But that doesn’t make it any less vital – to decrease stress, to avoid burnout, to strengthen mental and physical health, and so much more.
Back in July, our very own Aziz Smailagic, Director of Client Services, hosted a session on “Tips for Video Interviewing & Networking” at the TorontoJobs.ca’s Virtual Career Conference. Check out Aziz’s session below to learn more about his tips and tricks to having a successful, well-set up video interview or call. Read More
Searching for a job can be one of the most humbling exercises a professional can experience. Individuals dedicate hours to fixing their resumes, crafting countless cover letters, preparing for interviews and learning to network. This journey is sometimes far from linear as each rejection could result in the process restarting. In this sense, job hunting is a master class in patience and positivity.
Given the current climate, individuals may feel that certain elements of a job hunt are out of their control, especially as a new grad or newcomer. So how do you demonstrate resiliency when the odds are stacked against you? Invest in cultivating a ‘winning mindset’ by practising positivity through affirmations. Read More
In the midst of the unofficial flu season, it’s important for employers to maintain a healthy and safe workplace for its employees. Employers have a general obligation to educate employees on up-to-date health and safety regulations and to take every precaution to provide a workplace free of hazards. Beyond abstaining from perfume and cologne, employers need to educate their employees, take precautions, and plan ahead. Read More
Next Wednesday marks the tenth annual #BellLetsTalk Day, an initiative launched by Bell, one of Career Edge’s longest-standing employers. Bell will donate “5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of our Facebook frame or Snapchat filter” on January 29th that includes the #BellLetsTalk hashtag. Read More
[This week’s blog comes from Ibiyemi Balogun, a career consultant at Ryerson University and former talent manager at Career Edge.]
September is in 6 days! In my line of work as a Career Consultant at a university, that means life is about to be BUSY! As planning for fall recruitment continues, I realized that more often than not I meet with students who have missed the campus recruitment deadlines and now have to play catch up! So I would like to quickly outline what those timelines look like! Read More