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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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Developing Cultural Awareness – Looking Another Culture in the Eye

By |October 16th, 2015|

Here’s a personal take on developing cultural awareness.
Looking Another Culture in the Eye
I was born and raised in Minnesota, but as an adult I have mostly lived in Europe and Africa. I teach cross-cultural management at the international business school Insead, near Paris. For […]

Soft Skills & Cultural Conditioning Play a Key Role in Getting Work or a Promotion

By |April 14th, 2015|

Mohammad was in the running for a promotion but never got it. Why? According to his manager, Mohammad was considered rude by several of his colleagues. There were complaints about him being overly critical, raising his voice regularly and often making jokes at meetings […]

The 12TH Annual IEP Conference

By |February 24th, 2015|

The IEP Conference is a free event which has been held now for 12 years. This year it is will be taking place on Friday, February 27th at the Metro Convention Center on King Street West in Downtown Toronto. As we did last year, […]

Tips for a Successful Interview

By |February 9th, 2015|

The following article offers some tips for how to more successfully manage the interview process. While written for internationally educated professionals living in the United States, the advice still holds for Canadian interviewees.

When moving into a new cultural environment, it takes time and […]

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 […]