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Archive for the ‘Career Planning’ Category

March 29th, 2017

How To Build Great Relationships At Work

How To Build Great Relationships At Work

Most people don’t want to feel like they’re alone at work, even if they telecommute. Relationships keep people engaged and connected. It increases job satisfaction and fulfillment. It can also make you more productive at work – collaboration and teamwork has a way of bringing that about. There are many benefits to building relationships in […]

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February 24th, 2017

5 Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Job

5 Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Job

Sometimes it’s hard to know when it’s time to leave a job. It seems like it would be easy. If you don’t like, find something else, right? It’s not always that simple, however. We convince ourselves to stay in jobs that we don’t like because we need the money, because we don’t know what else […]

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December 5th, 2016

The Cost of Employee Turnover

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Sometimes an employee leaving your company is a good thing: They may not be a perfect fit for your team, or they may just be ill-suited for the job. But more often than not an employee leaving a workplace is a costly problem. There are a variety of reasons for those turnover costs. Of course, […]

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November 27th, 2016

Modernize Your Resume: First Steps

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There’s tons of info on the internet about resumes, including this article! Some of the info contradicts, some confuses, and honestly, some steers you down the wrong path altogether. And don’t even get me started on the templates available for the unsuspecting, eager job seeker, which, for a variety of reasons, can blow up any […]

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November 7th, 2016

Finding your Ideal Career

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Worried that you’re pursuing the wrong career path? Haven’t spent enough time considering your options? Not sure you enjoy your current job? While common, these concerns can be signs that it’s time to change your career path. It’s important you often take inventory of your career and life goals and compare them to your current […]

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October 6th, 2016

How to Stay Up-to-Date with the Job Market

How to Stay Up-to-Date with the Job Market

Staying up-to-date with the job market is essential even if you have a position that you are satisfied with. Regardless if you want to look into specific positions, it is imperative that you always stay current on what the job market is for your position. This can be achieved in many different ways. Here are […]

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July 13th, 2016

5 Things to Get You Ahead In Your Career and Life

5 Things to Get You Ahead In Your Career and Life

Are you a career minded person who would like to succeed in all aspects of life? Well, you need to understand how important it is to increase your skills and knowledge continually. Ongoing training and education can help you both in boosting your career growth and in unlocking your full potential. Employee recognition programs, like O.C. […]

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July 7th, 2016

Balancing Life, Work and Grad School

Balancing Life, Work and Grad School

The decision to complete an MBA is certainly not trivial. Potential students must weigh the demands of family life and the challenges at work to decide if working on a masters full or part-time is the best option. The benefits to receiving an MBA will often factor into the decision whether or not to pursue […]

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June 30th, 2016

How to Write a Resume as a Career Changer

How to Write a Resume as a Career Changer

Are you on the verge of changing your job from sales associate to kitten groomer? No? Okay, perhaps you are not going into the kitten grooming business, but you may be looking to change your career. The sad fact about being a career changer is that it can be difficult to tailor your resume to […]

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June 2nd, 2016

Working in BC’s Health Care Industry

Working in BC's Health Care Industry

Do you want to find a job in BC’s health care industry or want to see what working in health care is like in BC? Here’s an overview of the current state of the industry. According to BC Stats, there were 287,400 jobs in health care and social assistance in 2015, making up 12.5% of BC’s […]

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