Current Role Music Writer, Teacher and Stylist If you’re not fulfilled, you’ll never love it and persist. I do various things, but what they all have in common is I enable people to do better, whether it’s reading about the joys of music, teaching kids music – which gives them valuable tools for whatever they… Read more
Current Role PR & Community Liaison and Executive Assistant After running my own Public Relations agency for 10.5 years, I’m now working part-time for two amazing female serial entrepreneurs. Primarily I’m the PR & Community Liaison for Intengine.com, the search engine for good, and I’m also the Executive Assistant to Barinder Rasode, former Surrey City… Read more
Current Role Founder, HR & Recruitment Consultant, Author and Speaker From agency recruitment to internal recruitment, to internal HR roles and finally into consulting, my role has transitioned and evolved over the last 10+ years into me living my dream job. Earlier this year I published “The HR Insider: How to Land Your Dream Job,… Read more
Take advantage of all your job has to offer, especially outside of the organization, to meet others in the field and network. External contact is invaluable for generating new ideas, ways of looking at things, and support that you may not find internally. It may also open up new paths in your career.
When I was in law school, I thought that I would be an international trade litigator (I even have litigation robes). However, as I met more people that I enjoyed working with and work that I enjoyed doing, I found myself practicing corporate finance law. What helped shape by career most thus far has been the people I have worked with – good people and good mentorship will take you to the right job.
During my years at UBC, I participated in the co-op program, and had the opportunity to try out many different professional jobs, such as accounting and business analysis. Although I could do those jobs well, and even received offers to stay on permanently, I never gave up searching for that “dream job.”