Subtle Changes

Experts of every kind will tell us that subtle positive changes are better than no changes at all: health, finance, relationships, etc. So, in my plight to learn how I can improve upon the frustrations and adjustments of my shared … Continue reading

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Resisting Negative Thoughts

As I construct this blog post, outside the snow is falling; it’s been falling non-stop for twenty-four hours now. Just days ago, the sun was making a slush pile of what little snow was left, but you know what they … Continue reading

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11 things to remove from your resume

I read the following on a career support website (Nexxt.com), written by John Krautzel. I do not necessarily believe that all of these are ‘gospel’ per se, as every resume must be approached in a customized manner. I.E.: there are … Continue reading

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Changing our ways

Several months ago, I adopted a three-year old dog from the Humane Society. Well, they told me she was three years old … she’d been seized by the police from her previous home and kept in protection for a month … Continue reading

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Why Does Your Resume Get Rejected?

While no two resumes are identical, there are some general guidelines or ‘rules’ that will increase attraction and impact of the document. I found this recent blog post, on www.Nexxt.com, that I wish to share with you. I may not … Continue reading

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Who Gets Called for the Interviews?

It seems that no matter what type of job posting, there are usually hundreds of people applying. I thought this was a very interesting article publish by Harvard Business School, in light of all the rhetoric regarding immigrants, multi-cultural issues … Continue reading

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Shifting Landscapes

I’ve spent the past year or so collaborating on a global career handbook, teamed with a global recruiter based in Canada. Much of our content applies to local career landscapes and industry professionals as it does on a global perspective. … Continue reading

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Calculated risks for your next position

Here is an article I felt worth sharing. Many careers improve when risks are part of the strategy. I believe some of the ideas share by the author of this piece (Christopher Dottie) may be just what many of us … Continue reading

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Mentoring generates huge profits

One of the highlights of my past year has been mentoring a second-year journalism student from Mount Royal University. There is pure joy in experiencing the thrill of a very publication, even if the writer never received payment for it. Such … Continue reading

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Strategy …the name of the game

……any game, really. I’m a huge futball fan, of most varieties: English Premiere, Scottish League, Euro, Calgary Women’s ….. No matter the game, soccer, football, hockey or corporate politics ….strategy is the underpinnings to the Big Win. I sat with … Continue reading

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