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9 Reasons You Are Failing Your Interviews

September is one of the most popular months for hiring, according to Monster. That means some job seekers are sharpening their resumes to meet the hiring onslaught, but how prepared are they for interviews? Over the past several weeks I have fielded … [Continue reading]

Are You All Ideas and No Action?

  "Ideas have a short shelf life; act on them before the expiration date." ~John C. Maxwell, Leadership Guru Consider this: If Steve Jobs hadn’t moved on his idea to develop the Mac computer, Apple would’ve remained a dream, or would it? … [Continue reading]

Happy Canada Day

Canada is celebrating a special birthday this weekend. I was invited this week to be a ‘roaming storyteller’ who would tell my immigrant story to a group of new Canadian citizens after their special Canada 150 ceremony today (July 1). I received the … [Continue reading]

Learn from the Most Brilliant Minds in Coaching at No Cost

Are you interested in learning directly from some of our industry’s top thought-leaders and the most successful coaches in the world - at no cost? WBECS - the world’s biggest online summit for Business and Executive coaches - offers more than 50 … [Continue reading]

How to Spring Clean Your Career in One Day!

If a job opportunity falls in your lap today, would you be prepared for it? A woman left me a message this past Monday: “I would like a professional resume, and need it done by Friday, so I can’t really waste too much time here.” Wow! I said to … [Continue reading]

25 Quotes from Women That Will Inspire You to “Be Bold For Change”

Happy International Women's Day 2017! Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day - a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. I would like to wish all the women in my circle a Happy … [Continue reading]

How to Participate in the Gig Economy (Even as an Executive)

There’s a lot of buzz words in the job search world these days - the gig economy, contract gigs,  ‘permalancers’, talent exchange, talent economy, interim gigs, and my newly-coined version ‘gig economist’. At the heart of these concepts is one … [Continue reading]

She is in Pain and Fighting a Hard Battle

This is an unusual story. It deviates from the career and job search articles I normally write, but life happens. It will cause you to pause and reflect on some of what could be going on in the lives of some of the people around us. I had just … [Continue reading]

How to Get the Job You Want

“Only those who can see the invisible can accomplish the impossible!” - Patrick Snow Lisa was the subject of my earlier post. What I didn’t mention is the depth of our conversation. She had dropped by to give me an update on her year of personal … [Continue reading]

Stop the Procrastination! Do It NOW!

It’s amazing what coaches can learn from their clients. That’s the reason I refer to coaching as 'a collaboration'. Lisa dropped by during the Christmas Holidays with a lovely Poinsettia (never saw that type before), and to give me an update on … [Continue reading]