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From Newspaper Boy through Engineering to Recruiter, with several stops on the journey to today! John Rose CPC [also known as Resourcefuljohn] has over many years embraced change, developed new skills and shared them with the passion and belief that ‘the world is not flat’ and ‘you can teach old dogs new tricks’. John Rose CPC is an exponent for everyone to apply 'Best Practices' and the effective and beneficial utilization of Social Media to connect, communicate and collaborate with people and businesses.   Even with the advancements in technology, John Rose CPC strongly believes "people make businesses succeed".  John's passion is about people and business people re-engineering. John does train others and talk about recruiters | recruitment | careers | job search | social media as a tool. Being an early adopter of new tools and process in the recruitment and careers market, John Rose CPC  believes in learning through communication and collaboration. Presently on the Board of Advisers to AIESEC LAURIER - a graduate student led business that facilitates international student internships.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

PMA - We all Need it!

Talking to a group of recent immigrants who had taken the initiative to learn how to secure employment in their new country - Canada.

During our conversations I emphasized the need for each and everyone of them to possess a PMA - Positive Mental Attitude. Several gentlemen looked quizzically having thought I used another 3-letter abbreviation, the ladies present just smiled and nodded...

After explaining further, and discouraging them from adopting the "Self-fulfilling prophecy" vision, I remembered a video by Zig Ziglar - Attitude and wanted to share it with everyone as a reminder that even during difficult times, the possession of a PMA will help drive ourselves forward and this will translate into growth and benefits for self, family, business and the future.

Today, whether a business seeking growth or an individual seeking new or different opportunities, embrace a PMA