Episodes

Oct. 27, 2021

Brooke – The Highs and Lows of Politics and Beyond

#55 – Politics runs in Brooke Crewson’s blood. From the age of five, she was helping her dad go door-to-door in his political cam…

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Oct. 20, 2021

Keith - Opera Singer to Coffee Cocktail Artisan

#55 – Growing up in Canada, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States, Keith Honda had a world of options when he finished univ…

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Oct. 13, 2021

Jabez – Mechanical Engineering to Business Consulting

#53 – Growing up in Mozambique, Jabez Ivan Joshiraj was always interested in building things when he was younger. Both cars and a…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Lauren – From Retail, to Music, to Mobile Flower Shop

#52 – The first thing Lauren Vandervecht ever thought she wanted to do for a career was be an interior designer. At the time it w…

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Sept. 29, 2021

Cayla – Hospitality to Healing

#51 – Cayla Schafer has had to pivot her career more than once due to her health. Misdiagnosed celiac disease wreaked havoc on he…

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Sept. 8, 2021

One Year of Career Crossroads

#50 – This week marks one year since the launch of Career Crossroads, and it’s time to celebrate and reflect! In 23 minutes, I pa…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Nicholas – From Business to Film Production

#49 – As a child, Nicholas loved to tell stories and would make home movies and short films with his siblings and neighborhood ki…

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Aug. 25, 2021

Ben – From Indie Rocker to Journalist

#48 – Growing up in the west end of Toronto, Ben Spurr’s favourite thing to do was get together for jam sessions with his friends…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Mathieu – From Hollywood Plans, to International Development, to Soft…

#47 - Mathieu Arsenault's story is one of many pivots. His early ideas of having a career in acting led to a university drama pro…

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Aug. 11, 2021

Ashlee - The Road to Connecting Humans

#46 – Being LeBron James’ first intern is a pretty cool way to start your career, and that’s exactly the job Ashlee Ammons was re…

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Aug. 4, 2021

August 2021 Update Episode

#45 – Welcome back to another update episode of Career Crossroads! Taking a break from interviewing guests, this episode Jonathan…

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July 28, 2021

Mic – Finding His Calm in Music

#44 - When Mic Tee was growing up in the suburbs of Toronto, he was surrounded by music. Hip-hop, house, and gospel were commonly…

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July 21, 2021

Laura – Without Teaching, Who Am I?

#43 – We all knew a Laura Easson when we were younger. That high achieving type-A personality who was always helping others who s…

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July 14, 2021

Katie - From Aquatics, to Journalism, to Teaching

#42 – Growing up, Katie was practically a fish. As a synchronized swimmer, she was always in the water and as a teenager worked a…

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June 23, 2021

Sheldon – Med School Plans, Different Reality

#41 – From a young age, Sheldon Pereira was always good at fixing things. It started when his dad brought home his first ever com…

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June 16, 2021

Moe – From Phone Line Repairman to Tech Entrepreneur

#40 – As a teenager, Moe Abbas was a vastly different person than he is today. Unmotivated by school, it took getting beat up by …

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June 9, 2021

Career Crossroads Update Episode!

#39 - Welcome to Career Crossroads very first update episode! This week, I decided not to release an interview as there have been…

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June 2, 2021

Josh – The Path from Being Lost to Being Intentional

#38 - For Josh Zettel going to university was an obvious step, but what to do after graduating with a degree in Psychology and Ph…

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May 26, 2021

Jason - From Psychology to Professional Dancer

#37 - Today on career Crossroads I talk to Jason Yap, a professional dancer from Malaysia who is currently living and working in …

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May 19, 2021

Shelly – From Hotel Management in India to Educator in Canada

#36 – Growing up in New Delhi in her native India, Shelly’s family had a lot of say in the career path she chose. Despite that, S…

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May 12, 2021

Matt – Brass Instrument Repair, Skylanders Expert, Podcast Consultant

#35 – Matt Sonnenberg is a man who isn’t afraid to try things. He tries something new, learns a valuable lesson, and then moves o…

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May 5, 2021

Tyson - Stadiums, Bars, and Karbon Brewing Co.

#34 -Steve Tyson (a.k.a Tyson) has had something like 27 different jobs in his life. From selling peanut butter cups when he was …

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April 28, 2021

Victoria – From Candle Sales to Leading Teams at Facebook

#33 – How does someone with no university degree become an executive at Facebook? That’s the story of Victoria Graham’s career ov…

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April 21, 2021

Zach – Politics, to Paramedic, to Policy Analyst

#32 – Having literally circled the globe during the course of his career, and living in 8 countries along the way, Zach Desson wo…

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