It’s career fair seasons at campuses all across the country. If you’re a student and you have a career fair coming up, here are 3 things you can do to stand out and get companies to notice you.
It happens. If you’ve been working for any amount of time, you’ve certainly encountered someone who just rubs you the wrong way, be it a colleague, a client or a vendor. Here’s how to deal.
It’s September! The kids are starting school and there are only a few days left to linger on a terrace. Here in Montréal, we’re already pulling out our ‘tite laine for those chilly mornings and gearing up for the first days of fall. Let me ask you: how are you doing with your goals? September is a great
There seems to be a lot of angst among job seekers about résumé page length: one page or two? Will hiring mangers skip over your résumé if it’s longer than one page?
You’ve been nervously waiting in the reception area for the interview to start. You hear your name. You get up, shake the interviewer’s hand and follow them into the conference room. You sit down as you mentally go over all the questions you’ve practiced in the days leading up to the interview. The interviewer gestures
With summer holidays and vacations upon us, it’s a good idea to have a book (or an audiobook) handy for long flights or quiet moments. Here’s a list of my favourite reads that I’m sure you’ll find intellectually stimulating.
The information age has its pros and cons, and one of the key drawbacks is that many industries that were stable and steady for decades now find themselves in rapid decline. This can be an unsettling reality if you find yourself in one of these industries. My hope is that this article helps to inspire
Recently, I had a few conversations with different, unrelated friends, and each said some variation of: “You have clearly defined values.” I thought it was interesting to hear this same comment from different sources. Serendipitously, I saw a talk by Tony Hseih (pronounced ‘Shay’), the CEO of Zappos, and he had some really interesting things
We work hard to obtain what we want but in certain areas of our lives, the changes just don’t seem to stick. In today’s article, I discuss how we can use habits to bring us the lasting change we desire.
An area some candidates forget to consider when going about their job search is company size. I discussed the pros and cons of working for a large company in the last article. As a follow-up, today we’ll look at the pros and cons of working for a small company.