5 Tips to Better Time Management at work

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Last week, I was facilitating a Business Acceleration Conversation with a potential client to better understand their business, current landscape and realities, challenges, opportunities, etc.  As I was summarizing the meeting and asking what people liked most about it, I received one interesting question: “I always knew we were on a journey, I didn’t realize [...]

Four Reasons Why Recognition Isn’t so Common

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Last night I was in a Dale Carnegie training session where participants had to provide a report on how they’d used one of the Leadership principles over the past week.  One participant took a different approach to this assignment and provided a report on how someone used the Leadership Principle on him and on how [...]

Accessing the Hidden Job Market: How to Find an SME Job

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By Jordan Adams If you’re tired of the long, tedious, competitive process of applying to large companies, why not try tapping the “hidden job market” of SMEs? While the opportunities are sometimes under the radar, the rewards can be great. Many students are unaware of how many SMEs are out there—and similarly, SMEs face difficulties [...]

My Career, My Self

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By Allison Whalen During my university years, I often envied friends in career-oriented programs such as law or physiotherapy—they had a goal in sight, a clear direction to move in. Their proverbial finish line was both graduation and the start of a career, whereas I seemed to float from class to class, eager to do [...]

Studying in the Sun

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By Danielle Klassen Imagine a world where your classroom overlooks the ocean and your walk to campus is on sand, not concrete. Imagine working toward your degree while you work on your tan. The Caribbean provides numerous opportunities for Canadian students looking for more than a week at an all-inclusive resort—here’s a snapshot. “I would [...]

Start Your Career in Oil and Gas: SME Jobs Available for All Education Backgrounds

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By Megan Stacey If small and medium-sized oil and gas companies aren’t already on your job watch list, they should be. In such a broad industry, the career possibilities are virtually endless. Jobs vary in their scope, location and required education—there’s something for everyone! Whether you’re graduating high school and thinking about entering the workforce, [...]

GET A HEAD START ON THE SUMMER JOB RUSH

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By Kathy Kirkpatrick and Jill Latschislaw Is winter the time to think about your summer job? Yes! For most of you, the summer job is your main source of income; not only does it pay for your living expenses and social life, but it also helps cover most or all of your tuition for the [...]

DEFINING THE NORTHERN ADVENTURER

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By Maria Church So what does it take to brave the North? Is it a certain personality type? Maybe a particular astrological sign? One thing is certain: not everyone is up for the challenge of transporting their lives to another city, never mind one located in Canada’s northern territories. So who is the right candidate [...]

DISCOVER A CAREER IN CAPITAL MARKETS: A CHALLENGING AND REWARDING CAREER FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN

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By Deborah Grosdanis A career in finance means working at a traditional retail bank, right? Well, yes, it could. But it could also mean so much more than that! There are countless exciting, challenging and rewarding careers in the financial world, including the capital markets, with opportunities for both men and women. The capital markets [...]

Sortez de votre zone de confort : Emplois d’été et placements coop dans le Nord

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By Erin Jackson When Kevin Robbie signed up for a three-month summer co-op placement in Yellowknife, he was expecting chilly weather and a city not so different from his hometown of Georgetown, Ontario. Instead, he found himself swimming in the freezing cold Great Slave Lake, walking home at 11 p.m. with the sun still shining, [...]