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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Ontario Job Grant

By |February 12th, 2015|

Ontario Job Grant provides funding to train your employees to a maximum of $10,000. There is an information meeting on March 3rd, 2015 at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in the First Canadian Place. You can register by calling  416-283-5229 or emailing info@ontrackcareers.ca.

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How to Give Feedback Appropriately

By |February 6th, 2015|

How we give feedback varies tremendously from culture to culture. Canadians are similar to Americans in how we give feedback and often even less direct. Many new immigrants have difficulty hearing negative feedback given by Canadians since we generally start with positive statements. The […]

Eye Contact: Another part of professional behaviour

By |January 30th, 2015|

Appropriate eye contact is extremely important in North America. The way you use eye contact can deeply influence how someone feels about you. Not only am I referring to how directly and long you maintain eye contact, but also the angle you use. Do […]

Body Language Mistakes During Job Interviews

By |January 28th, 2015|

Making body language mistakes during a job interview could cost you a great opportunity. Just as our voice speaks, so does our body and people interpret what our body says based on cultural norms. Learning how people interpret what our body does, as well […]

The Handshake: How are you influencing others with your handshake?

By |January 21st, 2015|

Your handshake could be leading people to interpret you in a way that you hadn’t intended. Your culture may have taught you to shake with a limp hand, especially a man to a woman, for example. Or perhaps your handshake is too strong. Maybe […]

The Need for Cultural Competence in the Correctional System

By |January 7th, 2015|

Cultural competence is becoming essential in the workplace, especially in a city as multicultural as Toronto is. This was driven home to me recently when I accompanied a friend of Ukrainian origin, who has cancer for the second time, to a doctor’s appointment to […]

How to Be Concise – Choose More Specific Words

By |December 17th, 2014|

In Canadian written English, it is important to learn how to be concise. This is a quality of well-written, refined writing and speaking, although it is not as important in casual speech. Being concise involves using specific vocabulary which more clearly states what it […]