Year: 2023

  • How To Find A Strong Career Mentor

    Why You Need A MENTOR Now How many highly successful business people and public figures have you seen attribute a portion of their success to their mentors?  It’s quite significant isn’t it? If you don’t have a mentor and you’re serious about professional and/or personal development, you’re missing out. People at all stages of their […]

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  • Content Is King

    Don’t focus exclusively on the design or pretty colors in a resume too much.  Don’t let that be your ‘be all and end all’. Having an aesthetically pleasing resume template is important, it helps you stand out. However, once you’ve attracted the eye of the recruiter it’s the content of the resume that will make or […]

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  • #1 Challenge Facing Mothers Returning To The Workforce

    I’ve recruited for top companies across Europe and North America.  As an executive recruiter and recruitment consultant I partnered with talented people across countless industries to help get them in front of decision makers. As a resume writing consultant and interview coach, I’ve worked with the 1% in helping secure them interviews with their target […]

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  • How To Answer “What Are Your Major Strengths” Interview Question

    What Are Your Major Strengths? Yes, it’s a classic question that comes up time and again! It’s also an important one, and one of the questions many people struggle with quite badly at interview. Strengths Ok, so have 5 strengths ready to bamboozle them with. However, be prepared to give an example of each of […]

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  • How To Deal With Office Politics

    I often hear clients recounting incidents of office politics gone wrong. However, office politics are not always negative nor do they always have to result in job loss. Understanding how to respond and to develop a few strategies to turn the dynamic in your favour can help your experience with office politics be one that […]

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  • How To Be An Effective Leader

    Leadership in the workplace is no longer a top-down affair in which only the boss has ability to make decisions. Modern workplaces expect employees to demonstrate personal leadership in order to drive results. Even if you are not in a formal leadership position, behaving like a leader can also help place you in position to […]

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  • #1 SECRET TO WINNING AN INTERVIEW

    I’ve recruited for top companies across Europe and North America.  As an executive recruiter and recruitment consultant I partnered with talented people across countless industries to help get them in front of decision makers. As the owner of a career management firm providing resume writing services in Vancouver, BC, I’ve helped countless very talented people […]

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  • HOW TO MANAGE YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

    What is a Personal Brand and How Do I Use It? If you think brands are the exclusive property of companies, think again. Your “personal brand” might be the difference between finding the job of your dreams, or spending years in career limbo. Maybe it’s time to perform a little due diligence on your end […]

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  • 8 Career Marketing Tips for Graduates & Undergraduates

    One of the most common problems facing new graduates is how you should pitch yourself to target employers given your lack of experience, and how to do so in a way that differentiates you from the thousands of other people graduating with the same piece of paper that you have. 1)     What’s Your Story? The […]

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  • School Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Career

    When I first started drafting ideas for this article, I developed a list of all the faux pas I’d heard undergrads committing that could hamper their career prospects. The list was so extensive, I’m just going to mention two of them in this article as I regard them as being most problematic. All Work And […]

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