Category Archives: Career professional

Paying Attention!

Ever wonder how some businesses seem to always be on the cutting edge?  It is not really that much of a surprise.  It usually is a combination of networking and observation. Networking will connect you with the information in the … Continue reading

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Whadaya Mean I’m too Old!

There is a perception, mostly with the millennials, that after a certain age you are not functioning at a level that is suitable for business.  It is felt that you will be absent more and in general be a drain … Continue reading

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The Passionate Career

In my years as an employment consultant I saw many artists who wanted to pursue their passion.  When I asked, “What do you want to do for employment?”, I would hear, “I want to be a musician”, or “I want … Continue reading

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Put Your Hands Up

How many of you are exactly where you thought you would be at this point of your life?  What changed?  What did you or didn’t you do that contributed to the difference?  Life is not what happens in your life, … Continue reading

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Hiring Practices by the Book

In my opinion, except for regulations and laws, there is no book!  We are dealing with individuals, individuals who will ask the questions they think are appropriate, make decisions based on those questions, and manage the consequences. There are thousands … Continue reading

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Thinking of the Trades?

The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North is hosting a Trades Information Evening on April 14th starting at 7 p.m. in the Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University. The purpose of this event is to provide information related to the variety … Continue reading

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$7 Cauliflower!!!!

Time to bring things closer to home To say we live in interesting times is an understatement!  Someone sneezes halfway around the world and we are impacted.  If a new mill starts up somewhere it can change our markets here … Continue reading

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