Useful news, advice, tips and resources

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Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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What Does An Administrative Assistant Do? (And How You Can Become One)

Thinking about a career as an administrative assistant? Not only is it one of the most in-demand jobs in Canada right now, but it can also lead to other career paths! Administrative...

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Struggling to Find Your Career Path? Here Are Some Tips.

Unsure of what's in store for your future? You're not alone! Most people (even adults) don't have a clear understanding of what they want to do. That’s not something to be...

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Going Back To School After Age 30 Is Easier Than You Think

Are you thinking about furthering your education, but concerned that you are “too old”? You’re not alone! Many people in their 30s and beyond let age be an obstacle in...

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4 Must-Have Computer Skills You Need To Survive In Today’s Workplace

In today’s technology-centric world, almost all companies depend on technology to help run their businesses. So, it comes to no surprise that employers look for some level of computer literacy...

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Most In-Demand Jobs in Canada Right Now

There's no better time to look for a job in a Canada than now! As of April 2018, unemployment rate was 5.8% - the lowest it's been in 40 years. If you’re...

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Simple Secrets to De-stress & Boost Your Mental Health

College can be overwhelming and stressful. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month (May), here are some tips to de-stress and boost your mental health. More than 30+ Diploma & Certificate...

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Quiz: What Type Of Learner Are You?

Have you ever wondered why you learn some things better than others? It may depend on your individual learning style. Your learning style influences the way that you understand information....

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5 Simple Ways Adult Students Can Balance Work, Family & School

Balancing the demands of school, work and family takes grit and careful planning. Here are five tips that you can use to stay sane while achieving your goals. More than...

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5 Valuable Skills That Will Help You Land Your Dream Job

Regardless of what industry you’re working in, employers look for a desirable set of general skills. We’ve rounded up some of the most valuable ones to help you land your...

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5 Things You Should Do To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out!

Hiring managers and recruiters can receive hundreds or thousands of applications for each job opening. Do you think they will take their precious time and read every application carefully? Of...

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5 Things You Must Do To Make A Stellar First Impression!

First impressions matter, especially for job interviews. If you’re a job seeker, there are many opportunities to make an impression with each potential employer. Resumes, phone calls, emails, interviews. Every...

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How To Use Your Contacts To Benefit Your Job Search

You all know how important is networking for a job search, and you’ve probably attended several networking events already and collected a pile of business cards. But are you really...

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