Blog | Health Insurance | Job Change | Paychecks | Pro Tips

Leaving a job? Ask these 12 questions before you go

If you’re checking out my website, there’s a decent chance you’re thinking of leaving your current job. Before you submit your final timesheet, be sure you get answers to these 12 (!) questions: When does my health, dental, and/or vision insurance end? Does it stop on your last day of work? The last day of…

Blog | Resume writing | Resumes

Ancient history

We’re moving in a few weeks, and our new home will have less storage space than our current one. The many boxes of memorabilia I’ve been toting from place to place over the years suddenly seem like a good target for downsizing. Of course, one cannot just chuck an entire box without going through it….

Blog | Job Change | Work-life balance

Fish or cut bait

“I WISH TO WITHDRAW FROM CALCULUS BECAUSE I FEEL I CANNOT KEEP UP WITH THE WORK” – 18-year-old Meg wrote in block caps on the yellow Course Withdrawal Form. That was me, over 30 years ago, in my very first semester of college, and I went on to plead at some length the case for…