Fresh ideas for social networking

Fresh ideas for social networking
Networking has evolved as technology, namely social media, has changed the way we connect with others, look for jobs, source clients and even choose a mate. The good news is that you don’t have to be a computer wiz or even smartphone savvy to take advantage of all the new and exciting opportunities that these ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Finding the fun in your job search

Finding the fun in your job search
Job search. Not your favorite pastime, I’m sure. For many, it consists of “unfun” (and even dreaded) action steps such as writing your resume, networking, doing research, and interviewing. So, let’s make it easier on yourself. I have a – related – personal example for you. When it comes to exercising, I refuse to go ...

The nonprofit leap: Turning a volunteer gig into paid employment

The nonprofit leap: Turning a volunteer gig into paid employment
For more than ten years, Tyler Coad had been a volunteer in Ontario’s rugby community. From refereeing games every weekend from May to November, to coaching junior teams in Toronto and Barrie, Coad’s springs, summers, and falls were dedicated to sport he loved. The decade of volunteering, combined with countless hours spent at province-wide rugby ...

Work Story Wednesday: Supply Chain Analyst

Work Story Wednesday: Supply Chain Analyst
This Work Story Wednesday, we give you the story of Barshan Quadry, a Supply Chain Analyst with Walmart Canada. A graduate of King’s University College at Western University, he credits his career success to his extensive extra-curricular involvement and the support of his teachers and peers. Read his full story on WorkStory.net!