Lessons Learned

The recent death of Alan Thicke, the Canadian writer, actor, songwriter, and game, pageant and talk show host, has certainly saddened millions of people. He positively touched the lives of everyone he met and his upbeat and winning personality was to be admired. Alan’s death, while shocking and untimely, has caused me to reflect on [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Career Transition, Executive Coaching, Marketing|0 Comments

Networking: Moving from Terrified to Terrific!

If you've got this down to a fine art, and/or it’s something that you do naturally, and you love the opportunity and excitement that networking can bring, you may not need to read this, because you already include this naturally in the way you live and run your life. If you're not sure however how [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Career Transition, Marketing|0 Comments

Resume Building Tips

Pam Corbett, Career Specialist with Cenera gives us some helpful tips and tricks to spruce up the resume or build it from scratch that can land you the important job interview with Breakfast Television host,  Jill Belland.

By | October 18th, 2016|Career Transition, Videos|0 Comments

Building an Online Job Profile

Pam Corbett, Career Specialist with Cenera shows how to create an online job profile that will help you get the attention you desire with Breakfast Television host,  Jill Belland.

By | October 11th, 2016|Career Transition, Videos|0 Comments

How Do People Really Find Their Next Job: Career Partners International Shares Outplacement Facts

This summary from CPI certainly reflect our local experience – there is no substitute for a strong network to support your job search. Press release from our global partner: by Michaela Bartos, Career Partners International Career Partners International (CPI), one of the largest career management consultancies in the world, shares the latest research and current [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Career Transition|0 Comments

Calling for Tighter Privacy Laws

Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton talks about a recent surge in privacy breaches in both the public and private sectors and some of the regulatory changes likely on the way to combat this trend in Alberta. Alberta public bodies, companies and not for profits will need to be more proactive in mitigating privacy security issues [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Information Management, Privacy, Videos|0 Comments

When is a team not a team?

I met the executive vice-president of HR of a global firm the other day. He asked me to tell him about Cenera. I told him we were employee-owned, Calgary born and raised, we offer a range of HR services, and that we work as a team. “No you don’t. That’s impossible”, he said. “You’re a [...]

Why Fit Matters – And what you can do about it

We just picked up a new executive search for an exploitation engineer. Not because they are hard to find – with all the layoffs in the city I know there are lots of outstanding exploitation engineers out there looking for work. I suspect if you placed an online ad you would get hundreds of applicants. [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Executive Search|0 Comments

Executive Search: Our Global Connections

Cornerstone Group International – Annual Conference – Lima, Peru As many of you know, Cenera is a member of the Cornerstone International Group (CIG), a network of independently owned and operated Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firms just like ours that operate in 66 different locations all over the world. We have over [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Executive Search, Global Partners|Comments Off on Executive Search: Our Global Connections

Career Transition Services Makes a Difference

“Career Transition services? You just help people write resumes, don’t you?” And so goes the myth about what career transition services are really about. So what are career transition services, and do they really make a difference? It’s true that career transition programs include reviewing and updating resumes! But let’s take another look to see [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Career Transition|0 Comments