Career Coaching Blog

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Media Mentions

Employee Disengagement Common - Globe & Mail Interview

I did a lead interview a few years back on employee disengagement for Canada's national newspaper, the Globe & Mail. Is your job satisfaction low? Do you feel disengaged with your work? More to the point, if you think that you have a pattern of self-sabotaging your career or feel disengaged with your job, is to analyze the situation: Is it the job or is it you?

"Certainly a cause of disengagement could be bad times -- layoffs, continuous…

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The benefits of regular quarterly or monthly career coaching

Updates on our Career Coaching Service Options

I've made updates to the career coaching service options available on the site with the addition of quarterly arrangements as well as the already existing monthly coaching packages. Much of my client work is done a project basis - either with in-depth career move programs, or specific deliverables like LinkedIn profiles, resume writing, etc. In some cases, a monthly or quarterly schedule works great. In the words of one my current clients working on …

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European Management Assistants (EUMA)

I had the great pleasure of delivering the keynote and a workshop to the 2007 European Management Assistants (EUMA) conference in Belgium last month. I spoke to the conference theme of creating career opportunity and used the workshop to deliver a practical planning approach for attracting and creating more career opportunity.I was immensely impressed by the enthusiasm, openness and professionalism of the organizers and attendees and truly enjoyed Belgian hospitality.

Location: Brussels, Belgium …

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TV Interview on Getting Market Ready for Job Search

If you happen to have access to the BNN - Business News Network in Canada on Tuesday June 5th, you can see me in a taped interview at 8pm ET. Or, shortly after airing, it will appear at BNN.ca.

The host, Bruce Sellery, did a great job of getting me to summarize my Getting Market Ready concept as it relates to job search.

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Updates

I am having fun!

There, I said it. Building my business by supporting your career development is exactly what I want to be doing. So, I count myself very fortunate. Thanks for being part of this audience. Here is a quick update on what’s new and what’s coming:

What’s new?
1. The Monitoring Services has expanded with a new private client site. This is the weekly email reporting service where clients log their goals, action items, progress, and where they are stuck. I support by replying to their w…

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Canadian Business Magazine Interview

The recruitment industry has been buzzing recently with CIBC World Markets taking legal action against Genuity Capital Markets for poaching employees.

I was delighted to receive a call on the subject from Canadian Business Magazine to discuss the employee side of the equation. It ended up in the Jan. 31 - Feb. 13 issue of the magazine in a small way. The article isn’t online unfortunately, but the gist of the quote is when you decide to leave, try and resign with some class. Give appropriate noti…

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What I am working on with my clients

The holiday season and the new year is a time for reflection, goal setting and planning for the coming year. If you are thinking about making changes our pursuing your professional goals, you might be interested in the following:

A lot of people ask me what it is I work on with my clients. Well, it varies. I am working with a lot of great clients right now and it is a priviledge to be able to help them along their path to greater career fulfillment and the achievement of their goals.

To give you a…

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