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 ...

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 ...

What can you expect in a social media job interview?

What can you expect in a social media job interview?
  Article originally published on TalentEgg. Written by Lauren Marinigh. Social media is field with a lot to offer a recent grad or new professional! While you may already have extensive skills using different social media platforms in your personal life, don’t assume you can ace an interview just by showing up. Every organization has ...

Work Story Wednesday: Communications & Public Affairs Coordinator

Work Story Wednesday: Communications & Public Affairs Coordinator
Hashtags, Twitter handles, video editing and Facebook posts are a part of my daily job at the Council of Ontario Universities (COU). My path to this career was not straightforward, but I am certainly glad to have ended up where I am today. COU is a membership organization for the 20 provincially-assisted universities, advocating for ...

It’s past go-time: Your last-minute guide to looking for a summer job with little or no experience

It’s past go-time: Your last-minute guide to looking for a summer job with little or no experience
So you’re all done the stress of papers and exams, and you’re in the clear to relax – only you’re not, because now you have to start the drudgery of looking for a summer job. Boo. Fortunately, you have some help. There are lots of jobs still available for university students (you can find lots ...

Work Story Wednesday: Story of an Online Marketing Coordinator

On this Work Story Wednesday, we present Lindsey Reeder, the Online Marketing Coordinator for Random House Canada. Reeder, a Canadian graduate with a B.A. Honours in English, shows how she went from student to intern to blogger to online marketing coordinator! She has lots of great tips to share on how she was able to ...

Why submitting a resume isn’t enough, and what you can do about it

Why submitting a resume isn't enough, and what you can do about it
Written by Susan P. Joyce, Published on Work Coach Cafe Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today’s job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time. You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn’t.  I think this could be why: * 80% ...