The Benefits of Vacationing

Ahh summer … a time to catch some sunshine, catch some waves and reconnect with loved ones. We look forward to the warmer months all year and dream of the perfect vacation, but often find ourselves struggling to actualize these plans. This can stem from many different things, such as the associated costs, the need […]

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What’s In Your Future?

Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, are you wondering where your career passion is? It’s that time of year – no, it’s not New Year’s but SPRING … the time of year we all look forward to when the trees and the plants and the animals start showing signs of rebirth … of new […]

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Salopek Family Farewell- Leah Fochuk

Working with people you respect, enjoy spending time with, and can learn from are critical components to being happy at work, and also happier in life. There are numerous studies and stats that back this up, but I think we could all probably agree that the impact of working with people we like (or don’t) […]

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Salopek’s Hiring! Senior HR Consultant

It’s an exciting time at Salopek & Associates because we are currently looking for the next passionate professional to join our HR Family! It’s an opportunity for us to grow our team, onboard new expertise and strengthen our ability to wow clients with consistently exceptional HR support. So basically, finding the right fit for us […]

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The Simple Art of Effective Listening

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” –Doug Larson Among the many keys to establishing and maintaining a strong relationship, there isn’t anything I value more than practising effective listening skills. In my own experience, I have always felt more confident and empowered leaving a […]

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The Cost of a Coffee

Every weekday my husband spends $1.77 at Tim Hortons on a coffee. Every day – without fail. At first I thought the cost, although minimal compared to my $4.99 Starbucks obsession, was wasteful and unnecessary considering his employer offers free coffee at the office. But, upon further consideration, I started to realize what that $1.77 […]

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Move over Summer, Falls going to be a good one!

As the days get shorter, the excitement of warm-weathered activities fades and the hot summer sun begins to dwindle, you may notice a negative impact on your own mood and energy levels. This can be due to a number of different reasons, many of which involve the impending fate of a cold Canadian winter. These […]

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Customer Service: A Love Letter To The Guy Who Just Gets It

Dear Guy who Works at the COBS Bread in Westhills, Do you know that I am in complete awe of you? I go out of my way to buy my bread from this one specific location because of you. You speak to every customer with such kindness and authenticity. Your professionalism is always maintained, and […]

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