Career Corner: Being an Introvert in an Extrovert Workplace

Internal work dynamics rarely accommodate varying personalities.The loudest voice often times becomes the leading voice in an office causing valid but quieter heads to lay low. But there’s a difference between being shy and introverted. Shyness leads to being uncomfortable in new environments and/or meeting new people. Introverts can find themselves dealing with new people…

Career Corner: The Value of a Good Mentor

Ever want to get a mentor but not sure what the point of one is or how to find the right one for you? At one of the offices I worked at a few years back, the company had a mentorship program. After my first three months, I was paired up with a fellow employee…

Career Corner: Fasting in the Workplace

Ramadan Mubarak to you and your family! Once again, we are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan and I hope this month bring us closer together and help us cleanse our spirits. As special as this month is, many of us that are living in North America know that outside of our homes, it is…

Career Corner: How to the Salary You Want and Deserve

This post is part of a new blog series focused on professional development, networking and career tips by Najat Mahammed. If you’ve got questions you’d like answered in an upcoming post, leave a comment or email us! How To Tactfully Negotiate Salary Expectations During The Interview Interviewing for a job is grueling as it is. The…