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Starting over at 35

On the surface Melissa Hughes had it all. In her words “On the outside, my life at 35 looked great  —  a promising career, a doting partner, an elegant home, things, vacations, a big engagement ring, money in the bank… There was just one problem: I wasn’t happy.” After a series of career error corrections [...]

CareerBuzz: Arlene Dickenson – Feature interview with Dragons' Den Star

At 30, Arlene Dickinson was divorced, had a high school diploma, no savings, and no idea how to feed four young children. She is now the CEO of Venture Communications, a co-star of the CBC TV hit Dragons’ Den, and one of the country’s most sought-after female entrepreneurs. Hear Arlene’s career story and advice from her [...]

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Actionable Books and Legacy Circles

This week, Diane Doyon speaks about a program to help adults 50+ plan for a future of meaning and purpose using Career Legacy Circles. A process to help maintain a Work-Life balance and to prepare for leaving the workforce, while maximizing the legacy left behind. As well at 36:42, Chris Taylor shares his novel approach to bringing the [...]

Pop arts & hit choreography

Guest host Nicole Hamilton interviews Electronic Pop Artist Clara Venice, who is a classically trained violinist, a songwriter with pop sensibility, and one of the only people in the world who can play the theremin -  which is the world’s first electronic instrument. Clara tells us about her positive career choices and love for music [...]

Pay your interns

  In this episode of CareerBuzz Mark Franklin sits down with Cynthia Pandev, successful film editor, entrepreneur and documentary film maker to discuss her newest film Pay Your Interns! - an honest and unapologetic critic of unpaid internships in Canada. Unpaid internships that are not part of an educational curriculum are illegal in Canada, but [...]

Storylistening

"What makes most speakers memorable is their ability to tell stories," Wali Shah told Career Buzz listeners (March, 16, 2016). "One of the things I feel I am able to do well is tell stories." One of Canada's Top 20 Under 20, Wali Shah is a South Asian speaker, poet, and advocate for Bullying Prevention and [...]

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Supermodels and The One Eighty

Nicole Hamilton interviews Nicholas Goheen, Manager of renowned Toronto venue "The One Eighty". Nicolas manages 20+ individuals at any given time at the work place. He discusses the strengths and skills needed to manage a successful and busy venue, including: patience, communication and individual consideration. As well at 30:09, Supermodel, Inspirational Speaker, and TV Personality [...]

Preventing bullying, promoting mental wellness, changing the world. Meet Wali Shah

  One of Canada's Top 20 Under 20, Wali Shah is a South Asian speaker & poet. As an artist, he's an advocate for Bullying Prevention and Mental Wellness. Wali helped raise over 1 million dollars for United Way, and is also an ambassador for CrimeStoppers and Bell Let's Talk. Wali’s been featured on MTV, [...]

Luke ramps up access. The story behind StopGap.

"I left my life as I knew it," Luke Anderson explained to Career Buzz listeners (Feb. 24, 2016) about the day of his mountain biking accident. "All of a sudden I was introduced to a world that's not well suited to someone who uses a wheelchair." Luke's frustration with the lack of accessibility led him to [...]

March 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Meet Luke from STOPGAP

  A single step can be a really big issue. Not just for someone who uses a wheelchair. A Toronto engineer who created a simple, user-friendly ramp that's made hundreds of businesses more accessible recently received the Everyday Political Citizen award from civic advocacy group Samara Canada. Luke Anderson — who crashed while mountain biking [...]