9 qualities of truly confident people

9 qualities of truly confident people
“First things first: Confidence is not bravado, or swagger, or an overt pretense of bravery. Confidence is not some bold or brash air of self-belief directed at others. Confidence is quiet: It’s a natural expression of ability, expertise, and self-regard. I’m fortunate to know a number of truly confident people. Many work with me at ...

Toronto startup – Deskribed – wants to make your job hunt easier

Toronto startup - Deskribed - wants to make your job hunt easier
The dream job. It seems like an elusive concept at best. Lucky for you, a new startup out of Toronto is working to help job hunters find this dream job by factoring in quality of life factors like commute times, work culture, seniority, and more. Find out more by visiting the article below. — “The ...

Your 9-step guide to finding a summer job

Your 9-step guide to finding a summer job
The summer job hunt is already well underway for many students. With exams finished and papers written (hurray!), it’s time to buckle down and start the search for that perfect summer job. Below is a 9-step guide to help you find and secure your 2014 summer job. Target your search. No longer are we in ...

Media Release: Shedding light on summer job opportunities

MEDIA RELEASE Toronto, ON , Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – Ontario is helping over 100,000 students find jobs and launch their own businesses this summer so they can build the skills they need to succeed. This year, students can visit ontario.ca/readysetwork to access an easy-to-use assessment tool that can help them: Find a ...

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups
If you’ve ever thought about starting your own company, you’re not alone. More and more, students and recent grads are looking to launch their own startups and business ventures to become their own boss, especially in a tough economy. Today’s Globe and Mail features the story of Nathaniel Bagnell, 25, and Kelver Freire, 30, both ...

Why you will fail to have a great career

Why you will fail to have a great career
In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith – professor of economics at the University of Waterloo – pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions. You must look for alternatives so that you find your destiny, or are you afraid of the word ...

Calling all graduates: create your own job

Calling all graduates: create your own job
By Ron McGowan The biggest mistake graduates make in their search for employment is putting all their eggs in the traditional job basket. They assume that someone will offer them a job, and when that doesn’t happen, many end up unemployed, or underemployed. In these uncertain times, even if an employer is interested in you, ...