94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey
The vast majority of Ontario university undergraduates secure jobs just two years after graduation – jobs that are in their field, use the skills learned at university, and pay an average of more than $49,000, according to the 2015 Grad Survey. The survey of graduates of Ontario undergraduate programs conducted for Ontario’s Ministry of Training, ...

A Resume the Right Way

Source: DegreeQuery.com A Résumé the Right Way It’s easy in this Digital Age to think that a solid résumé isn’t important; after all, your new employer is just going to check you out on Facebook or LinkedIn, so who cares, right? Wrong. A résumé can make or break an employment opportunity because most times, it’s ...

10 qualities of really amazing employees

10 qualities of really amazing employees
While opinions are often like snowflakes, ask ten different people for their definition of an amazing employee and you won’t get ten totally different answers. That’s because amazing employees stand out. They’re easy to spot. And they make a huge impact on the people around them. The following is a guest post from Kevin Daum, ...

Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job

Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job
Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or making a 180-degree turn in your career path, it is important to figure out what skills you can bring to a new position. You can learn a lot from a university degree, everything from research and analysis to thinking outside the box and communication ...

3 skills you need to learn as a graduate student

3 skills you need to learn as a graduate student
If you’re getting through your masters or PhD thesis, you’re either looking to continue in academia or enter into the business world. Besides your brilliant mind bursting with knowledge, there are a few essential skills that you’ll need to get yourself into the business world, says Isaiah Hankel, author and consultant of the Cheeky Scientist. ...

The 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013

The 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013
If you’re struggling to find a job or looking for a career shift, it’s good to know what the job market is looking for. LinkedIn’s Research Consultant Sohan Murthy has compiled a list of the 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013, based on the skills and employment history of 259 million LinkedIn ...

TalentEgg launches platform to help students, grads showcase skills

TalentEgg launches platform to help students, grads showcase skills
 We are happy to share that our friends over at TalentEgg.ca have launched an exciting new platform – TalentEgg Challenges – for students and recent grads who are looking to bolster their skills and qualifications for job positions. TalentEgg Challenges works with a variety of brands, organizations and employers to set up Challenges for students ...