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    1. 1. Welcome to The Canadian Career Development Webinar Series-
    2. 2. Page                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    3. 3. Page <ul><li>What to expect today </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome & housekeeping </li></ul><ul><li>High protein - low fat lunch & learn </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Interview with Gretchen Rubin </li></ul><ul><li>Open up to questions </li></ul><ul><li>Career Q&A bonus session. </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    4. 4. Page Gretchen Rubin is the author of the #1  New York Times  bestseller,  The Happiness Project a n account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. On her blog, The Happiness Project , she reports on her daily adventures in the pursuit of happiness. 

Rubin started her career in law, and she was clerking for Justice Sandra Day O C o nnor when she realized that she really wanted to be a writer. Her bestselling  Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill  and  Forty Ways to Look at JFK  are succinct, provocative biographies.  Power Money Fame Sex: A User Guide  is biting social criticism in the form of a user manual. She also has three terrible novels safely locked in a desk drawer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    5. 5. Page Alan is Canada’s Career Coach and the founder and Head Coach of CareerJoy. He is the author of Get the Right Job Right Now! , published by Harper Collins. Alan is the career expert for Workopolis and is the host of the podcast CareerJoy Conversations , where he interviews experts weekly from a wide range of fields as a forum to share their career wisdom. Alan was voted one of the Top 40 entrepreneurs under the age of 40. He is also the Trusted Advisor for careers at Chapters, Canada’s largest book chain. He works with organizations such as Alcatel and NRC, as well as with high potential individuals on career management issues. Alan loves books, running, cooking, ideas, design and a good story. He is married, has two children, one dog, four cats and some mice in his garage ... and he loves to chase them all!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    6. 6. Page Why?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    7. 7. Page What Started Me Thinking &quot;Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.&quot; Mark Twain. “ There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy.” Robert Louis Stevenson &quot;Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.&quot; Luke 10:41-42 “ Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.” Simone Weil “ What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” Colette “ It is easy to be heavy: hard to be light.” G. K. Chesterton “ A man’s first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.” Joseph Addison “ Best is good. Better is best.” Lisa Grunwald “ Order is Heaven’s first law.” Alexander Pope                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    8. 8. Page Definition; happiness 1520s, &quot;good fortune,&quot; from happy + ness. Meaning &quot;pleasant and contented mental state&quot; is from 1590s. Phrase greatest happiness for the greatest number was in Hutcheson (1725). Happy mid-14c., &quot;lucky,&quot; from hap &quot;chance, fortune;&quot; sense of &quot;very glad&quot; first recorded late 14c. And from ead &quot;wealth, riches&quot; and gesælig , which has become silly. From Greek to Irish, a great majority of the European words for &quot;happy&quot; at first meant &quot;lucky.&quot; An exception is Welsh, where the word used first meant &quot;wise.” Source;Online Etymology Dictionary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    9. 9. Page Ten Myths About Happiness No. 1: Happy people are annoying and stupid. No. 2: Nothing changes a person’s happiness level much. No. 3: Venting anger relieves it. No. 4: You’ll be happier if you insist on “the best.” No. 5: A “treat” will cheer you up. No. 6: Money can’t buy happiness. No. 7: Doing “random acts of kindness” brings happiness. No. 8: You’ll be happy as soon as you… No. 9: Spending some time alone will make you feel better. No. 10: The biggest myth: It’s selfish to try to be happier .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    10. 10. Page <ul><li> Twelve Personal Commandments </li></ul><ul><li>Be Gretchen. </li></ul><ul><li>Let it go. </li></ul><ul><li>Act the way I want to feel. </li></ul><ul><li>Do it now. </li></ul><ul><li>Be polite and fair. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the process. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend out. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Lighten up. </li></ul><ul><li>Do what ought to be done. </li></ul><ul><li>No calculation. </li></ul><ul><li>There is only love. </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    11. 11. Page Four Splendid Truths First: To be happier, you have to think about feeling good, feeling bad, and feeling right, in an atmosphere of growth. Second: One of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make other people happy; One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself. Third: The days are long, but the years are short. (click the link to see my one-minute movie) Fourth: You’re not happy unless you think you’re happy .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    12. 12. Page The Canadian Career Development Series Advance your career.. Wed May 19th 12-1 PM ET The Working Girl- Author Karen Burns shares her experience gained in 59 jobs-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    13. 13. Page <ul><li>The 4 Myths About Job Search </li></ul><ul><li>You need to learn how to sell yourself better </li></ul><ul><li>The job search is about you </li></ul><ul><li>People hire people not paper </li></ul><ul><li>Job search occurs when you need a new position </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    14. 14. Page What do great brands have in common career with career success! Tim Hortons Starbucks General Motors <ul><li>What is their brand identity? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this help you? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it help the company? </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    15. 15. Page What do great brands have in common career with career success! Tim Hortons Starbucks General Motors <ul><li>What is their brand identity? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this help you? