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 ...

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. ...

10 lessons I’ve learned in my career

10 lessons I've learned in my career
When I was 21, I moved to New York with almost no money but lots of nerves and excitement. Over the next fourteen years, I worked a bunch of different jobs and learned so much—sometimes the hard way! For career week, I’d love to share 10 things I’ve learned during my career… If you’re curious, ...

No need to pick a career on the first week of university

No need to pick a career on the first week of university
  TORONTO – Students who worry too much about picking the “perfect” major as they enter university aren’t necessarily setting themselves up for success, say experts who caution that school should be seen as time to learn, network and explore different career paths. “Sometimes university is about more than getting it perfectly, it’s often about ...

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business
  THE CHALLENGE In 2010, Brennan McEachran founded Toronto-based SoapBox to build software technology that aggregates crowdsourced ideas. Lots of different organizations – ranging from ski camps to universities to non-profits to multinationals – want to get feedback from employees, customers, students, donors and volunteers, and early on Mr. McEachran saw the diverse possible uses ...

Find your passion with these 8 thought-provoking questions

Find your passion with these 8 thought-provoking questions
Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity. In this great article, he explores some questions we can ask ourselves to help determine where you should take your career path. Some of the great questions include: What is your tennis ...

Even a menial summer job has value

Even a menial summer job has value
“When Christina Di Rosa graduated from McMaster University last December, she applied for dozens of internships but, in the end, opted to return to her summer job at a local golf course as a way to make some money. “A lot of my friends right now are just working office jobs, whatever they can get ...