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Illuminate.

A friend recently reminded me of this quotation; “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are...

Just Ask.

With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are asking our children to dream of toys, books, and games they would like to have,...

You are a savvy investor, right?

You likely conduct considerable research before you make large purchases like a car or a home, right? You do the same when investing in...

Should you send your resume to a recruiter?

It seems simple enough. Recruiters know about job openings; you need a job, so it only stands to reason that you blast off your resume to...

No Such Thing as a Bad Seat

It was early Monday morning when my friend and I arrived at the convention centre in Toronto. Along with 8,500 of our closest friends, we...

You make your own luck!

It started as a seed of an idea more than a decade ago. We wanted to be parents. In our discussions leading up to our decision to have a...

Resume Writer’s Insider Tip: Value Proposition

There are plenty of great resources available to help job seekers write their value proposition. Today I’m sharing the strategy I use...

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....

You are not alone…

You’re not alone… ...if you’ve lost your job. …if you’re not sure what to do next. …if you’re embarrassed, and unsure...

10 Tips to Improve your Work Life

This spring I had the pleasure of working with a client we’ll call ‘Mindy’. When we met, she was looking for an exit strategy from...

How to get ahead when you’re not working

As a professional, you have invested your time and resources into your schooling, your professional development, and your career. Now is...

Do you really know what you want?

Clients engage a career coach for different reasons. Two common frustrations are 1) a longing to see the fruits of their labour, and 2) a...