RECRUITER DECODER PART TWO

April 9, 2012

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 RECRUITER DECODER PART TWO In my last communication with newsletter friends, my mention of a new recruitment service I am involved with (in-house recruitment for corporations) had some people wondering if I still do career coaching.   I do and Outplacement Coaching as well, for good employers who wish to help their people move on. As […]

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What lies ahead? The real story of the 45 plus jobseeker…

October 13, 2014

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According to a  Canadian National Household Survey taken in 2011, the  median annual income for a full-time worker was  $31,604 and the average employment income was $41,795. An updated Statistics Canada report in January of 2014,  clocked the annual average wage for Canadian employees at about 48K. In my December 2013 Linked In publication IT […]

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91 or 19? It’s your choice…

April 16, 2014

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Someone I know recently celebrated their 91st birthday. Rather than ask them how it felt to be 91, I  reversed the numbers and asked if they would rather be 19? Without missing a beat they said “I’d rather be 19”. You may think it’s a stupid question but if I’d lived my live really well […]

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IT COULD BE YOU

December 13, 2013

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IT COULD BE YOU In the lottery advertisements, IT COULD BE YOU with the smiling hand and pointed finger signifies a big money win could be coming your way. IT COULD BE YOU in this instance,  is what job seekers 45 plus are finding out as they hunt for a role now and what those […]

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HIGHLY EFFECTIVE WORK HABITS OF EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS AND WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THEM

August 29, 2013

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“Let’s face it, being Executive Assistant isn’t about the money or glamor…It’s about providing valuable support to a person and an organization you believe in.”  Quote from Christine Scivicque  Copywrite © 2008  All Rights Reserved THE EFFECTIVE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT If you have a good executive assistant or know one, then you are aware of how formidable their skills are and how they contribute to […]

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CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE GOT THE…

July 11, 2013

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Congratulations, you have got the job. Now, how NOT to lose it… Akin to the feeling of winning the lottery, it’s a major rush when you find out you have been selected out of dozens or even hundreds to take that role. It is a feather in your cap and you have done well so […]

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E-MAIL OVERLOAD? HOW IT CAN HARM YOU AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

March 15, 2013

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 I was riding down in an elevator with a fellow last month and watched as he scrolled through the messages on his cell phone. It seemed to take ages.  I asked him if he was one of those people who get more than 150 work e-mails a day and he responded that he was actually […]

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SILLY SCENERY CONTEST WINNER AND MORE ABOUT THE SCENERY

March 13, 2013

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WINNER OF THE SILLY SCENERY CONTEST IS JASON TOMPKINS JASON  TOMPKINS, a Leasing Negotiator in Corporate Real Estate here in Toronto  guessed what each photograph was, winning a Tim Horton’s gift certificate and a photograph of his favourite Silly Scenery Photo. What can one learn from scenery? When you are in the workplace, particularly in a new job – […]

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