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it help the company? </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    16. 16. Page <ul><li>The 4 Keys to your Brand </li></ul><ul><li>Know who you are - Clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Know who and where your market is - Specifically </li></ul><ul><li>Market yourself - Confidently & Consistently </li></ul><ul><li>Evolve in your work - Continually </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    17. 17. Page <ul><li>My Brand is… </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    18. 18. Page <ul><li>The Career Identity Tool  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make a list of your: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talents – What are you great at? Title </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Values – What is important to you? You </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passions - What do you get angry/joy out of? Direction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal lifestyle - Hours, location, travel, income? Fair trade </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work ecosystem - What company culture is best for you? Company </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Consider your current job. Assign a score of 10 to each </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>of the categories (max 50) and add up your score out of </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a total of 50. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Under 30: Unacceptable situation, take action now! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Between 30 & 40: What changes are needed in your career? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Above 40: How do you continually evolve in your career? </li></ul></ul></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    19. 19. Page <ul><li>How Can CareerJoy Help You? </li></ul><ul><li>We work with you to help identify, manage and overcome the problems you are experiencing in your current career situation. </li></ul><ul><li>The Career Identity Program for Professionals TM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This program identifies the match between your strengths, talents and passions and the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 90 Day Career Search Program TM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get hired quicker - Professional resume, interview and networking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Career Transition Program TM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We help with both career identity, self marketing and job search. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Identity Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We help to guide a students educational choices and career path. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Resume Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand out from the competition with our professional writers. </li></ul></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    20. 20. Page <ul><li>5 Reasons to Choose Our Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation: Exclusive provider of career services to alumni of Queens University, Carleton University etc. Alan is one of Canada’s top media commentator on Careers. Career experts to Workopolis. </li></ul><ul><li>Process: A proven, sophisticated and easy to use methodology. We combine the best set of research, tools, Podcasts, books and coaching to identify the right solution for you. </li></ul><ul><li>People: Our trained coaching team combines a unique blend of backgrounds, education and experience with careers. We take our work seriously but not ourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized & Flexible: Not a cookie cutter approach. We work 1-1 with you from scheduling, to understanding your unique needs and situation. We also work coast to coast with clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Results: Time and time again our clients end up in a better career situation with their commitment to change and our support & encouragement . </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    21. 21. Page <ul><li>Invest in something you can really count on…You </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us to book an initial 45 minute consultation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An unbiased, professional assessment of your current situation. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback on your resume and issues related to your job search. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expert advice on what to do next and tips to get started right away. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Most of all, you will get piece of mind that you are not the only one in your situation, as well as the experience and dedication of a career coach who is here to help you. The investment is $99 which is credited towards the cost of our programs. </li></ul><ul><li> Call 1 877 256 2569 or email Jenny@CareerJoy.com </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;To have a coach, who has a vested interest in me, is invaluable. Alan validated my ideas, my discoveries and challenged my thoughts, all while helping me to grow personally and professionally.&quot; DEBBIE TRENHOLM, MBA </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    22. 22. Page <ul><li>Bonus - The 4 Career Luck Habits </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Lucky people are skilled at creating, noticing and acting upon chance opportunities. They do this in various ways, including networking, adopting a relaxed attitude to life and being open to new experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Lucky people make effective decisions by paying attention to their intuition and gut feelings. In addition, they take steps to actively boost their intuitive abilities. For example, meditating and spiritual practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Lucky people are certain the future is going to be full of good fortune. These expectations become self-fulfilling prophecies because lucky people persist in the face of failure and shape their interactions with others in a positive way. </li></ul><ul><li>Lucky people employ various psychological and spiritual techniques to cope with (and even thrive upon) the ill fortune that comes their way. </li></ul><ul><li>The Luck Factor by Dr. Richard Wiseman </li></ul>