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 ...

Study: Where can that liberal arts degree take you on the Canadian job market right now?

Study: Where can that liberal arts degree take you on the Canadian job market right now?
  Most Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. (And almost 75% say that they are not working in jobs that are related to their studies.) That is why for our recent Thinkopolis research report, we looked at the education Canadians listed on their resumes in ...

How to write a marketing resume that gets noticed

How to write a marketing resume that gets noticed
When writing a resume for a student or entry level marketing job, think of yourself as the product you’re trying to sell. After all, as a marketing professional, you should be able to do that! Market yourself with concrete examples Try to quantify your experience and create more concrete examples. Include numbers, accomplishments and result-oriented ...

The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]

The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]
YouTern has posted a great article, based on research from Grammarly, on the best words to use in your resume and cover letter when applying for a job. Take a look at the infographic below, and read the full article on YouTern here. Text Version Below Text Version Watch your words in the job search ...