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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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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 […]

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 […]

How to Speak with Authority

By |October 3rd, 2014|

How can we speak with authority? Well, first of all, stop using all those fillers, such as “you know” and “like.” Next, stop making statements sound like questions.

Slam poetry performer, Taylor Mali, is also an educator and teacher advocate. He  gives some very funny […]

How employers choose who gets hired

By |September 29th, 2014|

Here’s an interesting article on how employers choose their employees. Many unexpected aspects influence which candidate an employer picks. For example, according to the research, even more important than how you are dressed is your sense of humour and your community involvement. Useful for […]

Pronunciation Errors that Made the English Language What it is Today

By |September 25th, 2014|

What we may call pronunciation errors are not always wrong. Actually, language changes follow natural patterns. So while my grade three teachers insisted we pronounce the H is when, where and why, we never did and I don’t now. But my parent’s generation generally […]

Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Foreign-trained MDs (Medical Doctors) complain about this problem regularly. And I don’t blame them. For some reason, managing to get your medical license to practice in Canada as an MD is next to impossible. On top of having to re-do medical exams, New Canadians […]