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5 Holiday Experiences to Bring Your Staff To

  Want to take your staff Christmas party up several notches? Treat your employees to a night out of the office with these holiday events and shows.   The holidays are right around the corner—but they also can add a lot of stress. If you’re living the office life, that can mean working long hours […]

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The Top 5 Smart Products Your Business Needs And you can get them all on Amazon!

With Black Friday sales approaching and the holidays quickly proceeding, it’s time to start thinking about the products you want to pick up for the office or your business! For the tech-gurus on your team, any of these smart home products are sure to impress. What’s even better is you can order them from the […]

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Yoga for Homes Fundraiser – Vancouver BC

Yoga for Homes Fundraiser – Vancouver BC We are offering a special yoga class to raise funds to help build homes for families in need living in Zambia. The houses will be built by volunteers through Habitat for Humanity. Can a yoga class help build a home for a family in need? Yes with Karma […]

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Invest in your future with an MBA from TWU

          Are you career driven but also desire a meaningful purpose? A leading-edge MBA at Trinity Western University may just be the professional and personal gateway you’re searching for. TWU’s MBA equips and empowers graduates to excel in for-profit as well as non-profit organizations. Our renowned and comprehensive program features:  a […]

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YES – 3 Ways We Can Support Youth Employment in BC

Article by: Timothy Lang, President & CEO at Youth Employment Services (YES).  The transition from education into the workplace can be a scary one. As youth are instructed to follow a specific path paved out by societal norms, the reality of fully preparing themselves to be a candidate for employment can be intimidating. With the unemployment […]

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The Long-Lasting Importance of Business Cards in Networking

The Long-Lasting Importance of Business Cards in Networking In today’s digital age, face to face social interaction is becoming more and more scarce. The reality is, when it comes to networking, you can only get so far by sitting behind a screen scrolling away. Sure, there’s professional networks like LinkedIn that connect you to other […]

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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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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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Sewing Seeds for Future Growth

The world is full of connections. When I say this, I mean that when you are introduced to someone through a friend or contact, their network will most likely have at least someone in it who you already know, and dozens of others who are just a mutual aquaintance away. The problem is, when you meet […]

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Top Five Networking No-No’s

For those who are relatively new to the realm of networking, there are a handful of tips to remember whislt you fill your calendar with prospective events this fall. Some might think these are obvious, but surprisingly enough, some event goers haven’t yet read the memo. How easy it can be to slide into “networking […]

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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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Networking Your Summer Socials

Since I graduated last month, a lot of things have been swirling around my head as I embark on my career. In this latest series, I’m committing to chronicling my adventures and how networking plays a role as I venture into life post university. For my first post, I’ve been thinking of how there are […]

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How to Be a Master Networker

I hate the word networking because it sounds SOOOO greasy. It sounds like a bunch of people in a room all looking for their next customer and trying to take whatever they can get. Networking is about building relationships. Relationships take time. TAKE YOUR TIME. 1. Be a host: When you attend an event, act like […]

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Are you Truly Listening?

Most people believe they are listening when others talk. But believing something doesn’t make it real. We live in a society where it’s not uncommon to read an incoming text or email while sitting across the table from someone. You may find yourself scanning the news while you’re on a conference call, or mentally preparing […]

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