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Mark Franklin, practice leader of CareerCycles, shares insights on career issues with media including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post, Metro, plus magazines and blogs. Mark hosts a popular weekly radio show Career Buzz featuring inspiring career stories with ordinary and extraordinary Canadians like Dragons Den star, Arlene Dickinson. He is a career management expert for both individuals and organizations. Mark can normally respond in a timely manner for your deadlines and can be reached at 416 465 9222 or mark [at]

ACPIlogoYour Workplace – Love your Job

June, 2013

Loyal because you love it. The relationship between employees and their work is changing. Build the momentum. Mark Franklin is interviewed by Carissa Halton

NCDAlogoCareer Convergence Newsletter

May 1, 2013
A Narrative Career Management Program that increases hope, optimism, confidence, resilience: Outcome Study.

Spring cleaning your career: 8 bad work habits to drop

March 20, 2013

Spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to your closet. Here are 8 habits and thoughts you should drop to be more successful in work this March 21st.

huffingtonYoung Entrepreneurs and Trades in Canada

December 17, 2012

Generation Y is not all about University education. High school graduates can often find success in pursuing entrepreneurship or the trades, some of which require working through apprenticeships in unions.

Tips from the Pros on how to Advance your Career

December 31, 2012

Harvey Schachter quotes Mark Franklin in ways to get ahead in your career, create your own Career Statement (“Write an anti-resume”).


Mark Franklin Receives Career Management Fellow Certification

June 8, 2011

By vote of an international board of Governors, Mark been named Career Management Fellow.

yahoo-shineOn the job hunt? Consider removing that tattoo this summer

June 8, 2012

Mark Franklin, president of CareerCycles career counselling centre, says he has never seen a client with a tattoo so outrageous he’s felt it would hold them back professionally…

yahoo-shineHow power can be as addictive as cocaine

May 1, 2012

Mark Franklin, counselor at Toronto’s CareerCycles, agrees that satisfaction from power can be short-lived.


What do you want me to be when I grow up?

August 2008

Parental and social pressures on adolescent career choices “My son used to have his own hopes and aspirations. Now he has mine.

Job Moves; Globe and Mail

Nov. 2008

In a swooning economy, more people may rethink the career path they’ve been on to move in a completely different direction.

You can be your own best reference

September 3, 2008

Hang on to those words of praise in thank you cards and way-to-go notes: Creating a ‘star file’ offers proof of just how good you are.


Sun Media – CareerCycles

June 16, 2006

Feeling burned out at work? Not quite sure where you want to be in your career? You are not alone.


The long way ’round to Havana: Cuba by bicycle

January 03, 2004

Travellers in pursuit of a more authentic experience. A real impression of a place is on the seat of a bicycle, in the heart of the countryside.


Write and cycle in Cuba

December 24, 2004

“Cuba in Parallel” combines Franklin’s off-the-beaten-path recreational cycling and walking with Steinecke’s “Cuba Creative” writing workshop.



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