Ditch the Car Health Benefits of Commuting to Work

Even though managing our time inside and out of the workplace is already difficult enough, our health should always be made a priority. Poor physical condition usually results in poor performance. All employers want a healthy employee, and ditching your car (every now and then) might just help with that.   Commuting to work sets … Continue reading “Ditch the Car Health Benefits of Commuting to Work”

Work-free Weekdays: The Art of Asking for Time Off

Time off from work comes in many forms: paid and unpaid vacations, family leave, maternity leave, sick leave, study leave, sabbaticals and emergencies. If approaching your supervisor is already difficult enough, how much harder would asking for a vacation or leave be? One thing that attracts us to our jobs are the perks and the … Continue reading “Work-free Weekdays: The Art of Asking for Time Off”

Winter Jobs We Wish We Could Try Atleast Once

Winter blizzard Stella decided to give us a few more days of winter before spring comes in less than a week. We have no choice but to shovel one more time, attach those snow chains, defrost windows, and scrape ice off surfaces. Although most of the things we do during winter feel like chores, there … Continue reading “Winter Jobs We Wish We Could Try Atleast Once”

Forget Being a Vet: Other Careers that Involve Pet Care

As a child, we all wanted to be veterinarians at one point. But at five years old, we had no idea being a vet was more than just carrying dogs around, taking them on walks, feeding them and giving them baths.  We disregard and underestimate the amount of time allotted to studying animals and their … Continue reading “Forget Being a Vet: Other Careers that Involve Pet Care”