Taking time off work is a great sanity check

It’s been a while since I’ve been unemployed. There’s been two other times in my recent career path where I’ve taken significant time off between contracts/projects – once was in 2008 when I had about 4 months off and the other was in 2010 when I had about 9 months off. The key to taking … Continue reading Taking time off work is a great sanity check

Unemployment just means you’re a “freelance consultant” (Week1)

It’s weird to be unemployed. Every time a contract/job finishes, there’s always this downtime that inevitably occurs. During these periods in between jobs, I’ve volunteered, gone back to school, picked up a new hobby, and just taken the time to relax. This is the first time I’ve ever had this downtime outside of Canada. I … Continue reading Unemployment just means you’re a “freelance consultant” (Week1)