On Job Security And Preparing For The Worst

The funny thing about job security is that everyone thinks they have it until they don’t.  Most of us can’t imagine a scenario where we’ll get laid off until something unexpected sneaks up on us. In 1993-94, Alberta Premier Ralph Klein set out to eliminate a...

Switching Careers Midlife: Is It Worth It?

“Why don’t you go back to school so you can get a good job.”  This from my doting 90-year-old father who is delusionally thinking his “little girl” is still in her twenties instead of a fifty-something grandmother – plus he still likes to tell me how to run my life....

How A Career Change Improved My Life

Whether we leave our job for more money, new opportunities, or to achieve better work-life balance, a career change can have a drastic effect on our lives. I thought I’d spend my entire career in the hospitality industry, but after series of events I ended up on a...

The Many Forms Of Employee Theft

Everyone is shocked when corporate executives are led off to jail in handcuffs for employee theft and we shake our heads at the magnitude and greed when hearing of these scandals in the news. A decade ago Enron collapsed under the weight of a massive fraud that...

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