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Daisy Wright Quoted in Toronto Star

I was again quoted in the Toronto Star of June 2, 2007 by Career Columnist, Janis Foord Kirk. Her series deals with the challenges that internationally-educated professionals face during their transition to Canada.As I said in the article, employers … [Continue reading]

Daisy Wright Recognized as ‘Outstanding Canadian Career Leader’

At the recently held conference of Career Professionals of Canada, I was awarded the prestigious award "Outstanding Canadian Career Leader". Executive Director of the association, Sharon Graham said,"Daisy Wright was nominated and awarded the … [Continue reading]

Daisy Wright Interviewed on Business News Network (WorkopolisTV)

My book No Canadian Experience, eh? has been getting rave reviews from readers, interviewers and other career experts. The link below will take you to an interview I did with Bruce Sellery of BNN (Workopolis.tv) which was aired on May 15, … [Continue reading]

No Canadian Experience, Eh?

"No Canadian Experience, Eh?" Who knows this better than an internationally-educated professional or new immigrant trying to get a foot in the door of an employer. Sometimes it appears the focus is more on the 'lack of Canadian work experience' than … [Continue reading]

Seven Top 7 Reasons Companies Initiate Coaching Programs

The Conference Board of Canada has come up with 7 top reasons why companies initiate coaching programs:1. Assist leadership development2. Enhance career development3. Orient new employees4. Accelerate learning5. Improve retention6. Transfer … [Continue reading]

Sometimes It’s Lonely on the Way to the Top (by Mark Victor Hansen)

As I read Mark's newsletter this morning I was reminded of an article I wrote some months ago and it asked the following:Have you ever wanted to do something really great for yourself but you are always confronted by BUT's?"I would like to change my … [Continue reading]

Are you Conducting Your Job Search from Work?

** Are you using your company's computer, fax machine, business e-mail account and office supplies to conduct your job search?** Do you believe you are entitled to use the workplace to find a better job? Though such activities are widespread, they … [Continue reading]

What’s Your Potential for Success…?

Weddle's surveyed a total of 1,270 people about their potential for success in their future job search campaigns:** 57.6% Responding to an ad posted on an Internet job board** 16.8% Networking at business and social events** 7.2% Responding to an ad … [Continue reading]

Managers Say Thank-You Letters are Essential

Managers Say Thank-You Letters are Essential: 70% said e-mailing thank-you notes was appropriate, especially to acknowledge a small gift or gesture (Recent survey by the Emily Post Institute). Thank-you notes are mandatory and expected in some … [Continue reading]

CareerBuilder.Com Launches Resume-Matching Engine

CareerBuilder.com is streamlining the hiring process for subscribers to its database of 19 million resumes with a new matching engine. The technology automatically locates resumes that best match another resume, an uploaded document or a job posting, … [Continue reading]