Mindfulness can help us shift our perspectives at work, according to Dr. Marc Lesser in the book Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader.
If you're planning to write the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam soon, a change to the exam coming in July 2020 will impact how you should prepare.
For those working in communications, gaining a certification can increase your knowledge and skills, allow you to be recognized for what you already know, and earn you notable credentials to use in your title. Looking for a job? A relevant certification can make you more appealing to potential employers over the competition. Have a job?... Continue Reading →
Happy new year! A new year brings a fresh start. It’s a great time to commit to making positive changes, both personally and professionally. Many of us set new year’s resolutions, despite the harrowing statistic that 80 per cent of them fail by February. Want to avoid becoming a statistic and make lasting changes this... Continue Reading →
Do you ever find yourself facing a mountain of things to do at home without knowing where to start? What about having hundreds of unopened emails in your inbox? If you’re nodding your head, don't worry – I’ve been there too. If you need a hand tackling your to-dos, I’d like to share a few learnings... Continue Reading →
Where do you see yourself in 10 years from now? How about 20? Have you ever realized that where you see your career in the distant future can depend on your job today? The job-related decisions that you make now can play a role in the path your career takes, and can impact whether your... Continue Reading →
Results of a 2017 study revealed that 44 million Americans take on extra work to make extra cash, in addition to working full-time. This is generally known as having a “side hustle.” The study identified millennials as the largest group of side-hustlers. What are some of the most common side hustles? U.S.-based research tells us... Continue Reading →
Professional development is critical part of everyone’s career, no matter what industry they’re in. Opportunities for professional development have been shown to benefit companies, and have been ranked as more important than pay for millennials. For people with certain professional designations, the completion of professional development activities is not only helpful, but it’s also necessary to... Continue Reading →
Last year I reported on one of Google’s new search features for people seeking a new job: Google for Jobs. At the time, this tool was being piloted in the U.S., while Canadians were awaiting a launch within our borders. Google’s job search functionality is now available in Canada. What’s it like? For the purposes... Continue Reading →