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5 Reasons why our online course will point you to Purpose

You asked, we answered: affordable and accessible career coaching has claimed its spot within Walk of Life. Whether you’re changing careers, returning to the workforce, or feeling engulfed in career fog without purpose, here’s why our online course should be at the top of your priority list: We’ve done most of the work for you Get our proprietary toolkit – created after a 20-year career as a recruiter, CR consultant and business strategist, I’ve seen all the mistakes that jobseekers make

5 Reasons why our online course will point you to Purpose

You asked, we answered: affordable and accessible career coaching has claimed its spot within Walk of Life. Whether you’re changing careers, returning to the workforce, or feeling engulfed in career fog without purpose, here’s why our online course should be at the top of your priority list: We’ve done most of the work for you Get our proprietary toolkit – created after a 20-year career as a recruiter, CR consultant and business strategist, I’ve seen all the mistakes that jobseekers make

Video tip: Walk me through your resume

There is one question you will always get asked in an interview, and it is the easiest one to muck up: Walk me through your resume…

Translate your skills for a career in sustainability

We have come a long way from non-strategic philanthropic cheque writing and simple energy initiatives like “turn out the lights”. The Sustainability agenda has “grown-up”! Sustainability 2.0 is now focused on engagement, collaboration and innovation. Now innovative initiatives to engage change are driven by practioners with business skills, not necessarily techie environmental nerds.  It used to be you needed more technical training and specialist skills, but now the ever-widening field of Sustainability wants to know you understand “the business”. Hiring

How to hire top talent

In a past article, I outlined my top five crucial skill-sets that a CSR or sustainability practitioner will need in their arsenal. Now, I’m sharing the challenging questions that really get to the heart of these competencies in a job interview context to help hiring managers sift out the gems. If you’re looking for the best talent but finding it hard to spot, or if you are the talent but struggling to land your dream job, then read through these 5

Guest blog: Hiring a career coach helped me find my dream job

By Laura Baker If you had told me two years ago that I was going to hire a “ career coach ” I would have laughed at you.  I consider myself a strong, determined and fiercely independent woman, so life coaches fall into the category of things that I don’t need.  If I can do something for myself, then I will, period.

Know yourself & your audience to win work

An elevator pitch is your verbal pitch that answers the question, “What do you do?” while the written profile for your CV/resume answers the question, “Who are you?” Both are key to developing a strong personal brand.

Tips to land your dream job with a 30-second elevator pitch

Recently, I explained how having a pre-prepared elevator pitch up your sleeve can help you out of those sticky situations and into the good books of the person you’re trying to impress. But first, here’s an example of what not to do: “I am a sustainability consultant who writes strategies and supports employee engagement for companies wanting to be more responsible. I can help management to identify their challenges and sometimes design programs to help turn the strategy into practice.

What every hiring manager wants to know

My clients often wonder how they can stand out in a large sea of job applicants. The secret is to put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes. In this blog post I will help you do just that.

The Interview Questions You Thought They’d Never Ask and free critique!

I always appreciate engaging and unique job interview questions. Last weekend in the New York Times Mitch Rothschild, CEO of Vitals, revealed some of his. Half the battle is getting the interview. The other half is being able to be yourself, be compelling, be relevant and win their hearts and minds while shaking in your boots with nerves. Give a go at answering his questions below and send your answers back to me for a free email critique! 1.  Give me

How to hire top talent in a sustainability interview

In a recent article, I outlined my top five crucial skillsets or competencies that a CSR or sustainability practitioner will need in their arsenal for a sustainability interview. Now, I’m sharing the challenging questions that really get to the heart of these competencies in a job interview context to help hiring managers sift out the gems. If you’re looking for the best talent but finding it hard to spot, or if you are the talent but struggling to land your dream job,

Guest blog: How to prepare for a video chat job interview

Job interviews conducted by means of video chat are on the rise. Contributing factors in its popularity are improvements in Internet speed and the fact that most devices nowadays from smartphones to laptops come with integrated webcams. If you are reading this blog chances are that you have been invited to a video job interview. To progress your career further, you must come triumphant from the interview. Here are 10 tips to help you come on out top. Come across