The Truth About How & Why I Was Fired


The company was great. Fresh delivery of fruit on Mondays. Bagels, donuts, muffins, and fresh coffee from Tim Hortons (a popular canadian coffee and donut chain) on Wednesdays. Regularly scheduled fun events every month. One time, they even brought in a full casino set-up into our kitchen and served passed hors d’oeuvres. It was pretty fancy and awesome. Keep on reading…

Two powerful lessons about difficult co-workers


Today, we’re going to talk about this real problem that one of my readers has.

Natasha wrote to me:


“There is this lady at work, and she is horrible. I’ve been at work in this new job for about 8 months now, and this woman (who will remain nameless) is not even my official boss, but she has been there forever, she knows everything, and she treats me like an insect. Every chance she gets, she undermines me, makes me feel stupid, and she even criticised my shoes on casual Friday. I’m not sure what to do. I know her life would be way better if I quit, but I like everyone else at the job, and I love the job itself. What should I do? –Natasha” Keep on reading…

Behavioural Interview Question – Tell me about a time you were part of a failing team


Gearing up for a job interview takes a bit of thought and preparation. You’re going to come up against many behaviour- and situation-related questions when you sit down at the table with a hiring manager.


Today, I’m going to cover an interview question that comes up a lot:


“Tell me about a time when you were part of a failing team.” Keep on reading…

Behavioural Interview Question – Tell me about a time you saved your company money


In this post We will answer the situational interview question ‘Tell me about a time when you saved a company money’


I’m not talking about turning off the lights and shutting off the heat, to be clear… I’m talking about legit cost savings that went un-noticed before that don’t sacrifice the quality or the work environment.


We’ll cover:


  • A sneak peek into the mind of the interviewer and WHY they ask this


  • What to say when you’re answering


  • And a concrete example of my own experience to get you thinking!

What is the point of this question? Why is it asked? Keep on reading…

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