According a new study , workers hired for temporary or contract work face a higher risk of developing mental health problems such as depression.
This week, we welcomed work life balance expert Tevis Trower to join us on Corporate Escape Artist Radio . Tevis is a corporate escapee (she is a featured expert in my book ) and the work life balance expert for Web MD
This week, I’m running around Tribeca covering the Tribeca Film Festival for About.com and interviewing filmmakers for another project (more on that soon). I am an unabashed movie geek and I love being part of the film fest scene and seeing the latest work from the world’s greatest filmmakers.
Thanks to everyone who sent get-well wishes while I was suffering in my sick bed. I swear that my last blog post was not a ploy for sympathy, but it was nice to get some! And thanks to the good people at O Desk, who included this blog in their list of Top Freelancing Blogs . I am a big fan of oDesk and have hired several talented people through them. Check oDesk out if you’re a freelancer or contractor or someone who hires freelancers or contractors. I am finally feeling like a functioning human again and have managed to start digging out of my pile of unanswered emails and unfinished to-do lists
There are only a few things that I miss about working in Corporate America. I miss that predictable direct deposit into my account every two weeks, I miss paid vacations, and I miss paid sick days. I mention this because I have been a feverish, miserable mess for the past few days (don’t worry — you can’t catch it through a blog). I had hoped to recover over the weekend, but this evil strep monster is hanging in there