Category Archives: work

Do you *really* need to quit your #job?

Okay, I know the drill – you’re not all that keen on your job. Maybe there are changes going on that feel like they’re holding you back. The promotion you expected didn’t happen – and worse, the people you thought … Continue reading

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Awesome on purpose

This is one of the magnets I have on my refrigerator. A birthday present from my partner, a few years back. And it’s true. People strive to be cool. They struggle for it, they ache for it, they build their … Continue reading

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I’ll have a cookie – for a change

It’s Thursday night. For some strange reason, it’s been a long week. Perhaps because we’re nearly 2 weeks into the new year, and I feel like I’m still catching up with what I missed during the week I had off … Continue reading

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Fun with Glassdoor

A while back, I signed up with Glassdoor, the company ratings and reviews site, where you can see what other people think of working at their employer. You can see the salaries they’re making – if they’re above or below … Continue reading

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Job Searching – The Opportunities

So, yes, job searching is stressful. Nobody likes to get laid off. And even if you can’t stand where you’re working, or you’re going after your dream that suddenly looks like it’s within reach, starting a job search actually takes … Continue reading

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Shared: Post Grad Job Search: What if Passion Just Doesn’t Cut it?

The whole “find your passion and make it earn money for you” approach is, in my opinion, severely mis-guided… and also promoted by people who are sheltered in certain environments, and haven’t been on the real-world job scene for quite … Continue reading

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Job Searching – Allowing for the Inevitable Crisis

I wish it weren’t so, but we live in a world where precious little is guaranteed to us, anymore. Once upon a time, you could join a company and stay with it your entire career. No more. Job changes are … Continue reading

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