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Employee’s Workplace

Changing Job Market, An Immigrant's Story
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, The Immigrant Worker

The Changing Job Market: An Immigrant’s Story

While contemplating becoming an immigrant in Canada, I decided to move for several reasons and if I’m being honest, I had to consider whether my career will still be in line. 

Thankfully, I was already certain that I didn’t want to go ahead with practicing law so that was out of the way – no need for re-evaluation, articulation, re-examination, re-qualification and believe me, I was excited.

But choosing a career also bothered me a great deal. I didn’t want to start one that I will detest, another life where I feel trapped in a career that I didn’t enjoy and I knew would dwindle in the long run. One where I felt like I wasn’t making use of my passions and talents.

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Things to do this Christmas
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration

4 Things to do at Work this Holiday Season

The holiday season is one time of the year almost everyone looks forward to. It’s the period for parties, dancing, and a lot of food-related activities – and who doesn’t love some good food tasting?

No, food is not overrated, I said so!

As a child, I was in love with Christmas and everything festive that came with it. However, with age came the need to be so serious coupled with the fact that I became the one that had to do the spending. Adulting can be so amazing and annoying all at the same time.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration, Magazine, New Worker, Podcast, Relaxation, The Immigrant Worker, The Workaholic Series

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Happy December!!

I still can’t believe that the year is almost over. It’s been an interesting one I bet you. So much has been learned and I’m still learning. But most importantly, I’m excited to have had the opportunity to share a lot with you via this platform.

It’s one of the best things that have happened to me this year.

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Health and work
Employee's Workplace

Work & Health: 3 Areas To Focus On

As the saying goes, you should work to live rather than live to work. This is a fundamental philosophy that, no matter what job you are doing, should be a basis for how you approach your working life.

Work is good, beneficial, and enriches you, but your focus should always be on making the most of your entire life on a holistic level. Work is part of the picture; not the only object in the frame.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Creative Ways To Freelance

It’s hard to find a career that can make you completely happy in this day and age. It’s almost impossible to be 100 percent happy in a job because human wants are insatiable. One minute you are completely sold on your job and are ever willing to share this with friends and family.

In fact, you want them to work with you on some aspects!

And the next minute, you are battling with a bit of stress and could get frustrated, intimidated or lose focus. That’s what life and career bring to the table. I even ranted on the love-hate relationship of a 9-5.

The classic 9 to 5 job spent sitting behind a desk in a drab office can be mentally draining for some people and I totally respect that because I’ve seen both sides of the coin. It’s probably not the kind of job you imagined if that is the role in which you find yourself.

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Love-hate relationship with 9-5
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

That Love-Hate Relationship of the 9-5

Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I don’t understand the whole concept of the 9-5 life too. I’m like, who the hell thought this was worth it? How did they come to accept this?

Whoever the ‘they’ is or are.

How was this even the drill and how does it continue to be?

Don’t ever think I’ve got it all figured out. For Christ’s sake, I’m a millennial and I figure the whole ‘misconception’ applies to me too. Millennials can’t sit still. Millennials are impatient. Millennials this. Millennials that. 

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Keeping the Office Looking Spick and Span, Inside and Out

Your office space is what many of the potential clients or colleagues that enter it will judge your whole business/ work style on. It is one of the aspects of your job/ business that will make them decide to enter into business with you, or avoid you entirely.

Simply, your office space can either help your business, or it can hinder it. As I’ve stated previously, your work space can determine how your co-workers treat you as well. To ensure that it is very much the former, make sure to read on.

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Working in Customer Service
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

The Best Ways To Survive Working In A Customer Service Role

Being a millennial, it means you are unfairly maligned at points, you are described as lazy, entitled, and apparently we expect something for nothing. Yet, the vast majority of career go-getting millennials find themselves working in customer service roles, namely contact centers.

This may not be how most people view a career, especially if you are working in an environment where your efforts are not recognized, but, for lots of people looking to make something of themselves, either in industries like insurance, or customer service, this is a necessary evil.

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