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In the Media

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Articles Appearing Elsewhere

Characteristics of Successful Virtual Workers” Career Development Association of Alberta, Career Momentum Newsletter ~ Fall 2014

The Basics of Strategic Career Planning” The University of Alberta, Faculty of Education, Illuminate Magazine ~ June 2014

Your Daily Approach To Career Management” The University of Alberta, Faculty of Education, Illuminate Magazine ~ June 2014

LinkedIn Overload: Quality vs. Quantity” The My ESC Blog ~ October 2013

Profile Picture Discrimination” The My ESC Blog ~ October 2013

What Is Emotional Intelligence?” The My ESC Blog ~ May 2013

10 Tips for Creating a Strategic Online Presence” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ April 2013

Strategies for Handling Employment Gaps” The My ESC Blog ~ April 2013

5 Reasons To Learn More About Self-Employment” ContactPoint.ca ~ April 2013

10 Things To Do On Your Lunch Break” The My ESC Blog ~ March 2013

Fraud Alert: Job Scams” The My ESC Blog ~ March 2013

How I Crocheted My Way To Work-Life Balance” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ March 2013

What My Parents Did To Prepare Me For The World Of Work” The My ESC Blog ~ February 2013

Tips for Mothers Returning To Work” The Career Engagement Blog ~ February 2013

Tips for Accessing Professional Development” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ February 2013

10 Career Development Tips for Trailing Spouses” The Career Engagement Blog ~ January 2013

The Plight of the Trailing Spouse: Creating A Life/Career Without Borders” Careering Magazine cover story of their premier edition (page 12 – 15)~ January 2013

8 Tips for Supporting Retained Employees After Layoffs” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ January 2013

How To Deliver Layoff News” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ December 2012

Tips for Skype Interviews” The My ESC blog ~ December 2012

A Resume By Any Other Name…” The My ESC blog ~ December 2012

How Not To Get A Job” The My ESC blog ~ December 2012

The Ethics of e-Counselling” The Bulletin: ContactPoint.ca ~ October 2012

The Logistics Of e-Coaching” The Career Engagement Blog ~ October 2012

Preparing For A Networking Event” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ September 2012

Olympians Are The Ideal e-Coaching Clients” The Career Engagement Blog ~ July 2012

How To Make A Bad First Impression” The My ESC Blog ~ April 2012

Why To Keep Your Resume Up To Date” The My ESC Blog ~ April 2012

Who’s The Boss Of The Self-Employed?” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ February 2012

The Leap To Self-Employment” The Bulletin: Contact Point.ca ~ January 2012

Establishing Your Online Presence Without Social Media” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ January 2012

6 Social Media Sites For Building Your Online Presence” The Look Before You Leap Blog ~ January 2012

5 Elements Of An Online Profile”  Look Before You Leap Blog ~ December 2011

How To Turn Facebook Into A Virtual Resume” The My ERC Blog ~ December 2011

Seasonal Self-Employment” Look Before You Leap Blog ~ December 2011

Are Social Buying Coupons Worth It For Small Businesses?” Look Before You Leap Blog ~ November 2011

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Working For Free” Look Before You Leap Blog ~ October 2011

8 Time-Management Tips For Working From Home” Look Before You Leap Blog ~ October 2011

Productivity for Working Moms: Where to Start” Career Engagement Blog ~ November 2010

Suit Yourself: Three lucky readers model their new looks and wardrobes in the Shapeover Challenge” with Reitmans and Canadian Living Magazine ~ November 2010

Webinars: Opening the Doors to Training” ContactPoint.ca ~ October 2010

Conference Sketch: Cannexus 2010 – Web 2.0 and More” ContactPoint.ca ~ April 2010

From Boss to Mentor” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ April 2010

More Money Comes to Positive Thinkers” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ March 2010

My Top 10 Least Favourite Interviews” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ January 2010

Call Waiting: 6 Tips to Good Interview Follow-Up” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ January 2010

Seasonal Employment Benefits” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ November 2009

Using the Phone in Your Job Search” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ May 2009

Developing Your Portfolio” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ April 2009

Your Online Profile: Get the Digital Dirt” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ February 2009

We Ask YouScrapbooks Etc. ~ January 2009

Skills Link Programming: Giving At-Risk Youth Opportunities to Contribute to Building the Canadian Economy” Submitted by Pacific Community Resources Society to the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (part of the research team that developed the brief) ~ August 2008

A Recent Success Story” – The Link Newsletter (page 3) ~ May 2008

The Benefits of Volunteering are No Accident” The Career Manager Connection ~ January 2007

Planning a LMI Workshop” BC Career Management Association & Workapedia.ca ~ 2006

Five Senses of Your First Impression” formerly the BCWorkinfonet Youth Site (now Workapedia.ca) ~ May 2007, The Recruit Newspaper ~ April 2002

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Quotes in Articles

Conference Sketch: CERIC Forum” Written by Margaux Finlayson, appearing in the ContactPoint Bulletin ~ Winter 2007

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Public Speaking

“e-Engagement: Working Relationships in a Virtual World” hosted by the Alberta Career Development Conference ~ May 30, 2014

Managing Your Online Reputation” hosted by CAPS University of Alberta Career Centre in which I was a panelist ~ March 3, 2014

“Look Before You Leap: Self-Employment Survival Strategies” Webinar hosted by CERIC in which I was a panelist ~ April 16, 2013

Virtual Employment Resource Centre: Employment Service 24/7/365” hosted by Cannexus 2010 (Conference Program – page 29) ~ January 2010

Other

http://theyouthpastorswife.com” is where I blog about motherhood and being married to a youth pastor