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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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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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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My Experience as Team Lead of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

When I was young, I didn't expect my life to head in the direction of the health care and advocacy industries. I wasn't really certain of what career path I was going to choose, but one thing I always had was a strong, commanding voice that spoke with certainty. I always found myself in a leadership role, …

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To Agency or Not to Agency? Here are Some Questions to Ask Yourself

So you’re thinking about bringing an agency in to support your Long Term Care (LTC) home. The shifts have been short. Your staff are pulling doubles. The flu has hit and March Break is around the corner. Your staff and residents need a backup plan, stat! Before introducing an agency to your home, here are …

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A New Plan A Owner’s Q&A: Patty Shepherd, Plan A Glengarry

Hello! My name is Patty Shepherd and I am the Owner/Operator of Plan A Glengarry. I decided to answer a few questions about my journey with Plan A so far! Check out my responses below! How do you plan to involve Plan A in the community? As a new member of the Glengarry community, I …

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