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What can you learn from outdoor active experience? – Interview with Outward Bound Executive Director, Sarah Wiley

How can a deep connection to the outdoors determine our direction in life, show us what we're capable of and make us into our best self? During a mountain biking trip in Nepal, Sarah Wiley realized her planned career in law might not be the right fit. Now, as the Executive Director of Outward Bound [...]

Take our kids to work! And, building a thriving workplace

  How can parents help their sons and daughters learn about the world of work? The Learning Partnership was founded in 1993 to build important bridges between leaders in education and leaders in business. It’s a national charity dedicated to advancing publicly funded education. Take Our Kids to Work is The Learning Partnership’s signature program. [...]

The value and variety of professional development to help you in your career

How do you get started in a career in training and development? We’ll be joined by John Moudakis, Manager of Professional Development and Career Services at the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. Also joining us will be Carolyn Smith, who is OSPE’s Manager of Corporate Communications and Digital Media. Carolyn will help us learn about [...]

Career Buzz goes to Turkey!

  What’s it like to live and work in Turkey? What are the pros and cons of teaching English there? As your travelling Career Buzz correspondent I took my recorder on a recent trip to Turkey. With an educational background in public relations and advertising, Gokce Ucar began working in the hospitality industry in the [...]

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 [...]

Notice what awakens career excitement.

Oct. 26, 2011 http://careercycles.com/NEW/MP3/CB-2011-10-26.mp3 Click to listen or download When Gregg Brown worked in the restaurant business, he was asked to do training: “they plunked me in front of a flipchart and it felt very good.” He’s always been in training, from sitting his sister down in front of a chalkboard when they were kids, to [...]