Post Date: September 27th, 2016

Unfollow. Unsubscribe. It’s time to clean up your feed!

A few years ago my family packed up our house in Ottawa and moved to Belgium. Fast forward a few years and here we are – back in Canada! Now that we’re here, it’s time to update my social media profiles. But I am updating far more than my profile pages. Just as important, I’m updating the quantity and […]

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Related Categories: Linkedin, Online Marketing, Organizing your job search, Social Media

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Post Date: March 20th, 2015

What makes a great colleague?

Three Career Professionals share their discussion about the OTHER side of work. Earlier this month I shared a post with two colleagues. What followed was great insight and discussion into being parents and career professionals. Thanks to Adrienne Tom of Career Impressions and Skye Berry-Burke from Skye is the Limit for their insights. Maureen: “Ladies, this article reminded me of some of the challenges […]

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Related Categories: Career Development, Networking, Parenthood

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Post Date: December 7th, 2012

Take Note

People can get themselves stuck in a rut very easily. We are all guilty of it at some level or another – and when we are stuck, even the simplest of nudges can help get us out of our own heads and back into reality. I’m grateful to get to talk to many people about […]

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Post Date: November 23rd, 2012

‘Til Death Do Us Part

When you lose your job, whether you realize it or not, you’re not the only one going through the loss. Behind every great employee is a supportive and loving spouse. (Well, most of the time, that is). When one of you loses your job both of you go through a roller coaster of emotions.  Whether […]

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Post Date: September 16th, 2012

Is it really that bad?

Phew! What a couple of months it has been. This past summer, I moved from Canada to Belgium with my husband, two young kids, and our dog. It was a challenging time and it made me take a hard look at my life. I was leaving everything I knew: my career, my friends, my family, […]

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Post Date: June 1st, 2012

It’s the little things

I received the most heartwarming email from a client a few weeks ago. I want to share it with you here because it struck a chord with me and I will be forever grateful for how this client made me feel. She was a ‘dynamo’ right from the beginning and you can tell from her note, that […]

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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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