November 25th, 2020 | 8 mins 58 secs
adulting, build meaningful connections, education, experience, explore, learning, school, siwike
"Don't let school get in the way of education" Mark Twain. Definitely, words to take to heart for students and others alike. The focus of school experience is often for grades, assignments, and exams, which are important, though the most meaningful parts of the school experience often take place outside of the classroom.
November 11th, 2020 | 16 mins 36 secs
ability, action, behavioural change, behaviours, cue, habits, motivation, rewards, routine, siwike, trigger
Your habits become your destiny. Paraphrased from a quote from Gandhi. Do your habits serve you? What can you do to change your habits?
November 4th, 2020 | 16 mins 54 secs
anxiety, calm, dealing with stress, managing anxiety, meditation, perspectives, relax, siwike, stress
Stress is good. It's what kept our ancestors alive. Chronic stress or too much stress is NOT good and can lead to anxiety and all sorts of challenges in life. Learn a few tips and tricks to help you better manage your stress and anxiety!
October 28th, 2020 | 21 mins 2 secs
advice, debate, resume, right way, siwike, strategies, tips, tricks
What's the right way to write a resume? There isn't one. At least not a 100% answer. There is advice that is generally 90% or so correct, but to get those last few precious percentages to get an interview, you need to be contextual. We go through a few resume debates and you make your own decision!
October 14th, 2020 | 10 mins 40 secs
job, promotion, siwike
Many want to move up the "corporate ladder" perhaps for the more prestigious title or perhaps for the money. For whatever reason, how do you get a promotion? While each company has their own processes, we'll walk you through the high level steps to get a promotion.
October 7th, 2020 | 9 mins 48 secs
expectations, first days, learn, norms, reflect, siwike, work
Are you nervous and anxious about your first few days at work? Let's walk through some of the essential things you should do in your first day, week, month, year when starting a new job
September 30th, 2020 | 9 mins 41 secs
building meaningful connections, job hunt, networking, no resume, project, siwike, value
Are applying online and networking the only ways to get a job? Perhaps. An almost certain way to practice your craft and build meaningful connections is to create value for others. Small projects based on your understanding of their challenges, and how you can add value to them, can be a great alternative to submitting resumes online.
September 23rd, 2020 | 13 mins 48 secs
building meaningful connections, engagement, linkedin, networking, siwike
Check out Episode 015 for LinkedIn basics. In this episode, we delve into engagement and connections on LinkedIn.
September 16th, 2020 | 9 mins 19 secs
building meaningful connections, linkedin, networking, siwike
Networking is important. LinkedIn can be a valuable tool to build and cultivate your network. We'll cover some of the basics of what it is and how to leverage it. We'll focus this episode more on your profile
September 9th, 2020 | 7 mins 37 secs
commitments, expectations, professionalism, siwike
It's your first day at work. What do you do? What's expected of you? How do you perform as a professional? It a wonder that a basic course in professionalism isn't a standard in post-secondary (or even secondary) education. Learn some of the basics to adapt to the workplace.