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How to write a resume for the right employer

As an executive resume writer, I get a lot of calls from eager job seekers with job postings in their hands, asking if I'll write them a...

How to go the distance. Think like a runner.

I recently joined a running group who meet up twice a week to develop our running strategies, increase endurance and improve our personal...

The Value in Connecting with Community

900+ delegates from associations, private practice, government funded programs and academia came together to learn from one another and...

Take 15 minutes this weekend and improve your resume

It is a busy time of year at ProMotion Career Solutions. We are seeing more and more resumes in need of our expertise. Here are a few...

Why I took a week off in the midst of busy season

My husband John was through most of his deployment in Afghanistan in 2007 when we met in Rome for an unforgettable holiday together. It was...

8 things to consider before you leave your job

If the thought of returning to a mediocre job after an amazing summer adventure is keeping you up at night, you're not alone. Our phone has...

Canadian Military to Civilian Career Transition

Last summer, after returning to Canada from a four-year overseas posting to Belgium I reached out to my network from the NATO community to...

Your Resume. How it’s made.

A week. It takes me a week to write a robust resume tailored to you. Every client project I take on takes 40 hours of my attention to...

What’s in a name?

I hand out a lot of free advice. Why? I have studied career development strategies for 15+ years! I know this stuff inside...

Frustrated by your job search? Try this instead.

A person I don't know recently asked a question in an online group. He asked about different ideas or suggestions on how to find work....

Artificial Intelligence will not steal your job

According to a recent Globe and Mail article  "58% of Canadians believe that advances in technology will create mass...

What a fighter pilot taught me about career development

OODA Loop A few years ago I had the pleasure of working with a fighter pilot. He introduced me to the concept of the OODA loop. I really...