Dani Wray was stuck in a rut, and for the most part, she was fine with it. Until she realized she was sick of the rat race and trying to keep up with everyone around her. She needed an escape and was inspired by her relationship with God. Although Dani was afraid of many things, […]
Studying abroad is a dream for many students. If you grew up watching comedies of the lucky few who get to travel the world, meet new people, embrace new cultures, and study at the same time, spending a semester abroad has probably been on your bucket list ever since. At the same time, adapting your […]
Aidan loves to travel, and with a few student exchanges under his belt, he was ready to see how an exchange to Bergen, Norway would shape his undergrad, and his career. Experiencing The Scandinavian Way Aidan Tammaro Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway As a commerce student at Queen’s University, Aidan knew that with an […]
It’s never too late to pursue your passion! Michael Duong thought it was too late in his sixth year at University after switching his major. He decided to take the plunge anyway and delayed his graduation by a year to embark on a dream journey that combined study and tourism, and he’s sure glad he […]
Starting a business with a partner is almost comparable to moving in with your best friend, except in this case the dividing factor is not toilet paper, but salaries, shares or intellectual property. Many young entrepreneurs tend to jump into things and work on a handshake. Even if you can’t afford legal counsel, taking the time to formalize the partnership with this advice will save you costly battles down the road.
You probably spend 90% of your week with your coworkers and the relationships you form can be lasting and influential to your career. But what happens when your co-worker, and friend, gets promoted to a position as your superior? Does the relationship stay the same?
It may seem simple to put in a good word for a friend. Recommending a friend could help your career, but it could also do some serious damage. Consider these possible outcomes of having a friend as a coworker before you put your name on the line.