Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley

Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley
According to a study by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, women-run startups only receive 5 to 10 percent of venture capital and are underinvested in by Silicon Valley’s angels and institutions. Further, the study discovered investors actually prefer entrepreneurial ventures that are pitched by attractive men. The trend also held ...

The best career advice you never hear

The best career advice you never hear
There’s plenty of stale career advice out there: Go the extra mile. Do what you love. Always be the first one there and the last to leave. But a recent Quora thread, “What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?”, provides something different: valuable career advice that we haven’t heard a million times ...

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 ...

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 ...