Earth Day 2020 – “Climate Action”

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. Earth Day 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Celebrations will include activities such as the Great Global CleanUp,…

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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…

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Why companies are reviving efforts to hire internally

On discovering that 47 per cent of departing employees had left for more enticing opportunities elsewhere, Schneider Electric SE recently introduced a digital platform designed to help its people realize their career aspirations without jumping ship. Eventually, all 144,000 employees of the France-based multinational will be able to tap into Schneider’s internal talent pipeline by…

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Want to grow your career? Then grow your network

Networking is perhaps one of the most common pieces of advice given to young professionals looking to grow their career. At the same time, many are not skilled at networking, so fail to reap its benefits in their careers. Regardless of where you are in your career, make growing your network a priority. These new…

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11 Tips to Avoid a Toxic Boss in Your Next Job

As a career coach, I’m trained to be objective when coaching my clients. To view situations with loving detachment. But there are times when I feel fiercely protective over my clients and angry at what they are going through at their place of work. What could cause this level of anger? It’s the #1 thing…

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Use LinkedIn to Boost Your Online Brand

Spending time on LinkedIn profile development can set you up for success in many different ways. When you start seeing LinkedIn as a way to enhance your career for the long-term rather than simply a platform you need to update to keep up with the trends, then you’ll have many more opportunities come your way.…

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