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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.

Culture

The Power of Music – The Landfill Harmonic Orchestra

By |October 14th, 2014|

I have written a number of posts in my blog about the power of music. Music and song  can help us learn to speak a language more clearly, use  native-like rhythm and learn how a culture expresses itself. While this video is not about […]

Does your Company have a Language Strategy?

By |October 13th, 2014|

What is the language strategy at your company? Does it even have one? If not, they are missing the boat since it is essential when hiring internationally-trained employees who have the skills you want and just need coaching in the specifics of particular […]

Before Applying for a Job, Do These Three Things

By |October 10th, 2014|

Before applying for a job, you need to prepare, prepare, prepare. The work you do upfront will improve your results significantly. Read about three things you can do to get yourself ready.

 
3 Things You Should Do Before Applying to Any Job Posting
By Lou Adler

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How to Be Assertive

By |October 9th, 2014|

In my classes, we often discuss how to be assertive rather than aggressive. According to the following article, “assertiveness trumps anxiety.  However, assertiveness is far more than an anti-anxiety technique.  Dr. Bob Alberti  tells how to connect with others authentically, openly, warmly, and directly.

 
How […]

How to Understand a Thick Accent

By |October 8th, 2014|

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’s HELPLESS, sung by KD Lang

By |October 7th, 2014|

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

By |October 7th, 2014|

Name discrimination, while theoretically illegal, is unfortunately common. Read and listen to what Jose says when he changed his name to Joe.

If you have had a similar experience, please share it.

 
Name Discrimination – Do Anglicized Names Receive More Responses to Job Applications?
His name is […]