How to craft a video CV

How to craft a video CV
By Richard Madison, Brighton School of Business and Management Searching for a job is all about standing out from the crowd, and video CVs are fast becoming the new must-have item when it comes to showcasing your unique talents. Video is the latest phenomenon to sweep the recruitment industry, and more and more companies are ...

42 practical ways to boost your career

42 practical ways to boost your career
  Are you someone who likes to grow? Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. I’m very passionate about personal growth. It was just 4 years ago when I discovered my passion for growing and helping others grow. At that time, I was ...

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel’s Engineering Story

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel's Engineering Story
I wanted to become when I grew up; a professional hockey player. Upon realizing just how realistic this dream was by the young age of 14, I thought it would be time to explore other career paths; perhaps an avalanche hunter in BC, guide in Yukon or a lobster fisherman on the east coast. I ...

5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview

5 TED Talks to watch before your next job interview
Prepping for interviews can be trying – take some stress off and watch these TED talks – compiled by Lily Zhang of the Muse – to help you prepare! These five renowned speakers have lots of sage advice to offer to help you boost confidence and optimism, and communicate in a way that engages a ...

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 ...