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When war disrupts your career and life – What to do? Where to go?

In 2022, just when Anastasiia Zhemchugova landed her dream job in an international law firm in Kyiv, Ukraine, war disrupted her career and life.Her firm had an office in Prague so she worked there for a while but without the local language skills it was complicated. Then, a perfectly timed opportunity emerged – from Canada. Years [...]

April 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

Embracing Ancestral Roots: Geraldine Barney’s Artistic Journey through Indigenous Culture and Landscapes

Join Erica Mattison on this week's episode of Career Buzz with Geraldine. Being an artist is central to Geraldine Barney’s identity. Throughout her career she’s discovered the personal importance of developing a creative practice involving a range of media from prints, to paintings, to songs. As she creates, she honors her Indigenous culture and connection [...]

March 27th, 2024|0 Comments

Career Buzz – October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Maria Duffy

Next month is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Erica Mattison speaks with Maria Duffy, who serves as the director of development at REACH, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization that provides survivors of domestic violence with safety, shelter, and a path to healing. Their community-based approach promotes healthy relationships, fosters collaboration, and empowers community members to be agents of [...]

September 27th, 2023|0 Comments

Career Buzz – Lametra Off and Jared Bull

Mentorship develops self awareness, a valuable trait when it comes to career development. Join Dr. Hoda Kilani as she raises Career Literacy with Life and Success Coach, Lametra Off who shares her dream and the reasons she values mentorship to fulfil a dream. In the second half of the episode, transformational executive coach and entrepreneur, Jared [...]

September 20th, 2023|0 Comments

Career Buzz – Bob Duff

In this episode of Innovation Nation on Career Buzz with Stephen Armstrong, the topics of housing, career and employment are covered when he meets again with ⁠Bob Duff⁠, the executive director of ⁠St. Simon's Shelter⁠ in downtown Toronto. Bob Duff revisits his personal story and career trajectory from Bay street family man, to homelessness, to becoming [...]

September 13th, 2023|0 Comments

Career Buzz – Digital Nomads Michelle and Olivier Wagner

In this week's episode, host Mark Franklin has a conversation with Michelle and Olivier Wagner about traveling freely while working remotely. They explore the idea of workcation and being digital nomads, a way to reconcile work and leisure to design the life that we want. Many countries worldwide have created special digital nomad visas to allow people to stay and [...]

September 5th, 2023|0 Comments

CareerBuzz – David Reynolds and Jaide Massin – Career Literacy

Dr. Hoda Kilani is raising Career Literacy one interview at a time. With support from his colleagues, David Reynolds took on a project to understand the impact of their work on the students they serve. How do you test the impact of the work that you do? And stay tuned as Jaide Massin explains that “There really is an art [...]

July 14th, 2023|0 Comments

CareerBuzz – Karena de Souza and Jeff Morris

Dr. Hoda Kilani is raising Career Literacy one interview at a time. In this episode, we discuss ‘Contours of Courageous Parenting – Can we tilt towards better decisions?’, a book that strategist and futurist, Karena de Souza, published for parents struggling to equip their children with decision-making frameworks robust enough to survive unforeseeable futures such as a pandemic. And stay tuned [...]

June 30th, 2023|0 Comments
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