Have you ever been asked by a former co-worker to speak about them to a potential employer? I think it’s an honour to be asked to be a reference because I feel it demonstrates they think highly of me and our work together. In fact, I was recently asked by an old co-worker to be... Continue Reading →

Pop the champagne! I’m thrilled to announce that I’m back creating to Pencil Skirts & Punctuation. Yes, I was gone for a while, but I swear have good reasons for my hiatus. In the past few years, I switched jobs, got engaged and married, and then started a new job (my current role). With so... Continue Reading →

In many industries, such as communications, journalism and graphic design, it is helpful to bring a portfolio of work samples with you to job interviews. Potential employers can review your portfolio to gain an understanding of your skills, experience and talents. If you have a portfolio, is yours still in hardcopy format, such as in... Continue Reading →

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