Category Archives: Older Worker

Medical Emergency

In many ways, I feel our medical system in British Columbia is on life support.  We have unprecedented wait times for surgery.  This is after waiting for scans and 4 – 5 months waiting times to see a specialist.  Once … Continue reading

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Whadaya Mean I’m too Old!

There is a perception, mostly with the millennials, that after a certain age you are not functioning at a level that is suitable for business.  It is felt that you will be absent more and in general be a drain … Continue reading

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Hire One, They’re Your Future!

In a recent study by Abacus Data for the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations looking at political behaviours of Canadians aged 18 – 25, one of the findings was that, of the currently employed, only 20% would describe their job … Continue reading

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Thinking of the Trades?

The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North is hosting a Trades Information Evening on April 14th starting at 7 p.m. in the Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University. The purpose of this event is to provide information related to the variety … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Thinking, It’s Up To Us

The election takes place and we all make our choices as to which candidate or party we want to represent us, then the next four years complaining that it is not going according to what they said and what we … Continue reading

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Are You Hiring? Are You Considerate and Wise?

Are you hiring? Here is something for you to consider.  If you have ever been unemployed and looking for work, you will likely understand where I am coming from. One of the hardest things to accept when you are unemployed … Continue reading

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‘Been There, Done That’ Degree

My career advice to any young person is, “Get as much education as you can.” This will give you entry into your chosen field.  It doesn’t matter whether you are choosing a vocational or academic career path.  The most important … Continue reading

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