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 ...

10 mistakes to avoid as you start your summer job

10 mistakes to avoid as you start your summer job
A summer job is a great place to build connections, future references, and even land yourself a job post-graduation! So it’s important to leave a good impression on your employers. What can you do to make sure you do? Glassdoor has a list of 10 mistakes you can avoid as you start your summer job.  ...

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist
Who says humanities graduates can’t find jobs? Not Dana Thorne (formerly Johnson – which she uses in the video)! Thorne completed an undergraduate degree in History, and later completed the Public History program at Western University. The program was followed by a 4-month internship at the Owen Museum of Canada, which segued into her job ...

What are Canadian students looking for in a workplace?

What are Canadian students looking for in a workplace?
A new survey says recent grads are more willing to stay longer with their first employer, have an increasing focus on employers over industries and strongly prioritize organizational culture. Universum – a company that specializes in employer branding – released a survey on May 7 outlining what Canadian students are searching for in future employers, ...

Women in the Workplace

Women in the Workplace
Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, and in acknowledgement of all the work these women put into our lives and the lives of others, My Career Info is looking at the progress of women in the workplace. As this great infographic from Human Resources MBA notes, women have come a long way since 1980, ...

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker
We all need some motivation in the job hunt. This Work Story Wednesday, you will be sure to feel inspired with the story of Sue Chun, a 2012 graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio & Television Arts program. Chun is a recent recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for her work as a filmmaker ...