Tag: Self-assessment

Mindset & Emotional Intelligence Career Kit

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is one of the most significant predictors of career success. Having a healthy EQ means you are able to understand and manage your emotions, form stable relationships, and be confident, resilient, independent, and optimistic. Fortunately, EQ is something you can improve and develop if you put in the work—and this toolkit will show you how to start doing that.  

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Funding Your Venture

Join special presenter David Taylor to learn about financing from both the company and investor point of view. Learn about the funding drivers that increase the probability of securing financing. And get tips on the investor presentation and how to pitch the company. 


Presenter: David Taylor is a former founder, CEO and director of an international oil company with extensive global management and commercial experience.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Achieve a Work-Optional Life

Join best-selling author and VP of CIBC Wood Gundy, Maili Wong, to learn how to work smarter, not harder, to achieve financial security and safety. Your investments should be working for you so that a work-optional life is no longer a dream but an achievable reality. 

Attend this webinar to learn: 
- The #1 reason why people don’t reach their full financial potential. 
- Three myths that are keeping you financially poor. 
- How to leverage smart risks can boost your bottom line. 

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Are you ready to take on an executive or senior role?

You need to examine the nuances of breaking through into the executive ranks. Readiness to take on an executive role depends to a large extent on the facts of your career history, the messaging, your in-person presentation, and the opportunity fit.



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Create your own opportunities

In any market, you can get an advantage by standing for something, by truly focusing on what you do well and what you are passionate about. You can create your own opportunities by staking a claim in your area of expertise:

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What's your value proposition?

The first step to building your brand is to create your value proposition. It's important when developing your value proposition that it be clear and concise. Start by brainstorming what the companies and industries you have researched have in common. What things do they want that you can provide? What is important to them?

Once you've identified common needs you can develop your value proposition around them. Keep in mind that the purpose of your value proposition is to identify and satisfy an unmet need of your target job market.

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How to find a job with the right fit?

Just like the perfect pair of jeans, career success comes from finding the right fit. In this case, you’re looking for fit with what you do, the environment you work in and the people you work with.
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Figuring out your career goals

Do you have a long-term career plan? It can be fairly straightforward to say that in five years you want to be a Director at an International Company. Or that in two years you want to be earning 20% more in salary. However achieving these goals without a plan may not be as easy.
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How to know if a job is right for you?

The interview stage is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the job. Learn some key things to consider when determining if this is the right job for you.

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Start Marketing Yourself

When looking for a new position, your goal is to identify the best matched jobs and organizations and then do the best job you can to portray yourself accurately as a fit for the position. Find out how.
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