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Career Buzz with Tim Dunn – Director of digital customer experience

When Tim Dunn completed his undergraduate in music, a friend suggested he apply for a job in IT. That first job led to a string of increasingly responsible positions from digital marketing to mobile marketing to customer experience to strategy, and from the UK to the US to Canada. Now as Scotiabank’s director of Digital [...]

Career Buzz with Reinekke Lengelle – Writing the Self toward career clarity, and through bereavement, featuring a story of love, spousal loss and resilience

In a Career Buzz episode from 2012, I interviewed the team of Reinekke Lengelle and Frans Meijers. They shared their model of writing as a transformative tool for career management.  Reinekke and Frans were a professional team, and personally they were married. Sadly in 2018, Frans died. Working through her grief, Reinekke wrote. The result is her forthcoming book, Writing [...]

Being alive, and what we learn from death, with author Ray Robertson

During the pandemic, health officials and politicians can help us stay alive, but we need writers and philosophers to help us live. Ray Robertson’s newest book, How to Die: A Book About Being Alive makes the argument that we can't be truly fulfilled until we think about and reckon with death. When his first novel, [...]

Experiential learning, why employers hire students with it, and how it can be easily organized

There’s a lot of talk about Experiential Learning, especially in colleges and universities where internships, co-ops, practicum placements, project-based learning, and other real life experiences clearly give an employability edge to students. On Career Buzz this week my interview with these three insightful panelists:Amanda Brown (top left) is the Manager, of Experiential Learning at Durham College in [...]

“Relief Through Creativity” as it Unfolds in the Life & Career of an Artist

Luc Bihan is an internationally known French sculptor, trained in the San Francisco Art Institute. He has directed animation in both France and Canada and has supervised animation in China, North Korea, Poland, and Romania. As an artist, Luc feels art creation is a therapeutic meditative process, reflecting the subconscious and releasing inner thoughts and [...]

Engineering in Times of Crisis

In The Thoughtful Technosapien mini-series within Career Buzz, we explore our evolving relationship with technology. And today in particular, we’ll focus on how this plays out within the global coronavirus pandemic, looking at Engineering in Times of Crisis. In this episode, host Mark Franklin, is joined by Jerry Buckwalter, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer at [...]

The Inside Scoop; A Crash Course About Jobs in Toronto’s Film Industry

Listen in this week as Mark Franklin connects with Mike and Michael. Mike Kirsh works in the advertising world as a producer & production manager making commercial video content for TV and web.  As a producer he gets to work closely with directors and marketing agencies, building budgets to help bring creative ideas to life.  Mike loves producing music, [...]

Career Buzz during Career Month with Dirk Matthews, Dr. Susan Barclay, Judy McKinnon and Ali Breen

Career Month is an international celebration of careers! Each November, Canadians and Americans, celebrate the importance of accessing meaningful work and all those who help in connecting people with preferred futures.  We speak to 2 Canada career month organizers, Ali Breen and Judy McKinnon to tell us more about, in the second half of today’s show. [...]

The Thoughtful TechnoSapien with Franz Newland

Who controls space? What is rocket science, and is it really leading edge like the cliché suggests? And if more and more industrial players – think SpaceX and others – are going into space, how should their activities be regulated? On today’s episode of The Thoughtful Technospain, we look at technology tensions around – space [...]

Career Buzz with Mark Beckles and Andrew Schrumm

In the near future, when job changes will be even more frequent, and technology will disrupt even more industries, what skills do people need to thrive in the future economy? How can we FUTURE PROOF Canadian youth? Through RBC Future Launch, RBC is investing $500 million over 10 years to help young people prepare for the [...]

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