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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...
should I get my master's?

Master’s Degree vs Increased Blogging Time

I’ve been hitting a bit of a roadblock recently when it comes to deciding where to best “invest in myself” as the popular cliché says. While there is no doubt...
small town employment

Why Starting Your Career Rurally Makes Sense

You just got your degree all framed and your grad pictures are sent out to all of your friends and family, and now it’s time to take on the job...
Personal development

How To Get Your Employer to Pay For School

The decision on whether or not to go back to school to upgrade your skills (whether you are talking about a graduate degree, a diploma, or a certificate program of...
government job or entrepreneurship

Government Job vs Entrepreneurship – The Battle for My Soul

As a high school teacher in Manitoba, Canada I’m not going to lie, I have a pretty great gig. I started by earning 50K as a 22-year old, and at...
getting up early

The Financial Benefits of Waking Up Early

“Get up son, it’s time to time to do the firewood,” my dad would yell down the staircase gleefully at 6:30 AM on a Saturday morning. You see my dad...
run cosmetology business

Don’t Be The 97,119th Girl to Take Cosmetology – Take Business Instead

As a high school teacher I get a real kick out of asking kids what they might want to do for a living in a couple years and then helping...
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