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    • It Starts with Your Cover Letter’s First Paragraph

      You may recall in an earlier column I stated whether requested or not, not including a cover letter is lazy. Most hiring managers don’t hire...

    • Addressing Your Cover Letter to the Right Person Is Vital

      A well-written cover letter, which is non-negotiable if you’re a serious job hunter, starts with your header and a greeting an actual person. Most job...

    • Good Old Saint Paddy

      While I wait out the 3rd wave of the pandemic from the safety of my windowless basement, the annual St. Patrick’s Day bacchanalia last week...

    • Where to walk your dog

      From the time we got our first dog, we committed to walking him/her twice a day, unless we experiencing extremes of weather. And for the...

    • MLA report March 23

      I hope that you have been enjoying the weather this week, put on your rubber boots, and have taken some much-needed walks outside in the...

    • Light at the end of the tunnel

      Spring is around the corner! That means warmer weather and the opportunity to begin participating in events and activities. We all want to go back...

    • Atlas-Makers

      Maps lie. That’s the unexpected and bold statement my professor told me as we looked at a map on his wall. He was an amateur...

    • Don’t Underestimate What Your Cover Letter Can Do

      Hopefully, you’ve been reading this column religiously. If you’ve been implementing my suggestions, you’ll now have a stellar resume and LinkedIn profile. Congratulations, you’re almost...

    • Big Boots Brew Day

      Last weekend marked International Women’s Day, which I observed in years past by visiting a few of the dozen or so craft breweries in Calgary...

    • Dogs and TV

      If you’re like me, you observe your dog a lot. As such, I’m particularly interested when, watching television in the evenings, I notice Finn staring...