I have oodles of qualifications. Should I list them all?
by Eileen Dooley
April 30, 2013
I have had a lot of formal education, including two masters degrees and several professional designations. During my normal day-to-day correspondence, I don’t draw attention to my education – for example, my e-mail auto signature only has my job title in it. On occasion, especially when dealing with customers overseas, I will list all of my qualifications in order to give them assurance about the honesty and integrity of the people with whom they are dealing. The result is that there tends to be a bit of an “alphabet soup” after my name.
The personal touch of outplacement
by Cam McRae & Eileen Dooley
April 8, 2013
Job loss is an emotional time when people feel alone, scared and vulnerable. When an employer needs to terminate an employee, assisting her in the transition to secure a new role — through a severance package and outplacement services — shows compassion and empathy.
Staying on the radar after the job interview
by Eileen Dooley
March 17, 2011
I’ve just completed the final round of interviews for a job I want so badly, I can taste it. The decision is now in the hands of the hiring committee. What can I do now to maximize my chances of getting this job?
Dodge pitfalls when discussing salary
by Derek Sankey, Calgary Herald
March 12, 2011
Changing labour market conditions are beginning to put more negotiating power into the hands of job hunters as the economy improves -but a lingering recession hangover is still causing potential new hires to make some mistakes when bargaining, says Calgary-based professional coach Eileen Dooley.