We live in a culture where we celebrate independence and the ability to achieve things on our own steam. This holds true in the workplace as well, where job advertisements often include mandates such as “must work independently”. As professionals, we feel we should always be able to handle anything and everything.
It’s no surprise then, … Read More »
Celebrating Father’s Day is an old tradition that can be traced back to the middle ages of Europe. The tradition carried over to North America, in the early twentieth century, where it was implemented on the third Sunday of June to complement Mother’s Day. Yet, it did not become an official holiday in the U.S. … Read More »
If you are a company that relies on your sales team, whether you are a start-up or an established firm, you have probably realized how hard it is to hire and maintain talented sales personnel.
A recent Globe and Mail article, Companies Struggle with Shortage of Sales Talent, discusses how sales is in the top … Read More »
Henry Goldbeck comments on knowing when it is time to leave your job:
“For me the straw was when the partners at the large recruiting firm I was working for were simultaneously speaking to me regarding a potential future partnership while negotiating to sell the company to a large corporation. That they would flat out lie … Read More »
A HOLE IN ONE
You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.
First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »