Colleen ClarkeColleen Clarke – Colleen Clarke is a highly regarded Corporate Trainer and Keynote Speaker in the areas of career management, communication and networking. She is the author of Networking: How to Build Relationships That Count and How To Get a Job and Keep It. 

 Colleen was a regular contributor to and is a guest columnist for The Globe and Mail. Always motivating and humorous, Colleen has inspired and edu-tained thousands of individuals and groups to career excellence through her presentations, career counseling and workplace coaching. She will tackle your career questions and dilemmas on the Workopolis blog. Colleen’s books and services are available through her website

Jenna CharltonJenna Charlton – Jenna Charlton is a Toronto-based freelance writer and blogger. She has written for corporate as well as for non-profit organizations on numerous topics including workplace issues, real estate and food security.

Jenna has a professional background in Communications and Information. In her spare times she also loves to write about food and related stories.

Alan KearnsAlan Kearns, Canada’s Career Coach and CareerJoy founder, Workopolis career expert, Chapters/Indigo Trusted Advisor and author of Get the Right Job Right Now! is one of Canada’s leading authorities on career management issues. As founder, president and head coach of Canada’s career coaching company, Alan has shaped his almost 20 years of career management experience into a company that helps people from all over North America to navigate a wide variety of career-related issues.

Having been educated as an optician, Alan himself made a career transition when he leapt into the recruitment field and founded TalentLab, a recruitment agency. A few years later when he recognized that professionals need unbiased advice and tools to manage their careers, he founded CareerJoy.
Voted one of the Top 40 entrepreneurs under the age of 40, Alan is a regular contributor to Canadian media on the latest trends in the Canadian workforce. You can connect with Alan on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Norman Grosman220x165Norman Grosman. Recently named one of Canada’s Best Employment Lawyers, Norman Grosman is a regular contributor to He has appeared several times on WorkopolisTV’s “Legal Corner”, written a regular employment law column in the Toronto Star, and consults with both employers and employees on a wide cross-section of employment law issues. He has also argued employment cases at all Court and Tribunal levels.

Norman Grosman tackles your employment law dilemmas regularly on Workopolis. Have a legal question? You can email your questions to Norman at:

Tracy NesdolyTracy Nesdoly is a Toronto-based writer and communications consultant. She has written for a number of media outlets including The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and, a website aimed at those aged 40+. She has a long, long job history and blogs frequently on careers and life-at-work.


Peter Harris Peter Harris has the goal of making work work for as many people as possible. He is the content manager of Workopolis and the publisher of this blog.

Peter is a writer and editor who has worked on the Web for over ten years mostly on behalf of Canadian workers, from the early days of building to delivering the country its daily breaking news and features as the homepage editor of both the Sympatico / MSN portal and Yahoo! Canada.