Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Here's the truth: there's a good chance your interviewers are prejudiced. It may be more obvious or less obvious, but when you suspect their prejudice is ruining your chances, it's time to take action. Read on to learn how.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Learn the 6 universal principles of influence you can start using today to improve your negotiations and your relationships.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Ever gotten a pair of shoes you needed to work in before they felt good to wear? Cultural comfort works the same way: you have to walk a mile (or ten) before you hit your stride. Get the 2 insights and 3 strategies you need to start on your journey.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Turns out that your personality traits impact how effectively you can navigate cultural difference. Learn how "The Big Five," "The Asian Personality at Work Index," and how individualism and collectivism impact your ability to negotiate.
The spirit of work: How courtesy, respect and thoughtfulness create the foundation for all other work success
Friday, May 12, 2017
Recipes for success at work are printed everywhere...articles, textbooks, templates, and checklists. Ready for a different approach? Find how Marie's 3 key values can ignite your team and enable you to light the way for others.
Monday, May 8, 2017
People have described the experience of intercultural negotiation as trying to dance on a constantly shifting floor. Build your understanding of how to negotiate more effectively using this 3-part series. Let's start with the 7 power-based strategies.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Recently Marie reconnected with a former Canadian Workplace course participant. 3 years later, he has 9 lessons to teach her about building a career in Canada.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Picture this: You walk into work - new job, first day - and you don't speak the language very well. You're doing your best, but you start to doubt your ability. Learn the 2 questions supervisors need to ask to turn this situation around.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Sometimes a success story is precisely what we need in order to keep ourselves moving forward. Let us introduce you to Gerard Keledjian, and you'll see what we mean.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Let me make credential recognition easy - or easier - for you. Find all the resources you need to get started right here.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Have you considered that as soon as you open your mouth to speak, people are paying more attention to your voice than to your face, the way you dress or what you are saying? Make the most of this advantage using Marie's 4 strategies.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
How do you get past cultural dissonance, personal dissonance, and deep values clashes when you are working in the same place? Can you get the job done if you can’t see past the canyon of separateness that keeps people apart from each other? We think so...
Monday, January 26, 2015
You've heard the saying: "Pointing the finger at someone else means that there are 3 more fingers pointing back at you." Stop the finger-pointing and learn the "why" and "how" of identifying personal bias.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Keep yourself current in an age where invented technologies and economic instability threaten to make you obsolete. Read up on our 4 KEY AREAS for professional development and start strategizing for long-term employability today.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Building confidence may not be a tough as you think. Check out Marie's "4 Categories of Confidence" that will help you tame your fears and start taking action.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
High School Reunions: a time be see and be seen; a chance to look your past in the face. But, for Marie, this one was an opportunity to look into her future too...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Email, the grandparent of social media, still can teach LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter a thing or two about connecting people with opportunity! Learn the Canadian protocol for navigating "old-fashioned" email introductions.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Marie's confession: She hadn't take a real vacation in 10 years. See why she's committed to changing her ways, and how regularly switching gears can actually increase your productivity.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
What stands between you and your dream job? Maybe just 140 characters...Learn how you can use Twitter to connect yourself to the work you want.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Wise words from Dave Delaney: "Everyone should build their network before they need it." Read on to learn how Facebook can help you connect with opportunity.
Monday, August 22, 2016
You know about LinkedIn but are you using it to help you find your dream job? Check out how you can create and use your LinkedIn virtual network to reach your career goals.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Your heart is beating hard, breathing is shallow, and you have officially started sweating...classic signs that you are about to enter a NETWORKING EVENT! Read on to learn how to get past that stress response so you can start connecting.
Monday, June 27, 2016
How can you turn a “bad job” experience into something useful for personal growth rather than it remaining a bitter seed in your heart?
Monday, March 21, 2016
Worried you might not find work in your field when you graduate? Follow these 12 tips while you are still in school and watch the employment opportunities open up before your eyes!
Sunday, May 8, 2016
What can you do if you keep getting interviews but no job offers? Read Mary's story and apply the tips that worked for her.