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Information Interview: making the most of it


Sunday, July 16, 2017 9:00 AM

When you are thinking about moving your career in another direction, you need information. One of the best ways to do this is the information interview

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Canada 150 – Think of the Positives!


Sunday, July 2, 2017 7:28 AM

We are in the middle the best long weekends of them all – Canada 150. Everyone will be celebrating in some way: barbecues or fireworks or family reunion picnics. What ever plans you have, you ...

A successful interview: take a pause


Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:00 PM

We are all nervous when we go to interviews. It never changes. It does not matter how senior you are or how many interviews you have done, you will still have sweaty palms and sweaty ...

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Are we Exclusive? Managing your LinkedIn Invitations


Sunday, June 18, 2017 5:10 PM

I was talking about LinkedIn with a group of people on Monday evening. One of the big questions that came up about invitations. When someone invites you to connect, should you accept?

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Demonstrating Energy: Career Advice


Sunday, June 11, 2017 8:30 AM

My son is very laid back. For the most part, it’s a good thing. He does not freeze up before tests or freak out when an assignment is due. He just goes about his business ...

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Daniel van Veen, Sheridan Apprentice Medals at Skills Canada


Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:00 PM

Sheridan College 3rd year Apprentice Daniel van Veen representing Team Ontario in the Post-Secondary Precision Machining Competition at Skills Canada in Winnipeg this past week came home with the Bronze medal in one of the ...

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Job Postings & Romance: A Recruiter’s Perspective


Sunday, June 4, 2017 9:00 AM

So what is the link between job postings and romance novels?

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Oakville North-Burlington Inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 1:05 PM

Inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program (YWIL) was hosted last week, which offered young women in Oakville North-Burlington and across Halton an opportunity to job-shadow in a local business, agency, organization, or government office.

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What was I doing? Dealing with Distractions


Sunday, May 28, 2017 9:00 AM

If you can’t remember what you started five minutes ago, you are dealing with distractions.

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First Jobs of Very Successful People


Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:00 AM

We tend to get hung up about our first job. Whether it’s a summer job or a full time gig, we worry that it won’t be in line with our goals and ambitions. Stop worrying ...

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