Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why personal branding matters now

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Workopolis: Career Resources: May 18, 2014 Today more than any other time in the history of the industrialized world, it is important for employed and unemployed people to take control of developing, establishing and managing a Personal Brand. A Personal Brand allows all that is strong and effective about your personal and professional style to […]

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Kevin O’Leary, Donald Trump, Simon Cowell How reality TV has created a bunch of real-world jerks (and how to fix them)

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Toxic reality TV big wigs are creating incivility and disrespect in workplaces throughout North America. Find out how and what corporations and managers need to do to back on track according to David Posen, MD, in his book, Is Work Killing You? Recent research indicates that incivility and workplace abuse is on the rise. One […]

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I want to apply for my manager’s job. What’s the protocol?

Nine To Five: Special to The Globe and Mail, Published Sunday, May 4th THE QUESTION My manager has decided to take early retirement, but won’t be leaving for a few weeks yet. I am passionately interested in applying for the job. I’m currently in the union, but this is a non-union position. When and how […]

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