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Jan
13
2016

I heard this for the first time 9 years ago and it has never left me.  I believe the story is found in one of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Editions:

Jan
06
2016

Whatever your resolutions are this year, my suggestion would be to evaluate your ability to focus. Our ability to concentrate allows us to thrive - to cultivate relationships, problem solve, and innovate our way to a better future.

Dec
22
2015

As Canadians, we know how tough winter can be, and it’s not just terrible road conditions and shovelling driveways. The diminishing daylight hours can actually have a profound effect on our biological clocks (or circadian rhythms) and can cause troublesome hormone changes in our bodies.

Nov
11
2015

They say the average job search last about 9 months or longer these days. That’s a long time to be pounding the pavement, receiving rejection after rejection.

Oct
28
2015

With today’s technology, several meetings and employment interviews are now being done by using Skype or other video related technology. This can be a cost effective way for the job seeker and the company to save on travelling to various locations.

Oct
14
2015

As the newest member of the team here in Ottawa, I thought I would take the opportunity to tell you a bit about my first experiences in this new role.

Oct
07
2015

My position as an Employer Liaison/Job Developer, as per our Job Development Model, is to assist people who experience difficulties accessing the job market.  Many candidates experience difficulties accessing the job market as a result of hurdles/obstacles quantified as barriers to employment. 

Sep
30
2015

Engage, Enlighten, Educate and Entertain.  Those are my goals when I facilitate a workshop.  To that end, every day, I am thinking about the workshops I facilitate and what might add to them to meet those goals.  Whether I’m listening to the radio, reading a book, talking to an employer or lookin

Sep
23
2015

A day when I get to facilitate a Personality Dimensions workshop is by far one of my happiest days. The anticipation of working with a group of people and bringing them together on a personal journey fills my soul with an amazing energy, it is indescribable.

Sep
10
2015

I am a Vocational Rehab (VR) Team Leader (TL), and although I do work in an office – in Minden – I work virtually with the VR Staff and team in many areas and offices. How does that work, you might ask? Lots of emails, phone calls and we work at building lots of trust!