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Makeda Waterman

Makeda Waterman is a professional writer with an Education in Journalism, Mass Communications, and Public Relations. She writes for Huffington Post Canada and Glassdoor on career advice with the goal of helping people improve the quality of their lives.

5 Ways to Successfully Balance School and Work

5 Ways to Successfully Balance School and Work

I remember how hectic life was while attending college and working a part-time job. It was even more stressful in my adult life, as I juggled attending night classes in university while managing my full-time profession to improve my professional skills. There were a few times of my life that I had to sacrifice a social […]

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The Top 5 Cities Freelancers Need to Consider

The Top 5 Cities Freelancers Need to Consider

The days of working a 9 to 5 are slowly becoming a thing of the past, with more and more people opting to work from home, freelance or even start their own businesses or side gigs. A recent Gallup Poll showed that telecommuting has become a more popular option as well. In fact, “Thirty-seven percent of U.S. workers […]

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5 Ways to Handle Constructive Criticism at Work

5 Ways to Handle Constructive Criticism at Work

At times, we dread an unexpected meeting with a manager to discuss where we went wrong. Some of us worry about mistakes we have made, with the idea that it will result in a demotion. Or we may be thinking the dreaded “We have to let you go” talk is the reason for the meeting. […]

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