Tag: Career management

Career-building strategies and challenges for new professionals - Andre Raymond

In my previous article, I discussed the importance of opting for an in-person rather than virtual way of working to develop a good network of contacts when starting a job with a new employer. I also presented a winning strategy to facilitate integration, namely adapting to the culture of our new employer. In this article, I will present other strategies to help new employees integrate their work well, but also to develop, flourish and, if desired, climb the ladder! As you will see, all these strategies require an extensive and well-established network.

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Maintaining a Career Mindset During Times of Change – by Careering

A pertinent issue both a career practitioner and jobseeker can face during transition is maintaining a career mindset. Change is inevitable and a part of daily life, but COVID–19 has presented a unique set of challenges that require a strong career mindset and an arsenal of change management skills. Incorporating change management skills into a career mindset is good starting point that will enable you and your clients to stay grounded in an ever-changing economic and social landscape.

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Now's the Time to Negotiate for the Job-or Salary or Flexibility-You Want - Victoria Medvec

Let’s say you’ve got a new job offer in hand, but you’re not thrilled with the salary. Or you’re angling for a promotion at work, but your manager doesn’t seem to be on the same page. Maybe you’re overwhelmed with too many projects and you want to adjust your workload. All of this calls for a negotiation.

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A Guide to Inclusive Language in The Workplace - Nisha Kumar Kulkarni

So much of our everyday language excludes different backgrounds, genders, and abilities. While this is oftentimes unconscious and unintentional, some commonly used words and phrases can read as male- or cisgendered-centric, while others can reinforce negative stereotypes about mental health, physical ability, or nontraditional family structures.

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For Mothers in the workplace, a year (and counting) like no other

As Mother’s Day approaches, we look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a reckoning between career ambitions and family aspirations for many women, and what companies can do to help them.

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Using LinkedIn to Navigate your Career in the Midst of COVID-19

We are excited for this encore presentation of the LinkedIn Guys to share their expertise, in partnership with alumniUBC, Faculty of Arts and Centre for Student Involvement & Careers.

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How To Navigate Your Career During COVID-19

It can feel daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general has been tipped upside down. We could not have predicted our current reality as part of the 2020 employment forecast.
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The Canadian Fintech Ecosystem Map

Canada accounts for close to 850 fintechs of the 6,000 that exist in the all of the Americas. Canada also has the most robust banking system in the world - it would be safe to say that we are on the path towards becoming a world-leader in fintech!

In a deep-dive of a province-based segmentation, the largest number of fintechs exist in Ontario (47%), followed by Quebec (24%) and BC (18%). 

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Navigating the Offer Career Kit

When you receive a job offer, it's best to avoid accepting it right away. This gives you time to think about whether what you’re being offered is really in line with what you want—and if it isn’t, there may be room to negotiate. But how do you do that? Download this career kit to find out.

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Strategies for Retiring Right!

Build and maintain a high quality of life after work by preparing and learning to overcome related hurdles. In this webinar, Rick will share actions taken by successful retirees.
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