Author Archives: Andrea Nemeth

Stop Stressing and Talk to a Career Counsellor

Each and every one of us is a mixing bowl of potential, filled with individual talents and skills, dreams and desires, goals and an eagerness to accomplish something. But how do we blend all those ingredients together to end up with a career we excel at and enjoy? This question, and the adventure we undertake when we answer it, can ...

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Nothing Gets Better Without Communication

“Nothing gets better without communication” – these were the first words I heard in the very first class of my post-secondary education. My professor leaned against his desk with a cup of coffee in his hand and gazed upon us – bright-eyed, eager first-year visual arts students with an appetite to succeed. “THERE MUST BE SO MANY JOBS OUT THERE ...

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Building your Brand

So you’ve just graduated and you’re ready to get out there and start looking for work. Great! Now pause for a second and read this before you start firing off applications. What Is My Brand? Think of your personal brand as your professional identity. If you look at each job application and interview as a sales pitch, you and your ...

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Hiring for Diversity: Leading Initiatives Across industries

Canada’s diversity has always been central to its national identity, a reality that may be truer now than ever before. Today, diverse populations are enjoying unprecedented levels of educational attainment and legislative support. Parliament Hill is home to the most diverse cabinet in its history. Canada ranks among the most multicultural nations on the planet,1 and is in the process ...

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Where to Work in Canada’s Green Economy

It’s official – Canada is going green. With a monumental $6.75 billion investment by the federal government into green energy and clean tech, Canada has committed to developing its green infrastructure and protecting the environment. This change in economic focus means a huge shift toward – and investment in – careers and jobs in the green energy sector. Even before ...

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Introducing Canada’s Leading Co-Op Employers

Despite being the nation’s most educated generation to date,1 many Canadian millennials struggle to bridge the gap between university and employment. Today’s young jobseekers contend with roughly twice the unemployment rate of older generations.2 Even more pervasive is the issue of underemployment, with many millennials settling for roles well below their level of education or qualifications.3 Why is it so ...

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