Tag: Work

A life of our own.

Woah Nelly! I have been really sick the last two days. I mean not-getting-out-of-bed sick. Feverish snot factory over here!  And I’m not exactly better yet. Or at all. But I’m sitting up today and that’s some kind of  improvement (well, now I’m lying…

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Vancouver’s illegal internships

BC may have recently seen a rise in minimum wage, but from the “summer student” postings appearing in my employment feed it appears there are many Vancouver businesses who expect young people to work for little or no money at all. Particularly prevelant in…

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Thirty days to a new job?

Somewhere out there on the interwebs I read that a good approach to making life changes is to approach them thirty days at a time. Thirty days to a better life – idea being that you pick something you want to change in your…

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Two notes essentially saying the same thing.

At work a few weeks ago the following note was posted in our shared kitchen: Yesterday, someone took it down and replaced it with this: More direct, less passive aggression. Which wins?

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Ending another day of meetings.

Sometimes it feels like my life is simply about sitting in meetings where people tell me what to do. At work, in the union, in my community organizations – the world is full of bosses who have great ideas and just need the bodies…

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