Navigating Work Fatigue and Career Uncertainty During a Pandemic

Let me hit you with something obvious - It’s hard to find our calling in life and far too easy to second guess our career path once we have chosen it. Am I right? In these days of curated content, it is so easy to compare ourselves and feel like we’re doing something wrong, that …

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From A-Team Field Staff to A-Team Office Staff

Hello past, present and future A-Teamers! I started with Plan A Sarnia Chatham in September/ October 2019. I technically applied in July but I was slow-moving in getting orientation scheduled. Being on the other side, I now understand how frustrating that was for Simone and the girls in the office. I applied to Plan A …

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Why Your Mindset Is One Of The Most Important Skills To Develop As A Business Owner

When you think of a business owner, what kind of skills and adjectives come to mind? Perhaps things such as - dedication, motivation, discipline, organization and determination? By no means am I here to tell you that those are not important, however after being on the sidelines and educating myself on a business mindset, one …

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I Just Do What I Gotta Do: Juggling Being A Wife, An Operations Manager and And Autism Mom

I am often asked how and why I do what I do every day. How do you juggle being a wife, an Operations Manager of a very successful and busy healthcare business during a pandemic and on top of that, an Autism mom?  I am very often asked this question and I never really know …

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My Experience Working As A Member Of One Of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

I am an RPN student who has just completed my first year. I signed on with Plan A  Kingston/Quinte for a summer position with hopes of gaining lots of experience through multiple shifts at different LTC homes. COVD-19 changed that plan like it changed plans for so many people this summer. Just when things were looking …

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My Experience Working In A Long Term Care Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

I was introduced to Plan A by one of my peers who spoke highly of and strongly recommended the agency. As a novice nursing student, I was intrigued by an unconventional and unheard-of employment opportunity. I was extremely excited to start working for Plan A. After COVID delays and completion of the administrative paperwork, I …

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Navigating the World of COVID-19 as a Recent Graduate: A Thank You to Plan A

As a recent university graduate, COVID-19 took away a lot of what I was looking forward to. My last visits to my favourite shops and restaurants, final goodbyes to friends and classmates, and most of all a convocation ceremony. Having to move out of my apartment earlier than I expected to return to my home town …

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