Hollywood Contributes to Racism!

By |2020-06-22T09:27:39-07:00June 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

      Every year Hollywood produces close to 800 television and film shows, many of them are shot in Metro Vancouver, BC.  Actors of color often end up getting only minor roles and those characters are usually portrayed in a negative light. African American actors fare just a little better when it comes to [...]

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Racism: Unsettling Times in The Workplace

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|

There seems to be a bigger virus lurking other than COVID 19 in many of the workplaces in the US as well as in Canada, and that is racism! Racial discrimination is a malicious virus that not only robs a person of dignity, respect, and self-worth but also at times kills their soul. Then why urgent [...]

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Hate Crimes on the Rise Among Asians

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00May 8th, 2020|Motivational, Recent Immigrants|

  One would think  during these unprecedented times the goodness of humanity would triumph. Yet, instead horrific elements of mankind are surfacing in   Vancouver, a multicultural city that often boasts itself as one of the most livable and greenest cities in the world. While most people are staying inside, afraid of catching the coronavirus, but [...]

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Lessons From COVID 19

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00April 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|

  Is there a bigger underlining message during these uncertain and challenging times of COVID 19? This novel coronavirus  pandemic has created much chaos and misery for billions of people, rich and poor,  around the world.  And the one-time thriving economic climate has nearly come  to a grinding halt as governments worldwide attempt to pump large [...]

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Don Cherry Fired

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00November 12th, 2019|Businesses, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

  Why do high profile media personalities like Don Cherry make inappropriate comments towards immigrants regarding world war issues without knowing the facts? Is it ego, or perhaps just lack of understanding. Whatever the reason, it is unacceptable in 2019. During Hockey Night In Canada broadcast he said, "You people love, that come here, whatever [...]

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Who is a True Canadian?

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00October 18th, 2019|Businesses, Recent Immigrants|

Who is a true Canadian? Is it Justin Beaver? Or is it Celine Dion? Perhaps it is Margaret Atwood or Aubrey Drake Graham? Recently an elderly man came up to Jagmit Singh, leader of the New Democratic Party, suggesting him to cut off his turban so he can look more like a Canadian. "In Rome, [...]

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PM Justin Trudeau Darkening His Face: A Bad Judgement Call

By |2020-06-09T19:10:40-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Businesses, Motivational|

  As the Canadian election heats up and so comes out the past objectionable images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau’s 2001 picture of him darkening his face has made international headlines. Not only his rivals from political parties, but as well as others have labelled him from being as a racist to a fraud. [...]

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A Diverse Workforce Makes Economic Sense

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00September 2nd, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

In recent years, many organizations have tried to reflect the changing society by hiring a multicultural workforce because it is not only a right thing to do, but more importantly it makes economic sense. I recall many years ago working at this one radio station where they were somewhat forced by the CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television [...]

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Interviewing

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00June 21st, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

    This is the third and final segment from Vervoe, a publication that covers various issues such as flexible working, branding, automation, how-tos and tips on interview scripts, tests and more. Verve helps organizations such as Uber to assess a candidate’s accomplishments and style in order to get to the right hiring choice.  This article [...]

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Pre-employment assessment: what is it?

By |2020-06-09T19:10:41-07:00June 14th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

The segment this week discusses: Pre-employment assessment: what is it? Pre-employment assessment: does personality change? And what does this all mean? This article is from Vervoe, a publication that covers various issues such as flexible working, branding, automation, how-tos and tips on interview scripts, tests and more. Verve helps organizations such as Uber to assess [...]

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