Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows
  Toronto, September 03, 2014— The vast majority of graduates of Ontario’s undergraduate university programs are getting well-paying jobs in their fields soon after graduation, the latest government survey shows. More than 93 per cent of 2011 undergrads had jobs two years after graduation, up from 87.4 per cent who were employed within six months ...

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 ...

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 ...

Work Story Wednesday: York U Fine Arts Grads!

Work Story Wednesday: York U Fine Arts Grads!
Wow! From a job at IBM to a downtown Toronto consulting gig and grad school, the York University fine arts grads have some exciting plans ahead of them. See what’s in store for these students here! Post by York University – Home.    

Work Story: Community engaged learning coordinator

Work Story: Community engaged learning coordinator
  What’s the path to a career as a community engaged learning coordinator? Or are you asking yourself what that position even is (trust us – it’s pretty cool)! This Wilfrid Laurier graduate has some tips for you! Listen to her story below: Don’t forget to check out Work Story for more stories about the ...

5 lessons on reaching your dream career

5 lessons on reaching your dream career
  Rebecca Mieliwocki never expected that she would hold both the California and National Teacher of the Year titles in 2012. Perhaps it’s because she never entertained the idea of being a teacher, but after career changes and learning what she wanted and didn’t want to do, Mieliwocki knew teaching was her calling. Today, Mieliwocki ...

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 ...