How to feel confident in two minutes

How to feel confident in two minutes
  This little trick is brilliant… Have you ever done a power pose? In her 2012 TED Talk, social psychologist and Harvard associate professor Amy Cuddy explained that “power posing”—for example, standing like Wonder Woman—not only makes you appear confident, but actually changes your brain chemistry to make you more courageous. The New York Times ...

Life decisions: The road from university to law school

Life decisions: The road from university to law school
Julian Tennent-Riddell, a Trent University graduate, talks about how his interdisciplinary university degree and volunteer experiences brought him to the decision of attending law school. Check out his inspirational story – filmed by the Council of Ontario Universities – below! And don’t forget to check out our partners over at WorkStory.net for more work stories ...

15 career tips from smart women

15 career tips from smart women
What’s better than a bunch of fabulous quotes from some fabulous women? Check out these career-themed quotes from female leaders on how to advance in your workplace! Here’s one from the list to kick you off: I love women who are bosses and who don’t constantly worry about what their employees think of them. I ...

Top 10 Interview Hints

Top 10 Interview Hints
Interviews can be daunting, no matter what stage you are at in your career. Even experienced candidates can make mistakes once put in front of a potential employer. CV Screen has put together a list of their top 10 interview hints, which they believe will give you the best possible chance of securing that dream ...

Dress for success: How to choose appropriate job interview clothes

Dress for success: How to choose appropriate job interview clothes
Do you know what the top factors that hurt you in a job interview are? According to a CareerBuilder survey of almost 3,000 hiring managers, piercings, bad breath, tattoos and disheveled clothes were the top factors that negatively affected their impressions of candidates. While you may be able to remove piercings, cover up tattoos, brush ...

Work Story Wednesday: United Nations Women

Work Story Wednesday: United Nations Women
For this Work Story Wednesday, we hear from Abinaya Balasubramaniam – a University of Toronto graduate. In this video created by the Council of Ontario Universities, Abinaya discusses how her university education has transformed her through opening her to new perspectives, helping others through international work placements, and bringing about career opportunities – including an ...

No need to pick a career on the first week of university

No need to pick a career on the first week of university
  TORONTO – Students who worry too much about picking the “perfect” major as they enter university aren’t necessarily setting themselves up for success, say experts who caution that school should be seen as time to learn, network and explore different career paths. “Sometimes university is about more than getting it perfectly, it’s often about ...