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3-Step ‘Big-Fish’ Approach Practically Guarantees Career Success

Imagine getting your post-secondary degree and being presented with a multitude of job offers… within the next week!
You’re overwhelmed and excited at the same time; the world is your oyster!
 
There’s no trace of fear, no worrying about paying your loans or making your way in the world. ...




What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?

The next time you come across a resume that's too good to be true, add a couple of extra items to the "abilities" segment: envy and immorality.
 
Experts say people who lie on their CVs are likely to have been unemployed for a long time and appear to be motivated by jealousy for other people who have landed jobs when they haven't. ...




4 Signs It’s Time To Update Your Brand

A few months ago, my 10-year-old son announced that he wanted a new brand of body wash. He had been using Spiderman Berry Bubble for quite a while, so when he requested Axe Body Wash instead, I was a bit surprised. Nonetheless, I agreed, and we came home from the store with a large bottle of Axe Apollo shower gel. ...




Following Up After Your Job Interview the Right Way

When you go on a job interview, sometimes it takes a while for the hiring manager or human resources department to get back to you. Waiting to hear the next steps or whether you'll be offered the job can often be more stressful than the interview itself. ...




Do You Have What it Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Are you suited to be an entrepreneur? Too often, people start businesses not aware they do not have the right entrepreneurial skill-set—they may be too complacent, laid-back, or cautious to take up on the multifaceted role of entrepreneur—which can lead to the failure of their ventures. ...




9 Expert Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

We all grow up with dreams of what we want to be someday, but landing that dream job isn't easy. Applying to jobs and going on interviews can be time-consuming and stressful. Plus, the companies you have your eye on may not even be hiring in the first place — or the right job for you might not even exist yet. ...




5 Benefits Of Creating An Online Portfolio

Online portfolios aren’t just for certain fields or industries anymore. The importance of having a professional online presence is more important than ever, and an online portfolio will certainly increase your visibility and presence. Creating your portfolio website allows you to share and showcase your work easily with the employers you’d like to work for. ...




12 Career Options for Those Interested in Working with Horses

The equine industry is growing tremendously each year and this means that more career opportunities are becoming available to those job seekers that are interested in working with horses. While the jobs that are found in the traditional equine career path are growing, there is an increasing number of trades that were not previously associated with horses that are making their way into the equine sector. ...




A Positive Attitude at Work: 10 Tips for Success

Having a positive attitude at work can help you get a promotion, succeed on projects, meet goals, and just generally enjoy your job more. However, many people struggle with this, especially those who don’t love their jobs. How can you keep a positive attitude, even if you don’t enjoy the work you’re doing? In this article, we’ll go over 10 tips to staying positive at work. ...




How to Get a Job When You Don't Have Much Experience

Job searching without much work experience can be frustrating; employers will tell you that you need more experience, but how are you supposed to get it if no one will hire you? Whether you’re a recent graduate or a stay-at-home parent re-entering the workforce, here are eight tips that will help you combat lack of experience in your job search. ...