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Your Elevator Pitch

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In recognition of National Talk in an Elevator Day tomorrow, we’re discussing what makes a strong elevator pitch. It’s called the elevator pitch because you should be able to finish your pitch in the span of a typical elevator ride. While most people stand in silence or browse on their phone, these are occasional opportunities to make an introduction and connection with someone new in an elevator ride – however, you’ll often deliver your elevator pitch at a networking event, job fair, interview, or on your LinkedIn profile. Read More

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How to Get an Informational Interview

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Informational interviews aren’t about getting a job. They’re opportunities to learn inside information from someone more experienced about a role, field, or company that you can’t find through online research. Sometimes, they result in getting a job, but approaching an informational interview with that single expectation will likely result in disappointment. Read More

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What Our Recruiters Love

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Don’t know what our recruiters want when they screen applications? For Valentine’s Day, our talent acquisition team lets you in on what impresses them when they review submissions. So, when you’re applying for your next job, remember these!
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Her Love for Helping Others

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[This week’s blog comes from Megan Weales, Digital Community Coordinator at the University of Ontario of Institute of Technology’s Student Life department!]

Your first love might not be your last love. This is true in more than just relationships; it is true about your career, too. When I was 17 years old, I fell in love with the idea of helping people. At that point in time, helping people, to me, meant that I should become a social worker. I applied and accepted my offer to attend Trent University for Social Work. Read More