Turning lemons into lemonade

Ecommerce and online business, shopping and buying has been growing fast before the #COVID19 #pandemic pushed even more consumers online, due to lack of other ways to shop, or just for better opportunities. In 2020 and beginning of 2021 many businesses pushed hard to put their businesses online, contributing an additional hefty $105 billion in…

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Hiring Lessons from Jeff Bezos and Amazon

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is a very rich man. In fact, he’s currently the wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes’ most recent list. #Bezos comes from humble beginnings. He left his job on Wall Street in 1993 to launch Amazon, which originally focused on selling only books online. It was successful earlier…

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Are racial issues discussed in the workplace?

The death of #GeorgeFloyd last year has managed to rattle again the #racial issues not only in the USA but in Canada and other countries around the world as well. The outrage indeed was taken to the streets and is still shown frequently on TV and discussed often on many occasions, the main question though…

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3 Body Language Tips For Job Interviews

Body language can enhance what you’re saying or it can contradict it. Non-verbal cues are just as powerful, and sometimes more so, than the words you say. In a #job #interview, you need to pay as much attention to your body language as you do to the answers you give. Whether your interview is in-person…

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What does a world without e-mail look like?

If our economy runs on oil, than our workplaces can be said to run on e-mail. What if we committed to changes there as well, and not by 2030 or 2050, as in the response to climate change, but by next September or January, seeking a world without #email in your office. If that sounds impossible, think back…

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The 3 Key Formulas To Answer Any Interview Question

Interviews can be tough. No matter how much you prepare, you just can’t ever predict exactly what questions you’ll be asked. That’s why it’s always interesting to debrief with my clients after they have completed an #interview. Honestly, just when I think I’ve heard it all, someone hits me with a doozy. The questions I…

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