Brainstorming: nosce te ipsum

Why do you want to work part-time? Is it so you will have more time for friends and family? More time for a creative pursuit? Do you need time to explore volunteer options for a career change? Do… Read More

Faux Pho

I had the misfortune of being super sick two days before the Easter long weekend (I get Friday and Monday off for Easter at my current job). So while it looked like a 6-day weekend, I really spent… Read More

So you want to go part-time: exploring the options

My own personal journey has been one of full-time contracts for a portion of the year.  Since the work I take is almost always government contracts, I can work 90 days per calendar year, per department.  Sometimes that… Read More

The permanent work pack (PWP)

The nature of my work is that I am on the move a lot and that all my contracts are in a standard office environment. Last year alone I worked at three different places so I was never… Read More

Early retirement calculator

I came across this Early Retirement Calculator this morning.  It`s a fun tool to play with to see if you could manage to quit working full time sooner rather than later.  While I am a fan of dropping down… Read More

The rise of invisible work

Atlantic Monthly explores the  rise of invisible work.

So you want to go back to work…

There are a myriad of ways to want to re-enter the workforce: maybe you are worried about living off one salary in the middle of an economic crisis; maybe you just wanted to go back to work, or… Read More

Is part-time better for everyone?

Is part time better for everyone? Seems there is a push lately for more people to work less and have more time.  Personally, I am all for it.  I think if a couple each worked part-time they would… Read More