The great labour shortage – an opinion piece

Yesterday, I finally caught up with my friend Louise. We had agreed to go for dinner to Earl’s restaurant, but she didn’t know the southside very well and couldn’t figure out how to get there. So, we settled on going to Ihop. I had never been to an Ihop before, but I assumed it was…

Career advice: active listening

This is a really good topic that someone asked in one of my reddit groups that I’m a member of. The poster asked how he could stop interrupting people. He recognized that this was a problem he had and couldn’t let people finish their stories without interrupting them to ask questions. He said it wasn’t…

How to avoid burnout at work

Burnout is something that we all face in our lives whether on a personal level or in the workplace. In my career field, working with social workers and child intervention – the burnout rate is extremely high and concerning. There was actually a shortage of social workers who were available and well enough to do…