Updates: August 25 – 31

long weekend, Canadian holiday, Vancouverites
Happy long weekend! It’s nice that I’m actually able to say this to my American friends instead of explaining some obscure Canadian holiday… One of my coworkers is from the US and is constantly shocked at the fact we pretty much have a day off work every month. Photo Credit: focusedcapture via flickr Labour Day weekend has become less about ‘back to school’ for me and...

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Why BYOD encourages employee retainment

employee retainment, bring your own device
This article was written by Mandi Rogier. Mandi blogs regularly about business and technology topics. A number of blogs and websites feature her articles. BOYD, or bring your own device, programs are one of the latest trends to hit the workplace. While this type of policy naturally requires some restructuring, it’s proving an effective way to keep employees productive and satisfied. If you’re facing...

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Retirement in 2013 – Is it what you’re expecting?

Retirement, retirement goals, nest egg, 401(k)
This is a Guest Post. If you’re interested in guest posting, check out our policy! Going forward from 2013, the American work-force is slowly, but surely, coming around to looking at retirement in a completely different light than it was viewed in 20-30 years ago. Once upon a time, your retirement years were mirage-like – white-sand beaches, horseback riding in the country side, and/or leisurely...

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Remembering to take care of yourself

take care of yourself, healthy routine
Lately, I have been feeling a bit more run down, a bit more irritable, and a lot more tired.  Work has been crazy busy, with most people working 10 hour days and sometimes weekends.  Once, a few of the guys had to babysit the software through till 4am in the morning!  Yikes. Photo credit: Bruce Clay Inc. via Flickr During times like this, it’s easy to let your health slip.  I’ve felt...

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