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Millennials Are Happiest When They Feel Connected to Their Co-Workers

Millennials Are Happiest When They Feel Connected to Their Co-Workers Sarah Landrum ,  CONTRIBUTOR I write about how millennials can be happier at work.     Team Building In North America, it can be hard to see past all the bluster about “self-made men” and rugged individualism. The truth is a lot more pleasant to behold: Nobody is […]

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Event Recap: “Classroom to Boardroom” – Young Women in Business (YWiB)

Last month, I attended “Classroom to Boardroom” thanks to an invite from a very good friend and former colleague Sally Lee. Sally is an SFU BA grad with additional BCIT certifications currently sitting as Social Media Coordinator on YWiB Vancouver executive team.   YWiB (Young Women in Business) connects young women with skills & support […]

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Confidence and Networking

As a new grad, gaining confidence has been something that has floated in my mind for the past few months. Entering the workforce full time for the first time is a bit intimidating.  Confidence is something you need to be able to rock whenever you enter new conversations. I’m often much more drawn to people […]

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5 Important Tips for Building and Maintaining Your Professional Network

We achieve our greatest success through our relationships with others, which is why building and nurturing a strong professional network is key in helping us along the path to reaching our career goals. There’s no time like the present to grow and strengthen our circles, so here are five helpful things you can do to help make […]

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Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetic holds “Booze and Branding” event in B.C.

The Vancouver headquarters of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics recently moved to a brand new location in Vancouver! Now they are a one-stop shop that houses all of their departments (including production and packaging) under one roof. During a conversation I had with Zeba Manki, Talent Resource Manager at the Lush head office, she explained how […]

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Planning Staff Events Part 1

PICKING A THEME AND VENUE: With Festive End of the Year Party planning about to start for companies in the Lower Mainland, it’s a good time to start thinking about themes. Planning an event for staff is much different to planning events or parties for friends, family or paying guests. There are different expectations, different […]

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The Power of Informal Networking

Not a fan of awkward silences, overpriced event tickets, or that ever-growing pile of business cards that’s just collecting dust in the corner? You are definitely not alone. Fortunately, expanding your professional network doesn’t have to mean attending structured events that can take up anywhere from one to three hours of your busy schedule. Because […]

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