Posts Tagged ‘accounting and finance jobs’
The Most Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Day on These 6 Things
Successful people fascinate us. We are intrigued by how they live and how they achieve success. So, we study their habits and best practices. In studying the time management techniques of successful people like Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet and Albert Einstein, serial entrepreneur Michael Simmons discovered a common practice these high performers shared. He calls the practice,…Read More
Corporate Canada needs to take an active role in dismantling anti-Black racism
For many Canadians, the last few months have been a personal and collective reckoning on #antiBlackracism. Black Canadians have long raised their voices about systemic bias in our systems. But society as a whole had not truly listened or fully understood that by characterizing incidents as one-offs or not reflective of who we are as…Read More
12 Sneaky Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You
We want to start by offering the following reassurance: nine times out of ten, employers aren’t formulating #interview questions with the express purpose of tripping you up. They’re asking for information that can legitimately help them come to a hiring decision, and they have nothing to gain from blindsiding you with a “Gotcha!” just for…Read More
There’s no way to go back to the way things were – so how are we moving forward?
Before #COVID19, the future of #work or “new world of work” referred to a different approach to getting work done, mostly due to the exponential acceleration of technology. Many organizations and thought leaders have been preaching the need to work differently for years, in order to capitalize on the opportunities afforded by these new #$technologies.…Read More
Protecting your job: Surviving the post-pandemic workplace
You may have had a job when the pandemic struck – and may still have one. But the future is uncertain. So this is a good time to think about how to increase your odds of staying employed when things return to some semblance of normality. At the start of the year, consultant Sharlyn Lauby…Read More
The coronavirus pandemic is the management crisis of our lifetime
Managers have certain moments when their skills are tested to the ultimate – the busy season, or during a takeover bid, or when a new challenger with a superior offering enters the marketplace. But in the past few weeks – and the weeks, if not months, to come – all managers, in every field, at…Read More
Feeling isolated and disconnected when returning to work after an extended period of time off?
You wake up and as you stare at your ceiling your mind automatically begins to flood with negative thoughts that remind you that you’ve have been off work for nearly three months. You’re not telling anyone, but inside you’re not sure if you’re feeling much better. However, you have agreed to try to return to…Read More
10 Ways To Use Quarantine Introspection For Career Reinvention
When #COVID hit, I braced myself for an onslaught of out-of-work jobseekers needing help landing jobs FAST. And make no mistake, with recent layoffs, this has been the case. Yet I’ve noticed another surprising phenomenon the COVID quarantine has had on professional women. I’ve had many successful corporate women reaching out to me quietly admitting…Read More
How will the #labour market fare post-COVID-19?
The lead-up to Thursday’s release of Canadian March employment figures has been a gruesome guessing game for forecasters. How bad will the job carnage be? Half a million? A million? More? Two things are certain. The number (released by Statistics Canada at 8:30 a.m. ET) will be huge. It will also be largely irrelevant. What…Read More
Improv classes helped me learn to live with #ADHD
“You sound like you have ADHD,” my doctor said. “You’re a classic case.” Hormones, brain chemistry, a difficult childhood – these things I’ve long accepted. But, as the doctor indicated, together they enacted an alchemy of enormous proportion; too much for vitamins and positive thinking to resolve. “I don’t think so,” I said. “I’ve always…Read More