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Kids at Work

In the past week I’ve seen a couple of photos circulating on Facebook of female politicians with their small children at work. The first one is of an Italian representative at the European Union, Licia Ronzulli, voting on bills on the floor with her newborn in a sling. The second is a mock swearing in […]

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Be like the duck.

I don’t know about you guys, but I loved Alyssa’s post last week about her roommates. I also love lists. Like, live for them. Sometimes, I make to-do lists with things on them that I’ve already done, just for the satisfaction of crossing them off. This isn’t normal, I know, but I digress. Anyway, it […]

Education & Real Wages

I have a master’s degree and 15 years of professional work experience in the consulting and non-profit sectors. My younger brother has a two-year degree and eight years of hands-on experience in industrial and mechanical jobs. I’m pretty sure he has made more money than me since the day he started working full-time. I definitely […]

Make your own happy.

I feel like recently I’m noticing how horribly unhappy people are while at work. It seems that wherever I go, people find that it’s normal to unload their workplace woes about their job while working. I’m not just talking about my own workplace, but cashiers and servers in restaurants too. When did it become acceptable […]

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Getting Acclimated

At the beginning of December I set out on a new chapter in my life in the form of a new job at SilverTech, a digital marketing agency in downtown Manchester. The time I spent at The Common Man as an Executive Assistant was a great learning experience for me and it was bittersweet to […]

Do you have a mentor?

I’ve recently been thinking about how nice it is to have professional mentors. I mean, I love my job, but everyone should be thinking about their ten year plan, right. So even if my ten year plan is to be right where I am, what will that mean? If I’m not in the same place, […]