Is Remote Work Right For You?

In the past, if you asked people what they wanted most from their career, the answers would be good pay, medical benefits and ample vacation time. While those are still highly sought-after, a new criteria has emerged, and is becoming more of a priority: Flexibility. Specifically, location flexibility. The Rise Of Remote Work The internet […]

3 Super Outdoor Summer Jobs

If you enjoy being outdoors, one of these summer jobs might be perfect for you. Landscaping Working as a landscaper isn’t an easy job, but it usually pays well. As a landscaper, you would work with a company that has either commercial or residential clients, or both. You would travel to the job location in […]

How to Get Out From Under the Microscope: Handling a Micromanager

It’s uncomfortable to be micromanaged. But here’s why your manager might be doing it, and how you can get the behaviour to stop. The Reasoning Behind Micromanaging Many bosses who micromanage employees are afraid that they will be made to look bad. They may think that if they don’t exert 100% control over what you […]

How to Survive the Probationary Period

Impressing a new employer is no longer considered going the extra mile. It is necessary if you want to keep your job. Most employers have a 60 to 90-day probationary period during which they can terminate your position if you look at someone cross-eyed. That usually does not happen, but you can still lose your […]