We all have to go to work, but why do you do the work that you do?
Is your occupation a labour of love, or a means to an end?
We're taking care of business and working overtime, digging deep to find out what keeps you punching that clock.
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Michael MacKenzie was burning the midnight oil working at a motel in Lethbridge, Alberta when he received an unexpected guest... a guest with a gun. Michael will tell us why the incident forced him to rethink how he approached his career and his family.
Krista Burton was ready to abandon her ivy league ambitions for the factory floor when her boss offered her a full time gig.Why go to college when you can make the big bucks straight out of high school? Until one day, when Krista came face to face with the ugly downside of her newfound employment...
At 25, Sean Aikenwas qualified for a lot of jobs. He had a university degree under his belt, but he also found himself back in his parents' basement. So he decided to try it all - by taking on a new job each week for a whole year, from dairy farmer in Alberta to a fashion buyer in the Big Apple.He'll tell us about his favourite - and least favourite - jobs.
Jennifer Quist graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in sociology in the middle of a recession. She found herself with no job prospects. Until one day when a routine pedicure turned Jennifer on to new attitude.
Every day, Justice Murray Sinclair listens to people recount their horror stories from their time in Indian Residential Schools. He could easily return to his job as a judge, yet he sticks with it. We'll find out why.
Charlotte Gill has a pretty great gig as an award-winning author. But she can't leave the dirty, backbreaking job of tree planting behind.She'll tell us about the one moment that inspired her to plant trees in northern B.C. for 17 years.
How can your worst moment on the job be the one that convinces you you've found your calling? John Wing tells us why bombing on stage lead to a career in comedy.
Sook-Yin Lee learned the hard way that too much of a good job isn't always a good thing. See if you can spot her, working at Much Music back in the day, in this sneak peak from fellow Torontonian Shad's upcoming album.
Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program has caused a lot of controversy of late. While politicians debate the details, thousands of men like William Lynn have already left their families behind to work in fields across the country. We'll hear his story.
Getting along with your co-workers isn't always easy, especially when you work with your family. For Jaeny Baik, the tension in her family restaurant reached a breaking point one night... thanks to a tiny container of hot sauce.
Journalist Kai Nagata left his high-profile position in a very public way last year, by publishing an essay entitled "Why I quit my job." Kai will tell us how his controversial break with mainstream media lead him to his real dream job.
Al Lafrance is a hard-working guy. Whether in school, or at his jobs, he's always loved to work. Perhaps a little too much. But early in his career, at his first job in the fast-food industry, Al learned that being a workaholic can backfire on you.