Fired is not a Four-letter Word

FIRE verb past tense: fired; past participle: fired ·        dismiss (an employee) from a job. "having to fire men who've been with me for years" synonyms: dismiss, discharge, give someone their notice, make redundant, lay off, let go, throw out, get rid of, oust, depose Statistics Canada says Alberta's unemployment rate rose to 7.3 percent in February, despite little change in job...

No experience? No Problem. Get the Job you want!

In November of 2017, LinkedIn introduced a great new feature called 'Career Advice'. They call the tool "lightweight mentorship" and it can connect you with people who can help you navigate questions you may have regarding specific fields, career progression, etc., or, if you choose to mentor, you can give back and help people who...

Exit Gracefully; Honour Your Ending

In 2010, a veteran flight attendant landed in New York City and announced over the plane’s public address system that he had been abused by a passenger and he was quitting his job. He grabbed a couple of beers and then exited the plane by deploying the evacuation slide. His exit was...

Is the resume dead?

You should know that I don’t actually answer that question here (sorry) but I’ve been wondering so figured I would do it out loud. When I started in HR, resumes were the primary way to get your information into the hands of recruiters. We used the resumes to assess skills, qualifications, fit...