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Anxiety and the Future of Work

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Friday, August 30, 2019 10:00 AM

I have been reading a lot about job trends and what our work lives will be like in the future. It is fascinating to see the broad spectrum of opinion about this.

Vacation, Stay-cation and Fake-ation

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM

I have learned, this summer, that vacation can be complicated.  Essentially, vacation should be about taking a break from your every day routine.  Now that we work from home offices. WiFi gives us email access ...

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Asking the final interview question

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Monday, July 29, 2019 3:05 PM

You are in a job interview. It’s going really well. You feel like the conversation has flowed nicely and your answers have been thorough and thoughtful. The hiring manager has provided a great outline of ...

Leadership

HDSB Trustees appointed to provincial leadership roles

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Thursday, July 25, 2019 10:00 AM

At its Annual General Meeting on July 5, 2019, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) selected its Executive Council/leadership team and members of Work Teams for the 2019-20 school year.

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How to make your LinkedIn Profile work

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:15 AM

With 500 million plus business focused members, LinkedIn is a great place to put your professional information. Your LinkedIn profile lets you keep in touch with current and former colleagues. It also allows you to ...

Roger Federer and how he’ll find a new gig

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:55 AM

I spent 4 hours and 55 minutes on Sunday morning watching the men’s finals at Wimbledon. The match featured Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Jumpy

Redefining a Jumpy Career: Don’t miss the perfect employee

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:26 PM

I had two clients this week who decided they did not want to interview candidates because they looked “too jumpy”.  I pressed for more details. Their perception was that the candidates might not stick around ...

Infrastructure Stephen Crawford

Infrastructure Minister’s Parliamentary Assistant: Stephen Crawford

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:15 PM

On June 26 2019 Premier Doug Ford announced the Parliamentary Assistants who will each hold special responsibilities as a part of Ontario’s Government for the People. Stephen Crawford, MPP for Oakville has been named Parliamentary ...

Summer

Summer hiring: Job Journey

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Saturday, June 15, 2019 7:09 AM

People always assume that hiring stops for the summer.

2019 Community Spirit Awards

2019 Community Spirit Awards nominees

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:35 PM

The Town of Oakville is excited to announce the 44 nominees for the 2019 Community Spirit Awards. Congratulations to the following individuals and organizations nominated for their dedication and commitment to the Oakville community:

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