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There are so many opporunities to hatch a meaningful career in Insurance! On April 26th, we hosted our Office Hours event with Trevor Buttrum, Program Manager at Career Connections. We covered a variety of topics, including top roles in insurance, professional development, networking tips, interview tips, and more. If you could’t make the live event, […]

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With so many unknowns, starting a career can be a challenge for anyone. For new Canadians, it can seem even more daunting. Young and new to Canada, Juanita Gaona hoped to leverage her bilingualism to help her land a job. Through a combination of determination, mentorship opportunities, and constant learning, Juanita not only found a […]

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For young professionals just entering the job market, having knowledge and practical know-how is a valuable asset. The Schulich School of Business has developed a Master of Marketing program aimed at doing just that, with classes beginning September 2018. The 12-month program prepares graduates for their professional careers in marketing with theoretical as well as […]

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University students are winding down into the final weeks of their second semester, which means summer break is upon us! Congratulations on completing your first, or another, semester of university – you’ve achieved an amazing milestone. Summer break is a terrific time to recharge from your normal school schedule, and it’s four months long – […]

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Volunteer work can broaden and deepen your experience and provide skill development in a way that is often not possible or available to you elsewhere. We hear all the time about the challenges faced by those actively job hunting, particularly recent graduates: “I don’t have direct experience in the type of work I’m looking for, […]

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Networking is the key to building lasting relationships and a meaningful career. In insurance, you’re always building relationships – whether with clients, co-workers, brokers, or your managers. It’s important to get comfortable with networking and fostering connections that will help you to hatch your career in the industry. “Networking is a key gateway to finding […]

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It’s increasingly important for many students and grads to find a career with purpose. Studies have indicated that Millennials value purpose and fulfillment more than a large paycheck. They want to know that what they are doing is making an impact, for themselves and for others. When you feel connected to your job, organization and […]

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TalentEgg Challenges are a fantastic way to gain experience that can help you find a job. Giving you the opportunity to stand out and impress Top Canadian Employers. Take part in our current TalentEgg Challenge for our 10 Year Anniversary Rebranding here! If you’re wondering how completing a Challenge can get you noticed by employers, […]

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It’s that time in the semester again – final exams. You are so close to summer, you can almost pretend like the weather outside isn’t unseasonably cold (almost). We thought we’d share some tale-tell signs that it’s finals and some pro tips on overcoming them to have your best exam season yet! 1. Sweatpants, high […]

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I was 19 when I first decided to leave my home in Northern England for a lengthy amount of time. I was going on exchange, to Trent University, Ontario, Canada. 7 hours on a plane, across the colossal Atlantic, to a country I had only ever seen on TV and in photos, with temperatures I […]

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The insurance industry plays a vital role in protecting communities and those who live in them – whether it’s through helping individuals or companies to reduce risk or if it’s to protect against the unexpected. With the amount of risk the industry sees, it’s important to insurance companies and the professionals who work in them, […]

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If you’re looking to jumpstart your career or brush up on the latest trends in your industry, continuing education is an egg-cellent option for you! The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University has developed several unique intensive and fast-track programs allowing students to completely immerse themselves in popular fields ranging from […]