How you can turn your seasonal retail job into a full-time gig

By Sara Menuck, Originally published on TalentEgg.ca Getting a job is tough at any age, but it can feel especially difficult when you’re young and still in school – or even fresh out of it! Scoring that seasonal retail gig over a busy holiday season feels like a home run when it happens. From October ...

This 10-minute weekly exercise could change your career

This 10-minute weekly exercise could change your career
“On January 1, I made an unusual resolution. I committed to sending one hand-written letter per week—and not to relatives, or friends, or former teachers, but to other professionals. What would these letters say? That would depend on the week and the person. (Basically, I’d wing it.) My only rule was the letter wouldn’t include ...

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher
Karen Kong had a long journey before she secured her job as a supply teacher with the Toronto District School Board! We’ve included a brief snippet of her story below, and you can read her full work story – from graduating York University’s concurrent education program to volunteering to job placements – on WorkStory.net! …I ...

Getting hired in a digital world

Getting hired in a digital world
Text Version Available Below Text Version Below As we become more globally connected the world of recruitment is becoming vastly different. Your first impression is no longer made in the interview but on the internet. Today’s blog from the Brighton School of Business & Management examines the realm of online recruitment and examine how it ...

Work Story: Megan’s path to a career in Pharmacy

Work Story: Megan's path to a career in Pharmacy
Meet Megan. Megan is a Pharmacy Manager at DMC Pharmacy. She has worked there for 2 and a half years. Upon completion of high school she continued directly to post-secondary education at the University of Windsor where she studied as a Biochemistry Major. After completing two years in her undergraduate studies she moved onto Wayne ...

Work Story: How Taylor became an event planner

Work Story: How Taylor became an event planner
Taylor Weinstein the acting manager at Managing Matters Inc. in the Downtown Toronto location. She talks about the steps she took – from university to exploring her interests and trying out new jobs – to get to where she is today. Watch her story below! And don’t forget to check out our great partners – ...

How to craft a video CV

How to craft a video CV
By Richard Madison, Brighton School of Business and Management Searching for a job is all about standing out from the crowd, and video CVs are fast becoming the new must-have item when it comes to showcasing your unique talents. Video is the latest phenomenon to sweep the recruitment industry, and more and more companies are ...