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Ever had butterflies in your stomach? Maybe it was before a speech or a job interview. Maybe, your voice got shaky. Or, your heart pounded so hard you wondered if you were having a heart attack. Or worse, the answer you diligently practiced for this specific interview question just mysteriously evaporated and you stood wordless in front of the hiring manager. Not to worry, you are not alone. Millions of adults battle with speech or...
Tell us if you think any of the following people are cowards. Alexander the Great. Mahatma Gandhi. Martin Luther King Jr.  Rosa Parks. George Washington. Muhammad Ali. Amelia Earhart.  “Coward” may be the furthest word from your mind to describe these people? How about, “courage”? It certainly took courage for them to accomplish all they did. Does this mean they were actually fearless though?...
If you've ever found yourself competing for opportunities in the job market, you would agree that landing a job can be so damn HARD! Let’s not even get started on the number of hours we spend on processes that lead to a dead end. Remember how much effort it took you to prepare those resumes and cover letters that weren't even acknowledged? Or how you never heard back from the recruitment team?  [Related: How to Write A...
In the past, the only things we needed to study were books, notebooks and a pencil. Today, technology has influenced every single industry, including education. If we take a look back, we’ll notice the magnitude of the change in education over the years. These days, most classrooms are tech-equipped. Students have several tools to help them improve their knowledge, including computers, tablets, artificial intelligence, and...
Imagine what it’d  be like to get paid to have fun. Yes, that fun thing you like doing, imagine getting paid to do it. Imagine not counting down to the weekend, but instead being excited for Mondays. Seems far fetched and too good to be true? The reality is, many people don’t feel that way about Mondays. It’s actually pretty normal for many. But, it shouldn’t be. Most people choose their career not...
The Problem Do you feel as if you lose money faster than you make it? Do you spend money on pretty much whatever you want but your savings account is...well, nonexistent? Are you a bit anxious about your financial stability now, and in the years to come? Do you simply appreciate living an organized life, but just can’t seem to organize your finances? If your answer is no to all the above questions, congratulations! You...
The education industry was one of the most affected by the pandemic. Schools had to completely transform their methods almost overnight, with little to no preparation and low budgets. The adoption of new technologies became a necessity. Here is how the virus accelerated the impact of tech on the sector.  Online Learning When the pandemic hit back in March 2020, the education industry had to solve the problem of how to keep...
‘Adulting’ is often used to describe meeting the demands of being an independent grown-up. You know, things like paying bills, running errands, cooking, etc. Basically it’s meeting all the responsibilities in our lives. The center in all the chaos of living an adult life is employment. It not only pays the bills but, it can also give us a certain level of fulfillment in society. But our lives shouldn’t  revolve...
Do you find yourself  dreading  your morning commute? And even if you can work from home, are you still dreading “going to work”? Do you watch the clock at your office until your shift is finally over? If this scenario sounds relatable, you may be interested in switching to a career path that allows you to explore your passions. And even if you don’t have a college...
 No degree? No problem!! A lack of a degree shouldn't stop you from creating your resume and applying for prospective jobs. Even though employers historically have preferred candidates with college degrees, more and more employers are understanding that degrees don’t guarantee skills. They are valuing experience and other soft skills. There are a few ways you can set your resume apart and get selected for your desired job over...
Do you have the jitters because of an upcoming job interview? Most people do since, they don’t know what questions will be asked by the interviewer.  Zig Ziglar once said “success occurs when opportunity meets preparation”. A job interview is one of many opportunities that can lead to success. Preparation increases the likelihood of being selected. So say goodbye to pre-job-interview jitters and nightmares. Here are...
Many people have gotten new career opportunities as a result of networking. And you can too, whether you have a degree or not. Sixty percent of people surveyed by the Canadian Networking Survey reported that networking helped them find new clients, referrals or job opportunities.  Nowadays you no longer have to wait for networking events because there are many platforms online that allow you to network in the comfort...