Every industry in Canada has to deal with multiple accents. So we all need to learn how to understand a thick accent and how to clarify when we don’t. And remember, if you are having difficulty understanding someone’s accent, they very likely are having […]
Neil Young has written so many classic songs. Here the song HELPLESS, sung by Canada’s KD Lang, takes us back to his youth growing up in Ontario, Canada. According to Wikepedia, the song was “most famously recorded by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young on […]
Name discrimination, while theoretically illegal, is unfortunately common. Read and listen to what Jose says when he changed his name to Joe.
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Name Discrimination – Do Anglicized Names Receive More Responses to Job Applications?
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I often recommend Toastmasters to my students as a means to regularly practice presentation skills and receive constructive feedback. And I have seen some excellent speakers come out of Toastmasters. The speaker who gives advice for the following article, has also honed his skills […]
Introverts are rather undervalued these days. Yet they make up a third to a half of the society. It’s interesting to look at how history and culture have influenced us to tend to give more prestige to extroverts than introverts. Listen to this inspiring […]
Express Entry is a fundamentally different approach to immigration in Canada which will come into effect early 2015. According to the following article, “what is dramatically different is that not all eligible applicants will be invited to apply for permanent residence – only the […]