Not to say that my life as a freelancer would turn into ‘Final Destination’. But it could.
6 Famous Females who turned Getting Fired into a Golden Opportunity.
Six weeks later, with our eight boxes and four wheelie suitcases packed, Mom calls me and says that the cancer has spread to Dad’s spine.
“Short contracts without benefits, double (or triple) the duties on a low five-digit salary, unpaid overtime all the time—these became the norm. Everyone was in shock, but it was just the beginning.”
It’s rush hour in downtown Toronto one cold winter morning in 2014. With my headphones on and my eyes cast steadily downwards, I step onto the streetcar and scan for an ever-elusive handhold. Someone steps down hard on my right foot; no apology is offered. Another guy sideswipes me in the face with his backpack.… Read More »
“I QUIT!” I’ve never said this out loud, although, I’ve often fantasized about setting my computer on fire and walking away from my desk with a six-pack of “I don’t give a fuck” apple cider. It’s over the top, I know, but in the nine-to-five agency setting, quitting and changing careers is something I’ve always… Read More »