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What you can learn about your career from a single leaf

Just as one leaf can represent all the colours in an entire tree, seemingly small stories from your life can provide insight into your career & life that you might not expect. Hear Patrick's story and how our narrative system helped him gain clarity and learn about career options he may not have considered. [...]

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, [...]

The Joys & Challenges of Working Parents

  Guest Host Jennifer Mackey; career counsellor working with the Amazing Team of experienced career counselling and coaching professionals at CareerCycles; interviews Licensed Paralegal and Founder of Mizon Paralegal, Christine Mizon, about the joys and challenges of working parents. Christine is a working parent of a 17-year-old daughter who recently changed her career for the [...]

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 [...]

Myths of Happiness with Sonja Lyubomirsky

  Hear Positive Psychology experts Sonja Lyubomirsky on myths of happiness, and Bob Vallerand on harmonious passion. "I can't be happy until I get that better job." "I’ll be happy when I’m rich." Author of The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky busts myths based on her 20 years of research. [...]