All About Employment in Victoria, BC

“18 Minutes” could change your life

| March 30, 2012

Every once and a while, totally serendipitously, something – a book, a movie, an overheard conversation, a piece of music or an experience that seemed inconsequential at the time – comes along and creates major change in your life. I believe that Peter Bregman’s book ‘18 Minutes’ could be, for many people, one of these […]

Don’t just sit there – do something!

| March 24, 2012

It is all too easy, and believe me I speak from personal experience, to sit in front of (or is it behind?) your computer all day, surf Internet job boards, fill out a few online applications for employment and convince yourself that you’re actually ‘looking for work’ and ‘trying to find a job’. But, if […]

Final Thoughts on LinkedIn for the Jobseeker (Part 3)

| March 16, 2012

I attended (if that’s the right word) Part 1 of the LinkedIn Jobseeker seminar on March 14, 2012 and must admit that I was very impressed. I didn’t need to be trying the free jobseeker account type to access it though – if you’re interested you can find Part 1 (and the accompanying slides) as […]

More about Networking

| March 10, 2012

At the risk of boring you to tears I want to continue along the same thread as I’ve been exploring with the articles on LinkedIn – networking. Of course what is meant by networking today is radically different than what it was even five years ago let alone looking back to the 1990s. But the […]

Looking at LinkedIn – Part 2

| March 2, 2012

A Word of Caution – Be A Discerning Reader I was going to start this article by discussing the infographic published on the Business Insider website on February 28, 2012 that talks about ‘who really uses LinkedIn’ but after digging into it only a tiny bit and reading the comments it raised I’ve reconsidered. Instead, […]