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Have You Been Laid Off From Work? Avoid Making These Mistakes

Have You Been Laid Off From Work? Avoid Making These Mistakes

Back in 2014, I got laid off from work. My contract came to an end before the grant funding for the next school year had come through. I was promised again and again that they would rehire me as soon as the money arrived. I foolishly believed them.  Millions of people are currently in a similar situation.  There have been …

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How Am I Going to Make Money During the Pandemic?

How Am I Going to Make Money During the Pandemic?

Whether you believe the hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic or not, one thing is sure: The Coronavirus is impacting countless households when it comes to finances. Those who are brave enough to check the status of their 401K and RSP accounts have seen steady drops. Investors are scrambling. Events are canceled for the foreseeable future. However, the people hit hardest …

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Huge Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Job Search

Image Credit Job hunting is a long and frustrating process. The trouble is, some people make it much harder than it needs to be. Regardless of whether you’re stuck in a job you hate, have recently been made unemployed, or are just looking for a change, even the savviest of job seekers are bound to make a mistake here or …

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How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health - My Life, I Guess

How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health

Last updated: April 18, 2019 As a university educated woman in her 30s, with a post-graduate degree and over 10 years of professional working experience, having to accept a minimum wage job felt like a slap in the face. I’ve spent most of my life getting a quality education, working hard, and gaining tons of experience in order to avoid …

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My Money in 2013

Last week, I did a quick recap of my life in 2013. In case you missed it – almost everything changed. New job, new relationship, soon-to-be new living arrangements, new life, and a new financial situation. I’m excited to see where all these new things take me in 2014 – and hope they keep taking me in the right direction! …

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I Got a New Job! But…

The morning (well, afternoon) after the break-up, I woke to find an interesting email in my inbox. It was from the Executive Director of the job I interviewed for back in early April. (The one that I thought I did so well on, but was not offered the job.) The email was vague, saying that a position working with multicultural …

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