Job Search

What you think you know about job search is all wrong

We're MYTHBUSTING in today's video. 1. The spray and pray. Instead of sending your resume to every open position: Research...

What job seekers need to know in 2020

If you haven’t looked for work in 5+ years, you may not know about some major changes to the initial stages of a hiring...

A job search plan you can follow

Imagine it's time for your high school prom and you’re looking for a date. You’re too shy to ask anyone directly, so you decide to...

Millions of Canadians in mourning for their careers

Between March 15 and April 7, the number of claims for Canada’s employment insurance program and the federal government's new emergency...

How to tell your story of resilience during a global pandemic

All of us are pivoting, changing and adapting to this new world of work because of COVID-19. In late March I shared this post asking...

It’s ok to feel

I’m feeling unfocused; a bit anxious and somewhat sad. Usually, I’d take this as a cue for a mental health break; lace up my running...

Why did you leave your last job?

“Why did you leave your last job?” might be the interview question you’re dreading most. How do you tell someone you’ve been...

Changing jobs is not easy

If you’re like most job seekers, you might be thinking you’re cool as a cucumber. The truth is that job search is full of...

Thank you

How often do you think about the people in your hashtag#network? Every day I click the #LinkedIn icon to learn, share, like and comment...

Clean up your Career!

This past Monday morning I spent some time having my car detailed. It was well overdue. Sitting in the waiting room with other busy...

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,...

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...