How to Take Stock of Expenses When You Lose Your Job

So, you’re job has come to an abrupt end and you’re wondering what to do since you’ve lost your source of income? First, to use the words of Douglas Adams in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, DO NOT PANIC! Instead use what follows to create a realistic picture of your expenses in order to […]

What Happened to Good Writing Skills?

Have you noticed how almost all job postings will say, “Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills?” Have you wondered why they even list this at all? Is there a way that you can get a “leg up” on other candidates by being successful in these skills today? The answer is most certainly, “Yes!”, […]

Giving Back through Citizen Science

Remember those days of university when you joined outside groups to pad your resume with activities to become more well-rounded? You were practicing giving back because you were investing yourself in those non-work activities. But now that you have that job, and perhaps family and probably working to move to the next level, it is […]

I’m Retired! So why am I so busy?

Several of my friends are retired, but still active in activities that interest them. One lament I hear frequently is, “I feel like I’m busier now than when I was working.” Two people have even told me that they feel their retired life is out of control with all their activities. In the corporate world, […]