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Hiring aspiring workers living with mental illness makes both sense and cents

BILL HOWATT AND LOUISE BRADLEY SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2, 2018   Mental Illness Awareness Week runs from Oct. 1-7. Every week in Canada, half a million people call in sick because of a mental health problem or illness. Even more concerning, unemployment rates for people living with a mental illness can be ...

Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

BY LEAH WEISS For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s ...