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

The Big M

If you are like me, the hardest questions during interviews are the vaguest ones about values and motivation. To answer these questions, you need to be aware of why you make job related decisions; very often we act on a hunch, hoping for the best. Though sometimes effective, it’s not the best habit. We spend

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

How to Shine Like a Leader as a Team-Member

I would consider myself an experienced professional who has worked in various settings, acquiring transferable skills along the way; however, I’ve never actually transitioned into management/supervisory roles. It’s not that I don’t possess the taste buds to step into such rolls, I’ve just never received the opportunity to work as a manager or supervisor for

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Opinion|1 Comment

Tips on Successful First Days at Work – Before, During and After

Where to start? Beginnings are all about something new. They involve a certain amount of change. They can sometimes come with a dose of unexpected events and people. Same goes for when you start a new position or employer. Let’s focus on a fresh start in a completely new environment. I would like to share

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

Helpful Tips To Get You Through A Hard Day

Maybe you are reading this article because you had a bad day. You are in the right place! It doesn’t matter how positive of a person you are, bad days happen to the best of us. Reasons for bad days at work can be plenty. You can came to work in a bad mood because

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion, Tutorials & Guides|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Counter Offers

As a recruiting professional, I have seen situations where someone applies for a new position, goes through the interview process, gets an offer, notifies/gives notice to their current employer, and the current employer comes back with a counter offer to get the person to stay. Sometimes, frankly, I have worked with candidates where I

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

Maybe You’re Just Not Interested?

It doesn’t make the headlines, and it isn’t often talked about, but it may have happened to you; maybe you are going through it now. What if you’re just not that interested in a job you have been pursuing? It can happen. Maybe you read a job description that seemed to be exactly what you

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Job Satisfaction, Talking to Recruiters|0 Comments

The Low Down on Employee Empowerment

Today, managers who run companies are increasingly practicing employee empowerment, which is basically sharing the ownership of project responsibilities with staff – It can have surprising results.  For instance, instead of a manager dictating exactly how a project is to be completed, team members are instead asked for their input.  Typically, they are asked to

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

An Exercise in Strengths

How much do you know about yourself? Do you truly understand your innate talents and abilities that you can leverage not only help you stand out in an interview, but also that will enable you to be successful in the role you are seeking? For the past decade, I have had the pleasure of

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments