Finally, a lull in my workplace. My team has worked hard in this project to get to this point where the pace has slowed and we have time to address outstanding lower priority items that have been outstanding for a while. We also have time to attend internal and external training sessions, which is always a nice break away from work. Things are not going as smoothly at my wife’s workplace. She is stepping up into a higher level role for a period of time as a trial and the ongoing uncertainty with the restructuring has lowered morale in general. It’s her month end this week and looks like a busy one to get through.

Anyway, I would still count ourselves as fortunate that we still have our jobs. From what we hear, the graduate employment market is worse than the experienced employment market. Reason being experienced employees can still be …