January, 2013

a father’s influence on a daughter’s career

It may seem strange to write about how my father influenced my career because I haven’t seen him since I was 4 years old. En route to growing older, because he was absent, I wanted these circumstances to mean that he would therefore have no influence on how I would choose to live my life…

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January 30, 2013 / 4 comments tagged as:

how a cover story can help you create career bliss

Sometimes it’s hard for people to accept what you have in mind for yourself. Especially when it comes to creating career bliss. And other times it’s hard for you to accept what you have in mind for yourself. When I left my last “real job,” I wasn’t ready to reveal what I really, really, really…

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January 22, 2013 tagged as:

define “dream job” before you get it or it may become your nightmare

In 1999 I was a student on a practicum with the Canadian Government and the new Director of my program came for the site visit. I welcomed her to the role as I was her very first site visit ever, explained my position where I worked and introduced her to my boss. I thought nothing…