Why let someone else have the last word in an argument

We’re all going to have professional disagreements, situations in which we want to persuade someone to see our point of view or situations in which we need to defend ourselves. How we handle these disagreements can make or break our professional relationships and, ultimately, our careers. There’s one little trick I’ve learned, which can help:…

Four ways to get the most out of your job (any job)

Whether you’re starting a new job or just showing up for your regular gig, there are ways that you can use any day at work to make your career more successful. And this is true whether you hold a professional role in your field, or you are in an unrelated job just to pay some…

The Canadian economy added 66,800 new jobs in January

January was another great month for job creation. Statistics Canada released the January Labour Force Survey numbers this morning. Overall employment grew as the Canadian economy added 66,800 new jobs last month. This far outpaces the 8,000 jobs most economists had been predicting. However, the unemployment rate edged up to 5.8 per cent and more…

Study: The most sought-after career path of the future

What did you want to be when you grew up? It’s probably not the same as the career choice that today’s young people say they are targeting. The ideal career for kids right now might not even be recognizable to previous generations. According to a recent study which was conducted with 2,000 parents having at…