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Why We Should Stop Asking People What They Want to Be: Part 1

June 24, 2019

Moving Away from Jobs and Job Titles We’re all familiar with answering the question of what we want to be. From a young age we’re faced with speculations about what we want to be when we grow up, what we want to study in school, andwhat sort of job we want after we graduate. When […]


Career Spotlight: Dave Kelly

May 31, 2019

Career Spotlight is our series where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features an Award-Winning Host, Writer and Interviewer: Dave Kelly   DAVE KELLY LIVE   Q: Tell me about the path to your career. I think I haven’t so much found a career ever as much as […]


The Relationship Between Psychological Capital, Job Performance, and Job Satisfaction

April 23, 2019

What is Psychological Capital?   Psychological capital is an individuals psychological state and relationship to development that is demonstrated by having the confidence to engage with and succeed at challenging tasks (efficacy), having positive attributions about success in the present and future (optimism), perseverance and flexibility in goal achievement and success (hope), and recovering from […]


Career Spotlight: Mike Kehoe

March 29, 2019

Career Spotlight is our monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features a Commercial Real-Estate Broker and Entrepreneur – Michael Kehoe   FAIRFIELD COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INC.   Q: How did you become Commercial Real-Estate Broker? My education was in business with an advertising […]


Why is Career Planning Important? Part 2

February 21, 2019

Who am I and how does that impact the career(s) I choose? Do I see myself having one career or multiple careers throughout my working life? What skills do I have or want to develop and how does that impact my career planning? What realities in my life do I have to consider when planning […]


Why is Career Planning Important? Part 1

December 15, 2018

How much time have you spent planning your career? That part of your life where you spend the better part of 40 hours/week for the next 30-40 years. How much of that career planning goes on back stage (in your head) and how much of it is front stage (goal-directed action)? What factors have you […]


Career Spotlight: Brian Keating

November 16, 2018

I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Keating, who is currently an Honorary Conservation Advisor with the Calgary Zoo, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Calgary, Owner of goingwild.org, and Creator of www.greatbignature.com. Be sure to follow Brian on Facebook and Twitter! I am a nature enthusiast who travels around the world, capturing […]


Compassion Fatigue – The Lesser Known Occupational Hazard Part 2

September 9, 2018

How To Combat Compassion Fatigue: Fortunately, there are many strategies one can implement to proactively and reactively combat compassion fatigue. Organizations can set their employees up for success by creating an open, supportive, and communicative culture. This includes asking employees to provide feedback on policy decisions and job functions, providing staff with Employee Assistance Programs […]


Compassion Fatigue – The Lesser Known Occupational Hazard Part 1

August 9, 2018

What is Compassion Fatigue? Have you ever experienced feelings of hopelessness, overwhelm or difficulties in dealing with work or in doing your job effectively? Perhaps you’ve even shifted your view of your surroundings and the world at large through a lens of fear, or felt difficulty separating career and personal life. These phenomena can be […]


Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions Part 2

July 17, 2018

Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions – Part Two Last month we discussed the eligibility requirements and application process for potential students who use or intend on using Accessibility Services. For part two of this posting we will let you know what comes after the initial application process and give you some insight into the types […]


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