Interview Round 2, Here I Come!

Last Thursday, I finally had another job interview! Well, sort of. It was actually a mock session where 4 college students came to me with a problem, and then graded me on how well I interacted with them. (That’s essentially what the job is.) I could be wrong, but I feel like I KILLED IT! …

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I Reported My Employer to the Labour Board

It’s no secret that I’ve been unhappy with things at work for a while now, but it finally got to the point where I grew tired of complaining/hearing my coworkers complain all the time, that I did something about it. I filed a claim with the labour board. It started out innocently enough – I …

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I Didn’t Get the Job – But I Did Learn These 5 Things

For the last four months, I’ve been unsuccessfully trying to find a new job. The opportunities for me to move to another organization in a related field is pretty limited – as in, I’ve only applied for 3 jobs so far. (It’s not surprising, considering I live in a small, somewhat remote blue-collar city, and …

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How My Teeth Caused a Coworker to Quit

I purposely booked my wisdom teeth surgery for a Thursday before a long weekend so that I had 5 full days to recover and only miss 2 days of work. But when Monday (Family Day for us Ontarians) rolled around, it was clear that I was in no shape to go back to work on …

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Job Interview Post Mortem

Perhaps it’s presumptuous for me to assume my job interview from last week is “dead”, but the more I think about it, the more I doubt they are going to offer me the position. It could very well be that I’m just so run down and jaded from my current job situation (and 5+ days …

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I’m Going to Quit My Job!

Yes boys and girls, after all the “should I?”, “could I?” back and forth of the last few months year, the multiple blog posts, the whining, the bitching, the endless complaining, I have finally made a decision: I’M GOING TO QUIT MY JOB! For those of you that know me in real life and/or follow …

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Do I Give Up or Do I Give It My All?

My career has hit a fork-in-the-road. I think it’s clear that I’m unhappy with my current working situation, and something has to change. But do I give up on this job, or do I give it my all? The problem is I LOVE my job – but because I don’t have the support, the resources, …

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Is My Face to Blame for my Changing Job Description?

Part of my job is to teach acting classes.  I primary teach teenagers, occasionally teach kids, but almost never teach anyone over the age of 18. We offer the classes three times a year, but of the 10 sessions that have been offered since I started working at the theatre, I’ve only taught one class …

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Maybe Things Don’t Suck, Afterall

I know, I know, another Personal Finance post? I promise, I will start blogging about other things (or perhaps stop blogging so much), but I’m still hung up on figuring out how to quit my second job and still make it work.  I keep reading other blogs hoping that I will find the magic answer, …

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Two Jobs

As mentioned in my last post, I have two jobs – a full time “career” job as an Arts Educator/Administrator, and a part-time/seasonal job as a Bar Manager – both at the same theatre. For the most part, I like both jobs, but it’s become clear in the last 6 weeks that I just can’t …

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