Almost everyone these days shares every detail of their lives on social media whether they are appropriate or not (and come on, isn’t it more interesting when they are not?). Social media has become so prevalent we are now bombarded by warnings not to post things you wouldn’t want your mother to see. But what about your boss?!Read More
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To stay in a job that isn’t hitting on most, if not all, cylinders, is not ideal at best and can be detrimental at worst. For too long, many of us simply stayed in jobs for the simple reason that no other option paid as well. Obviously, being compensated well is important to most people. But, especially in Western Canada, many people remained in the energy sector, even if they hated their jobs, because it paid 30, 40, or 50% more than any other comparable job in the market. It’s tough to change jobs when that’s your reality.Read More
Just because you “can” doesn’t mean you “should”. That expression had been ringing in my ears for a few years. I had worked my way up to a senior level position because I COULD do the job very well, NOT because I loved it. Sound familiar?