Workplace Wellness and Transformative Volunteering support Employees' Careers and Lives

Gain insights into workplace wellness, volunteering for career development, and blending high tech with high touch, from speakers at the 2017 Your Workplace Conference held in Toronto. Career Buzz host, Mark Franklin, speaks with Corey Diamond of Realized Worth on the value of transformative volunteering on workplace engagement, Jennifer Elia of Sun Life Canada Integrated Health Solutions on health and wellness in the workplace, [...]

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Mental Health and Self-Care in the Workplace

Half a million Canadians are off work each week due to mental illness. One in five Canadians experience a mental health problem each year. With figures like these, Canadians are increasingly looking at how mental health issues impact employees in the workplace. In this episode of CareerBuzz (broadcast on Oct 19, 2017), Mark is joined by [...]

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Canada ranks 13th of 23 countries in 3 career management needs

I was surprised to find Canada in the lower half of these international career management rankings, below countries like Saudi Arabia, and well ahead of USA. Hello, I'm Jasper Naerger from Germany, and I am doing an internship – with good financial support from my country, by the way – at, a career management social [...]

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Opening Up a World of Career Opportunities & Lifetime Experiences

Seeing the need for post-secondary graduates to really understand and grasp opportunities Alex McKee founded Millennial Xchange. Not limiting itself as a mentor program but a career launch pad where ambitious creative minds can connect with professionals from all walks of life. Also joining the conversation are Diane Latta, a mentor with Millennial Xchange and mentee, Harrison Olajos, [...]

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Pursuing a Career in Sales – Three Interviews from the Great Canadian Sales Competition

Sheila Cassidy leads the Great Canadian Sales Competition, one of Canada's biggest student competitions. Her team, including 150 student Ambassadors coast to coast, promotes sales as a career and a valuable skill-set to students across Canada. A trailblazer and Chief Revenue Officer at Ceridian, Larry Dunivan was instrumental in moving Ceridian to a cloud-based company. Larry [...]

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Who You Are Matters! – New video explains game and narrative assessment

Put the power of story in your hands. OneLifeTools bridges the gap between leading edge career theory and practice. Our mission is to help scale up career management with our Narrative Assessment games, tools and training. The narrative approach has demonstrated effectiveness in several studies, and normally relies exclusively on 1-on-1 meetings. Within a world of limited [...]

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

“My Career Ended with a Mosquito Bite” – the challenges of transitioning away from Athletics and Dance

Dancers and athletes share strikingly similar challenges in their career and life transitions. Personal identity tied to profession, loss of community and team, and mental health are some of the challenges that athletes and dancers navigate in their transition from high performance. Annamay Oldershaw Pierse swam for Canada in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics. In 2009 [...]

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The emerging field & importance of cyber security – Interview with cyber security expert and Xahive co-founder Sem Ponnambalam

With the growing threats to personal and government data security what are we supposed to do to protect against cyber attacks? And with the growing threats come career opportunities: information security was among the top 10 jobs for 2016. Learn more about the field of Cyber Security and Sems own career path that took her from [...]

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments
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