A Resume the Right Way

Source: DegreeQuery.com A Résumé the Right Way It’s easy in this Digital Age to think that a solid résumé isn’t important; after all, your new employer is just going to check you out on Facebook or LinkedIn, so who cares, right? Wrong. A résumé can make or break an employment opportunity because most times, it’s ...

What can you expect in a social media job interview?

What can you expect in a social media job interview?
  Article originally published on TalentEgg. Written by Lauren Marinigh. Social media is field with a lot to offer a recent grad or new professional! While you may already have extensive skills using different social media platforms in your personal life, don’t assume you can ace an interview just by showing up. Every organization has ...

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows
  Toronto, September 03, 2014— The vast majority of graduates of Ontario’s undergraduate university programs are getting well-paying jobs in their fields soon after graduation, the latest government survey shows. More than 93 per cent of 2011 undergrads had jobs two years after graduation, up from 87.4 per cent who were employed within six months ...

Work Story Wednesday: United Nations Women

Work Story Wednesday: United Nations Women
For this Work Story Wednesday, we hear from Abinaya Balasubramaniam – a University of Toronto graduate. In this video created by the Council of Ontario Universities, Abinaya discusses how her university education has transformed her through opening her to new perspectives, helping others through international work placements, and bringing about career opportunities – including an ...

No need to pick a career on the first week of university

No need to pick a career on the first week of university
  TORONTO – Students who worry too much about picking the “perfect” major as they enter university aren’t necessarily setting themselves up for success, say experts who caution that school should be seen as time to learn, network and explore different career paths. “Sometimes university is about more than getting it perfectly, it’s often about ...

Ten tax tips for post-secondary students and their parents

Ten tax tips for post-secondary students and their parents
  1. Claim tuition and education credits. A student is generally entitled to a tax credit for tuition paid, plus an education credit based on $400 a month of full-time ($120 for part-time) attendance in school. If she doesn’t need the credits to reduce her taxes to nil, she can transfer up to $5,000 of ...

Work Story Wednesday: School Board Research & Assessment Associate

Watch Sarah’s Work Story Wednesday video. Sarah started with an undergrad in psychology, went on to do a master’s degree in development psychology and education, and later finished her PhD. If you’re someone whose wondering where that psychology degree might take you, check out the opportunities it brought to Sarah and see what kind of ...