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Archive for September 2015

Safety in the news: a sobering reminder

September 28, 2015

By Melissa Babcock When I began my Google search for the latest edition of Safety in the news, I noticed a trend amongst the results that popped up and it wasn’t good. It seems that the most recent news related to workplace safety is full of stories about unsafe workplaces, injuries and worst of all, […]

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How to survive your barista job

September 18, 2015

By Peter Brown Cuts, bruises, concussions and scalded flesh: I’ve seen it all in my four years as a barista. It’s tough in the coffee business but you have to keep at the grind (pun intended). Being a barista is actually a very difficult job at times, but it’s also very rewarding—the fast pace that […]

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How to avoid FOMO

September 11, 2015

By Lauren Smith Picture this: It’s a beautiful fall day and you’re stuck indoors. To stave off boredom and pass the time, you scroll through your go-to social media sites. Your screen fills with updates and photos of your friends out enjoying the day: strolls around the park, trips to the market, drinks on a […]

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The job ate my homework: finding balance with work and school.

September 4, 2015

By Angela Unsworth Posts about going back to school are everywhere on social media right now. They’re reminding me of how I felt when I went back to school. For me, there was excitement about the interesting things I’d learn and the people I’d meet, mixed with stress around balancing life while studying, submitting assignments […]

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