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Cyberbullies have grown up. Research from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, suggests that the online abuse that has been so prevalent among teenagers is carrying through to Canadian universities.
Research papers presented at a recent symposium in Vancouver say that undergraduate students are harassing their peers on social media, instructors are on the receiving end of student-led online smear campaigns, and faculty members are belittling their colleagues in emails.
Taking simple steps to improve your office etiquette could have significant impacts on your professional success. One of the biggest mistakes you can make in your career is not understanding that there are certain codes and rules to abide by in the workplace. If you’re not careful, you may even lose opportunities because others are put off by your lack of professionalism.read more
Continuing Education deadlines for insurance agents in BC and Manitoba are May 31, and Alberta’s requirements must be met by June 30 this year. While these dates may seem months away, now is the time to complete your mandatory CE hours and avoid the last minute rush.read more
Quebec agents – if you have not completed your ChAD professional development units, your deadline has been extended to March 31, 2014. That leaves you only a two weeks to complete your mandated hours. Now is the time to start working on completing your mandatory hours!
ILScorp’s ChAD Subscription offers unlimited access to our accredited ChAD courses (over 100 credits!) for six months for only $185.
With the luck of the Irish on your side, you may manage to get through a presentation today. But with the Secrets of Exceptional speaking course, you won’t have to rely on luck. The Secrets of Exceptional Speaking course will teach you to be confident communicating with large and small audiences on a variety of topics.read more
Congratulations to the newest group of level 1 licensed insurance agents in Vancouver. 18 students successfully passed their ILS Introduction to General Insurance licensing exam on Friday, March 7, to wrap up an intense week of classroom study with West Coast Training. The group had a pass rate of 80%, with the top mark hitting 93%.read more
To succeed in business today, industry leaders say employees need to develop better communication skills, to better articulate their message to customers, co-workers and employers. How far could you go in your professional life if you were a more confident speaker? A more articulate communicator? Are you missing out on advancement opportunities because of poor presentations?read more
Now that we’ve rolled our clocks forward one hour into daylight savings time, the 23-hour Sunday means a sleepy week for everyone, especially those who aren’t morning people, as we see less sunlight in the morning and more in the evening. While it takes a few days to adjust for each hour of time change, there are healthy ways to ensure a smooth transition without feeling tired.read more
Quebec agents – if you have not completed your ChAD professional development units, your deadline has been extended to March 31, 2014. That leaves you only a few more weeks to complete your mandated hours. As well, Continuing Education deadlines for insurance agents in BC and Manitoba are coming up for May 31, and Alberta’s requirements must be met by June 30 this year. Now is the time to start working on completing your mandatory CE hours to avoid the last minute rush.read more