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The Secret Weapon to Organizational Change Success

From mergers to downsizings, 70% of corporate change initiatives fail. The culprit in most cases is terrible communication, which allows a combination of vivid imaginations and social media-fuelled rumours to create a mess -  that may take years to fix. Elizabeth Williams has learned the lessons from epic change failures. Now operating her own [...]

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

  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 show at 16:25, [...]

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 [...]

Getting every student talking about their future

  In 2004, Ryan Porter quit a business program in college to start his quest to answer the question, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Two years and a world of travel later, Ryan dedicated his career to helping young people answer the very question he set out to answer. Now, [...]

From Engineer to Mandarin language school owner, and your chance to Support Career Buzz on the Fall Membership edition

  Join co-host Nicole Hamilton and I as we host the NEW SOUND OF YOUR CITY fall membership show. Please donate to support Career Buzz, and become a member of CIUT. It's a registered charity. Any amount is great -- 25 bucks gets you a tax receipt. Donate Online, or call in during the show, [...]

Career Crafting with Cathy Campbell and Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman

  Based on a study of the experiences of young people in the decade after graduating from high school, Career Crafting is a book that offers an insightful portrait of the early career journeys of young adults. Hear author Cathy Campbell dispel the "Career Myth" that those in their late teens and 20s should follow [...]

Why a gap year is good and how skateboarding can save your life

Jay Mandarino, CEO of  CJ Group of Companies, tells us about overcoming his barriers to a thriving career and life and giving back to his community. He talks about how skateboarding is linked to transferable skills and how it helped him gain confidence to become the amazing person he is today. At 20:25, Denis Luchyshyn [...]

Excavate your story. Ace your interview.

  Because your résumé can't do all the talking for you, Anand Patel, the co-founded InterviewDrill, explains Their app that aims to make interview preparation easier. He is a product manager that draws upon understanding his consumers to gain success in his career. Tune in Wednesday and ace the interview! Starting at 26:56: What can writing about [...]

Building Cool Things and Disrupting Entrenched Systems

  How can Canadian companies respond to recent changes to the temporary foreign worker program with creative ways to connect unemployed Canadians to available jobs? Benjamin Guth, an entrepreneur and founder of Mobilize Jobs, is an advocate for Canadian youth from coast to coast. In the ever-changing labour landscape, Benjamin has found new, creative ways [...]