10 Reasons Why Your Online Job Application System Is A Disaster
Jan09

10 Reasons Why Your Online Job Application System Is A Disaster

While teaching professional development classes, I often help students navigate job postings and guide them through the job application process. Most companies these days use some sort of online job application forms or systems, which ultimately leave candidates frustrated and wanting to give up. I’d like to share my experience helping students battle their way through these systems in the hopes that online job search service...

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Sometimes You Just Need To Ask!
Aug01

Sometimes You Just Need To Ask!

With corporate scandals and greed making headlines these days, it is no wonder that the public is skeptical and suspicious of the philanthropic efforts of big businesses. Until recently, I too was a cynic – thinking that most big companies focused on nothing but profits. I’d like to share with you a recent experience I’ve had that has really impressed me and given me proof that people really do care about helping another person out....

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My MBA Experience
Jun09

My MBA Experience

It’s official! I received my MBA degree in paper form and can’t wait to have it framed! I had an amazing experience at Royal Roads University and would like to share with you some excerpts from one of my final essays, giving you a glimpse into my journey. Before we begin, I need to preface that my decision to return to school was with the encouragement of my previous employer. My wife and I just had a new baby who didn’t sleep for...

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Why You Should LOVE Accounting!
May01

Why You Should LOVE Accounting!

I’ve heard so many business owners talk about how they can’t stand accounting or that they “have an accountant for that”. If you’re one of those people, than this article is for you! It’s easy to pass things off that you don’t understand – or don’t want to understand, but the challenge is, how do you know that it is being done correctly? Understanding your business financials isn’t simply about keeping the books in order, it’s about...

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The BUSINESS of Events
Feb18

The BUSINESS of Events

One of the realizations that I made throughout my MBA journey, is how little many event planners know about business. This industry is full of amazingly talented and creative people whose sole purpose in life is to create fantastic events and experiences for their clients and guests. The challenge is that many of those people don’t spend enough time focusing on their own business. I was one of those people! I spent my time...

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