Retail work

Working in Retail? Why You Should Quit and Walk Out

Too many millennials are trapped in wage-slave jobs across the world such as working in retail. Skilled graduates employed in supermarkets, bars and cafes are falling deeper into a cycle of despair and worthlessness as low-paid employers are promising them an arduous “career path” in their companies whilst offering low-hour contracts and poor pay. Such dreams of a more prosperous future often accompany such disillusionment and millennials are increasingly taking drastic measures to break themselves free of the cycle, such as walking out in the job, balls-deep in the middle of a shift. For some, they are looking for a quick and drastic escape into the unknown, yet for others, it has been meticulously planned in their head for months.
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Money is an idea

Money: The Story of a Neat Idea

Money is a funny concept. We regularly trade goods against colorful pieces of paper. But why? What makes money worth anything and how foolproof is it? Let’s take a quick and overly simplified tour through the history of currencies and see why money, after all, is nothing more than a neat idea.
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Staff Training

Bizarre: The 7 Worst Staff Training Videos… like… ever…

We’ve all been there. You start a new, low-paid, crappy job to make ends meet whilst at college, or perhaps you happen to be born a millennial and thus, through no fault of your own, enter the all-familiar slave wage job market. Following a job offer, you are herded into a mundane looking training room, alongside a middle-aged colleague with a mullet and a pimply braced teen, then you begin to be told about your job role through dated training, chewed-up VHS tapes. The acting is just as bad as the career prospects, and you soon realise that the only benefit through watching these training videos is the fact that you are getting paid.
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Minimum Wage Increase

How Canadians Lose With The $15.00 Minimum Wage Increase

In the last ten years, Ontarians in Canada have seen a whopping $3.40 cent minimum wage increase from $8.00 per hour in 2007 to the $11.40 per hour we see today. Now, Kathleen Wynne wants to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour — a $3.60 cent increase in less than two years. Many are shocked, most are appalled, and all business owners are deeply concerned.
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Postgraduate Degree

The Perks of Having a Postgraduate Degree

As our world chases the change of times in today’s globalization-centric Information Age, knowledge becomes an investment that can catapult yourself towards the realization of your career goals. Because of this, companies of various industries also seek higher levels of education for their employees.
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Cannabis Canada

No, Canada Is NOT Legalizing Cannabis

Weed, Pot, Cannabis, Mary Jane — you may not have smoked it or ingested it before, but you’ve certainly heard about it. Since the Liberals have taken office in Canada, The Cannabis Act has become a common topic in the media. The Canadian government plans to make weed legal as early as July 2018 – but are they really? With so many rules, laws and regulations there is a very fine line to be drawn as to whether this new legislation is truly and completely legalizing the plant.
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Vegan makeup

Vegan Makeup: What You Should Know

You’ve probably seen ads online or heard your hipster friends talking about veganism at some point, and unless you’re a vegan yourself you’ve probably done an internal eye roll. However, when it comes to makeup there is actually a very good reason behind purchasing vegan makeup that we could all get behind.
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