Career

Curb Appeal: How to Survive Getting Fired

Stop Press! Lifelong employment with one company is over. According to a recent survey from Workopolis, working-age Canadians can expect to have fifteen different...

#MeToo: Misogyny Costs Money

“We count the things we value, such as the Consumer Price Index, the unemployment rate, and batting averages,” Melinda Gates reminded leaders at the...

High Five: 5 Women Share Their Finance Career Stories

When we used to talk about pursuing a career in finance, most people would think they were going to get a job as a...

Why Finance is the “New Black” for Women

I think 2018 is a low-risk time for a woman to work in the high-reward financial industry. Here are the top three reasons why...

The Real Cost of Being the “Office Mommy”

It’s often said that “no good deed goes unpunished”. A recent study asked participants to evaluate the performance of employees who offered to stay late to help...

Ask For It — Know Your Worth

In her memoir The Woman I Wanted To Be, Diane Von Furstenberg recounts the time in 1978 when she was on a flight from New...

Could You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

Okay, you’re a grown-up. So maybe it’s not marshmallows because even the high-priced artisanal ones are kind of underwhelming, like eating a miniature pillow....

How to Get the Scoop on a Business

There are many great research resources available and a good place to start is the Canada Business Network (canadabusiness.ca), which provides a wide range...

How to Protect Your Business Idea

Research, as unglamorous as it may sound, is really what is required to see if your business idea is viable.   Here how to check if...