I graduated in business management from Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management and engaged in a lot of extra-curricular activities through student-run organizations. I was involved with the Ryerson University Finance Society (RUFS) and the Human Resources Student Association (HRSA), serving as HRSA President in my last year. You also may have seen me playing basketball on campus at Kerr Hall or lifeguarding at one of the City of Toronto pools. Read More
In anticipation of the approaching National Matchmaker Day, we’re blogging a two-part series on matchmaking for employers and matchmaking for jobseekers.
You’ll spend as much time around your new employee as you will with your significant other. You’ve prepared a set of questions you’ll ask the candidate on the first interview. You hold core values you’re looking to find in that person. You have a type in mind (Foodie? Traveller? Gym rat? Tech whiz?) If you say you don’t, you’re probably lying. Read More
Whether you planned a road trip with the kids across the province, or scored a sweet deal across the ocean and saved thousands, you’re still going to pay – through emails, voicemails, and exhausted males and females who covered for you. So, if you scheduled one last getaway before the September hiring spree, follow these strategies to discourage yourself from skipping your next vacation: Read More
Slower than extra-inning baseball games, more discouraging than sold-out concerts, and as infuriating as the traffic encountered driving north… it’s the dog days of recruitment, when the interest of your stockpiled warm candidates will never exceed the heat of the dog days of summer. No one outside the recruitment world understands what you’re sweating through. Read More
“How does your company positively impact society?”
For hiring managers in 2020, prepare your answers – or lose top, post-millennial talent to your competitor. You know interviews involve more than selling the job – they require selling the company. But, how do you sell a company if you’re unsure which product features your target market needs most? Read More
It’s a time to promote and advance inclusion and accessibility for all.
Approximately one year ago, Honourable Carla Qualtrough declared the week starting on the last Monday of May as the time to recognize the potential that Canada’s diversity holds.
“As Canada’s first Minister responsible for Persons with Disabilities, I believe that our country’s diversity is our strength – and when we include people with disabilities, we create a stronger Canada for everyone.” Read More
To celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day, we’re recognizing some of our best mentors teaching Career Edge interns. Some are Career Edge alumni, some coach multiple interns, many received multiple nominations for our Mentor of the Year 2018 award, and all have been immensely valuable for their intern’s professional development. Here’s what their interns had to say: Read More
With leaders and influencers from Canada’s business community, award-winning employers, and government in attendance, philanthropist and keynote speaker Michael “Pinball” Clemons expectedly delivered an impassioned speech on empowering youth through education.