What Do You want to be When You Grow Up

As a father of 3 children, one in college and two more about to enter higher education, the questions around what they want to major in and what kind of careers they want to pursue is a frequent topic of conversation in our household. Beyond the college years, and well into adulthood, people often think

By | June 11th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

The Career and the Side Hustle

In addition to a full-time job, many employees are now embracing supplementary employment in the form of a side hustle. As opposed to a part-time job with strict schedules and expectations, a side hustle is typically freelance or contract in nature; something entrepreneurial that gives the employee the flexibility to decide how and when

By | June 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Building Client Relationships in a Virtual Environment

Building Client Relationships in a Virtual Environment Working in a virtual environment without the opportunity to make a face to face impression can be difficult at times. In recruitment, it is all about sales and personal connections; working a very process centric environment can add another layer of complexity to the scenario. So, how do

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Internal Career Move, are you Ready for the Interview?

Not all career moves mean a move out of your current organisation. There could be the perfect next step for you, right where you are working now. However, many people make the mistake that they think they are a ‘shoe in’ if they apply for a role within their own organisation, just because they work

To Contract or Not to Contract? — Contract Work V. Full-Time Employment

In today’s workforce, there are many opportunities to be a contractor, consultant, etc. (or whatever term you will be defined as).  In every industry, you can pick up a short or long-term contract in some of the biggest corporations out there – the money is great, but at what cost?  What are the advantages and

By | March 19th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Job Searching While Employed

Is it easier to find a job when you are employed? It’s possible that having a job makes you more desirable to a potential hiring manager as they may assume that the competition would not just let go of their top performers. However, in today’s job market, I would speculate that the real reason

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|1 Comment

Knowing When It Is Time

In the summer of 2014, I knew the time had come to make a move that was scary for me and my family.  We were at the beach for the weekend with some friends and I was going on and on about how miserable I had been the last few months at my job.  I

By | March 9th, 2018|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

Good interpersonal relationships between coworkers are one of the most important factors that build a good atmosphere in the workplace. I feel that we are happier with our job when we have friends in our office, and we are more likely to deliver better results – we have others to lean on and consult our

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Opinion|0 Comments

New Year, New Career?

There’s something about a new year that feels like a fresh start. It’s the proverbial changing of the calendar that puts us into the mind set of change. Whether it is to lose a few pounds and set aside time for a new exercise plan, or maybe save more money or even re-evaluate your career.

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

If You Got the Job, Would You Really Be Happy?”

“If you got the job, would you really be happy?” – a really interesting question to ask. In North America and Europe, unemployment rates are the lowest they have been since before the recession, according to Eurostat, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada. When the unemployment rate is low, more people are employed

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Accepting The Offer, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments