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Six misconceptions about entrepreneurship

After being bored out of my mind working 9 to 5 at IBM, I dreamed of entrepreneurship. Underlying my aspiration was the fantasy that I’d own my calendar, have more freedom and execute my visions quickly, without dealing with the usual corporate politics. Like a lot of people, I thought entrepreneurs were their own boss.

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The Professional Bio Template That Makes Everyone Sound Accomplished

Your professional bio is, arguably, the most important piece of copy you’ll ever write about yourself. It’s the first introduction to who you are, what you do, and what you’re interested in—whether a blurb on a social media platform, a personal website or company team page. What you choose to highlight may play a role

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Federal Government’s 2017 Budget Proposes Changes to Maternity and Parental Leave

The Liberal Government’s 2017 federal budget (“Budget 2017”) proposes changes that affect maternity and parental leaves and associated Employment Insurance (“EI”) benefits.

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16 Social Cues You’re Not Picking Up On at Work

Struggling to get along with people at the office? Here are some commonly overlooked social cues you should be aware of.

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Sunshine List reveals Ontario’s public sector salaries

All agencies that receive public funding from the province must disclose the names, positions, and salaries of each employee paid $100,000 or more in a calendar year. That captures municipalities, school boards, hospitals, universities, colleges, and many charities, in addition to the Ontario public service. The $100,000 figure represents total pay — salary plus any bonuses or overtime — but

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