Articles for London Ontario

Online dating profiles vs job ads

  • Mar 13, 2017
  • Management

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Hiring Committees

  • Mar 08, 2017
  • Management

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Is your Resume Too Long?

  • Feb 27, 2017
  • Mary Whitaker
  • Career advancement

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Want a Stellar Resume? Here are some tips....

  • Sep 28, 2016
  • Mary Whitaker
  • Resume tips

Want a Stellar Resume? Here are some tips from one of London's top career coaches.

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Low-Cost and No Cost Tips for Workplace Inclusion

  • Apr 24, 2013
  • Evelina Silveira, President
  • Career advancement

Evelina Silveira, President, Diversity At Work So you have taken a look at your budget and your boss says there is no money for diversity and inclusion activities this year.  What do you do?  You started something great where you work and now – BANG!  You fear that you could lose the momentum you started. There is no reason to let your budget constraints keep you from creating an inclusive workplace.  Here are a couple of easy low-cost and no cost actions you can take that do make a difference....

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HAVE YOUR EMPLOYEES LOST THEIR MOJO?

  • Feb 27, 2013
  • Vicky Smith
  • Management

HAVE YOUR EMPLOYEES LOST THEIR MOJO? The buzz phrase used to rationalize declining productivity, poor morale and the inability to compete is ‘employee disengagement’. Gen X and Y employees are disengaged because they don’t have that ‘good old time work ethic’. Baby Boomers are disengaged; they have lost their lustre and are crossing off the days on their calendars pinning for retirement.

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High Morale and Employee Performance

  • Aug 31, 2012
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Management

High Morale and Employee Performance Mirrors Efforts of Leaders – Express Employment Professionals – May 2011 Do your employees seem less motivated? Does your work environment seem to be missing something? Are you losing talented employees?

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Five Ways to De-Stress Your Work Week - 01/10/11

  • Jan 11, 2011
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Career advancement

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Back to Basics: How Your Leadership Style Can Fit

  • Dec 02, 2010
  • Specialized Recruiting Group
  • Career advancement

Back to Basics: How Your Leadership Style Can Fit Any Team Specialized Recruiting Group, Tracey Johns Employees often have similar objectives: career growth, fulfillment, getting the job done. But achieving optimal results in a way that’s agreeable to everyone can be a major challenge. Goals may align, but their successful completion is partially determined by the day-to-day interactions that form individual leadership styles....

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Getting Back in the Job Market?

  • Sep 08, 2010
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Career advancement

Getting Back in the Job Market? Express Employment Professionals and Specialized Recruiting Group Sept 2010 There’s no time like the present to lay the groundwork, start networking, and update your résumé to get back in the job market. Research indicates that hiring trends are on the upswing. A national hiring trends survey of employers conducted by Express Employment Professionals shows commercial and clerical positions will likely see continued hiring increases for the third quarter. Express surveyed 10,181 current and former clients across the company’s more than 550 locations in the United States and Canada. Thirty-four percent of respondents plan to hire full-time light industrial positions in the third quarter, while 28% plan to hire for administrative positions. The survey also reveals that 13% of respondents plan to hire for engineering positions and 11% plan to hire for information technology positions....

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Why Update your Resume?

  • May 13, 2010
  • Amanda Wencel
  • Resume tips

For many people, a resume is just something to throw together last minute when applying for a new job.  Often resumes are written in haste when individuals are laid off or an incident flares up at work. Emotions and urgency to find another job is high and not enough focus is spent on creating that strong, personalized marketing resume.   Whether you create your resume yourself, or have a professional write one for you, you should continuously update your resume and keep it a current document.  This means that at any given time, when you need one, it is ready to go with your most recent experience, accomplishments and skills.  

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Engage your Employees in 2010!

  • Apr 15, 2010
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Management

Plans to Rebound in 2010? Not Without Employee Engagement.   After a year of massive layoffs, longer hours, increased stress, and less pay, the number of employees who are actively engaged in their jobs declined by nine percent from 2008 to 2009, according to Watson Wyatt’s Employee Engagement Index. And even more alarming, employee engagement among top-performing workers fell by 23 percent over the same period, raising concerns for high employee turnover rates in 2010.

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Express Employment Professionals Announcement

  • Sep 24, 2008
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Management

STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE GIVES HOPE & OPPORTUNITY   Express Employment Professionals Hosting South African Students While on Learning Experience of a Lifetime   Express Employment Professionals and Christine Menard, International Director and Developer have been working with the Africa Foundation to help remote rural communities feed, clothe and educate themselves through sustainable projects while maintaining the African culture.

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Climbing the Rungs: Three Strategies for Career Ad

  • Sep 24, 2008
  • Express Professional Staffing
  • Career advancement

Climbing the Rungs: Three Strategies for Career Advancement - Express Professional Staffing October 2006 The journey from intern to CEO doesn’t happen overnight or by accident. How can professionals determine if they are traveling in the direction of career success? Research shows that individuals who move up the ranks faster than their peers have several habits in common. High achievers make others aware of their talents, develop meaningful business relationships and continually increase their areas of expertise.

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Acing the Interview: Proven Interview Techniques

  • Sep 24, 2008
  • Express Professional Staffing
  • Career advancement

Acing the Interview: Proven Interview Techniques Meet 21st Century Expectations   – Express Professional Staffing September 2006   After preparing a winning résumé, writing a cover letter and landing an appointment with the hiring manager, the last step in the job-seeking process is acing the interview. Experts agree that failing to prepare for an interview is what often lands candidates back in job search mode instead of the comfy new office chair of their desired employer. According to a recent survey, one-third of employers state that interview blunders are the most common reason that they have turned down applicants.....

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Healthy Living

  • Oct 19, 2006
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

Taking care if your physical and emotional health is as important as any other aspect of your career search. Hopefully this holiday season and the New Year gives you an opportunity to particapate in, and plan to make improvements in this area.

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Business Etiquette

  • Oct 19, 2006
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

Business etiquette is about presenting yourself with the kind of polish that shows you can be taken seriously.  Etiquette is also about being comfortable around people from diverse backgrounds and them being comfortable around you.

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Career "Sky Diving"

  • Dec 22, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

Find out how to view job security differently and prepare yourself for inevitable change with Vicky Smith's article: Career Sky Diving

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Avoiding Career Pitfalls

  • Oct 26, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Managing Fear

  • Dec 22, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

Fear is devastating because it blocks true realization of the potential we possess to enhance our lives.  Peter Urs Bender, in his book ‘Leadership from Within’ states, “Fear is rampant in our society.  We are afraid to lose our jobs.  Afraid of crime and the state of our environment.  We are also afraid to take risks to fail or speak out.  Fear blocks our feelings about doing and saying what comes naturally.”

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Create a High Impact Resumé

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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The Rumor Mill

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Management

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Self-Assessment

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Incongruency

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Focus Your Job Search Efforts

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Goal Setting

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Coping with Career Change

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Grads: Be Bold to Secure Jobs

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Women in Information Technology

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Janet Sneddon
  • Career advancement

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Networking: Building Relationships Consciously

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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The Resume: Your 'Signature' Marketing Tool

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Returning to the Workforce

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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The Art of Interviewing

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Gerri Teal
  • Career advancement

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Fanshawe's IT Mission

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Leading In Uncertain Times

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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The Art of Conversation

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Career advancement

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Personal Leadership

  • Sep 08, 2005
  • Vicky Smith
  • Management

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