The Bagg Group Blog

How to handle a pessimist in the elevator

In past blogs, we showed you how to build your flash story, also known as an elevator pitch, and how to deliver it. We recommend you share the story far and wide. But just as with any prescription, there’s always a possible side effect. A risk that that can be a setback for you —… Read more »

How to deliver an elevator pitch with confidence

Want to know the secret to delivering a great elevator pitch? Read on, we’ve got a few that could surprise you. The Bagg Group has been around for more than 40 years. In that time, we’ve successfully placed about 60,000 people in full-time, temp and contract work. One reason why we’re so good at making… Read more »

How to create fastest elevator speech ever

In past blogs, we looked at how the pursuit of your goal gives you a great story to tell about yourself. This time, the challenge is to tell your story about what you want, and why in a flash – literally. (And if you think you can’t tell a lot in a flash: Check out the… Read more »

How to Push Through Brick Walls

The Bagg Group Follow-Through Factor Challenge continues with The Bagg Group career coach Gene Hayden, author of the internationally acclaimed The Follow-Through Factor: Getting from Doubt to Done.   Your last challenge was to think of the pursuit of your goal as a story you want to tell. Every story is really the tale of… Read more »

Take the Next Step in The Bagg Group Challenge

The Bagg Group Follow-Through Factor Challenge continues with The Bagg Group career coach, Gene Hayden. Last time you picked one goal that you can make happen, without counting on anyone else.  And you figured out what you’ll say when you achieve your goal, and what you’d say if you didn’t. This time:  We’re stepping it up.  We’re asking you to think… Read more »

Take The 2015 Bagg Group Follow-Through Factor Challenge

A new year, a clean slate.   Maybe you didn’t do everything you had hoped to do last year, but January is about starting fresh.   So this January, reboot by taking The Bagg Group Follow-Through Factor Challenge to be sure to make a goal happen. If you’re a job hunter, maybe you want to … Get… Read more »

Our favourite resume bloopers

As you look back on your job search efforts over the year, you might have a reason or two to slap your forehead. Don’t worry.  Everyone always does. Maybe you didn’t spot the typo on your cover letter for a copy-editing job. Or blanked out when the interviewer asked where you studied. And you can be… Read more »

The Job-Hunter’s Wish List for Santa

It’s the most reflective time of the year – for employees and job-hunters alike. It seems there’s something in the air around now that triggers our instinct to look back over our shoulder at the year that was. And then to look ahead, and draw up a wish list for Santa for the year to… Read more »