October 2011

Open House: do’s and don’ts

Posted by on October 18, 2011 in Real Estate

I am in the process of looking for a new place to live. Specifically, I am looking to move to a larger condo unit. The move is not definite. I have not listed my condo for sale but I have been looking for a better part of the autumn. I have had the pleasure (or [...]

Interview do’s and don’ts

Posted by on October 13, 2011 in Jobs

We recently hired an entry level administrative assistant. Since I do not hire regularly, the process reminds me again of how simple things can go a long way to either increasing or decreasing your chances of finding a job. Since the position was entry- level, most of our candidates were recent grads. Thus, I am [...]

Do we have irrational fears of a recession?

Posted by on October 12, 2011 in Misc.

As you know, I have been away from the blog since June for a wide variety of reasons (if you emailed or commented, I am slowly working my way through them. Thanks for your patience). The one good thing about this absence is that it gives a little perspective on things. One of the observations [...]