Tag: Career

How to Create Your Own Personal Mentorship Program (pt. 3)

Putting your acquired knowledge into action is an important step of the personal mentorship program you created. But before that can happen putting together mentorship groups is a great way to share ideas and build your confidence. It is also a great way to extend your network! You don’t have to be alone However, building

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How to Create Your Own Personal Mentorship Program (pt. 1)

Having a mentor to guide you along on your career (or life) is an amazing thing to happen but in many cases you and I won’t have that opportunity for a variety of reasons. However, if you are resourceful and desire to improve your career–building your own mentorship program might do the trick! So what’s

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Build Your Work Experience Through Local Business

Like many job seekers one of the major obstacles to acquiring a good job is lack of experience. It is a harsh reality, yet it’s something you need to consider carefully. If I can’t get hired, how do I get experience? Many of us have been on interviews where the hiring manager will tell us:

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How to Create Your Own Career ‘Breaks’

Chances are if you are waiting on people or luck to help you along on your career journey you not end up being too successful. There are many people, however that are essential in your career development and that includes even bad managers! Regardless, it is your responsibility to create your own breaks in order

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From Mechanic to Professional Consultant: How Steve Bredschneider Discovered the Power of Helping Others Achieve their Potential

Careers in Focus profile by Brian Trota Six years ago Steve Bredschneider was at his lowest point in his life. “I was really not happy. I was overweight; I was sick. I was depressed.” says Bredschneider, “I wasn’t clinically diagnosed [as depressed] but I had all the symptoms and never really talked about it to

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How to Discover Hidden Career Opportunities

Whether you have a job you like or feel that you are ready for another opportunity you must always be prepared for taking chances that you feel can increase your standard of living, expand your career and help you grow personally. That means always taking a few moments every week to do the little things.

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How Visual Artist Iwona Buziak-Mohamed Aims to Help Other New Canadians Thrive

Careers in Focus article by Brian Trota Ever since she was a young girl growing up in Communist Poland Iwona Buziak-Mohamed knew she wanted to be artist, yet it was this desire that helped her to develop into a strong individual. “I learned from a very early age, that as long as I used my

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