Category Archives: Employment Advice Column

Employment Advice Column: Handling Illegal Interview Questions

Artwork provided by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I’m in shock. I just came back from an interview for a position as a customer service/order desk clerk. The interviewer asked me if I had a disability and what … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: How to dress for the interview?

Artwork provided by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I’m going on an interview next week for a position as a graphic designer in a leading local creative advertising firm. What do I wear to the interview? Please help … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: Turning Your Hobby Into A Career

Artwork provided by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I love to write and blog. Because I need to work, I have a part time job in an office which leaves me no time to devote to my hobby. … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: Handling The Online/Video Interview

Artwork provided by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I’m scheduled for a live online interview on Skype with an overseas hi-tech company for the position of Project Manager for their Toronto office. Do you have any suggestions on … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: Five techniques to be a successful employee

Artwork provided by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, After a long and hard road, I finally got a job offer of my dreams as a receptionist. I am so excited and want to make sure that I can … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: Career advice for your kids

Artwork created by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I am a working parent of a 16-year-old high school student who is struggling to figure out a meaningful career path. He has pressure to start choosing his courses for … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: Career Searching In High School

Artwork created by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna, I’m in Grade 11 and just finished my final exam for this semester. I have one more semester to go until school is finally over for this year. I have … Continue reading




Employment Advice Column: 7 Job Search Tips

Artwork created by an individual supported by Reena. Dear Joanna,   I am a job seeker with disabilities who is looking for work in administration. I’m having a very hard time getting another job in my field. I am comfortable … Continue reading