How to Confront Fear When Receiving Constructive Feedback to Build A Champion’s Attitude

How to Confront Fear When Receiving Constructive Feedback to Build A Champion’s Attitude

July 06, 2020 4 min read

The uncomfortable truth of constructive or critical feedback is that it’s meant to evoke change. Whether it’s positive or negative feedback, it certainly puts you on the spot and it can be a lot to process in the moment. It may make you feel out of control but just remember it’s a metamorphosis phase. There’s a change coming, and it’s going to be for the better.
Set New Standards & Transform Your Career Success With These 10 Tips

Set New Standards & Transform Your Career Success With These 10 Tips

June 29, 2020 6 min read

Contrary to popular belief, career success doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a progression with highs and lows and it starts with you. Your attitude. Your resilience. It’s not determined by how many hours you clock in, or the fancy blazers you buy, or how many LinkedIn connections you have. It’s about a strong work ethic and channeling that energy into action. With help from the successful and encouraging Howard Lichtman,

How Your LinkedIn Profile Is Your Networking Playground: The Power of Social Reciprocity, Online Etiquette And So Much More

How Your LinkedIn Profile Is Your Networking Playground: The Power of Social Reciprocity, Online Etiquette And So Much More

June 22, 2020 5 min read

Instead of neglecting your LinkedIn profile, why not use it to its’ full power to professionally network? It’s more than just an online resume. A strong LinkedIn presence is like a blazing fire: it lets everyone know you’re out there and ready. LinkedIn has become the top professional social network and it’s brimming with countless resources and opportunities. 
What Are Video Interviews, How Do They Work & Why They’re Here to Stay

What Are Video Interviews, How Do They Work & Why They’re Here to Stay

June 15, 2020 5 min read

Let’s be clear: a video interview isn’t as scary as it seems. Just think of sweet Dorothy of Kansas who was petrified to speak to the great and terrible Oz. Thanks to Toto’s curtain pulling, it turns out that Oz wasn’t as terrifying as he first appeared. For years, video interviewing has been surrounded by speculation and weariness. That’s right, years. It’s been around for some time, and one thing is for certain: it’s here to stay in today’s new world. 

How to Take Control of Your Professional Development Journey

How to Take Control of Your Professional Development Journey

June 08, 2020 5 min read

Starting your professional development journey might feel like finding yourself up a creek with no paddle. You know you need to do something to move forward but you’re just not sure where to start. Especially now when it seems like every direction is frozen and blocked off to you. What if we told you that’s not true? That now is the right time to get moving, to thaw out that uncertainty so you can work on yourself. 
The Art of A Video Resume: Sheldon & Steve Dish Out the Do’s & Don’ts

The Art of A Video Resume: Sheldon & Steve Dish Out the Do’s & Don’ts

June 01, 2020 6 min read

To video resume or not, that is indeed the question during an already stressful job search. CMA NXT challenges its’ users to push their creative boundaries and try it out for themselves. For inspiration, look at Sheldon Rodrigues, VP Marketing & Strategic Initiatives, CMA, video resume, and how it landed him a job as a newcomer to Canada.

Why Your Soft Skills Are Key Ingredients to Your Career Growth Strategy

Why Your Soft Skills Are Key Ingredients to Your Career Growth Strategy

May 25, 2020 4 min read

It’s time to try to bake some bread because why not, seems easy enough. So, you start by (hopefully) finding a recipe, gathering ingredients, and your key equipment. You dream of the light aired fluffiness perfection that’s worthy of an Instagram post.
It’s A No Brainer, right? You Are the Greatest Product You’ll Ever Market

It’s A No Brainer, right? You Are the Greatest Product You’ll Ever Market

May 13, 2020 4 min read

When job searching, we tend to list the many challenges and fears we face, laying them brick by brick until it is a massive wall. How are you going to climb over it? What do you need to start? Yes, the job market is tumultuous and with today’s unprecedented circumstances, there is a fog of uncertainty. But there’s one undeniable and unwavering fact: your amazing potential.

Your Thoughts & Mind Working Together: Conquer Work Stress with Mindfulness

Your Thoughts & Mind Working Together: Conquer Work Stress with Mindfulness

May 13, 2020 4 min read

Reacting with mindfulness in the workplace is the perfect defense against adversarial thoughts. But what is mindfulness? It is the ability to be present in the moment and take effective action. There’s nothing to lose by practicing mindfulness, but a lot to gain, like empowerment and better outcomes in difficult situations.