Advice for Employers & Entrepreneurs

PsychologyTeam BuildingToronto Startups
January 23, 2019

Forensic Linguistics for Recruiters

Did you watch the original Netflix series, Manhunt: Unabomber? If you haven’t, I highly recommend it. In the interim, let’s summarize: In 1995 an FBI Profiler, Jim Fitzgerald, is tasked…

PsychologyTeam Building
December 18, 2018

My Name is Inigo Montoya, What’s Yours?

In my grad year at McGill, I applied to more than a dozen jobs posted at the recruiting centre. I got one interview. At the same time, my buddy, with…

PsychologyTeam BuildingToronto Startups
December 10, 2018

Is Taller Truly Better?

Last week, Donald Trump chose to replace Janet Yellen as the head of the Federal Reserve. Do you know why? Trump thinks she’s too short. For the record, Yellen is…

Advice for Talent

Job Seeker AdviceToronto Startups
October 16, 2017

Turn Your Passion Into a Full-Time Gig

If you’re like most people, you’re risk-averse. Humans are inherently that way – we attempt to minimize uncertainties. It’s risk-aversion that will cause people to sell a stock while it’s…

Job Seeker Advice
March 6, 2017

Don’t Let Your Hunger Drive Bad Decisions

Most people know that you aren’t supposed to go food-shopping when you’re hungry. If your stomach is growling, you’re prone to making bad decisions. By the time you reach the…

CultureJob Seeker Advice
March 1, 2017

Earn a Living with Purpose

Donald Trump might be the the best thing that could happen to our planet. Seriously. His incendiary tweets, campaigns and policies have served to inspire people to rise up, take…

Job Seeker Advice
November 9, 2016

A PSA to Canadians in Technology – Part 2

Bigger Isn’t Always Better Last week, I used the analogy of David and Goliath to compare Shopify, a Canadian company helping small eCommerce retailers make their mark, with Amazon, the…

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