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Ergonomics: Stretching

Ergonomics: Stretching

Our sixth and final blog is on stretching to prevent repetitive strain injuries. Frequent stretching can help prevent musculoskeletal disorders and pain. Short stretch breaks are important and give your body time to recover. It is suggested that you stretch at least...

Ergonomics: Laptops

Ergonomics: Laptops

Our fifth blog is on the ergonomics of the laptop. When transitioning to a home office environment, several employees are using laptops at their kitchen table, office, or even couch. This can lead to several problems including neck, shoulder, wrist, and even vision...

Navigating The Many Emotions After a Termination or Layoff

Navigating The Many Emotions After a Termination or Layoff

Grief, anger … opportunity Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. To learn more about what it’s like having to job search during a global pandemic, I sat down for a frank conversation with Kelly Bidon - Career Coach. Kelly has, over...

Ergonomics: Keyboard

Ergonomics: Keyboard

Our fourth blog is on the ergonomics of the keyboard. There can be several consequences associated with using your keyboard incorrectly. You may experience problems anywhere from a sore wrist to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Proper typing posture and ergonomic setup...

Ergonomics: Chair

Ergonomics: Chair

Our third blog is on the ergonomics of the home office chair. Some of the consequences of sitting in the wrong type of chair or an inappropriately adjusted chair include poor circulation, fatigue, decreased concentration, and pain.          ...

Ergonomics: Mouse

Ergonomics: Mouse

Our second blog is on the ergonomics of the Mouse. Repetitive movements of the small muscles of the hand can cause them to be overused. Tired and overworked muscles can lead to discomfort, burning, tingling, numbness, pain, and Musculoskeletal Disorders of the hand,...

Ergonomics: Monitor

Ergonomics: Monitor

Given the current pandemic, a lot of employees that were previously working in a properly set up ergonomic environment are now finding themselves working from home. Some home workstations were put together quickly and do not provide the same level of support and...

I’m Out of Work. Now What?

I’m Out of Work. Now What?

5 Most Common Questions...And Answers! Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. To learn more about what it’s like having to job search during a global pandemic, I sat down for a frank conversation with Kelly Bidon - Career Coach. Kelly...

Why Outplacement Services?

Why Outplacement Services?

Career Reflections from a Career Coach Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. As most will attest, working in collaboration with staff for so many hours in a day, has us to start to feel like family. To learn more about the profession...

The Human Side of Outplacement

The Human Side of Outplacement

It’s an employer’s responsibility to take care of their departing staff whether it is a result of downsizing, reducing operational costs, termination due to poor performance, or merger/acquisition. You might ask yourself, why should we invest in helping people who...

2021 – Navigating Job Loss During Covid

2021 – Navigating Job Loss During Covid

Note from the author: COVID has us all working in unchartered territory. As most will attest, working in collaboration with staff for so many hours in a day, has us start to feel like family. To learn more about what it’s like having to job search during a global...

Temporary Office Closure

Temporary Office Closure

As of December 26, 2020, in compliance with the provincial lock-down and to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our communities, all Agilec locations will be closed to the public. We remain available to serve you by telephone and other electronic means. You can...

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