This Week's Coolest Job Opportunities

July 19, 2011 10:32 AM

WorkHere are some of the coolest jobs up for grabs this week 1. CBC Television is looking for a – Producer, Assigned as Senior Producer, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight – Interactive Producer, Commissioned and Scripted Content Visit the CBC job centre for all current openings within Factual Entertainment. 2. The Luminato Festival is looking for...


5 Ways a Blog Can Help You Complete Your Passion Project

July 15, 2011 8:18 PM

WorkIt’s hard finding the time to indulge your passions. I’ve wanted to create and release an album of my music for a very long time. It was only this year that I finally got around to doing it. How did I fight my natural inclination to procrastinate, and my inherent fear of failure? With...


Inspirational Youtube Videos

July 13, 2011 1:40 AM

Life1. Michael Jordan He's at the top of our list of inspiring people, not just because his highlights videos get us super pumped but because he's always been a champion of hard work, which is why we love his “Maybe it's My Fault” ad. Then, we couldn't decide which montage we liked better so...


Work Warrior: Tribal Jewelry for the Office

July 12, 2011 8:53 PM

StyleEvery summer, and especially this season, tribal accessories make their way into designer and mass retail collections. While we think there's a place for colorful beads and feathers, we don't think that place is the office. So, when picking tribal jewelry to give your work clothes a little summer edge, forgo the dreamcatcher earrings...


To Your Scattered Bodies Go: The Poetry of Brian Brett

July 11, 2011 3:44 AM

LifeA chance perusal of the June 2011 issue of EnRoute magazine on my New York-Toronto flight last weekend led me to the happy discovery of the poetry of Brian Brett, winner of the First Prize in Poetry in the 2010 CBC Literary Awards. To Your Scattered Bodies Go: A Suite of Poems is equal...


This Week's Coolest Job Opportunities

July 11, 2011 2:33 AM

WorkHere are some of the coolest jobs up for grabs this week… 1. The Toronto International Film Festival has posted a number of positions, including – Publicist, Canadian Films– Marketing Intern Visit their career section for all postings. 2. CBC's Steven and Chris and George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight have posted positions for the fall season,...


Listen While You Work: George Stroumboulopoulos

July 10, 2011 11:19 PM

Mentors & IconsFor the first edition of our new audio series, I had the privilege of talking shop with George Stroumboulopoulos - how he got to be where he is, his plans for the future and how plain old hard work allowed him to turn his natural interests and abilities into his ideal life.


Rachel’s Work Wardrobe Essentials: The Cardigan

July 08, 2011 1:14 AM

StyleWe asked Toronto stylist Rachel Matthews Burton to share some of her work wardrobe essentials with us and her first pick was the cardigan, which we at Empirella rely heavily on during the summer to convert sun dresses into workwear. Here are her styling tips… The Cardigan. It used to belong to your granny;...


5 iPhone Apps Every Working Woman Needs

July 06, 2011 6:25 PM

TechBatman has a utility belt full of tools that help him protect the streets of Gotham. And while we’re not out every night fighting against dark forces, most of us are caught in a perpetual multi-tasking tornado, trying to get juggle our work and personal lives as we go. That’s where your iPhone can...