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Is it time to start strengthening your career ‘muscles’ again?

Last summer I stopped running for the first time in 20+ years. Running wasn’t fun for me that spring and I knew if I kept pushing myself,...

Your dream job is calling. Are you ready to talk?

Generally speaking, we Canadians are a humble bunch. We don’t like to talk about ourselves, and we certainly don’t brag about our...

A Quick Guide to Getting Hired – 5 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Job Search

"What am I supposed to say?" An email came in from a busy executive in need of help. He was struggling to explain why and how he was a...

Resume Trends for 2023

That headline was used to get you here. I don’t believe “resume trends” are something you need to jump on. But I also know if...

Are we moving towards a healthier, more balanced work-life?

According to Fast Company’s interview with Gallup’s chief research scientist, Jim Harter, it’s more than money! Here are some of...

Should I stay or should I go?

Question: "I want a new job but my employer wants to negotiate a deal to have me stay. 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗜...

This advice comes with a warning.

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet. Let me point out a few posts offering conflicting advice that I found in my...

5 things to do now to kickstart your job search this fall.

Hiring doesn’t come to a screeching halt over the summer months, but many job seekers take time off to reassess their goals, spend time...

What makes a workplace toxic?

According to research done by Dr. Donald Sull, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the top traits that define a toxic...

Are your blind spots preventing you from an amazing career?

Allison reached out to me last week after reading my LinkedIn post about networking. She wrote: “I was hoping I could get some...

Plan. Practice. Prepare. 3 key steps to a winning job interview.

Walker had lost out on his last few interviews. His friend pleaded with him to get some coaching because it was costing him six-figure...

Do you even want to work there?

Before you apply to your next job or go on your next interview, ask yourself this: 𝗗𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻...