Canada Career Month – What Have We Learned?

Canada Career Month 2016 is coming to an end and, at some point, those behind the initiative will likely evaluate its impact and determine its overall success. It has been exciting to see the evolution from career week to career month and how technology and social media have been leveraged to help spread the word. […]... Read More

Step Beyond Your Comfort Zone

In recent research for our Look Before You Leap suite of resources, we discovered something simple but surprising nonetheless. We were trying to identify factors contributing to self-employment conversations (i.e., why do some career counsellors/coaches put self-employment on the table as a possibility for all clients to consider while others never bring the topic up […]... Read More

Self-Employment – Alone at Last

Entrepreneurs are a diverse set of individuals, each with a unique story as to why they’ve become self-employed. We’ve had the opportunity to hear some of these stories through our pilot of the Look Before You Leap: Self-Employment Survival Strategies course. Some found the flexibility of self-employment ideal for balancing life commitments or were simply […]... Read More

Look Before You Leap Survey Now Available

Life Strategies Ltd. is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) for the Look Before You Leap: Supporting Career Practitioners to Support Clients Considering Self-Employment project. Self-employment is a growing trend in a variety of sectors; it’s also increasingly an option for career practitioners / career […]... Read More