What I wish I had time to tell you…

What I wish I had time to tell you…

Let’s pretend we’re being introduced to each other quickly for the first time and you ask me, “What do you do for a living?” I reply, “I am a Career Consultant.” And you mirror back to me the awkward, unsettled look on my face that has accompanied my response. It’s...
Getting Away From It All: The Value of Team Building

Getting Away From It All: The Value of Team Building

It is difficult to talk about the CAES team without first boasting about them. Throughout many employment endeavours, I have been fortunate enough to have worked with many memorable individuals: some inspirational, some passionate, driven, intelligent, eclectic,...
Team Building: Is It Time to Eat Yet?

Team Building: Is It Time to Eat Yet?

I have been a Career Consultant with Calgary Alternative Employment Services for over a year and can honestly attest to never having worked with a better team before! We are eleven eclectic advocates, with wildly differentiating opinions about many things, all sharing...
Staff Morale: Weathering Through the Storm

Staff Morale: Weathering Through the Storm

As I wandered though downtown Calgary, it was glaringly obvious that the economic downturn has had a overwhelming impact on our city. Everywhere you look where there was once a thriving business and parking lots full of vehicles there are now empty spaces. It’s...