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Don’t Make Any Assumptions: Inside U of T Mississauga’s Career Centre

“Don’t make any assumptions,” said self-confessed career geek, Felicity Morgan, “about what you think about any career area.” Felicity is director of the career center at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. The UTM career centre serves over 13,000 students, with 15 staff. When we make assumptions we risk “not seeing our own biases and not [...]

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Arlene Dickenson – Feature interview with Dragons' Den Star

Originally broadcast in January of 2013, we've edited, slimmed down and re-posted our feature interview with Dragons' Den star and prominent Canadian business woman Arlene Dickenson. 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, [...]

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

6 Easy Steps to Optimize your LinkedIn Profile: Tell your Story and Own your Brand

Click to Listen or Download "LinkedIn is the site where we’re investing time, not wasting time," Leslie Hughes, LinkedIn optimization specialist and owner of PunchMedia, told Career Buzz listeners. "Linkedin is not the sexy social media site, it’s not the one everyone goes to gleefully every morning," said Leslie, but it is the business network, so [...]

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Positive Psychology experts discuss Hedonia, Eudaimonia and the Virtuous Organization

With so much interest in positive psychology, how can we use it to enrich our careers and lives? How can it help us to flourish? These are questions that today’s podcast guests help answer. Guests were speakers and exhibitors at the recent Canadian Positive Psychology Association’s national conference held in Niagara on the Lake, June 2016. [...]

July 14th, 2016|1 Comment

Importance Of Toys and Play In Learning and 3 Immigrants Share Their Secrets Of Success In Canada

Click to Listen or Download Ever wonder what it’s like to immigrate to Canada? Mark interviews 3 immigrants from the Toronto Region Immigration Employment Counsel (TRIEC) about the strategies they used to find success and ways immigrants can make new connections, integrate into the Canadian workforce and learn to love their new home. Also on the [...]

June 30th, 2016|2 Comments

Actionable Books and Legacy Circles

May 11, 2016 Click to Listen or Download This week: Chris Taylor shares his novel approach to bringing the best of business books into practice in workplaces via Actionable Books. And Diane Doyon speaks about a program to help adults 50+ plan for a future of meaning and purpose using Career Legacy Circles.

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Pop arts & hit choreography

March 23, 2016 Click to listen or download Guest host Nicole Hamilton interviews: Electronic Pop Artist Clara Venice, and hit Choreographer Jeff Dimitriou

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Pay your interns

April 20, 2016 Click to listen or download 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 [...]

April 21st, 2016|0 Comments


"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
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