Ten ways to bring passion to your work

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 22:20:14 +0000

What differentiates the mundane careers from the meaningful ones? Often times, it is not the skill set or the level of efficiency but passion. Yes, passion is the “X” factor that can make you indispensable at work.  

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Ten tips to manage your career transition as a newcomer to Canada

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 22:10:15 +0000

Success in your job search depends on your ability to discover what Canadian employers are looking for and leveraging your knowledge and skills to make the best of available opportunities. Here are 10 tips to help you transition into the Canadian workforce.

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Wrap up 2020 on a positive note: Advice for professionals

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 20:44:18 +0000

For many of us, 2020 was indeed a tough year. Some faced challenges including a job loss or worse. But for others, it was a very good year and opened the door to new opportunities. Whatever the situation, it’s important that we end the year on a positive note and step into 2021 with renewed optimism.

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Tips to nail the sales interview with confidence

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:53:08 +0000

Congratulations! So you have just landed a sales interview. It’s now time to prepare for the interview with clarity and confidence. Sales professionals are responsible for the direct marketing of products or services between businesses (B2B) or business to consumers (B2C). Sales professionals can also take on additional roles like implementing the marketing plans of […]

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The executive resumé makeover: Ways to highlight your leadership story

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 17:42:35 +0000

It’s the age of LinkedIn and AI. You might ask: do we still need a resumé? The surprising answer is “Yes”. While your LinkedIn profile is great, it cannot take the place of a document that clearly highlights your career accomplishments and potential. At the same time, the best resumés should not be laundry lists of accomplished tasks, but ones that tell the story about who you are as a strong leader.

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Challenging companies to address the critical need for diversity on boards

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:53:33 +0000

In Canada, while there has been progress in the representation of women, there is still much more work to be done to increase representation on boards for other diverse groups such as BIPOC and visible minorities.

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Take charge: Ensure a productive and engaging school year during COVID-19

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 22:34:03 +0000

While some opportunities may be on hold during COVID-19, there are some things students can do to ensure having an interesting, productive year that is socially, intellectually and emotionally engaging. Having eye opening and fulfilling experiences will fall more on your own shoulders.

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Windmill Microlending supports skilled immigrants and refugees to reach their economic potential

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:44:37 +0000

Skilled immigrants and refugees come to Canada looking for a better future, at a personal and professional level. Even though they are highly educated and skilled, it gets difficult to find work appropriate to their skills, education and experience. Newcomers face unique challenges as they settle in Canada: having their credentials recognized and the high […]

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Preparing for interview questions in post-pandemic scenarios

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:54:14 +0000

One of the things you can do in 2020 is to be prepared  for the new set of interview questions. Here are a few of the questions that could feature in post-pandemic interview scenarios and the best way you can craft your answer. 1. What are you currently working on? In the post-pandemic scenario, there […]

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Success in HR Starts with Ashton College’s Diploma Program

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:04:04 +0000

The field of Human Resources (HR) is all about people. HR workers are responsible for the well-being of a company’s employees as well as the growth of the company itself. Finding a balance between employee satisfaction and meeting corporate goals can be difficult, but if that sounds like rewarding work to you then you may […]

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