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3 steps to future-proof your career

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) Evolving market trends and changing industries make us wonder how we can stay ahead of the game. What can we do to ensure our talents will be needed in the future? Whether you’re looking to future-proof your own career or give advice to your kids in post-secondary school, here are some smart ways to boost a resume and keep it relevant for years to come. Always keep learning. G ...

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5 ways to make money as a digital nomad

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) Today’s economy brings certain challenges, but also some exciting opportunities. One of these opportunities is the relatively new trend of being a digital nomad — someone who travels between cities and countries while working remotely. Some of the benefits of this lifestyle include getting to see the world while immersing yourself in diverse cultures, and the ability to set y ...

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7 ways to conquer fatigue at work

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) We all deal with weariness at work — it’s normal. Usually if you grab a coffee, have a quick stretch or take a short break, you’ll feel refreshed to push through and finish the day on a strong note. But if you find yourself feeling tired on a regular basis, it might be time to change up your routine. Here, Healthy-worker.ca, an initiative by Public Services Health & Saf ...

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6 ways to beat the post-vacation blues

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) Even the most relaxing getaway can be overshadowed by the thought of returning to the daily grind. Did you miss anything important while you were away? Did any of your projects fall behind? How will you ever tackle your inbox? Fortunately, with a little pre-vacation planning your break with be blissfully stress-free. Healthy-worker.ca, an initiative by Public Services Health & ...

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Sidehustling? 4 reasons to separate your personal and business finances

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) Whether you’re already running a side business or have made this a goal for 2019, here are four important reasons why separating your business and personal accounts is best practice to set yourself up for long-term success. Credibility. The first thing people usually look for in a business is that it is professional and trustworthy, especially when it comes to the exchang ...

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Thinking of starting your own business?

Posted on 22 February 2019

(NC) In an era of unprecedented connectivity and technological advancement, a new side gig economy has emerged. Even some of us who don’t officially own a business are engaging in entrepreneurial activity to supplement our income, whether through a passion project, hobby or testing an idea for a future business. “When it comes to realizing their business ownership dreams, many pro ...

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How to find work in France as an English speaker

Posted on 16 February 2019

Living in France is the dream for many people around the world, which is not surprising when you consider all that the country has to offer. City slickers can explore the streets of Paris, visiting world-class museums and shopping in designer boutiques, while those dreaming of a quiet life can stay in the idyllic French countryside, where they can enjoy the beautiful landscape. However, li ...

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How to take the next step in your career

Posted on 09 January 2019

(NC) When it comes to accessing career advice, it can be really challenging to know where to turn. A recent survey of Canadians aged 18 to 24 indicated that advice from professionals in their desired field was the most valuable for navigating a career path. Whether you’re just entering the job market or looking to explore a new career path, it can be tough, here are some tips to get y ...

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6 Attributes To Look For in a New Hire – How to Find & Attract the Best

Posted on 01 November 2017

Filling an open role within your organization is a time-consuming process, and an ideal outcome is far from assured. How can you be sure that the candidates you’re considering represent the best fit for your needs—and that you hire the most promising of the group? Look for candidates with the right mix of personal and professional capabilities, not just those who give polished answers to your ...

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Women In Engineering: Why Your Career Could Be Endless

Posted on 20 October 2017

Engineering is one of the top career options for people across the USA, with there being branches to different types from rocket engineering to trains on the tracks! They are the mathematicians that use their hands, the problem-solvers full of new ideas and engineers have the know-how to advance technology in a way that those in basic tech roles don’t. The biggest problem in engineering? Only 11 ...