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Are You Feeling Burnout at Work?

A Takeaway from the Article Delayed Gratification: A Double-Edged Sword? A Study on the Relationship Between Delayed Gratification, Work-Life Conflict and Career Burnout   What is Burnout? Many assume burnout is feelings of extreme fatigue, but there is more to...

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How to Choose the Right Career for You

  Like most people, chances are your early career choices were influenced by factors that had little to do with career fulfillment.   1) Should – Pursuing a career based on a rigid rule, “I should climb the career ladder at a brand-name firm only.” 2) Pressure...

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More Tips for a Successful Career Transition – Part 2

I’m back to share part 2 of my tips for a successful career transition! Once you feel clear about your transferrable skills and confident about articulating your story (discussed in Part 1), consider my next two tips: 1) Update your personal branding materials The...

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Tips for a Successful Career Transition – Part 1

So, you’re fed up with your current job and you’ve decided you want to make a career transition. You’ve taken some time to consider what you really want and don't want in a career. You’ve explored different career options, put time into career research, and conducted...

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Interview: “Why did you leave your last job?”

  When preparing for interviews, some people get anxious about how to answer the question “why did you leave your last job?” Job change happens for many reasons - some are in your control, and some are not. If you’ve been let go, you may or may not have been...

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Questions for your interviewer

Every week, we work with clients to prepare for interviews. While the focus typically rests on answering questions, today we’re sharing how best to use your time when the interviewer asks if you have questions for them.  Which questions for your interviewer will help...

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Online Counselling – Just as Effective as In Person

When most people think about counselling, images of a couch, a comfy chair, and a cozy room with a therapist come to mind. However, what you might not have known, is that online counselling, tele-psychology, and e-counselling have been growing in popularity over the...

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Stop Should-ing on Yourself and Your Career! – Part Two

In the first part of my blog Stop Should-ing On Yourself & Your Career, I explained what shoulds are and how they can negatively impact you and your career. If you haven’t read Part One yet, read it here. If  you have read it and you realize that you are...

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Stop “Should-ing” On Yourself & Your Career!

I should work my way up the career ladder. I should have a higher salary. I should pursue a practical career. I should be more productive. I should stay in my career; transitioning is too risky. --- At Canada Career Counselling, I often hear clients say these...

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