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Life Advice: Burn Your Boats … And Then Panic

Opinion by Z.S. Roe // Decision making – there’s no escaping it. Should I take the job or should I not take the job?  Should I have kids or should I spend my time and money on myself?  Should I buy a house or rent an apartment?  Should I make a cup of tea now … Continue reading

On Being Laid Off and the End of a Family Business

Opinion By Z. S. Roe *As appeared in the Cambridge Times Everything happens for a reason. This is what the twelve of us were told when we were laid off.  Our company, a small shop in Galt, had finally run out of money and would be closing.  Worse yet, we were going to lose our … Continue reading

Grammar—It Could Cost You Your Career

Opinion By Z.S. Roe Most of us hate Grammar Nazis.  You know the type:  he’s that guy who interrupts your conversation to explain how you used “whom” improperly; she’s the gal who just chuckled because you referred to you and your friends instead of your friends and you.  Sure, basic grammar is essential for day-to-day … Continue reading

25 Reasons To Quit Your Job—It’s About Time, Right?

Opinion By Z.S. Roe When people ask me if I like my job, I don’t bother lying.  Instead, I just tell them the truth: “No, I don’t like my job; in fact, I kind of hate it; some days I even abhor it.”  The truth, I find, is a lot easier for me to live … Continue reading

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