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Canadian companies could fall victim to Amazon's hard-driving corporate culture

TORONTO – The excesses of Amazon.com’s hard-driving corporate culture made headlines this week, raising questions about whether similar problems are possible at Canadian companies.

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Canada

AMAZON: YOU BETTER HOPE YOU'RE BETTER THAN THE REST

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In a shocking expose in The New York Times, the mega-corporation amazon.com was outed for being a really craven crappy place to work.

So why not just go all the way and adopt the tactics of 15th Century Europe. 273 more words

Ebooks

How to Survive the Reign of the Drama Queen

Just about everyone has a Drama Queen (or King) in their life. If you are lucky it’s someone you don’t have to interact with often, but for the sake of argument let’s assume this person is your co-worker, sister, neighbor or significant other. 883 more words

Mental Health

BARLOWORLD KATHU SITE VISIT

 PROCARE’s recent visit to Barloworld Kathu’s office was a great success.  General Manager, Martie Kruger and Wellness Manager, Ayesha Malagas enjoyed a safe road trip to the site.   96 more words

The 'dark side' of perfectionism can cause stress and burnout

Think of a perfectionist, and you’ll picture someone conscientious who goes the extra mile to produce top-notch work. Someone with extremely high standards who is motivated and energised to achieve them. 367 more words

Stress

Your 'weekend effect' could depend on how happy you are in your job

Do you live for the weekend, counting down the hours and minutes until clock-out time from work on Friday? Or is the weekend merely a continuation of a socially complete, happy lifestyle? 273 more words

Wellbeing

Springboard is here (Why doesn't my heart go dancing?)

So then, my employer – Royal Mail – has fully accepted me as a transgender employee and I have managed to keep my job, change my name with HR, and acquire the right to never again have to set foot in that foul annex of Mordor known as the men’s restroom… So far so good. 673 more words

Transitioning