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My #1 Tip for Successfully Returning to Work After Parental Leave

Returning to work from any leave can be overwhelming. Coming off a parental leave is particularly challenging due to the increased demands on your time and the changes in your priorities. Some of the stressors that are experienced when returning to work will come from inside the company. For example, you may have worked for an … Continue reading My #1 Tip for Successfully Returning to Work After Parental Leave

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Interviews: You’ve Gotten This Far, The Job is Yours To Lose

No matter how much you bring to the table, interviewing for a new job can be a stressful, intimidating experience. Luckily, with the right preparation, you can improve your performance considerably, increasing your confidence and ultimately, your chances at getting the job. Remember, being asked to interview is an achievement on its own that deserves … Continue reading Interviews: You’ve Gotten This Far, The Job is Yours To Lose

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The 6 Most Common (and Avoidable) Interview Mistakes

Many of us have had less than stellar performances at an important interview. It’s no secret the interview process can be daunting. Luckily, many of these blunders are avoidable and with a little practice and some information, even the worst interview mistakes can be avoided. Here are the 6 most common mistakes to watch out … Continue reading The 6 Most Common (and Avoidable) Interview Mistakes

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4 Ways To Prepare For The Worst Case Scenario

Part of successfully managing your career is to be proactive and continuously invest in yourself. Assuming that your position is protected is a dangerous outlook. That’s not to say you need to be negative or thinking worst-case scenario but by staying as marketable as possible and always preparing for future, you will maximize your chances … Continue reading 4 Ways To Prepare For The Worst Case Scenario

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Tips and Tricks to Help Survive the Transition from High School to Post Secondary

For most students, leaving high school to enter the world of university is an exciting and exhilarating time. In many cases, it’s the first real chance to experience life as an adult. But with new freedoms and opportunities, come new responsibilities and without the right guidance, the changeover can be a bit of a challenge. … Continue reading Tips and Tricks to Help Survive the Transition from High School to Post Secondary

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The Most Transferrable Skills for Entrepreneurs? Competencies

If you’ve worked in the corporate world for more than a few years, you’ve likely developed a pretty thorough skill set. Whether it’s technology, engineering or management, OR a mix off these and more, the specific skills you’ve mastered will help you succeed as an entrepreneur right? Perhaps. But it’s more than skill: it’s the … Continue reading The Most Transferrable Skills for Entrepreneurs? Competencies

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The Top 4 Questions You Should Be Asking At Your Next Interview

The dreaded job interview. No one looks forward to it, not even the interviewer-really. You’ve worked hard and you have a terrific resume to show for it, so what’s the strategy? How are you going to get the most from your interview? The typical interview process may be structured around an employer getting to know … Continue reading The Top 4 Questions You Should Be Asking At Your Next Interview