Work Story Wednesday: Human Resources Manager

Work Story Wednesday: Human Resources Manager
Are you interested in HR? On this Work Story Wednesday, Heather Coy-Robinson – a Queen’s University graduate – talks about how she made her way into a career as a human resources manager at Car-Proof, a Vehicle History Reports group. Check out her story below! And don’t forget to visit WorkStory.net for more stories to ...

Work Story Wednesday: Career Development Practitioner

Work Story Wednesday: Career Development Practitioner
  Do you enjoy encouraging people to achieve their goals? Giving direction and guidance? Making opportunities available for people to make that next step in their career? Then you might want to look into a job as a Career Development Practitioner! Allison Turner  received a bachelor of arts from Wilfrid Laurier University,  and continued in ...

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist
Who says humanities graduates can’t find jobs? Not Dana Thorne (formerly Johnson – which she uses in the video)! Thorne completed an undergraduate degree in History, and later completed the Public History program at Western University. The program was followed by a 4-month internship at the Owen Museum of Canada, which segued into her job ...

What are Canadian students looking for in a workplace?

What are Canadian students looking for in a workplace?
A new survey says recent grads are more willing to stay longer with their first employer, have an increasing focus on employers over industries and strongly prioritize organizational culture. Universum – a company that specializes in employer branding – released a survey on May 7 outlining what Canadian students are searching for in future employers, ...

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker
We all need some motivation in the job hunt. This Work Story Wednesday, you will be sure to feel inspired with the story of Sue Chun, a 2012 graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio & Television Arts program. Chun is a recent recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for her work as a filmmaker ...

Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job

Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job
Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or making a 180-degree turn in your career path, it is important to figure out what skills you can bring to a new position. You can learn a lot from a university degree, everything from research and analysis to thinking outside the box and communication ...

Work Story Wednesday: University of Toronto Alumni

Work Story Wednesday: University of Toronto Alumni
Four alumni offer advice to graduating students about finding a job and transitioning out of university There are so many career possibilities for recent graduates once you’ve earned your degree! Read about what these University of Toronto graduates got up to after their graduation. Then go to Work Story to read more graduate stories on ...