Career

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Good Question: How can I ask for a promotion?

August, 15th, 2014

Q: “I’m in my mid-twenties and I’m aware of the reputation my generation has—we’re seen as impatient for promotions, unwilling to “pay our dues” and generally afflicted with a sense of entitlement. Believe me when I say this doesn’t define me or the people I know. I don’t expect to be handed something for nothing; […]


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Carol Wilding – Career Success in a Tough Economy

July, 31st, 2014

BY CAROL WILDING Carol Wilding is the President and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, is the chamber of commerce for Canada’s largest urban centre, connecting more than 12,000 members and 200,000 business professionals and influencers throughout the Toronto region. A few months ago General Motors named Mary Barra the motor giant’s new […]


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Position yourself as an expert – Andrea Lekushoff

July, 31st, 2014

BY ANDREA LEKUSHOFF  Andrea Lekushoff, President, Broad Reach Communications Andrea has a track record of building strong reputations and delivering business results for many of the world’s most respected brands. Committed to giving back to businesswomen around the world, Broad Reach provides microfinancing to 10 women entrepreneurs in Tanzania through FINCA Canada and is a […]


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Leslie Beck- A Case Study in Building a Brand

July, 25th, 2014

BY LESLIE BECK Leslie Beck is a Registered Dietitian with a private practice at Medisys in Toronto, and Globe and Mail columnist who has published 12 books since 2000. I entered my first year at UBC with the intention of becoming a lawyer. I took biology courses too because I had always loved the subject. […]


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Good Question: How can I network authentically?

July, 24th, 2014

Q: It’s been a long time since I’ve had to network in any structured way, because I’ve been employed for years (and I’ve had many promotions along the way, too). People tell me that networking is something that I should be doing throughout my career, even if I’m not in the market for a job, […]


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Curators of Chic

July, 24th, 2014

Finding your passion can also mean finding the right parter who shares your entrepreneurial spirit and vision. These co-founders have a shared love of all things crafted, and a soft spot for a great story. What they created with those mutual passions is a one-of-a-kind offering.


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Personal branding— reinvention or evolution?

July, 24th, 2014

BY SHOANA PRASAD Shoana is a Course Leader at the Women of Influence Advancement Centre and offers group presentation training, one-on-one coaching and executive branding. She is an executive coach and Founder of Glenwood Consulting Group Inc. I have always seen spring as the second New Year’s of the calendar year. It’s a time we […]


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Call to Action

July, 24th, 2014

No job is secure and no industry will be “safe” indefinitely. That means none of us is immune to layoffs, downsizing and redundancy.


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Limited Supply, High Demand

July, 8th, 2014

Women make up nearly half of the labour force in Canada, but less than 22 percent of us are employed as professionals in STEM fields.


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Adrienne Clarkson – Reinvent the world around you

July, 8th, 2014

BY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE ADRIENNE CLARKSON Adrienne is the Former Governor General of Canada and co-founder of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. For more information about the ICC, including how you can participate in a community citizenship ceremony, visit icc-icc.ca. My father believed you could take chances, but only if you did so while not […]