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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...

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...

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...

Are you running to a job or away from a job?

I’m having this conversation with James this week. James is good at his job. His employer has written him incredible performance...

How long since you prepared for a job interview?

How long has it been since you prepared for a job interview? According to a January 2022 report from Statistics Canada, the average...

What would it feel like to be this confident in your offering?

One of my favourite things to hear from people - is how much more confident they feel in themselves and the value they have to offer after...

These last minute resume tips may save your job application

David wanted to update his resume for a job that was closing this week. He did a great job and needed only a few last-minute...

Where did you learn the art of business communications?

✎ School? ✎ Work? ✎ Home? The truth is, most of us weren’t taught how to do it; or how to do it well. People often...

Use what you know to land your next job

Ramona was looking for her first CEO role. In our sessions, she asked great questions, did the work and managed to transition industries...