2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Welcome back to a fresh installment of our careers column, dedicated to providing you with practical knowledge and advice. We’re now on Step 3 of the 7-Step Career Roadmap.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981This column picks up where we left off – at the completion of the first stage of the 7-Step Career Roadmap.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981In my last column, I promised pragmatic career advice delivered with a caring hug. I highlighted the value of non-linear career paths and how increasingly common they are. I also committed to offering you a seven-step Career Roadmap to capitalize on the unique features of your story.
Today we begin.


2015-2016 Issue 2

IMG_3981Welcome to a series of warm, insightful, and practical exchanges on various facets of your professional transitions. My name is Maia Korotkina, and I am head of Career Advising & Transition Services at McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies. It is with gratitude and excitement that I dedicate this column to each one of you: the aspiring and established adult professional With this column, we’ll help you make sense of, and see the value in, your path.


2015-2016 Issue 2

EYheadsFor students who attend the School in hopes of elevating their job prospects, it’s encouraging to hear that your skills are in demand. That’s the feedback provided by EY, one of the world’s most respected professional services firms. Their Montreal office has consistently recruited the School’s accounting students.


2015-2016 Issue 1

IMG_3560 copy “If you think that LinkedIn is powerful, but you aren’t quite sure how to harness that power, you’re not alone,” says Emilie Nketiah, Career and Transition advisor. “A strategy can help guide you.”


2015-2016 Issue 1

curriculo-cvIf you’re a newcomer to Canada, your resume is a key document in demonstrating your skills to potential employers.
Equally important is ensuring that it’s tailored to North American standards. We’ve highlighted a few ways to successfully adapt your resume.


2015-2016 Issue 1

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A new year is a new start; it’s a time to reflect and plan for the future.
As the Career and Transition Services Advisor at the McGill School of Continuing Studies, Emilie Nketiah knows the top priority for many at this time is their career path. But you may be overwhelmed on how to begin, so she’s compiled a few tips to get you started.


2015-2016 Issue 1

LisaThe rush of festivities surrounding the end of the calendar year offer more than just holiday cheer; it’s an opportunity to enhance your network.
So we’ve compiled some of our favourite networking tips.


2015-2016 Issue 1

carinalucenLanguage is important for any newcomer, particularly for those who wish to enter the job market. Communicating in the local language can help you through every step in the process.
Montreal is full of successful newcomers. Here are two of their personal stories.