Fresh ideas for social networking

Fresh ideas for social networking
Networking has evolved as technology, namely social media, has changed the way we connect with others, look for jobs, source clients and even choose a mate. The good news is that you don’t have to be a computer wiz or even smartphone savvy to take advantage of all the new and exciting opportunities that these ...

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey
The vast majority of Ontario university undergraduates secure jobs just two years after graduation – jobs that are in their field, use the skills learned at university, and pay an average of more than $49,000, according to the 2015 Grad Survey. The survey of graduates of Ontario undergraduate programs conducted for Ontario’s Ministry of Training, ...

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 ...

Take your career to the next level with these get-ahead strategies

Take your career to the next level with these get-ahead strategies
Many people are looking for more than just a job from an employer. A Workforce 2020 study found that 34 percent of employees would increase their loyalty to and engagement with their employers if they felt they had career advancement opportunities. If you want to advance in your career, you’ll have to do more than ...

Best Skills to Have for a Career in the Outdoors

Best Skills to Have for a Career in the Outdoors
If you have a career in the outdoors, learning how to utilize your elemental resources can be life-saving. Here are some highly useful skills that can help you navigate, keep you safe and equip you to be ready to face anything. Swimming One of the most basic and useful skills to have for an outdoor ...

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language
Infographic submitted by Shane Whelan of ULearn Text Version Available Below Open New Career Doors with a Second Language In an ultra-competitive jobs environment, having something extra on your CV is always a bonus, particularly if it is a second language. Further Your Career….With a Second Language: Opportunity to specialise in a specific area such ...

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street
As the Maasai matriarch darts her needle in and out of blue beads, she wishes she could add a red one to the mix now and then. But “Mama Teriano” is not home in Kenya making jewellery the traditional way; she is visiting Ryerson University, where her daughter now works, to help fashion a North ...