How you can turn your seasonal retail job into a full-time gig

By Sara Menuck, Originally published on TalentEgg.ca Getting a job is tough at any age, but it can feel especially difficult when you’re young and still in school – or even fresh out of it! Scoring that seasonal retail gig over a busy holiday season feels like a home run when it happens. From October ...

15 career tips from smart women

15 career tips from smart women
What’s better than a bunch of fabulous quotes from some fabulous women? Check out these career-themed quotes from female leaders on how to advance in your workplace! Here’s one from the list to kick you off: I love women who are bosses and who don’t constantly worry about what their employees think of them. I ...

Great careers are built on the heart, not the head

Great careers are built on the heart, not the head
  “The irony of the leader of McDonald’s dying of a sudden heart attack is not lost on me, but seldom have I been so impressed by a single conversation with another human being that his words stayed with me ten years later. When we spoke to Jim Cantalupo in 2004, he was the CEO ...

What kind of smart are you?

What kind of smart are you?
Text Alternative Below Source: BestEducationDegrees.com Text Alternative What Kind of Smart Are You? How intelligence fits into the workplace: A good IQ is often required for success at work, but more often than not it’s other forms of intelligence that really make or break a team. Traditionally valued in the workplace: IQ = mathematical/logical and ...

Six skills employers look for on your resume

Six skills employers look for on your resume
By Shaheerah Kayani, Published on TalentEgg.ca Many employers look for a common set of skills and want to see proof that you have these skills. Always study the job description carefully and note the specific skills required. This lets you know exactly what the employer will be looking for in your resume and application. Trying ...

Characteristics of a Good Leader

Characteristics of a Good Leader
Text Version Below Infographic: Text Version Characteristics of a Good Leader What defines a good leader? Honesty: Your business and its employees are a reflection of yourself, and if you make honest and ethical behaviour a key value, your team will follow suit. Ability to delegate: Trusting your team with your idea is a sign ...

Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials

Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials
Written by Vicky Oliver, November 10, 2013, The Globe and Mail You may have noticed that some of your younger employees behave as if they still live in a dorm. Their desk is littered with bobbleheads and postcards of the next club event. They chew gum, arrive late to meetings, and are too casual about ...