Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher
Karen Kong had a long journey before she secured her job as a supply teacher with the Toronto District School Board! We’ve included a brief snippet of her story below, and you can read her full work story – from graduating York University’s concurrent education program to volunteering to job placements – on WorkStory.net! …I ...

Work Story: Megan’s path to a career in Pharmacy

Work Story: Megan's path to a career in Pharmacy
Meet Megan. Megan is a Pharmacy Manager at DMC Pharmacy. She has worked there for 2 and a half years. Upon completion of high school she continued directly to post-secondary education at the University of Windsor where she studied as a Biochemistry Major. After completing two years in her undergraduate studies she moved onto Wayne ...

Work Story: How Taylor became an event planner

Work Story: How Taylor became an event planner
Taylor Weinstein the acting manager at Managing Matters Inc. in the Downtown Toronto location. She talks about the steps she took – from university to exploring her interests and trying out new jobs – to get to where she is today. Watch her story below! And don’t forget to check out our great partners – ...

42 practical ways to boost your career

42 practical ways to boost your career
  Are you someone who likes to grow? Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. I’m very passionate about personal growth. It was just 4 years ago when I discovered my passion for growing and helping others grow. At that time, I was ...

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel’s Engineering Story

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel's Engineering Story
I wanted to become when I grew up; a professional hockey player. Upon realizing just how realistic this dream was by the young age of 14, I thought it would be time to explore other career paths; perhaps an avalanche hunter in BC, guide in Yukon or a lobster fisherman on the east coast. I ...

Work Story: Western University grad shares her career path

Work Story: Western University grad shares her career path
Read the story of Western University graduate Anna-Lise Trudell below: Like many of our generation, I have multiple jobs going at the moment, most in the field I am passionate about—the non-profit, violence against women sector. I feel as though it is a process of piecing together one’s career. It’s not about finding it and ...

Work Story of a Community Care Coordinator at CCAC

Work Story of a Community Care Coordinator at CCAC
  After completing degrees in psychology and social work, Megan Rafuse obtained a Master’s degree in social work at the University of Toronto in 2010. It was while she was working with a community organization that connected clients and caregivers with healthcare resources, that she recognized the potential of the CCAC. “I had the good ...