2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981At some point in our professional lives, we all come to a crossroad. A point at which we decide if we wish to advance in our current career or make a change, and learn the skills that will enable us to move forward.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 With careers changing more often and the economic landscape constantly shifting, continuing education faculties are playing an even greater role in helping people reach their goals.


2016-2017 Issue 1

This spring, McGill’s School of Continuing Studies held its first job fair. The inaugural event saw over 20 companies actively recruiting and almost 500 professionals in attendance.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Our last article highlighted the reasons why employers participate in job fairs and why you as a candidate should not miss out.
Do not approach them as simply window shopping in the hopes of a great find; you are presenting your own value proposition!


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 Whether you are a seasoned local professional, a transitioning newcomer or a proactive student, you have likely encountered a job fair.
Today we’re providing insights and tips to ensure you get the most out of a job fair experience.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 They say the only constant is change, and our careers are no exception. Adaptability has arguably become the more desirable lifelong skill of the 21st century.
It’s the last article in our series on how employees can stand out at work in a positive way.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 Wording, tone, posture: this week we’re exercising your verbal and non-verbal skills.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Welcome back to our careers column; we’re continuing our series on how to set yourself apart from the crowd.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981What’s the best way to distinguish yourself from your competition? That’s the question we’re tackling in our latest series of columns, and this week we’re focusing on the workplace.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Our next series will focus on distinguishing yourself from your competition, doing it skillfully and using it to your advantage.
We’ll start where nearly everyone goes to grab attention these days: online.