My search for a new job has ended with my acceptance of the Night Audit position at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook. This will mean a shift in routine as I will be working overnights. Learning to manage my sleep with my job and other personal activities will be the key to success. I truly appreciate the support I have had from friends, new and old. I expect that I will continue watching the job market, but with this job, I have found a professional environment with a great team. It is a great opportunity to grow and develop professionally and personally.
My troubles in having a job eliminated and having to finding a new job pale in comparison to troubles encountered by the girls and women of the world. I just watched the first episode of Half the Sky on PBS (click here). It was inspired by Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn who wrote the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. The documentary series continues the book’s argument that fighting the oppression of women is the moral challenge of the 21st Century. Read the Women’s Crusade if you want a taste of the story. The essay is adapted from Kristof and WuDunn’s book. Though working in [...]