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Good Question: How should my company manage online trolls and negative comments on social media? graphic

Good Question: How should my company manage online trolls and negative comments on social media?

January, 18th, 2020

Q: “A negative comment was left on my company’s social pages and it’s starting to go far and wide. I am worried it is going to affect business. How can I manage and should I respond?”   OUR EXPERT: Lauren Shirreffs Founder and CEO, 2Social Lauren Shirreffs is the founder and CEO of 2Social — […]


Good Question: Recently, I’ve been feeling completely uninspired by my career, and by life. How do I get past this funk? graphic

Good Question: Recently, I’ve been feeling completely uninspired by my career, and by life. How do I get past this funk?

January, 14th, 2020

Q: “I’m not depressed, but I’m also not excited. It’s like I’m walking with no direction, which is making it very hard to get pumped about my future — or even picture what that future might look like. When I try to think about what’s wrong, I feel ungrateful. When I try to think about […]


Good Question: I agreed to a public speaking opportunity, but as the date approaches imposter syndrome is setting in — how can I overcome it? graphic

Good Question: I agreed to a public speaking opportunity, but as the date approaches imposter syndrome is setting in — how can I overcome it?

December, 19th, 2019

Q: “I’ve been asked to speak to a large audience to share my expertise. But as the date grows closer, I feel so much anxiety that I want to back out — is it possible that I’m dealing with imposter syndrome?“   OUR EXPERT:  Christine Laperriere Executive Director, Women of Influence Advancement Centre Christine Laperriere […]


Good Question: Why Can’t I Get Hired? Islay McGlynn shares her advice. graphic

Good Question: Why Can’t I Get Hired? Islay McGlynn shares her advice.

November, 11th, 2019

Q: “I’ve applied for more jobs than I can count in the past year, but haven’t landed anything. I graduated from university five years ago, have had two employers in that time, and earned one promotion. I’m still considered a junior-level employee so I’m looking for my next move. At first, I was selective, but […]


Good Question: I feel like my boss is against me. What should I do? Linda Descano has the answer. graphic

Good Question: I feel like my boss is against me. What should I do? Linda Descano has the answer.

October, 15th, 2019

Q: “When I first started working for her (she didn’t hire me), she took me aside to tell me she didn’t think I would make it at the company and that I didn’t have what it took to be successful in the industry. I took that as a challenge and set out to prove myself […]


Good Question: How do I know when is the right time to leave my job? graphic

Good Question: How do I know when is the right time to leave my job?

September, 23rd, 2019

Q: “A new position has come up in another area that I would love to pursue — but it doesn’t feel like the right time to leave my department. Should I pursue it anyway? Knowing how much pressure we are under to deliver, I am concerned that my boss will be angry if I leave. […]


Good Question: What is the most effective approach to resolving conflict between two employees on a team graphic

Good Question: What is the most effective approach to resolving conflict between two employees on a team

August, 26th, 2019

Q: “In my department, I have a manager and her direct report who are really at odds with each other on a project. People have dropped by my office to tell me that their frustration with each other is really causing challenges during larger project review meetings. What is the best way to approach and […]


Good Question: My mentor told me that I need to put more effort on critical mandates. Was it a criticism of my work? What am I missing? graphic

Good Question: My mentor told me that I need to put more effort on critical mandates. Was it a criticism of my work? What am I missing?

June, 24th, 2019

Q: “My mentor told me that if I want to move up, I need to start putting more effort on critical mandates. I feel like everything I do is stuff that has to get done — so I’m not sure what to do with this advice. Was it a criticism of my work? What am […]


Good Question: My boss shared with me some difficult feedback, and it has really thrown me off my game. How can I deal with this? graphic

Good Question: My boss shared with me some difficult feedback, and it has really thrown me off my game. How can I deal with this?

May, 22nd, 2019

Q: “Recently, my boss shared with me some difficult feedback, and it has really thrown me off my game. I feel like I work really hard and am overall doing a pretty good job, and she’s not acknowledging that. How can I deal with this? “   OUR EXPERT:  Christine Laperriere Executive Director, Women of […]


Good Question: I feel like my boss is against me. What should I do? Kate Broer has the answer. graphic

Good Question: I feel like my boss is against me. What should I do? Kate Broer has the answer.

April, 8th, 2019

Generation Y has a reputation of being impatient and unwilling to “pay their dues.” So if you’re a millenial, ready to advance, and eager to prove you deserve it, how can you ask for a promotion without appearing “entitled” or “pushy”? Our three experts weigh in.


Good Question: How can I get an opportunity to showcase my capabilities? Christine Laperriere has the answer. graphic

Good Question: How can I get an opportunity to showcase my capabilities? Christine Laperriere has the answer.

March, 7th, 2019

Generation Y has a reputation of being impatient and unwilling to “pay their dues.” So if you’re a millenial, ready to advance, and eager to prove you deserve it, how can you ask for a promotion without appearing “entitled” or “pushy”? Our three experts weigh in.


Good Question: My team is toxic, but do I have to fire someone? Liane Davey has the answer. graphic

Good Question: My team is toxic, but do I have to fire someone? Liane Davey has the answer.

February, 11th, 2019

Generation Y has a reputation of being impatient and unwilling to “pay their dues.” So if you’re a millenial, ready to advance, and eager to prove you deserve it, how can you ask for a promotion without appearing “entitled” or “pushy”? Our three experts weigh in.


Good Question: How can I ask for a promotion without appearing entitled? Michele Romanow has the answer. graphic

Good Question: How can I ask for a promotion without appearing entitled? Michele Romanow has the answer.

January, 11th, 2019

Generation Y has a reputation of being impatient and unwilling to “pay their dues.” So if you’re a millenial, ready to advance, and eager to prove you deserve it, how can you ask for a promotion without appearing “entitled” or “pushy”? Our three experts weigh in.


Good Question: Is it worth it to pursue a lateral career move? graphic

Good Question: Is it worth it to pursue a lateral career move?

December, 14th, 2017

    Q: I’ve been offered a new role that I think is more of a lateral move than a promotion, and my current position is a good one. Since it’s not a big step up, I’m having trouble evaluating whether or not to pursue the opportunity. It’s within the organization I work for now, so […]



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