What are you going to wear to your job interview?

What are you going to wear to your job interview?
The job posting was a perfect fit. It looks like a terrific company. They called—and now you have a job interview at 9 a.m. next Monday. What are you going to wear? Before you even open your mouth and say “hello” to the interviewer, what you are wearing will already have made an impression. That’s ...

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 of a Master of Public Health graduate

Work Story of a Master of Public Health graduate
From a young age, Gracia Mabaya knew she wanted to play a role in improving health care and living conditions around the world. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she watched other children dying from what should have been preventable diseases. For her, a career in public health made sense. After completing her ...

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 – ...