What are you grateful for?

It is Wednesday and Ontario has just announced that schools will remain closed till the end of this term. I was really sad as I was secretly holding out, hope they’d follow suit with QC and BC and at least give the kids a few weeks of school and a bit normality. But I get it, it is hard and the numbers are still not going down compared to other countries in the world. That Read more…

What do you miss most these days?

Being an expat in Canada and before Japan, our family was far away for a big part of our journey. Some days were harder than others especially with 2 small kids. However, with modern technology they always participated in our lives, they visited us whenever possible or we went home for vacation. We shared our adventure with friends and family around the world and made new friends who became like an extended family in our Read more…

Lottie Aldarwish

Today I would like to say a big thank you to a fellow entrepreneur here in Guelph, Lottie Aldarwish from https://lottiemadeco.com. She is such a creative and talented person with amazing skills. I cannot say enough good things about her. She not just helped me with my logo and overall brand design but also with a wonderful stationery pattern for our private life. If you ever look for an experienced graphic designer with a very Read more…

My coaching journey

Dear all,  A couple of months ago I started an interesting professional journey to expand my knowledge in the field of “positive psychology”. This coaching concept aims to help reflecting clients on their past as a resource while co-creating a desired future. Hence, coaching others is a big part of my training.  Part of my current learning module is finding people, i.e. “guinea pigs” ;-), who are willing to go through a 30 min professional Read more…

Points of You Canada

Sometimes a little situation reminds you of why you love what you do …. Being a coach, I usually work with adults and not so much with children. However, there are times where my professional expertise is needed in a totally different context. Recently, a little 8-year-old boy comes to me and asks me how to deal with a bully at his school, who randomly chooses other kids to attack. This boy, who is a Read more…

Global Skill Conference

Meet me as expert and panelist at the Global Skill Conference on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza in Kitchener/Waterloo. This fantastic conference is for job-ready Internationally Trained Professionals (ITPs) from the Waterloo Region and surrounding areas that provide ITPs with resources and information on: credential recognition, skill development, professional associations, regulatory bodies, related professions, networking and more. The Sector Hub Sessions will start at 1:30 pm and conclude by 3 pm. https://www.globalskillsconference.com/#welcome  

Senior HR Generalist

I am so lucky to work as a Consultant with such a fabulous team of HR colleagues in Kitchener. If you are currently looking for a new role in HR, this could be for you. Let me know if you are interested and I will connect you with my colleagues. http://www.yourh2r.com    

Immigrant Services Workshop

Meet me at the Immigrant Services Workshop in Guelph today from 10-12. I am talking about how to apply in Canada and how to structure your application and prepare for your interview. #immigrantservices #immigratetocanada #guelphbusiness