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As a University of Toronto Commerce student, Khadija Waseem was frustrated that her classes “encouraged young women to be in business, but you still don’t see them in decision-making spaces, and you don’t see them as the heads of organizations”. Born and raised in Toronto, as a hijab-wearing young woman actively involved in her community, […]

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After a semester of readings, textbooks and cases, sometimes curling up with a good book is much needed. Finding a good book or two is must-have for the winter months. There are many good books for students and young professionals that are  readily available online, in books stores, and even in your campus libraries! Staples […]

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You’ve been thinking about quitting your job for weeks. Months, even. You’ve even made a complete pros and cons list with absolutely anything that you could come up with. And you’ve finally made a decision – it’s time to call it quits. Leaving a job – willingly – can be one of the most liberating […]

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#ICYMI We were live on Facebook and Instagram on February 20, 2020 with recruiters from Rogers Communications. Our President, Mary Barroll, sat down with Anna Servedio and Denise Bang to answer your questions about networking, connecting at campus events, how to stand out to employers and so much more. If you missed the live event, […]

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Finding out that you’re being promoted to, or hired for a management position is a great feeling. You feel confident in your own abilities, excited that you’ve been given this opportunity, and proud of all the work you’ve done to make it to this point. But after the initial excitement wears off, the fear sets […]

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Hassan Ghazi knew that he wanted a change in his life. He had a yearning for exploration and experiencing something new. After researching various options, he came to a decision. He was going to pack up and move to Brno, Czech Republic for a semester. He had always loved the idea of studying in Europe […]

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#ICYMI we were live on Facebook and Instagram (yes, at the same time!) with Career Connections on Thursday, February 13th with Trevor Buttrum, Program Manager at the Insurance Institute.  Trevor has over 15 years of experience in career development and campus recruitment. We had the chance to ask your questions live about the insurance industry, […]

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Feeling stuck? Well, it might be time for a big change. It’s only natural that we make a couple (or several) career changes over the course of our lifetime. Because if you really think about it… how is it even possible to commit to one definitive career path before actually going out there and wholeheartedly […]

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When Emma Blackwood’s career path seemed up in the air after completing her undergraduate degree, she discovered a studying abroad opportunity that has shaped her future and helped her discover what she truly wants out of life and her career. Read about her journey of embarking on a four-year study abroad program in Australia and […]

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Hard skills are the professional and technical requirements of a job. These are developed through school and work experience in particular fields. Some “hard” skills are fairly general, such as word processing and data management. While others are specific, like driving a truck or coding a website. Soft skills, on the other hand, generally apply […]

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Imagine never flying on a plane before. Picture going to study abroad to a country across the globe, where almost everything is different. Terrifying? Or exciting? Probably a little bit of both. That’s exactly how Megan Graham felt when she decided to spend a semester in Japan. Name: Megan Graham Hometown: Kamloops Home School: Thompson […]

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Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions you will make, so why not choose a path that offers variety and flexibility? A career in insurance provides opportunities to be involved in a stable and constantly growing industry. Whether you’re a people person, math extraordinaire, an excellent planner, or a strategic thinker, […]