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The origins of playing hooky The origin of the saying “playing hooky” is as colourful as the activity itself! Hooky at its core is defined as truancy and is thought to originate from the Frisian hoeckje, meaning corner, and the Dutch hoeckje spleen which translates… Continue Reading…

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Why is there a war for talent? There is a full-on war for talent well underway, in large part, because of the workplace re-evaluations millions of employees around the world are undertaking. The pandemic has shown us, more than ever before in… Continue Reading…

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Bouncing forward after a challenging event Bouncing forward is an extension of the concept of bouncing back. When we think about the idea of bouncing back, we generally associate it with a challenging event, yet it applies equally to a… Continue Reading…

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Job loss – involuntary or mutual separation The start of a new year also brings on new opportunities and new challenges. One that I recently learned about is an organizational restructure which impacts several individuals. The affected teams were verbally… Continue Reading…

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What is and how common is imposter syndrome? Imposter syndrome is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as a “condition that is characterized by persistent doubt concerning one’s abilities or accomplishments accompanied by the fear of being exposed as a fraud despite… Continue Reading…

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