Guest Blogger

Suzanne Kleinberg

Suzanne Kleinberg

Suzanne Kleinberg is a Toronto based career coach and author who has provided consulting services to corporations, not-for-profit organizations and individual clients. With a B.A. in Economics from York University, Masters in Project Management and PMP certification, Kleinberg is an avid ‘career changer’, having worked in a variety of fields that include stock brokerage, advertising, television production, financial and IT.

In 2010, Kleinberg founded Potential to Soar, a unique career and talent coaching service wherein she guides new graduates, seasoned professionals and corporations, small and large, through private coaching, customized workshops and psychometric assessment tools.

Kleinberg’s books include Employee Rights and Employer Wrongs, an everyman’s guide to navigating the complex world of labour and employment law, It’s All About the Elizabeths, which introduces financial management to teens, and From Playstation to Workstation, aimed at youth starting their careers.

Website:

www.potentialtosoar.com/

Blog Posts by Suzanne Kleinberg

  • Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Summer Jobs Don’t Wait For You

    Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Summer Jobs Don’t Wait For You

    While for most teens, spring means exams and term papers, it also means job hunting season is open.  Start your résumé/cover letter preparation and job search well before school ends. Don’t fall into these traps if you want a good summer job because the longer you wait, the less jobs that will be available.

    Read full story
  • Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Job Hunting Is Serious Work

    Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Job Hunting Is Serious Work

    Whether you are seeking a summer job to pay for new clothes or a job to launch your career, make sure that you take it very seriously.  You cannot afford to be lazy when searching for a job.  If you fall into these traps, you will lose out on some great opportunities:

    Read full story
  • Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Money Is Not Linked To Happiness

    Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Money Is Not Linked To Happiness

    While it would be nice to have a state-of-the-art home theater or a Maserati GranTurismo Convertible in the temperature-controlled garage, it won’t make up for a horrible job.  You will spend the majority of your waking hours at work over your lifespan.  You need to be sure that you enjoy it or feel fulfilled from […]

    Read full story
  • Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Work is Never a Waste

    Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: Work is Never a Waste

    Many teens want their jobs to be exciting, glamorous and be the envy of their friends.  But those jobs only exist on MTV.  Or, at least they don’t exist unless you have experience.  You can’t get a job as Fashion Editor at Vogue or Executive Chef at The Ivy in Beverly Hills without proof that […]

    Read full story
  • Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: No Career Path Necessary

    Top Ten Job Traps Teens Should Avoid: No Career Path Necessary

    Many teens become stressed over following or choosing their career path by the time that they graduate high school.  While it would be nice to have everything in place, it is not necessary.  The main goal of a summer job is to get experience.  Now is not the time for tunnel vision or else you […]

    Read full story