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The Forgotten Network by Guest Blogger: Carly Fairhurst

The Forgotten Network Guest Blogger: Carly Fairhurst The Headhunters, Senior Recruitment Consultant What is prompting you to look for a new job? This is one question that I ask all of my candidates. A few common answers are: “there is no room for growth”, “others are getting promoted over me”, or “I am not getting […]

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Northern Voice 2011 Review by Guest Blogger: Shannon Richardson

Northern Voice 2011 Review Blog Post by: Shannon Richardson Northern Voice is a personal blogging and social media conference that has been going strong for the past 7 years. It started out in the basement of UBC with 100 local bloggers and has grown to now encompass social media, podcasting and photography. This two-day conference […]

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Not Failure but LOW AIM is the crime!

Success is the Ability to Make Wise Decisions Blog Post by: Jen Schaeffers, Founder I have been to my fair share of networking events, but one group which I hadn’t had the chance to check out yet is The Pacific Club. Thanks to one of our guest bloggers, Jesse Bowness (President of The Pacific […]

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“Our Story, Our Success” – WIL luncheon review

Last Thursday’s luncheon was a part of the WIL National Spotlight Speaker Series, showcasing female role models in business. This was one of those events you leave feeling empowered and inspired. Panel Speakers: Emcee: Rita Rogers, Senior Manager, Events, Canucks Sport & Entertainment Sandy Cimoroni, Senior Vice President, TD Waterhouse – Financial Planning. Debbie Butt, […]

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Perfect is Freaking Boring: Words of Wisdom from Vancouver’s top female execs

Last Tuesday night, Y.E.S! Vancouver hosted its annual Speaker Series event at Level Furnished Living, featuring four of Vancouver’s top female executives in a panel discussion moderated by 2020 Communications’ CEO, Heather White. The panelists included: Susan Yurkovichvar link = document.getElementById(‘link2736′);link.onclick = function(){document.location = link.getAttribute(‘href’);} , Executive Vice President, BC Hydro Janet Austin, Chief Executive […]

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Networking should be like an Easter Egg Hunt, Not a Dog Humping a Football

A couple of years ago I was honoured by the eWomenNetwork as one of the 12 finalists for their Emerging Leader of the Year award. I was flown to Dallvar link = document.getElementById(‘link2736′);link.onclick = function(){document.location = link.getAttribute(‘href’);} as, received rock star status and treatment for four days of insane fun, and of course met and […]

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What the heck is BNI and Meetup?

 To me the word networking means relationship building. In my opinion it doesn’t make much sense to go to one-off events in hopes of getting business. What is BNI? This is why I joined BNI and why the system is so powerful. I have been a member of BNI Amplify for 2 years and just […]

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Are you a Linchpin?

Seth Godin is a favourite of mine. He is a speaker, best-selling author, blogger and all around brilliantly quirky guy. I think he is a genius. I have read a few of his books, including one of his latest “Linchpin“. I love this book review by Hugh McLeod which I wanted to share with you. […]

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