Category: Career Development

How to Leverage Your Unique Skill Sets

We all bring something unique to the table when it comes to the workforce. Whether it is being a specialist on in-demand software or having battle-tested retail management experience–all of us have unique skill sets we can leverage for new and better paying opportunities. Where are you needed? You have the skill sets. Check! You

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How to Build Your Career With Little or No Experience

Did you ever hear about the story of a man who became partners with the great inventor Thomas Edison? If you haven’t the man’s name was Edwin C. Barnes and he had a dream, a vision to become Edison’s partner. It was a long and unforgiving journey for Barnes made more difficult by the fact

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The Importance of Self-Discovery leads to a Great Career

Finding what you love to do in your life should be one of your ultimate aspirations. And finding what you love do may be the easiest thing but for some it might take a long time. Self-discovery is key–learning about who you are and your place in the world–can give you a sound path to

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6 Ways to Tapping into the On-Campus Hidden Job Market (as a Graduating Student)

If you are a graduating student finding a job is a top priority. There is also a good chance you have a strong source of potential job leads that can help you score a gig right on-campus! Here are a few ways you can tap into the hidden job market as graduating student: 1. Alumni

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Utilizing College/ University Career Centres

If you’re a university or college student it is never too early to utilize your campus career centre. They have amazing job search/career development resources that can get you on the right path during or after you get your degree or diploma. By dropping in as soon as you can you are giving yourself another

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8 Things to Consider When Starting a New Job

Congratulations, you scored the job! You obviously worked your tail off networking, applying and keeping your ears and eyes open for a job opportunity. You hit the pavement and handed out your resume the good old fashioned way. It all paid off. Now you will be starting your new job. So before you start there

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Finding Opportunity at Your Current Job

Whether you like your job or don’t, have a career path or trying to find one–you always must find opportunities in any position you are in. It might be about finding like-minded co-workers or taking some points from a training session and running with them. The key is to always keep your eyes open for

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