All posts in Work & Money

hustilin

I’m a Business, Man: The Glorification of the Hustle

Somewhere during the last 15 years or so, we began redefining our view of the successful career path. High school. University. Entry-level position. Management. Retirement. They just weren’t sexy enough […]

sickatwork

Afraid to Call in Sick to Work?

“If you drop down, they will just put out an ad for a vacancy.” I was reminded of this harsh reality, a few weeks ago. If you’re a workaholic, like […]

Sanchez

What’s the Big Deal About Having a Degree?

  When I told my mother that I wanted to take a year off, after secondary school, before going to university, she tried to be okay with it. When I […]

devil at work

Revelations from Boss Hell and Heaven

The last time I had a boss was in 2009. Good God, my mind is doing cartwheels over that sentence! Bosses can make you cry, cuss, and crumble, particularly if […]

hatemyjob

Are you Guilty of a Negative Workplace Mentality?

“Yayyy! I got a job!” Most persons share these sentiments after that most anticipated phone call, post interview. Feelings of happiness, jubilation and excitement rush through your veins, as you […]

workinggirl

Mommy, Daddy, I’m a Working Girl Now!

A few months ago, I finished law school. I can’t lie. This was met with jubilation and excitement from all around. Let me put it into context. I’ve been in […]

officeromance

Love at the Office: Smart or Stupid?

So yuh find yuhself suddenly attracted to someone. This person could actually be “the one”, and suddenly you’re daydreaming about their smile, and their walk, and stalking – ok ‘checking’ […]

youngprofessionals

Young People Eh: What it’s like Being the Baby at Work

Most of us have been the youngest employee at work  at some point in our lives, and we know what comes along with it… some benefits… and some even more […]

workfriends

Are Your Work Friends Your Real Friends?

How many of you have made real friends at work? Call me cynical, but finding trustworthy individuals in an office environment, to some, may seem like trying to find Calder […]

PiggyBank

Scrunting or Balling: Wait til I get my Money Right

“Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me C.R.E.A.M. Get the money Dollar, dollar bill y’all” – Wu Tang Clan People may make the world go ‘round, but money keeps them motivated. That’s […]

hatejobinterviews

Why I Hate Job Interviews

Have you ever seen the site theoatmeal.com? It has comics that this guy draws about the most outrageous way you can view a scenario. He is an “I.T guy”, so […]

frustration

Words I Never Said: Things I want to tell my Boss

Wherever you are in the working world, you will encounter superiors aka “The Boss”. However, the majority of us, the minions we are, usually have a lot to say to […]

officegossip

Is Office Gossip the Bane of Your Existence?

There’s friendly office banter and grapevine gossip, and then there’s bonafide gossip. However, most office gossip tends to focus on people’s personal lives, right? While many of us strive to […]

singleandfinances

The Pitfalls of Singlehood: Waiting for a Money Partner

Before I begin, let’s cue some sad, sappy, background music, and get the feel of what I’m about to share. At one point in my life, I was living by […]