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Tag: expertise

What You Need to Know About Psychometric Testing

July 27, 2019
Psychometric testing - for fun and in the context of employment - is a huge topic and industry. In this article, I explain the basics that employees and employers should...

Q&A with Dr. Helen – Ethical ways to support university admissions prep in Canada

April 6, 2019
Applicants can have high university grades but fail to gain admission to competitive programs because their applications are not written effectively. In this blog, I discuss some of the ethical...

Expertise and Credentials: When Different is Good

March 16, 2019
Have you ever decided not to apply for a job or promotion because your qualifications were different from what was stated in the job posting? In this blog, I explain...

What Takes Longer: Hiring an Employee, or Buying a Car?

February 9, 2019
One of the challenges that employers face when hiring credentialed professionals is that on the surface, most of the candidates look similar. There's a fixed number of institutions that offer...

The right help at the right time: what are the differences between Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Psychotherapists and Life Coaches?

July 14, 2018
With all the attention focused on mental health issues and mental health in the workplace, I've noticed the growing popularity of Life Coaches, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists. What hasn't been...

Nuanced career advice … why professionals need it the most

November 11, 2017
In certain professions including the financial industry, law, engineering, and academia, there are nuances and hidden assumptions that are not common knowledge. Because of these unwritten rules, 'regular' career coaches...

All that glitters is not gold … when others plagiarize your work

August 12, 2017
What about less publicized examples of plagiarism, where intellectual and/or creative fraud stays under the radar? In some ways, we live in an era where copy and paste have replaced...

A Tale of Two Universities

March 30, 2015
In my mind, the link between these two trips is not the obvious fact that both locations are university campuses. What made these two trips similar is that both institutions...

How to Establish Your Credibility in a New Field

January 15, 2014
Ideally, you have some talent and competence in your new area that you can use to sell yourself. Testimonials, favourable reviews, and awards can help you to demonstrate that you're...

Unusual CV and Foreign Experience

September 9, 2013
As someone who has helped hiring managers and HR professionals with their recruitment, I have noticed that sometimes the people who are responsible for the initial screening do not always...