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Life After Newsroom

Aug
26

One journalist becomes an entrepreneur, another supports music icons and newcomers.

August 27, 2010



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Before launching his own digital marketing and social media consulting business in 2009, Mark Evans worked for three Internet start-ups, and spent more than 10 years as a technology reporter with the National Post, Globe & Mail and Bloomberg News. Tune in to hear the swings of Mark’s career pendulum.

Richard Flohil has been a reporter, features writer, music magazine editor, and music publicist. He’s been involved with the Canadian music industry since before there was a Canadian music industry. He works with newcomers and established artists alike, and knows where all the bodies are buried even though he never carried a shovel. Continue reading

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

Guerrilla Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job

Aug
12

Unconventional tips, tricks and tactics for landing your dream job.

August 13, 2010


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Most people in career exploration or job search use traditional approaches including sending resumes and applying online through job websites. And most people are frustrated and less effective than they’d like to be using those traditional approaches. Friday on Career Buzz: Guerrilla Tips, Tricks and Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job.

David Perry, labeled the “Rogue Recruiter” by The Wall Street Journal, is Managing Partner of search firm Perry-Martel International, and author of “Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0 — 1,001 Unconventional Tips, Tricks and Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job.”

Kevin Donlin, is Co-Director, along with David Perry, of Guerrilla Job Search International. Kevin’s career journey includes stints as dishwasher, singer-songwriter, English teacher, editor, and online marketing specialist, before getting into the career business initially through his company, Guaranteed Resumes.

Perry and Donlin’s paradigm changing tactics have been featured in Wall St Journal, Fortune, Washington Post, New York Times. They also collaborated on the book “Guerrilla Resumes for Job Hunters.” They say that the old rules for job seeking don’t work – not now! What are the new rules? How can you build a compelling new network in days that gets you sit-down meetings with decision makers who can hire you? Tune in on Friday for the secrets, and three DVD giveaways, Guerrilla Job Search System — one goes to first person to email me with a question you want me to ask on air. Continue reading

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

Tools Tune Up

Aug
07

‘How can I be more effective in my application, CV, resume, interview?’

PROGRAM RESULTS

How participants in the program benefit:

  • STRATEGIZE on new and traditional career tools: resume, interview, LinkedIn profile, bio, special reports
  • MORE EFFECTIVE RESUME or ONLINE APPLICATION gets more interviews
  • SHARPER INTERVIEW SKILLS AND SMARTER STRATEGIES increases success
Read more in our program overview

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

The Beauty of a Career Crisis

Aug
05
our mission is to be at the leading edge of the evolution of “career,” helping people fully express who they are and how they want to be in the world. our vision is enriching the career well-being of humanity. our promise is to help you make career and life choices aligned with what really matters to you.
The beauty of a career crisis

If you had a million dollars then you’d be free to do what you want to do. Right?

Maybe not! With a million dollars you could have a lot of things but you still may not know what to do. When you really know and appreciate who you are, you will know what you want to do, even with a hundred dollars.

Who you are matters!

Our main task in this life is to be aware of who we are, how good we are, the good things we’ve created, what our potential is, and to understand these things, admire them, and be proud of them. Other people sometimes admire us, tell us how good we are, what our potential is, how good we look in those pair of pants. Our task in life is to do this for ourselves.

When we know ourselves, and appreciate ourselves, then we will understand our wishes and how to wish. Until then, we don’t know how to wish—we wish for things rather than things we want to do.

When you understand, really understand, that who you are matters, you will begin to wish for things you want to do.

Become empowered in your career & life choices.

You’ll feel confident, excited and free to make great career and life choices, by accessing a structured process to understand yourself, effective tools to guide you, and experienced professionals to accompany you.

A career crisis is beautiful. It marks the start of a new and good and fun journey. Fly over walls and cliffs. See a new horizon. Arrive at your own frontier.

Copyright 2007 Mabel Ferreira, Mark Franklin, Julie Cachia

See, I think we have to ask ourselves – and this is corny in a way – what are we doing here? And I’ve become convinced, after a lifetime of asking that question, that we are here to enlarge our souls, light up our brains, and liberate our spirits.

Tom Robbins

You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.

Lucinda Bassett

You’ll gain lasting job security as you become self-reliant, creatively resourceful, and realize that you have unique gifts to offer.

Barbara Sher

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

Anaïs Nin

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

How to Choose a Career Counselor

Aug
05

February 20, 2007
What’s the Best Way to Pick A Career Counselor or Coach?
By Perri Capell
Question: How should a job hunter find an executive coach or career counselor? Quality people are hard to find, and a career path is too important to be put in the wrong hands.
Answer: The process of finding a career coach or counselor is the same as that for finding any other professional, such as a dentist or personal trainer. Consider what you need or hope to accomplish and then do research to locate someone who’s qualified to address your issues. Continue reading

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

 

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