Treat your LinkedIn headline as your elevator speech

As an executive coach, one-time Human Resources Manager and Recruiter I have seen the GOOD, BAD and UGLY LinkedIn headline. Is your headline your current title and company name? Whether you are an entrepreneur, a job-seeker, or happily employed, your headline is your elevator speech clearly defining how you provide service. A vast number of […]

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The art of Emceeing an event

My stint earlier this year (2017) as an Emcee for the Alberta Career Development Conference brought many laughs, some groans (humorous) and great connection with the audience. So what makes a memorable Emcee/speaker? 1. Being confident. There is a fine line between being confident and being cocky. In the beginning of my speaking career; I […]

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Success is never easy

It is so easy to give up when the going gets tough. ย There were many times I wanted to throw in the towel; telling myself this is too hard, why bother. Success is never a straight line, there are peaks and valleys. However, push hard and celebrate one step and then another. Persevere and you […]

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Decision to disclose disability

The decision to disclose Self-disclosure of a disability is a personal choice. The job-seekerย should disclose disability-related information only as necessary.ย  It is important for the job-seeker to decide whether or not to disclose what they want to disclose when they want to disclose based on the impact of the job search and/or job performance. Know […]

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