Consulting is as the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it: "providing professional or expert advice". However, saying someone is a consultant is a very vague statement since there are so many areas that consultants can operate within. This article provides an introduction to consulting by briefly looking at internal vs. external consulting, as well as an overview … Continue reading So… What Is Management Consulting, REALLY?
I met with Gerry Akkerman, Director of Business Technology Programs and Projects at TransLink. The top 3 areas that we focused on were core leadership values, sources of leadership inspiration, and advice to his younger self. Gerry AkkermanImage Source: LinkedIn Our interview began with Gerry explaining his career pathway. He said that he didn’t have … Continue reading Spotlight: Gerry Akkerman and Leadership
Your hard work has paid off and you're now ready to take on your next career opportunity - congratulations! All that is left to do is to tie things up at your current gig. Every career girl should know that leaving an organization is an opportunity to demonstrate personal integrity. The way in which you … Continue reading How to Get a Job-Winning Reference
In the spirit of being a high achiever, you haven't gotten around to using your vacation time. I'm here to tell you that you are not doing yourself a favour by sitting on that mound of hours. Using your vacation time is better for you than you think; not only for your workplace wellness and … Continue reading Taking Your Full Vacation Balance Is Better for You Than You Think