Kevin Newman: News Anchor and Journalist 🎓
Kevin Newman is an award-winner journalist, news anchor, storyteller and digital media advisor. He was both correspondent and reporter for national broadcasters, CTV and Global for his 30 year career, and is a well-known Canadian figure. Sure enough, he is also a College Pro alum!
Are You Hiring a Cultural Fit? Do You Want To?
Hiring for your team can be tough. People that look good on paper might not fit in culturally and vice versa. How do you know after only one or two meetings with someone, that they'll fit in? The author of the article states company culture is about how the candidate fits in with the company's personality i.e. values, interpersonal skills and extracurriculars. It's also about how the company works i.e management, hours and pace.
Time Management Tips For Your Personal and Professional Development
Time can be overwhelming. Everyone, at some point, has had the feeling of not having enough time in their day. Especially this time of year, trying to start the year off with a good routine and tie up any loose ends from the one before. We know everyone at College Pro is extremely busy with recruiting, business planning, marketing and training...oh my! But then you have to factor in some personal time as well, because that's equally as important. A healthy work-life balance promotes productivity but sometimes you feel bad when you have so much to do, and you take some time for yourself. We totally get it! Take a five minute break and check out the time management tips below. Even if you only implement one or two tips, it can make a huge difference in your schedule.
Mary Mowbray: Colliers International 🎓
Mary Mowbray is a role model for business and feminism, and all the ways the two can be combined. With early entrepreneurial roots as a College Pro franchisee, Mary has established herself as an incredible leader in real estate and business.
3 Absolute Musts to be Successful at Goal-Setting
“New Year, new me” We’ve all said it at least once in our lifetime. But how many of you find yourself setting the same goals, over and over again? Pia Silva has some “absolute musts” for setting new, achievable goals in 2019.
Bianca Lopes: BioConnect 🎓
Bianca has founded a lifestyle company, that has clothing and accessories made from eco-friendly materials, while saving endangered species. She is a public speaker for multiple organizations and VP of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at BioConnect. It's no wonder she is the recipient of a Top 20 under 40 award!
When You're Feeling Unmotivated, Remind Yourself to be Grateful
It’s hard to stay motivated around the holiday season. The only thing you want to focus on is spending time with friends and family and how much food you’re going to eat. You get so caught up in the festivities, what happens when you realize that you haven’t met your goals? Do you try and make up for it with your New Year’s resolution? That’s not always full-proof!
Be Unforgettable: 6 Tips to Create a Brand Experience
Melinda Emerson is a small business expert. She’s so good at it, she’s actually known as the SmallBizLady. She has forged the way for social media marketing and Forbes Magazine crowned her as the #1 woman to follow on Twitter. On the platform, she hosts a weekly live chat, appropriately named #Smallbizchat. She invites guests and together, they answer any small biz questions that followers might have. In a recent interview with Teanna Ross, CEO of Kreative Eye, they shared six tips for creating an unforgettable brand experience.
Jeffrey Asselstine: Managing Director, NelsonPark Property & Flex-I Partners Qatar LLC 🎓
“It was over 30 years ago but even now, I get pictures from friends when they see College Pro signs asking me ‘Remember when you did that?’” Yeah, Jeff is a pretty proud College Pro alum. Today he lives in Qatar, where he’s the Managing Director of NelsonPark Property.