Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel’s Engineering Story

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel's Engineering Story
I wanted to become when I grew up; a professional hockey player. Upon realizing just how realistic this dream was by the young age of 14, I thought it would be time to explore other career paths; perhaps an avalanche hunter in BC, guide in Yukon or a lobster fisherman on the east coast. I ...

5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview

5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview
Prepping for interviews can be trying – take some stress off and watch these TED talks – compiled by Lily Zhang of the Muse – to help you prepare! These five renowned speakers have lots of sage advice to offer to help you boost confidence and optimism, and communicate in a way that engages a ...

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 ...

8 best questions to ask during a job interview

8 best questions to ask during a job interview
Originally posted on Yahoo! Finance. Written by Aaron Guerrero. Faced with one pointed question after the next regarding your career, a job interview can quickly take on the feel of an interrogation. But employers aren’t the only ones who get to poke and pry during the sit-down. At some point, job candidates can make inquiries ...

How to feel confident in two minutes

How to feel confident in two minutes
  This little trick is brilliant… Have you ever done a power pose? In her 2012 TED Talk, social psychologist and Harvard associate professor Amy Cuddy explained that “power posing”—for example, standing like Wonder Woman—not only makes you appear confident, but actually changes your brain chemistry to make you more courageous. The New York Times ...

Life decisions: The road from university to law school

Life decisions: The road from university to law school
Julian Tennent-Riddell, a Trent University graduate, talks about how his interdisciplinary university degree and volunteer experiences brought him to the decision of attending law school. Check out his inspirational story – filmed by the Council of Ontario Universities – below! And don’t forget to check out our partners over at WorkStory.net for more work stories ...