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Archive for the ‘Career Planning’ Category

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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May 26th, 2016

Get Ahead with These Resources

Get Ahead with These Resources

Today’s business world is becoming more and more competitive and it’s important to stand out from the crowd. You can do this by embracing your inner entrepreneur and learning about how businesses operate. Many people may think that they are not entrepreneurial, but you don’t have to build a multimillion startup in order to think like an entrepreneur. […]

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May 13th, 2016

When to Draw the Line With Your Boss’ Expectations

When to Draw the Line With Your Boss' Expectations

In an uncertain economy bosses often become more demanding than ever. Their company may be poised to crash if they don’t make an abrupt turnaround to boost sales and productivity. But even in stable market conditions, some managers are just plain obnoxious in making outrageous demands on their employees. If you are wondering whether your […]

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February 9th, 2016

The Biggest Mistake You’re Probably Making Right Now in Your Career

The Biggest Mistake You're Probably Making Right Now in Your Career

With the new year comes time to reflect upon your career and really take stock of the situation, assessing both the positive and negative aspects. One of the best actions you can take is to pinpoint the mistakes you’re making in your professional life and vow to change your ways. Here are five critical missteps […]

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November 16th, 2015

7 Methods on How to Handle Job Loss

7 Methods on How to Handle Job Loss

Many individuals who have experienced job loss can agree that it is not an easy process for anyone to go through. For most of us, our jobs provide us with much more than a source of income, they provide us with structure, a professional identity and impact the way we see ourselves. During this time, it […]

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October 6th, 2015

Software Developers: 3 Steps to Paving Your Way

Software Developers: 3 Steps to Paving Your Way

In the midst of intensive learning and ongoing change in the digital realm, it is important for anyone pursuing the career of a software developer to start things off with a basic framework.  Although we know that sticking to just one simple framework doesn’t necessarily work for the innovative mind of a software developer, we […]

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June 11th, 2015

Is a Bachelor’s Degree Still Worth It? (Entire Article)

Is a Bachelor's Degree Still Worth It? (Entire Article)

Note: This article was originally written as a three part series. Reproduced below is the entire article.  We’ve all heard stories about over-qualified university grads working at Starbucks and Home Depot for minimum wage. Today’s youth unemployment hovers at 13.4 per cent (nearly double the overall national level), along with student debts rising 44 percent […]

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