Career Buzz – Radio Show

Using SOUND to impress a partner, find mate, fight off rival

Where is sound used to impress a partner, find a mate, or fight off a rival? You can find out in ⁠The Secret World of Sound⁠. It’s a three part documentary series by ⁠Dugald Maudsley⁠ about how animals use sound in bizarre, amazing and unexpected ways to survive. Fun fact: For The Secret World of Sound which airs on CBC Gem, [...]

July 3rd, 2024|0 Comments

What makes a rewarding career?

In this episode, ⁠Erica Mattison⁠ interviews ⁠Dinuka Gunaratne⁠, a post-secondary leader with extensive experience supporting the success of university students throughout Canada and the US. Together, they explore how to lead a rewarding career with the help of self-reflection through story telling, mentoring relationships, and feedback from trusted allies. Through leadership roles with numerous professional associations, Dinuka is a [...]

June 26th, 2024|0 Comments

The geopolitical impact of water scarcity

Part 2 of The strategic importance of water – an irreplaceable and un-substitutable resource with Stephen Armstrong and Bryan Karney For centuries, wars have been fought over resources. The need for land, oil, trade routes and other commodities have all led to deadly conflicts throughout history. But soon we could be seeing more fighting over [...]

June 19th, 2024|0 Comments

“What are we on the planet to do, if not to try things?”

In this episode, host Erica Mattison and guest Amandine Le Roux Hancock explore how to enable your curiosity to guide you to a rich career that is an expression of who you are. They get into topics including mindfulness, work-life harmony, resilience, movement-building, the value of grounding our career and life choices in love and playfulness. [...]

May 22nd, 2024|0 Comments

Reframing Challenges: Leveraging Strengths for Climate Solutions

Solving huge challenges like climate change presents an opportunity for each of us to draw upon our unique strengths and lived experiences. And that’s what Hessann Farooqi is doing through his career. In this episode of Career Buzz, guest-host Erica Mattison speaks with Hessann Farooqi, Executive Director of The Boston Climate Action Network (BCAN), about the importance [...]

April 24th, 2024|0 Comments

Transformation of Higher Education in an AI-Driven Era

Over the last five years, numerous critiques from reputable sources like CBC, HBR, Forbes, NBC, Times Higher Education, The Atlantic, and the Brookings Institution have questioned the adequacy of current higher education systems. With the explosive growth of AI in the past year, every sector, including higher education, has been significantly disrupted. Dave Goldberg is [...]

April 17th, 2024|0 Comments

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
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