Tag Archive "work"

Vacation, Stay-cation and Fake-ation

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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Halton Catholic Board Welcomes Parents and Students to Information Evenings

The Halton Catholic District School Board will host a variety of information sessions, providing parents and students with opportunities to explore the programs and educational pathways available to students who will start secondary school in ...

Working Close to Home is EASIER than you think

If you are a fellow commuter, you have probably spent a lot of time dreaming about what it would be like to have a 10 minute commute instead of the hour of slogging you usually ...

Career Management – Humpback Style: Oakville Recruiter

I saw a cool thing on the news last night. Some guys were diving off the coast of California when suddenly a couple of humpback whales rose up out of the water together in a ...

Night School? Sign me up! Oakville Recruiter

I heard a fellow interviewed on CBC Radio the other day. He had been unemployed for more than two years. His last job had been in IT services. When asked why it was taking so ...

LinkedIn for Students

Let me lay this out plainly for you: If you are about to graduate from university, you need a profile on LinkedIn. People want to see who you are and you don’t want them going ...

Networking 2.0: Oakville Recruiter

If I had a dollar for every session that promises the secrets of networking, I would be richer than I am now. It used to be that networking meant going to cocktail parties with a ...

Don’t Leave Your Career to Chance

I was just looking at one of the people in my volunteer group on LinkedIn. She has a full profile with her career highlights and education but only a few links and most of them ...