Category Archives: Workplace survival tips

Building Blocks For Life

By Jackie Lee Agnew Career Coaching: 9 Key Things I Tell Clients Looking for a New Career!

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Developing Resilience Overcoming and Growing from Setbacks

Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on failures; they acknowledge the situation, learn from their mistakes, and then move forward. Continue reading

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Living With a Lack of Job Security

Coping with Uncertainty As most of you are aware, it is a very stressful time to be a government worker.  Where working for the government once felt like a sure thing – pension, salary, benefits – it is now a … Continue reading

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What to Do Before You Snap

By Jackie Agnew Today we live in a fast-paced society that seems to be placing more and more demands on us with each passing year. People are hurrying everywhere, and they’re often rude and short-tempered. Many people are experiencing financial … Continue reading

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Dealing with Stress

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Return to work program at Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans has recently completed work on a Return to Work Program document which serves as a condensed version of a Handbook recently published by the Treasury Board Secretariat. The objective of this document is to provide managers with … Continue reading

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Acting Assignments

Acting Assignments (affectation intérimaire) – means a situation where an employee is required to perform temporarily the duties of a higher classification level for at least the qualifying period specified in the collective agreement or the terms and conditions of … Continue reading

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Affected Positions at DFO and Work Force Adjustment

Today many of our members met with management about the latest on Strategic Review impacts to about 400 positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada across the country.  Some of our members here in Ottawa will also have received notices today … Continue reading

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