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 ...

Out of this World: How a York University grad helped put a probe on a distant comet

Out of this World: How a York University grad helped put a probe on a distant comet
The late American astronaut Neil Armstrong changed the world when he became the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. The historical Apollo 11 moon landing has been described by Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space in 2001, as a “watershed moment” that inspired him and many others who followed ...

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 ...

Is working from home for you?

Is working from home for you?
   Working from Home-Is it for You? Recent years have seen a vast increase in the proportion of people working from home. Here, we take a look at the benefits and whether it is a suitable option for you? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  Latest Trends Telecommuting involves working from remotely or from home, but with access to the ...

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 ...