Your Job Search Just Got COVOD-19

Your job search has got COVID-19 and social distancing has become the norm.  Numerous companies have ceased operations and others have cut back staff.  Layoffs are rampant and thousands of people have been added to the talent pool and are actively searching for new employment opportunities. Although it may seem tempting to “hunker down” and…

Body Language in Interviews

Research tells us that people form an impression of someone within 30 seconds.  Body language is the unspoken element of communication that we use to reveal our true feelings and emotions. Our gestures, facial expressions and posture, for instance. In the late 60s, a psychologist conducted several experiments to find out just how important gestures…

CONSIDERING A GIFT FOR A RECENT GRAD?

If you have a son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece or nephew graduating from university this year they will be entering a very challenging job market. In 2018 there will be approximately 300,000 graduates from 195 Canadian universities – up from 100,000 from 65 universities in 1985. The world has changed. Research by the Parliament Budget…

Networking Your Way Back

You have taken some time from your career to focus on other priorities – perhaps your family – and you are now ready to return to return to work. You have thought about doing something entrepreneurial however, have decided it is not for you and that you want to return to a full-time role in…