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NEW! Changing Directions: How to Set Goals and Plan for New Realities
Doug Tardif
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
We normally set goals at the beginning of the year. This is usually the time we make resolutions and look at the path we have set out for the coming year. However, due to our busy lives our plans often become idle or even forgotten. The global pandemic we are all experiencing has changed all this. Now more than ever we have the opportunity to re-examine our plans for the future and transform our actions to prosper in this uncharted...

NEW! Digital Moderation: How to Stay Productive During the COVID-19 Crisis
Chantal Orr
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
We’ve all experienced it. We’ve got an important project at work and are doing our best to stay focused, but the constant stream of alerts and messages sent by our digital devices creates a huge distraction. The volume of digital information coming our way is even greater during times of crisis, like the current pandemic we are experiencing. Is there a way to rise above this noise and become more productive? Is it possible to...

NEW! Working and Parenting from Home: How to Navigate this “New Normal”
Louise Doyle
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
With offices and schools closed indefinitely due to COVID-19, many now find themselves both working from home and caring for their children. Whether you are a new home-based worker, or were already working remotely as an employee or a self-employed entrepreneur, you will appreciate that many distractions come with being based at home full time. Your days now involve keeping your children busy with learning activities, keeping...

NEW! The Virtual Informational Interview: How to Grow Your Network During Social Isolation
Tara Thom Burnett, Employment Facilitator
Tuesday, April 14 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

One of the fastest ways to secure employment is by networking and accessing the hidden job market. This usually means getting out and meeting people in person. How can you continue to work toward your employment goals during the COVID-19 crisis, while maintaining physical distance? This session will introduce the virtual informational interview, a tool that can maximize your job search and networking...

NEW! Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market
Tara Thom Burnett, Employment Facilitator
Tuesday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Statistics suggest that over 80 percent of job vacancies are never advertised. This means you need to go beyond the regular job boards and online job listings to find your next opportunity. Accessing the hidden job market requires tactics such as networking and research. So where do you start? In this session, Tara Thom Burnett, who has worked extensively as an employment services professional, will provide tips on how to access these "hidden"...

NEW! Updating your Résumé for Today’s Online Job Search
Tara Thom Burnett, Employment Facilitator
Tuesday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Much has changed in the world of job search over the past twenty years, and this is largely attributed to our reliance on technology in the 21st century. Gone are the days of presenting your résumé in person. Often your only chance to make a good first impression is through a digitally-transmitted application. Given the competitive nature of the job market, where 200 applicants typically apply for the same job, how do you make your...

NEW! Top Ten Steps to Business Success
Doug Tardif
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Whether you are exploring the idea of starting a business or are deep into business start-up mode, the experience can feel quite overwhelming at first. You’re probably asking, “Where do I start?” In this session Doug will outline the top ten motivational steps to get you started on the path to success. Doug will also cover what will need to change in your life, the myths about online sales, how to balance your time between business and personal, goal setting,...

NEW! Living with Intention: Creating your Personal Life Plan
Louise Doyle
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, November 26 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
If one thing holds true, it is that people always seem to desire change in their lives. Whether we want to reduce stress, increase physical activity, or shift our careers, our tendency is to want to move forward and bring improvement. However, inertia, a lack of focus, or other factors can get in the way. The solution is to create a specific personal life plan. A personal life plan is easy to follow, helps alleviate stress, and greatly...

NEW! Green Business Ideas and Innovations for the Eco-minded Entrepreneur
Chantal Orr
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Going green in business is easier than you think! Whether you are a solopreneur working from your home office or running a regular storefront, there are countless ways to reduce your environmental footprint. For those considering self-employment, Chantal will showcase green innovations and eco-friendly business ideas. Sign up for this webinar and get inspired to lead the charge toward a greener future. Don’t miss this one!

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NEW! Know the Risks of Frauds and Grants
Doug Tardif
, Business Advisor
Tuesday, August 13 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific (2:00 p.m. Eastern)
With the rapid pace of change in today’s technology and society, it can be difficult to differentiate between the racketeers and legitimate organizations. Far too many Canadians are putting themselves at risk. Your presenter for this session, Doug Tardif, has considerable international hands-on experience exposing fraudsters. Through his consulting in Canada and in the Caribbean, Doug has used his expertise to uncover schemes to extract money from the gullible...

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