Interviewing in the Pandemic

The Virtual Interview – a Change for the Better

Job interviews are a necessary part of corporate life, and something that almost anyone who has ever earned a paycheck has had to do at some point. For the candidate, interviewing means dazzling strangers that hold the fate of their employment in their hands. Employers have the challenge of assessing […]

Cover Letter Tips

Cover Letter Tips: When to Write One and What to Say

Cover letters – the age-old formality of writing a letter and explaining why someone should consider you for a job. Cover letter anxiety often prevents applicants from following through and submitting for a role. The thought of putting pen to paper to convince someone to give you a shot can […]

Networking During Holiday Season

Make the Most of Networking During the Holiday Season

Tis the season… for reflection, reconnection and resolution. For many, the holidays are a time to connect with loved ones, colleagues and friends. It is the perfect time to polish up your networking habits. Here are some tips for ways you can boost your network as we navigate the 2021 […]

Written Communication Patterns that Hold us Back

Communication Patterns That Hold Us Back – Part 2: Emails

In Part 1 of my Workplace Communication series, we talked about the different types of verbal communication patterns that prevent professionals from clearly articulating themselves. But the way we write plays a critical role in making sure we effectively convey our messages. Over the last three months, more people than […]

Communication Patterns

Communication Patterns that Hold Us Back – Part 1: Verbal

The words we say, and how we say them, matter! It is the most immediate reflection on our ability to articulate thoughts and intelligently communicate our expertise.  Even the most well thought out presentation or collaborative idea can be steamrolled by poor delivery. Moreover, we can develop reputations at the […]

Navigate conferences

Navigate Conferences like a PRO

Conferences, workshops, conventions, seminars, leadership development and industry trainings. Love them or hate them, professional events are truly an opportunity to grow and learn in your chosen field. But unless you go in with a plan, there is zero chance you are making the most of the opportunity to get […]