Post Date: May 19th, 2019

How to help your student build his/her first résumé.

I sat down with my daughter in March after she, her friend and myself had a conversation about data plans for their iphones. Her friend has one, she does not. When she asked if she could have a data plan, my answer was: …when you can pay for it, you can have one. She inquired […]

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Post Date: January 23rd, 2019

How to sell your top skills at any age

Older clients tell me their age is getting in the way of career success. Interestingly, younger clients tell me the same thing. When you’re not getting callbacks you have to consider whether age is a factor. Before you do, consider that there may be other factors at play that are reducing your job prospects. There […]

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Post Date: December 19th, 2018

Is the holiday season the time to focus on your career?

It can be difficult to focus this time of year. Between the holiday get-togethers, family engagements, shopping, wrapping, baking, and all the other events that we enjoy, there isn’t a lot of time carved out to focus on our careers. In fact, thinking about your career is likely the last thing to have on your […]

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Post Date: November 28th, 2018

Executive Job loss, now what?

Our economic environment is volatile and many six-figure executives are finding themselves out of a job with little notice. While there may not be many good news stories about the labour market these days, now is the time for you, the executive job seeker, to shift your thinking from “doom and gloom” to prospecting and […]

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Post Date: July 10th, 2018

Is your first impression in a job search kinda …meh?

Do you ever look at a job poster and think to yourself… “I can do that” If so, that’s not a job for you. [I know, right?! You weren’t expecting me to say that] You want to look at a job poster and think to yourself… “That’s it! That’s the one. I’m going to drop […]

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Post Date: July 2nd, 2018

What to do when you’re waiting to be shortlisted

  You’ve finally hit send on your job application, now what? I worked with a CEO candidate who wondered the same thing. Where did she focus her attention and what could she do while she waited for the recruiting company to assess her candidacy? Here are a few points that came out of our discussion. […]

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Post Date: June 25th, 2018

How to clean up your resume this weekend

According to Trading Economics job vacancies in Canada are on the rise meaning there are more jobs open to candidates as employers struggle to find (specific) talent. If you’re looking for a new gig in the next six to twelve months, now is the time to get organized to conduct an effective job search. If you’re like […]

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Post Date: June 18th, 2018

What the hiring manager isn’t telling you and you need to know

“We found someone more qualified for the position.” “You were our second choice, we’ll certainly hold your resume on file if something else comes up.” “You interviewed really well, but we decided to go with someone else.” These are a few of the nice ways you are being told your interview didn’t go well. Hiring […]

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Post Date: June 12th, 2018

How this tiny resume mistake could cost you your dream job

Imagine you’re watching the season finale of your favourite TV show and right at the moment the actors on screen are about to reveal the final cliffhanger – your power goes out. “gasp!…what just happened?”  That’s what it’s like reading a resume that states only what a person is capable of doing and doesn’t go […]

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Post Date: June 5th, 2018

You’ll need more than money to plan a happy retirement

By the time you retire, you’ll know that retirement is about more than money; it’s about designing the life you want. Shift Like any career transition, there will be a significant shift in your day-to-day activities. What is surprising to most people is that the changes are not all feel-good changes. Many of us buy […]

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Post Date: May 19th, 2019

How to help your student build his/her first résumé.

I sat down with my daughter in March after she, her friend and myself had a conversation about data plans for their iphones. Her friend has one, she does not. When she asked if she could have a data plan, my answer was: …when you can pay for it, you can have one. She inquired […]

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Post Date: January 23rd, 2019

How to sell your top skills at any age

Older clients tell me their age is getting in the way of career success. Interestingly, younger clients tell me the same thing. When you’re not getting callbacks you have to consider whether age is a factor. Before you do, consider that there may be other factors at play that are reducing your job prospects. There […]

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Post Date: December 19th, 2018

Is the holiday season the time to focus on your career?

It can be difficult to focus this time of year. Between the holiday get-togethers, family engagements, shopping, wrapping, baking, and all the other events that we enjoy, there isn’t a lot of time carved out to focus on our careers. In fact, thinking about your career is likely the last thing to have on your […]

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Post Date: November 28th, 2018

Executive Job loss, now what?

Our economic environment is volatile and many six-figure executives are finding themselves out of a job with little notice. While there may not be many good news stories about the labour market these days, now is the time for you, the executive job seeker, to shift your thinking from “doom and gloom” to prospecting and […]

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Post Date: July 10th, 2018

Is your first impression in a job search kinda …meh?

Do you ever look at a job poster and think to yourself… “I can do that” If so, that’s not a job for you. [I know, right?! You weren’t expecting me to say that] You want to look at a job poster and think to yourself… “That’s it! That’s the one. I’m going to drop […]

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Post Date: July 2nd, 2018

What to do when you’re waiting to be shortlisted

  You’ve finally hit send on your job application, now what? I worked with a CEO candidate who wondered the same thing. Where did she focus her attention and what could she do while she waited for the recruiting company to assess her candidacy? Here are a few points that came out of our discussion. […]

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Post Date: June 25th, 2018

How to clean up your resume this weekend

According to Trading Economics job vacancies in Canada are on the rise meaning there are more jobs open to candidates as employers struggle to find (specific) talent. If you’re looking for a new gig in the next six to twelve months, now is the time to get organized to conduct an effective job search. If you’re like […]

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Post Date: June 18th, 2018

What the hiring manager isn’t telling you and you need to know

“We found someone more qualified for the position.” “You were our second choice, we’ll certainly hold your resume on file if something else comes up.” “You interviewed really well, but we decided to go with someone else.” These are a few of the nice ways you are being told your interview didn’t go well. Hiring […]

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Post Date: June 12th, 2018

How this tiny resume mistake could cost you your dream job

Imagine you’re watching the season finale of your favourite TV show and right at the moment the actors on screen are about to reveal the final cliffhanger – your power goes out. “gasp!…what just happened?”  That’s what it’s like reading a resume that states only what a person is capable of doing and doesn’t go […]

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Post Date: June 5th, 2018

You’ll need more than money to plan a happy retirement

By the time you retire, you’ll know that retirement is about more than money; it’s about designing the life you want. Shift Like any career transition, there will be a significant shift in your day-to-day activities. What is surprising to most people is that the changes are not all feel-good changes. Many of us buy […]

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