Five ways to be more efficient: WFH time management skills

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:09:02 +0000

Today’s new WFH (Work From Home) or remote working lifestyle demands a lot from us. Effective time management means utilizing the same 24 hours carefully and working effectively and efficiently. Employers across industries appreciate individuals who can prioritize and fully optimize the time available to them. Good time management skills can help you progress in […]

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The power of mentoring: Some support can help you find good quality jobs

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:11:57 +0000

Mentoring enhances job search skills and expands the networks of newcomer professionals – ultimately doubling their chances to find good quality jobs, says a recently released report about the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Mentoring Partnership. The research also found that the program had the greatest impact on female newcomers and for those who […]

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Cultural Intelligence in the Workplace: Tips for thriving in a multicultural work environment

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:38:23 +0000

Very often when I talk about Cultural Intelligence (CQ), the initial reaction is wide-eyed confusion. What’s that? Is that even a thing? Tell me more! The concept is often ‘foreign’ to a number of immigrant professionals. As an immigrant professional myself, I had my days of never having heard of the term, to hearing about […]

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Ways to boost your online presence through different social media platforms

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 14:18:08 +0000

If there’s one thing you can do during these extraordinary Coronavirus times, it is to use this time to boost your online presence – and set the stage as you progress from plain networking to building strong relationships. Here are key social media platforms you can harness, depending on your goals. LinkedIn: This is definitely […]

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Harnessing the power of digital networking in these uncertain times

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 20:13:29 +0000

Episode 3 of the Canadian Immigrant 2020 Podcast series features Murali Murthy who writes the career coach column for Canadian Immigrant.  Murali offers some powerful insights into how to harness the power of digital networking, and speaks to how to make the best of this uncertain time we are in caused by challenges created by […]

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Five key digital networking strategies

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 15:20:48 +0000

To state the obvious, the current situation we are facing with COVID-19 is truly unprecedented. However we look at it, it has brought many industries to a standstill and is bringing with it a dose of uncertainty. At the same time, we understand that it’s more important than ever to stay connected with our audiences. […]

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Beat the Virus blues: 10 tips for staying productive while working from home

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:07:23 +0000

Suddenly, WFH is now a buzzword. For the uninitiated, WFH or ‘Work From Home’ seems to be the new norm in these extraordinary times. Thousands of people have suddenly been thrust into the reality of working remotely from home. And with “Social distancing” becoming another buzzword, WFH could be here to stay. Look at the […]

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Tips for creating a great video resume

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:52:30 +0000

Changing times demand changing responses. Today, many recruiters look forward to video resumes. A great video resume can set you apart and inject some personal flair into your job application, highlight important skills, and gain the hiring manager’s attention. But first, it’s important consider whether a video resume is the right choice for you: take […]

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