So I might be slightly biased, but a super talented coach I know, Tara Rhodes (full disclosure, she’s a colleague at gdR), met up with Aaron Parker, the host of TheLuckyFew podcast, this week to talk about leadership coaching and development at gdR. continue reading >
A lot can happen in ten years. In 2007, Grossman Dorland Recruiting (gdR) opened its doors. As we reflect on this milestone, we are hopeful that we’ve made a significant difference in the tech community. Take a look at the following infograph to see what gdR has accomplished in a decade and what our objectives are moving forward.
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January 2017 marks our 10 year anniversary giving us an opportunity to reflect on our role in assisting in the growth of Canadian tech. Since day one, we made a conscious decision to work with innovative entrepreneurs, fast-paced companies, and creative people, which has made the experience fulfilling and dynamic everyday. continue reading >
Coaching has really increased in popularity. As much as you sports buffs may think I’m talking about athletic coaching, I am speaking from a personal growth perspective. Simply put, coaching is personal training that helps professionals reach their career goals, no matter where they are in the workforce – entry-level, CEO, and everything in between.
Much like how a personal trainer works your body, a coach works your mind, helping you develop the mental strength, emotional intelligence, and instinctive ability to problem solve and relate with others in the workplace.
Since this is a relatively new concept to many, I thought I would take a minute to debunk some myths I often hear. continue reading >