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Where Are They Now: Natalie Goldring (Investors Group, 2007)

By Alumni, Success Story

As a trailblazer for her internship employer, we felt it was right for Natalie Goldring’s story to be featured as our first ‘Where Are They Now’ piece, as a teaser for our upcoming Alumni Newsletter. Subscribe to read more of these stories!

Back in 2006, as Investors Group’s first-ever recruiting coordinator, Natalie Goldring developed the position – and her career – from scratch. Read More


Getting Hired Before Graduation

By Alumni, Jobseeker

Almost every graduating student knows a classmate who’s secured a job before graduation. How do they do it? They start early, like Domenic Sgambelluri, Career Edge’s Alumni of the Month for October 2017.

Before his exams began, his internship coordinator posted a role through Career Edge.

Two weeks later, he signed a contract.

On the first Monday after classes finished, he became Loblaw Companies’ newest talent acquisition specialist. Read More


Success Story: Shaunelle Valley

By Alumni, Success Story

“I’ve never even visited the country.”

Shaunelle Valley is quickly learning how to integrate into Canadian life. Her process began before her landing. With roots in Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the U.K., the self-described “true newcomer” didn’t make plans to look for a job – she already had one. Read More

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Tell us your story!

By Alumni, Success Story

Are you a proud alumni of the Career Edge program? We invite you to share your unique journey and empower fellow job seekers by illustrating the transformative impact that Career Edge had on your professional life. Your narrative can serve as a beacon of hope for those grappling with the challenges of entering the workforce or seeking a career change.

Reflect on your job search before encountering Career Edge. What were the hurdles you faced? Was the ‘no job, no experience’ cycle a daunting reality for you? Many individuals find themselves caught in this loop, feeling disheartened and unsure of how to break free. By sharing your pre-Career Edge experiences, you provide context and relatability to those currently navigating similar situations.

Highlight the pivotal role that Career Edge played in your journey. How did the program assist you in overcoming obstacles and securing meaningful employment? Whether it was through mentorship, skill development, or job placement initiatives, delve into the specific ways Career Edge became a catalyst for your professional growth. By articulating the tangible benefits you derived from the program, you paint a vivid picture of the positive changes it brought to your career trajectory.

Most importantly, elaborate on how Career Edge impacted your life. Beyond securing a job, did the program contribute to your personal development, confidence, or sense of purpose? Share anecdotes that showcase the holistic transformation you experienced, emphasizing how Career Edge wasn’t just a stepping stone to employment but a comprehensive support system that shaped your professional identity.

Your story has the power to inspire others facing similar challenges. By shedding light on your journey from job seeker to successful professional, you offer a roadmap for those in need of guidance and motivation. Let your narrative be a testament to the possibilities that unfold when one embraces the opportunities provided by programs like Career Edge. Together, we can break the cycle and empower aspiring individuals to embark on their own journeys of success.

Here are some stories of our recent alumni!