2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981How do you make the most out of a less-than-ideal work environment? How can you turn the increasing discouragement of a routine job into a source of excitement?
Consider creating professional development opportunities for yourself. Reinsert joy and growth into your current role so that mornings – and Monday mornings especially! – carry promise rather than gloom.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 Have you ever developed or followed a Professional Development Plan (PDP)? Arising out of human capital management and organizational psychology theories, PDPs provide a tool for performance evaluations and a direction for the development of key skills to help us reach the next career milestone.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981In today’s workforce, especially for generations X, Y and the imminent Z, the atypical, innovative, non-linear career path is a much better fit for a meaningful professional identity than the choices or circumstances that pushed us in a certain direction in our late teenager years. Here is why.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981The next few articles will once again combine a call for self-reflection with learning, growing and accomplishing. So whether you are holding a latte, a textbook, a business card, or a meeting agenda, we hope you’ll join us every two weeks.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Demographic shifts and industry trends present an open door of opportunity.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 Let’s salute those dreams we had when we were small – and make sure not to forget the ones we still have now.


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!