"I decided to challenge myself to be extraordinary and I Landed Higher because of it." Riley FairbanksRead More
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To stay in a job that isn’t hitting on most, if not all, cylinders, is not ideal at best and can be detrimental at worst. For too long, many of us simply stayed in jobs for the simple reason that no other option paid as well. Obviously, being compensated well is important to most people. But, especially in Western Canada, many people remained in the energy sector, even if they hated their jobs, because it paid 30, 40, or 50% more than any other comparable job in the market. It’s tough to change jobs when that’s your reality.Read More
I thought that after I completed my Chartered Accountant designation the world would be my oyster – I would always have a great career that kept me challenged doing interesting work while feeling indispensable to the companies into which I poured my blood, sweat and tears.
No such luck.Read More
Who are you? What do you identify with outside the world of sports? Transitioning into unfamiliar territory can create feelings of self-doubt, panic and an overwhelming amount of stress. For athletes, sports and high-level competition have been a major component of life and it’s extremely hard not to identify as a professional athlete.Read More
LET’S FACE IT – the traditional approaches people use to search for a job are outdated and not helping the thousands who have been downsized in what is becoming one of Alberta’s worst ever recessions. So, what should the newly downsized do?Read More