The 3 Types of Resumes: Which is Right For You!

As a job seeker, writing a great resume involves different stages. There’s the initial planning, deciding keywords, identifying formats, listing of accomplishments, and finishing up with the style and design. All of these stages are crucial to writing a great resume and the order in which they are approached can contribute greatly to the quality of your resume.  One of the most important decisions to make when writing a great resume is to determine the … Read more

[VIDEO] Do You Need This Candidate – Highly Skilled Professional Admin

Please check out this candidate profile. Karmal is a highly skilled professional Administrator and Executive Assistant. You can read the transcript below as well. Transcript Karmal – I think for me is I enjoy the research and the analytical background stuff. Christopher – So Karmal, what is your chosen profession? Karmal – So my last career was an executive assistant, so I’m very versed in administrative side of things, and the computer side of things, and … Read more

100% Success for New Years Goal Setting: Get Started Right NOW!

Happy New Year! It’s time to get started on your New Years Goals. If you want 100% Success for your New Years Goals here is what you need to do. Choose a goal setting model. There are so many goal setting models out there so I’m going to keep this super simple: PICK ONE AND STICK WITH IT!  My personal favourite is our own “Get Motivated, Stay Focussed” model. If you’d like to learn more … Read more

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

I personally wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday and Happy New Year from Change My life Coaching (and my cute doggy, his name is Hiro). He’s already for his Corporate Christmas Party with his christmas business tie. Want to know more about Hiro He lives a super biz life. Has no time for shenanigans, but is the purveyor of all shenanigans. Loves Greenies and pig ears. He is 7 years old and … Read more

Why Your Employees will Never Trust you

Have you ever felt that your employees do not trust you? Well, you’re definitely not alone. Feelings of trust towards managers, team leaders, CEOs have fallen in recent years. Edelman Trust Barometer statistics revealed that average trust in organizations is at an all-time low of 52 percent. The issue of trust in the workplace and organizations has been attracting a lot of attention lately as there seem to be no imminent changes in the statistics. … Read more

The Cruelty of the Job Search: An Open Letter to Hiring Managers, Employers, Recruiters and Human Resource Professionals

Dear Hiring Managers, Employers and Human Resource Professionals: When hiring for a position in your organization do you let ALL of your unsuccessful interview candidates know that you have not selected them for the position? If so, thank you for this uncommon courtesy. As you know, the job process is difficult enough on it’s own. You may wish to share this open letter to your peers. If not, it’s time to take a long-hard look … Read more

LEADERS: Stop Obsessing Over Loyalty, focus on Team Envy and Cohesion Instead

Each year organizations lose billions of dollars due to employee turnover. Quite surprisingly, most of it is actually voluntary, and one starts to wonder, what has happened to employee loyalty. In a workforce survey conducted recently, more than 91% of the respondents agreed that they can’t stay with their current organization for more than three years. The definition of employee loyalty has changed in recent years. More and more employees now define loyalty as it … Read more

What if All I Want is a Mediocre Life

“What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful. ~ Dalai Lama Recently I read a beautiful piece titled “What if all I want is a mediocre life”.  The writer emphasized that the world is always pushing us to be better, to hustle, to improve, strive for excellence. The mandate we so often follow in our, social media inundated, everything is always happy, I am amazing, look at me, world is go big … Read more

The Five Best Questions to Ask Yourself During Personal Conflict

We all deal with conflict at some point in our lives. Whether it be at work, home or school. Conflict can happen with anyone, it can be with family, friends, coworkers, bosses, teachers, students or even the person on the street that cut you off and gave you the finger. And conflict can be about anything what-so-ever, no topic is safe from conflict in our world. Conflict can not be avoided; however, it can be … Read more

Using LinkedIn to Transition Brand New Type of Career

It’s time for a new career. Something that is different from what you have been doing for the last 5, 10, 15 years or more. How can you use LinkedIn to Transition Brand New Type of Career? According to Jane Heifetz, author of the Harvard Business Review Article “How to use your linked in profile to power a career transition,” there are some simple but critical ways of doing this. Be sure to check out … Read more