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Freelancing versus Blogging

Freelancing versus Blogging

It's been over a year since I passed the torch of this blog over to the tried and true Justin and Kyle who have seemed to take this blog to...
How Long Should You Work Before Switching Jobs?

How Long Should You Work Before Switching Jobs?

This is a question that is open to a lot of debate. In truth, there is no single answer to the question. It all depends on the type of career...
How to get promoted

How to Get Promoted at Work

Do you want to get promoted on your job? Understand that if you do it may not be something that happens automatically. You may have to change strategy and tactics...
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7 Well Paying Jobs that Don’t Require a University Degree

If you are thinking about making a career change, or spooked by the cost of a university education for yourself or your child, there are well-paying jobs that don't require...
career change

Never Burn Your Bridges When Quitting a Job

It's probably true that nearly everyone has had a job that pushed them to the breaking point. When you’ve finally had enough, you quit and move on. It might have...
who you know

Who You Know Trumps What You Know In Today’s Economy

I’m sure that if you’re a young person in the job market today you’ve heard the cliché, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” about 1,001 times.  I’m...
career mobility

You Don’t Need a House as Much as You Need Career Mobility

There’s a lot of chatter out there about how important it is to own your own home. No matter who you are, where you are, or where you’re going, the...
communication

4 Strategies for Effective Workplace Communication

According to Wikipedia, effective workplace communication is the process of exchanging information, either verbal or nonverbal, within an organization. Since we spend more time in the workplace than we spend...
Jobs you can get with a bachelor of education

Jobs You Can Get With a Bachelor of Education Degree (No Teachers Allowed)

I’ve talked about the reasons why teaching is a pretty sweet gig. I know I’m not the only one to see this because right across Canada, Faculties of Education are...
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