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Category: Career Development

A Creative Approach to Career Development

Posted on August 27th, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, Leadership. Comments Off on A Creative Approach to Career Development

Being creative isn’t just for artists, authors, and musicians. All of us can, and should, think about our careers creatively – working with the raw materials at hand to make something unique. In the context of career development, these raw materials might include your education and training accomplishments, past working experiences, interests and hobbies, volunteer … Read More »


5 Facts How Vacations Increases Your Productivity

Posted on July 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, HR Management. Comments Off on 5 Facts How Vacations Increases Your Productivity

Vacation is usually synonymous with lack of productivity. I disagree, vacations allow you to disconnect yourself from business, you start to unwind, and you are more open to new experiences. When you come back you see problems with clarity you never have had before. You feel rejuvenated and motivated. Here are a few more reasons why vacations are productive.


2 in 5 Canadians Have Witnessed Some Kind of Misconduct in Their Workplace

Posted on July 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on 2 in 5 Canadians Have Witnessed Some Kind of Misconduct in Their Workplace

A survey recently conducted by Ipsos Reid revealed that 2 in 5 Canadians have seen some kind of misconduct in their workplace. Of those who witnessed wrongdoings, 48% did not report it.

What was more staggering, is that only 31% feel confident that your report would be properly investigated. Your warning bells should be ringing.

Types of … Read More »


Survey Reveals Finance & Accounting Professionals are Most Satisfied with their Job

Posted on July 3rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Finance. 1 Comment

A recent Monster Workforce Talent survey of close to 6000 participants, revealed engineers and finance professionals were among the most satisfied with their current and future job prospects.

Within the finance & accounting industry, Accountants, Management Analysts and, Market Research Analysts rank as the top three jobs.

Over 80% of finance & accounting professionals expressed they were … Read More »


Top 8 Weight Gaining Jobs

Posted on June 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development. Comments Off on Top 8 Weight Gaining Jobs

All the piles sweet treats in your workplace kitchens or around your receptions desk is likely making you fat. A study from CareerBuilder confirmed what most of us already realized, work leads to weight gain. According to their study 44% of workers surveyed said they have gained weight at their current job.

The poll consisted of … Read More »