Tag Archives: Careers

Passionate about your job? Here’s why that might not be good for you

Shutterstock/fizkes Taha Yasseri, University College Dublin You might wish you were more passionate about your job. Or that you had the kind of job you could at least imagine being passionate about. Something that made you jump out of bed in the morning, excited about a new day filled with fist pumps and joy. But psychologists differentiate between two types …

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How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting young people’s career plans

IMG Stock Studio/Shutterstock Ceryn Evans, Swansea University The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious and potentially detrimental impact on the lives of young people in the UK. The disruption to A-level results is one significant example, but is not the only way the future career prospects of young people have been affected. Those aged 16 to 24 have been among …

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Immigrant women are falling behind during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dollarama worker Ze Carole Benedict, originally from Cameroon, addresses a demonstration in Montréal in August 2020 to join in calls for higher pay and better working conditions amid COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Amrita Hari, Carleton University and Luciara Nardon, Carleton University Immigrant women are feeling the brunt of the negative economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic — …

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