Should I start my career with an internship?

Last week, Bank of Canada head honcho Stephen Poloz recommended that unemployed young Canadians should take on unpaid internships to gain experience in their professional fields. The fact that top government officials accept that unpaid work is the only way to get ahead indicates that internships have become commonplace in today's economy. Further, the competition to... Continue Reading →

How do I dress for a job interview?

I love the tips that Stacy London and Clinton Kelly from the OG style show, What Not to Wear, share in the video below. They cover the basics of dressing for a job interview, which are relevant whether you're just entering the workforce or moving up in your career. For example, they suggest starting with... Continue Reading →

Tips for leading a successful meeting

My appreciation of well-planned meetings started in a seminar course during the fourth year of my undergraduate degree. Our course mark was largely based on one major presentation that involved working with a group of five others in the class. In preparation for the final presentation, our group held several meetings. At first, these meetings ran... Continue Reading →

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