How 2 minutes and 2 post-its can help you reach your goals

How 2 minutes and 2 post-its can help you reach your goals
By Lily Herman, Published on The Muse, October 21, 2014 Staying motivated to reach your goals isn’t always easy. But here’s one idea for a simple, quick, and inexpensive pick-me-up: two Post-It notes. Science has proven that visualizing your day beforehand and reflecting on your time after the fact can set you up for success. ...

Work Story: Western University grad shares her career path

Work Story: Western University grad shares her career path
Read the story of Western University graduate Anna-Lise Trudell below: Like many of our generation, I have multiple jobs going at the moment, most in the field I am passionate about—the non-profit, violence against women sector. I feel as though it is a process of piecing together one’s career. It’s not about finding it and ...

Work Story of a Community Care Coordinator at CCAC

Work Story of a Community Care Coordinator at CCAC
  After completing degrees in psychology and social work, Megan Rafuse obtained a Master’s degree in social work at the University of Toronto in 2010. It was while she was working with a community organization that connected clients and caregivers with healthcare resources, that she recognized the potential of the CCAC. “I had the good ...

What can you expect in a social media job interview?

What can you expect in a social media job interview?
  Article originally published on TalentEgg. Written by Lauren Marinigh. Social media is field with a lot to offer a recent grad or new professional! While you may already have extensive skills using different social media platforms in your personal life, don’t assume you can ace an interview just by showing up. Every organization has ...

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 ...

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows
  Toronto, September 03, 2014— The vast majority of graduates of Ontario’s undergraduate university programs are getting well-paying jobs in their fields soon after graduation, the latest government survey shows. More than 93 per cent of 2011 undergrads had jobs two years after graduation, up from 87.4 per cent who were employed within six months ...

How to write your human-voiced resume

How to write your human-voiced resume
You already know how to write a resume. You put your contact info at the top and then list your jobs in reverse chronological order, with your education at the end. Done! What’s the big deal? The big deal is that if you write your resume the way countless books and articles have instructed you ...