IMPORTANT: If you have been on CRB during the Covid-19 pandemic, and are planning to re-enter the workforce when CRB ends, I strongly recommend that you begin updating your Resume, Cover Letter and Interview Skills now. Don't wait until everyone, who has been off work, starts flooding the job market. Regardless of where you are in the Career process,  be sure to contact me if you need help in the following areas: •Clarity and direction with regard to your next best steps in your Career path •Developing a highly professional and effective Resume and Cover Letter •Learning exceptional Interview Skills •Formatting an effective Job-hunting Plan Nothing makes me happier than to see my clients hit the ground running and succeed in reaching their goals. My approach...

Is it possible to have a Career that you love, one that's aligned with your Values and Interests? Or is this asking for too much and should you just be happy that you have a job? Each week I hear clients expressing a deep desire to make changes to their professional path: “I just can’t do it any more! It’s sucking the life out of me. I feel like I’m dying inside.” This is not typical workplace frustration. These are actual statements I hear on a regular basis from intelligent, responsible and resilient people, who don’t walk away from commitments easily. And that’s what makes what they’re saying so important. They’re highlighting a deep sense of disconnection between who they are, and...

You need to think differently now. Pre Covid-19, gaining a post secondary education and taking steps A, B, C, D and E would more than likely have helped reach your Career goal. It was a very linear approach for getting to where you wanted to be. Inherent in that approach was the assumption that the socio-economic world/ the context in which you were being trained to work, was reliable, stable. It was a given. That has changed now and a linear approach will not work. Why? Because the context itself, has changed. Specifically, the former context has broken down and is in the PROCESS of evolving into a new one. The socio-economic world we currently find ourselves in, is not fixed. It...

Career SOS explores the ways in which you can navigate your Career through uncertain economic waters and a changing work climate. This post is the first in the Career SOS series. Take inventory of the situation Any effective plan for dealing with a crisis begins with accessing the scenario. Here’s what we know: Entire industries have been pummeled. Many businesses have had to close, and many are barely hanging on Companies have been forced to restructure and cut their workforce, in some cases drastically While some businesses are reopening, it’s not at the same capacity as pre- Covid 19 This means people who are off work now, may not have jobs/ or as many hours of work to return to To cut back...