Being a Teamsters 987 Member?

    Tracee Bouvier and Elenitsa Bucknell, recently became Teamsters members when they ratified their collective agreement in February 2021. We sat down with them to understand what it’s like being a Teamsters 987 member. What does a day in your role look like? Tracee: A day in this role is to travel to a client’s home […]

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    Mental Health at Work: Managing Workplace Stress & Anxiety

    Feeling stressed or anxious? Your mental health matters! Did you know that medical research has shown that as much as 90 percent of all illnesses and diseases are related to stress? Feeling frustrated or anxious at work is common, but if left unchecked, it can have negative impacts on your health and other areas of […]

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    Maintaining a positive work-life balance

    In today’s world, work-life balance can almost seem something impossible to achieve. This generations technology also makes it greatly 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, […]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Feeling overworked? Take these 4 simple steps

    Burnouts typically happen for one major reason – you’re working too much and lacking balance. Common signs of a burnout are decreased motivation, exhaustion, constant frustration, increased irritability, trouble focusing, and difficulty remembering things. All of these elements then work together to cause you stress at work and home, significantly affecting your overall health and […]

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    10 Free activities to do with your kids in Calgary this summer

    It’s that time of year again! School’s out, the kids are restless, and you only have so many resources to keep them entertained. Don’t despair! Keeping the kids busy this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are 10 completely free activities you can do with your kids this summer. Stampede Parade Kick off […]

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