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 ...

How to maintain a connection after a networking event

How to maintain a connection after a networking event
You shook hands, bonded over interesting conversations and jotted down a few numbers at a recent networking event. How do you stay relevant to these individuals and leave a lasting impression after your networking event is over? It requires a diligent effort on your part to maintain these connections. Here’s a checklist to keep you ...

Online presence could affect job seeker’s hiring chances and salary: York U study

Looking for a job? You may need to polish your online image first. A York U study suggests a job seeker’s online presence can have a profound effect on their chances of getting hired and their starting salary – especially for women. Jennifer Harrison, a York University graduate (now a professor at NEOMA Business School ...

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 ...

Three networking tips to build your professional network

Three networking tips to build your professional network
Written by Dave Wilkin, Founder of Ten Thousand Coffees, @10kcoffees Different ways to network – 1 to 1 vs events Traditionally, people are told that the best way to network is to attend events. Unfortunately, being thrust into a room full of hundreds of individuals and being told to shake hands and chat with others ...

Five tips to help you nail your online portfolio

Five tips to help you nail your online portfolio
Written by Greg Murphy, Originally Published on JobPostings.ca Congratulations! You’re nearly done some of your most challenging years, slaving away behind a computer screen in the confines of life in academia. It’s a scary thing, having the world in front and Red Bull-induced insomnia behind. But embrace it, it’s almost yours. First thing on your ...

The ideal application

The ideal application
By James Michael McDonald. Originally Published on JobPostings.ca On average, 250 people apply for every job. Now that it’s time to start applying for summer jobs and post-graduation work, that statistic should worry you. There are countless people looking for work all the time, which means there will always be competition. Despite your qualifications, education, ...