With fall almost upon us, it feels like the right time to make a few changes. A fresh season means a fresh new you, what will you do differently this month? Fall is some people’s favourite for the colours and the change in feel. However, it could feel different and cold especially since we’ve all enjoyed some sun lately. If you are looking for a little inspiration, then here are 4 things to try this fall.Continue reading
It’s good practice to think about top industries and jobs providing top career opportunities. When planning out a career, you have to keep in mind the future. You don’t want to feel stuck five or ten years down the line because it’s really not worth it. Planning and thinking strategically becomes really important and worth the time.
If you want a job that meets your interest, does well in the economy and provides security, then keep reading! It’s important to keep in mind the times, what is currently in trend and how you can stay relevant. Since there is an aging population, it’s expected that there will be career positions to be filled in the nearest future.
To help you identify where those career opportunities are, we’ve shared top industries and careers in demand in Canada for the next few years.Continue reading
Once upon a time having two or more jobs or additional skills was not seen in a positive light. It was usually something you had to do to stay above the poverty line. However these days it’s a sound investment because using the skills you have to help others is a great side hustle. You’re not veering off the road from your main job, but the things you do know can be used to good effect.
Everyone has the opportunity to become a teacher and earn while they pass on their skills to others. Rather than sitting at home watching Netflix, you may find it’s worth your while to teach others the skills needed to enter the industry you work in. Even just personal skills you have gained from a hobby or interest can be put to good use.Continue reading
One career choice that is always high on the selection list is that of the law. Law is a career choice that has seen glamour, thanks to Hollywood. It also took an influx in the 90’s thanks to the likes of Johnnie Cochrane and Robert Shapiro.
Many people want to enter the field, but some of those without a college degree. Below we are going to look at some opportunities in the legal area that you may not know.Continue reading
There are many advantages to freelance and remote work. You can create your own schedule and work on projects that drive you. Just like any job, there can be drawbacks due to the enormous amount of pressure freelancers can put on themselves. Coinciding with the gig economy and the rise of remote work, coworking spaces have become more popular in recent years. These spaces function like offices only you are completely independent.
If you find yourself struggling in your remote work, then it is time to consider joining one. These are the ways coworking spaces can help you excel at your work and become your new best friend.Continue reading
When most people think of a routine, they imagine the typical girl from a positive lifestyle article in a woman’s magazine. She’s slim and healthy, laughing at a joke that nobody will ever know while eating a green salad. Or maybe she’s showing off her widest grin on her way to the gym – back from the gym; it’s hard to tell, girls in magazines don’t seem to sweat when they exercise. In other words, you already know that routine for this girl, and her readers mean freedom, health, fun, and the perfect figure.
But for some people, a routine is the last thing they want to keep in their days. Routine is hell, and they hate it. If you sometimes roll your eyes when you stumble across the laughing girl and her salad in a magazine, you probably have already questioned the advantages of your routine. If you fear the work routine, this article is for you.Continue reading
“I want to find my dream job.” This is what we’ve heard someone say. If we are being completely blunt, we’ve made this statement at one point or the other at various stages of our career.
It often feels like there is a lot of pressure in life to find your dream job. So many people out there talk about how they’ve found a job that they are passionate about and others feel like they deserve that as well, which is only fair. However, most often than not, the job you’ve worked so hard enough to actualize might turn out to not be as you expected. For example, you might begin to feel unfulfilled after some time on the job.
Alternatively, you might outgrow something that you always thought you wanted to do from childhood. And all of a sudden, it no longer feels like a job that you are interested in. This can feel intimidating giving all the time you must have spent training and trying to accomplish the goal of getting the ‘dream job’.Continue reading
Traditionally, running a business required shelling out on a ton of office supplies and equipment. Nowadays, the only tool you really need to run a business is a mobile phone. Modern smartphones allow you to have all the resources you need in the palm of your hand. From communication to internet use to keeping calendars, the modern smartphone is able to do it all. They’re also perfectly portable so that you can work from any location.
Of course, operating a business with nothing but a phone does have its challenges and you need to be able to overcome these. Here are just a few of the steps that you can take to make running a business from a phone a success.Continue reading
I’m not certain if it’s the fact that I took classes in Human Resources, chat with a number of job seekers, have searched for a job at different stages of my career or just my love for writing in general that has made resume writing enjoyable for me.
I’ve had to learn the hard way in many cases which is something that I’ve equally come to take advantage of as I believe that it’s taught me a number of lessons over time which I love sharing here. I’ve had the opportunity to meet with experts in recruitment and all of this has helped me realize a number of mistakes that many candidates make when it comes to their resume.
A resume is one of the first steps to finding a job and a good opportunity to land an interview (in the job you want!). As a result of this platform, I’ve had the opportunity to review several candidates’ resumes and I have noticed a number of mistakes they make unconsciously.Continue reading
Job satisfaction is something that’s important to all of us – it becomes very difficult to go to work when you hate your job. But instead of doing something about it, many people seem happier to complain about their jobs. Is that how you want to live? Surely not.
Your solution, therefore, is to work on improving your job satisfaction so that you can go on to build a great career for yourself and enjoy what you do. It’s going to take some work on your part, but it will be worth it when you succeed. Work on improving your job satisfaction with the advice below.Continue reading