Resumes, Extinct?

Could the traditional resume be dead? That day may be fast approaching. Day after day with my clients, I consistently approach the resume as a minimum standard requirement for the job search. While at the same time, the resume is becoming less and less useless when you are applying against 100 to 400 candidates. Recently, Allison Swelin posted an article on LinkedIn called R.I.P. Resume’s where she said that it’s time for resume’s to go … Read more

Navigating Back on Track

Sometimes life can throw us off the path that we expect to travel. This tends to happen more than expected in our lives. For the past couple of months I got detoured by situations in my life so much that I couldn’t concentrate on the things I wanted to work on. It was around this time that I saw the benefits of checking in with Christopher in my coaching sessions. In our first session at … Read more

Sexism, Alive and Well: Women & Leadership

Confident Career Tip No. 10 The Province of Alberta, Canada made history on Tuesday, May 5. Not only did we elect a majority NDP (very leftist for our non-Canadian readers) government after a whopping 44 years of having a PC (rightist) government but we also elected our second female premier, Rachel Notley.  What is even more surprising in our conservative province is that this new caucus is 33% female. The largest number of women who … Read more