Using LinkedIn – another approach! A friend from a networking group was going crazy. His job search was going nowhere. He was doing everything right, or so he thought. He was networking furiously, seeking out networking meetings, scanning the internet for posted jobs, contacting agencies/recruiters/head hunters and checking his cell […]
Benefits of Volunteering !!! In Canada, Volunteering plays an important role in an individual’s success. Volunteering helps individual builds those skills, which we may not be able to build in our full time role. Employers looks at those candidates favourably, who volunteer their time in the community. For the benefit […]
Finding Your Path in Canada In the past five or six years that I’ve been helping newcomers to Canada, I’ve often come across people who seem hesitant to make career decisions. In most cases, they have too many options on the table and are unable to move forward. I totally […]
Immigrant Challenges – Now & ThenThe story of a new immigrant to Canada, who landed in Canada in 1954. My story will be one through the eyes and memories of a 4 year old child.  It was October 31, 1954. The last voyage of the Nea Ellas had just pulled […]
3P’s – Patience, Persistence & Positive Attitude are Key to Building a Successful Life!!! On the last weekend, I reviewed the first six months of 2021 for my life. Here is the summary of what we went through. Challenges 1. We had to fly to India on an urgent basis […]
Death Of Coffee Meetings So today, I am writing about something very relevant to today’s scenario that we are all going through; dealing with COVID-19 and the lockdown of regular work routine. For somebody like me; who believes in one-on-one contacts, who thrives in talking to people face-to-face, who believes […]
How do we learn? I got a glimpse of the answer through my experience of helping others learn. During the end of the 2020, my friend and I worked with 2 new immigrants to Canada, who needed help in improving their communication, with more focus on how to speak confidently […]
MASTER YOUR COMMUNICATION SKILLS 10 Proven Ways to Speak and Write with Clarity and Confidence. “Excellent Communication Skills” is a pre-requisite in almost every job in every organization big or small in every industry. Even beyond, communication plays a vital role in every area of our lives. In fact your […]
Your Communication Skills Will Determine Your Success in Canada As an immigrant, you must have heard this so many times: Communication Skills are fundamental to be successful in Canada – what does this really mean? Perhaps you used English for work in your home country, passed the IELTS or CLB […]
ARE YOU IN THE RIGHT SPOT? By: Dr. Christina Augustine (Chris) “Life is a matter of CHOICES, and every choice you make, MAKES You.” —John C. Maxwell This truth resonates so much….aren’t we a bundle of our choices? Think about the choices you have made so far, and which has […]