Open New Career Doors with a Second Language

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language
Infographic submitted by Shane Whelan of ULearn Text Version Available Below Open New Career Doors with a Second Language In an ultra-competitive jobs environment, having something extra on your CV is always a bonus, particularly if it is a second language. Further Your Career….With a Second Language: Opportunity to specialise in a specific area such ...

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street
As the Maasai matriarch darts her needle in and out of blue beads, she wishes she could add a red one to the mix now and then. But “Mama Teriano” is not home in Kenya making jewellery the traditional way; she is visiting Ryerson University, where her daughter now works, to help fashion a North ...

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, ...

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 ...

The Work Story of a French Immersion Teacher

The Work Story of a French Immersion Teacher
Do you know any people who have achieved their childhood dreams? I am being honest when I say that I don’t know many  who are in that boat. But to make all of us feel better, I’m going to tell you the story of a girl who has done just that. Meet Mlle. Catherine Peraino ...