6 tips on remote work success during COVID-19

In the midst of a global crisis that is forcing many office workers to become remote employees, keeping a positive mental health outlook is key to surviving and thriving while at home, says the CEO of a company that has always had workers staying home. Shrad Rao of Wagepoint, a Calgary-based payroll software provider, began…

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Rebuilding & Strengthening Your Executive Network

A common situation that occurs for many executives is allowing their network to go stagnant. It’s easy to do when you have a stable job, have no intention of leaving your job, and are too busy to reach out to your connections. However, it’s important to keep a solid, active network even when you’re not…

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3 Ways To Build A Stronger Personal Brand On Social Media

Social media can be pretty intimidating for some people—especially those who tend to shun the spotlight and avoid self-promotion. That being said, there’s no denying that social platforms can and do allow individuals to build personal brands that afford them greater professional opportunities. Having a robust social media presence is an asset to your long-term…

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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…

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You, your #phone and a saner #life

With so much of many people’s days sucked up by commuting, it’s inevitable we turn to our mobiles to get some work done during the time in limbo between office and home. Don’t do it! That’s the advice of Carolyn Rook, a lecturer at Henley Business School, and Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, a professor at INSEAD.…

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