Archive for the 'work/life balance' Category

Mar 31 2014

Going Back; Going Forward

Recently a friend told me she was returning to her former place of employment.  “Why would you want to be going back there?” I asked. “I thought you wanted to be going forward in your career?” The idea of her returning to that employer was a bit of a surprise because when she left her [...]

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Feb 03 2014

For Your Benefit

While talking with a couple of Gen X’ers the other night, they questioned if it was a good idea to find new employment in hopes of bettering their benefits?  Certainly a good benefits package is among the reasons people accept particular jobs.  But if all you want to do is improve your benefits without trying [...]

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Nov 04 2013

Stress

Published byHank under attitude, stress, work/life balance

Whether you are looking for a job or have a job, you will experience some stress.  It will happen! The degree to which one is affected by stress will differ due to individual circumstances; overall emotional state, daily pressures from work or job search, and attitude.  Even the healthiest, well paid, mellow, chillaxed individual will [...]

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Jan 14 2013

In Pursuit Of Happiness

One of the things I think some people take for granted is the freedom with which we can make change to our work lives in this country. If you’re not happy on the job, feel you could be making more money, or have more control over the work, you are free to leave your job [...]

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Aug 06 2012

Urbanity

The ebb and flow of populations moving in and out of urban centers has a direct effect on the growth of our economies.  It seems that at present, our cities are seeing an influx of people.  Some folks move to the cities to find work, others for education, or to find better access to healthcare [...]

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Jul 09 2012

Sacrifice And Compassion

There are times in your life that necessitate that sacrifices are made. The small act may not seem like a big deal at the time, especially if the right sacrifices is made, and is done with our hearts so we can demonstrate our compassion, our understanding and patience.  Things like giving up your seat on [...]

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Jul 25 2011

Work To Play

Published byHank under work/life balance

Do you crave a long-term change of scenery?  Do you need to be where work and play are close by?  In some places, this concept is taken more seriously than others.  For example, I just got back from a brief trip to the town of Whistler, British Columbia, north of Vancouver.  Not having been there [...]

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