How Career Edge helped us grow the LifeSpeak family

At LifeSpeak, we value dedication, creativity, and ambition. So when the employment matching team at Career Edge connected us with a hard-working and talented web developer named Tahmina Naznen, we knew she would fit right...

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10 tidbits of encouragement for entrepreneurs this Small Business Month.

Did you know October is Small Business Month in Canada, and National Women’s Small Business Month in the US? Small businesses are the driving force of our economy, providing hundreds of millions of jobs, and...

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Have you considered becoming a mentor?

How would you define mentorship? Many people immediately think of an older, more experienced person within the mentee’s company passing their knowledge down to a young, eager protégé, but it doesn’t always work like that....

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5 reasons your organization should be more transparent about promotions.

The phrase “climbing the corporate ladder” gets thrown around a lot, but what it actually means can vary greatly across organizations and industries. Anyone in human resources knows merit, seniority, budgets, and availability of positions...

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Why you should ask more questions (even if you think you know everything).

If you’ve ever spent more than five minutes with a toddler, you’ve probably noticed their favorite word is, “Why?” Every time you think you’ve given a thoroughly satisfying answer they pelt you with another string...

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How to change careers without feeling like you’re starting back at square one.

If you’re reading this, the thought of making a huge career change has probably already crossed your mind. You might’ve hemmed and hawed about it over the last weeks, months, or even years, never fully...

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Mastering the art of starting a new job.

You did it! You survived hours of perfecting your resume, tweaking your cover letter, perspiring through interviews and coffee dates, and now you have a job! For some people that’s the hard part; for others,...

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LifeSpeak gives you confidential access to the best experts.

What do you do when you have a burning question to which you need an answer? You turn to the internet. A quick Google search puts the knowledge of the entire human race at your...

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How to disclose a mental illness to your employer.

Navigating conversations about mental illness can be complicated, especially when they happen at work. Many people think mental health is a strictly private issue, but depending on your condition you may feel compelled to tell...

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10 steps to help you confidently return to work as a new mom.

Congratulations on becoming a new mom! Everything in your life is now in a state of great transformation, which means you have a lot of hard (but exciting) decisions ahead of you. One of these...

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5 reasons you should attend more conferences.

Last week we attended the HRPA 2017 annual conference and trade show as exhibitors. Although we’ve done a number of other conferences in the past, it was our first time at HRPA. We couldn’t wait...

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5 topics you really shouldn't bring up in a work email.

There are several advantages to communicating through email. For starters it’s fast, global, and far less awkward than talking face-to-face. Despite these benefits, however, not all conversations should be had electronically….  

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