working from home – my tips and tricks

Like much of North America I have been working at home for the last little while. The jobs that we have previously been told couldn’t happen at home under any circumstance, seems to have been figured out, and much of the technological issues have worked themselves out. Due to a job change in the middle…

i quit

I recently did one of the scariest things that I have ever done in my life, I quit my job. Even at almost 26 years of age this is something that had never come up in my life before. All the jobs that I have had are ones with already defined end dates or I…

what does a records coordinator do?

So many people ask what it is that I do all day and what exactly a records coordinator does and to be honest it is sometimes hard to define it quickly. In an essence I help organize all of the information that is created at Metro Vancouver; emails, reports, data, everything. I also help to…

feeling burnt out

Today I left my house and got to work while it was still dark and almost my entire commute home was also in the dark. The rainy season has started here in Raincouver and my dry days are going to be few and far between. My husband and I seem to be on perpetually different…

Zero waste in the workplace

I practically spend more time at work than I do at home these days and it can be a place that has a huge amount of waste. Office supplies, coffees and lunches, and a general lack of planning or caring means that lots is being wasted and a ton of stuff is being sent to…

how to prep for crazy weeks

My alarm goes off from Monday to Friday at 5am. Now I don’t know about you, but I am not very functional at that time of day and yet I still have to look functional and be fed by the time I walk out the door. Then I don’t get back in the door until…

impostor syndrome

I recently graduated with my masters, yet a lot of times I feel like a fraud. Like I don’t deserve to be applying to the jobs that I am trying to get. Or making the salary of these jobs. I have constant doubts about my abilities, skills, and knowledge and I feel like I am…