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Resumé Templates From Canva

Resumé Templates From Canva

In today’s competitive job market, it’s more crucial than ever to differentiate yourself from other professionals and candidates vying for the same positions as you. And it all begins with your application and resumé, your first and sometimes ONLY, best foot forward! Canva is a tool loaded with enough easy-to-use features and functionality that allows […]

11 Famous People That Succeeded Later in Life

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Do you feel like it’s too late to achieve a significant amount of success? Many of the most successful people did start at a young age. It can be disheartening for the late bloomers among us. But many of the most successful people you know didn’t get started […]

Building Your Network With Successful Coffee Meetings

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Coffee can do much more than just wake you up in the morning. Networking over a couple of cafe lattes is ideal for busy schedules, so step away from your office and enjoy more face time. Consider these ideas before you schedule your next coffee meeting. How to […]

Practice the Pareto Principle and Achieve Results in Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition The 80/20 Rule, or Pareto Principle, probably isn’t new to you. The Pareto Principle is the idea that 80% of your results come from 20% of your actions. You wear 20% of your clothes 80% of the time. The top 20% of sales people make 80% of the […]

Take a Leave of Absence Without Derailing Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition For most of your working life, you’ll probably juggle your responsibilities at home and the office, but sometimes personal issues demand your full attention. Maybe you’re expecting twins or undergoing major surgery. Maybe you’re leading a trip to Africa or going back to school temporarily. A leave of […]

Ask These Questions Before Accepting That Job Offer

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition When times are challenging, it’s easy to tell yourself that you’ll take any job you can get. However, it’s generally wise to be prudent. Accepting a job offer can alter the course of your life. You may have to move to a new city and adapt to a […]

Look Professional in Meetings

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition There are millions of formal business meetings each day in Canada and the United States. That time around the conference table can be a waste of time or you can turn it into your opportunity to shine. When you learn how to look professional in management forums and […]

Rebuild Confidence After a Job Setback and Boost Your Career

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Job setbacks can shatter your self-confidence and make it difficult to stay positive. Luckily, however, they don’t have to ruin you or your career. You can rebuild your confidence again and get your career back on track…Follow these strategies: Click here to read the full and original article […]

Job Crafting: Great Opportunities In Your Present Job

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Transform your job into a calling. Whether you’re a senior manager or an entry level clerk, job crafting is a technique you can use to boost your satisfaction and engagement. The secret is to break your job down into blocks that you can rearrange to suit your passions […]

7 Success Tips for Changing Careers

7 Success Tips for Changing Careers

By: Patrick Laforet: Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition Weather forecasters can’t reliably predict the weather three days from now. How is a 22-year old supposed to pick the right career for the next 40-plus years? Most of us will and do contemplate a career change at some point. It might be a conscious decision or the […]