I think few elections I have been able to partake in, have left me feeling so hollow as this one. I have come away from this group of candidates, wondering who it is best NOT to vote, and I feel empty as a Canadian today. There are so many things which either the party itself […]Continue Reading
Tech Insight: How the Bad Guys Get Your Password
Passwords are essential to your cyber security. You know it, but if you’re like much of the digital society, you probably have dozen of passwords to remember. It’s a lot to keep in order, so many of us take shortcuts. Taking advantage of your laissez-faire attitude is one way bad guys access your passwords. Despite […]Continue Reading
A Side Hustle Economy?
It should be fitting that in a supposed side hustle/side-gig economy, that I sit down to blog about just that… I read a very interesting article recently, the link to which I have since lost track of, where the author discussed how we are globally moving into what they referred to as a side hustle […]Continue Reading
Ethical and Legal Implications: Controlling Workplace Speech
I want to start this article, by saying this article contains only my personal opinions. I am not qualified to provide legal advise, and highly advise you not to take this as such. If you really want to get into the nitty-gritty aspects of the legal aspect of what I go into here, I recommend […]Continue Reading
Is Indeed and others like it, becoming the Tinder of Job Searching?
I took a call from a recruiter last week, which really got me thinking about job applicants and the job market through which they navigate today. There are many ‘professional interviewers’ out there, and with the combination of the instant gratification mentality we see so much in the world, I’m starting to see and hear […]Continue Reading
The Kidlet is Sick
I’m not posting any material of substance this week. The kidlet came down with a fever Friday, which turned into a cold Friday night, morning into an (undiagnosed) ear infection Saturday (make that 2 ear infections as of Sunday AM). It is so heart wrenching when they get sick like this, and there’s nothing much […]Continue Reading
Letters to Freya: Din Flott-Tante Louise
Hello Little One, In November of last year, we suffered a loss in our family. Your Great-Aunt Louise passed away, aged 95. She was your Bestefar’s oldest sister, the matriarcal figure of the Gjertsen Family at the time, and meant a lot to both your Mom and me. She met you on three different occasions, […]Continue Reading