Achieve Balance and Success in Career and in Life

Achieve Balance and Success in Career and in LifeI used to define success only in the context of career – how far up the corporate ladder I could climb and how much money or bonus I could earn. I think years of business and life experience have taught me to take a much broader perspective…

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Coping With Stress at Work

Coping with stress at workstressCoping With Stress at WorkEveryone who has ever held a job has, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. In the short-term, you may experience pressure to meet a deadline or to fulfill a challenging obligation.…

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Advance Your Career & Enhance Brand with Social Media

These days, it seems, everyone is using #socialmedia. And there’s a good reason why: Using social #media correctly can go a long way toward advancing the #careers of association professionals. OPPORTUNITIES Social media is just as “strategic” as it is “social.” For instance, social media makes it easier for you to: Network with Colleagues: It’s…

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Building Relationships With Recruiters

When searching for a new #job, relationships are the most important piece of the puzzle. How you manage your interactions with #people has a direct impact on the value of the relationship. This logic holds true for working with recruiters, too. When engaging #recruiters in your job search, realize there are many nuances to a…

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How employers and employees should manage self-quarantines

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the country, many employers are making decisions around when to ask employees to quarantine themselves for their own protection and that of others. But employers who are making these policies may not be considering the psychological impact a quarantine could have on employees. Instead, employers should consider…

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Canadian job seekers can find ‘hot jobs’ in unexpected sectors

With all the hype about the war for tech talent – cybersecurity specialists, software developers, big data analysts and the like – Canadian job seekers might not be fully aware of the range of “hot jobs” for non-techies. Recruiting firm Hays Canada reports high demand for executive assistants, law clerks, supply-chain managers and continuous improvement…

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There is beauty and joy at the end of life, too

What people don’t understand is the beauty and joy to be found at the end of life. When I tell people I work at a hospice, they often say “that must be so hard.” But my favourite thing is hearing people’s stories, their experiences, their successes, their failures – the things that life has taught…

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The most fraught relationship of my life is with money

Editor’s note: With the holidays – and the New Year – right around the corner, we’re thinking about our resolutions for 2020. We want to hear from you. What are your personal and professional goals for the New Year? Send your response to amplify@globeandmail.com and it could be featured in a future edition. Everybody knows the rules…

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