Monthly Archives: January 2015


Using Games, Online Tools & Individual Techniques for Life Design – Join us at Cannexus15!

Please join us for our presentation at Cannexus15, on Tues. Jan. 27, 2015 Block 5 / Tues. 2 - 3.30pm / Room 201 / Ottawa Convention Centre / Register at SESSION DESCRIPTION: Career professionals deserve to be influential in helping lifelong learners navigate increasingly frequent transitions. We need tools that promote clarification of career and life choices, employee [...]

January 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

lawyer-turned-novelist and social-worker-turned-tour-leader

January 7, 2015 Click to listen or download Hear the career stories of lawyer-turned-novelist Kate Hilton, and social-worker-turned-tour-leader Michael Kerman. Law wasn't 'it' for Kate Hilton. But novel writing didn't look like it would pan out either -- until her first book 'The Hole in the Middle,' was picked up as Walmart's read-of-the-month. Michael Kerman [...]

January 9th, 2015|2 Comments

How side projects became Mike's next career

"On the road there’s a lot of off time," former touring-musician, Mike Kirsh, told Career Buzz listeners (Dec. 31, 2014), and that's when his side projects began to fill the gap. After shooting video during the day, Mike, the bass player, said, "I picked up the camera and just started editing on the bus. I'd create [...]

January 9th, 2015|0 Comments


December 31, 2014 Click here to listen or download Hear the career story of touring-musician-turned-video-editor. Plus, learn the 3 kinds of employee engagement. Mike Kirsh played bass for The Midway State, touring and producing records for six years. What happens when you want to leave music? Hear Mike's journey to satisfying work as a video [...]

January 5th, 2015|2 Comments

How can a six-month-old baby be the best career counsellor ever?

Naguib Gouda had been working in financial services while at the same time volunteering for non-profits on the side. But, as he told Career Buzz listeners (Dec. 10, 2014), "what I was doing was not enough." Then, 12 years ago when his daughter was six months old, Naguib said, "she gave me courage to make that [...]

January 5th, 2015|0 Comments