Post Date: February 28th, 2015

Innovative Strategies to Get You Hired

You want to start looking for a job, but where do you start? With the news full of  layoffs, a very competitive job marketplace, and hiring freezes this puts a lot of pressure on people looking to enter a seemingly unfriendly job market, doesn’t it? A new book “Tell Stories, Get Hired”, can help ease […]

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Post Date: March 5th, 2012

Stick a pin in it!

Pinterest certainly kept my interest this week. For those of you who have not yet discovered it, Pinterest is an online pin board that allows you to “pin” things of interest onto a vision board that you can share with others. During the week, I read plenty of articles, viewed numerous online videos and discussed […]

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Post Date: February 17th, 2012

Online Tools for Organizing Your Job Search

This week I welcome back Janet Barclay of Organized Assistant.  This is Janet’s second of four contributions and we welcome her expertise in helping us organize job search.   If you’re looking for a new job, you will want to go about it in an organized fashion. Keeping track of the applications you’ve made will make it easier […]

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Post Date: January 17th, 2012

Sharing great content…How did you do that?

A friend recently sent me an email asking me how I share great content almost every morning using twitter, facebook, and linkedin.  “Just curious since you do so many good discussions to links every day. How do you go about posting them (without spending too much time) Do you click in a certain place in […]

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Post Date: November 4th, 2011

Are you rushing through job search?

If you are, you’re not alone. Many people wait until the last minute to devise a career or job search strategy. While it is not an ideal situation you may find yourself in, here are a few things you can do to get out of this jam. Build a Solid Foundation Step one: Before you do anything […]

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Post Date: October 27th, 2011

Gratitude

This morning I was delighted to receive this unsolicited card in the mail from a client I am working with: “Dear Maureen, Just a quick note to say Thank you so much for all of your help so far. I really appreciate it and I’m now feeling much more confident about the move and my […]

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Post Date: October 24th, 2011

Do you know your audience?

This past week I had the pleasure of travelling to Montreal with my colleague Wayne Pagani to present to a very engaged audience of employment counsellors. During our time in Montreal, a number of events took place that reminded me of the importance of the work we do together, and with our clients. Weeks before […]

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