Stuck in A Career You Hate? Here’s How to Get Out Right Away

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When you hate what you are doing and you want to make a change, finding a new job can be extremely stressful. The need for speed always adds an additional level of anxiety to a situation that is already extremely stressful. Use these tips to fast-track a job change and move forward in your career…. Read more »

How to Prepare for a Virtual Interview

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Virtual interviews are becoming more and more common in a world of social distancing. And even after social distancing ends, many employers will likely keep up with the practice because it is convenient for both candidates and hiring managers. Are you prepared for the world of virtual interviews? Research Just as you would prepare for… Read more »

What To Do If You Think You’re A Victim Of Harassment

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You have the right as an employee to work in an environment that is free from harassment. If you think you are or have been a victim of workplace harassment, it is important to understand your rights as well as your employer’s obligations under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). What Is Workplace Harassment?… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

Bill 66 and What It Means for Workers in Ontario

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New provincial legislation has been put in place that will have an impact on Ontario’s workforce. Bill 66, also known as the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, was introduced in December 2018 and passed at Queen’s Park on April 2, 2019. Here’s what employers and employees need to know. The Province says the goal of Bill… Read more »

Photographer Inspires Confidence Through Her Camera Lens

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Upon entering Lady Luck Photography Studio, it’s easy to feel instantly right at home. That’s because of Jennifer McCready’s vibrant personality and the electric energy she brings to any room she’s in. She greets her clients, who become her fast friends, with a warm smile as tunes—usually McCready’s favourites from the ‘80s—pump from a speaker…. Read more »

Bill 47 Passes: Here’s What You Should Know

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Sweeping changes have been made to Ontario’s labour laws. Whether you’re an employer or an employee, here is what you need to know. On Wednesday, the governing Progressive Conservatives passed labour reform legislation that rolls back many of the changes brought in by the previous Liberal government. The provincial government’s Making Ontario Open for Business… Read more »

How to Write A Cover Letter That’ll Definitely Impress Prospective Employers

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A resume is a list of all of your education, work experience and other qualifications that tell an employer that you’ve got what it takes to get the job done right. Your cover letter is a different matter entirely – and don’t forget to include it. Your cover letter is where you get to be… Read more »

Retired Veteran Builds New Memories During Invictus Games

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Other people took medals home, but Sgt. Dean Irvine celebrated a different kind of victory during the 2018 Invictus Games. The retired member of the Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry from Welland, Ont. spent nearly two weeks in Australia competing in wheelchair rugby, rowing, and powerlifting in the games. The Invictus Games is an international sporting… Read more »