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Do you have a video interview coming up? Interviews can be nerve-wracking but a bit of preparation and practice will help you build confidence and make a good impression. Here are 5 tips on how you can excel your next video interview and show your true self. Use the STAR method to prepare answers The […]

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On November 27, 2020, TalentEgg, Career Connections and the Insurance Institute of Canada virtually hosted the final round of the Case Competition where the final five teams competed for the shot at getting the top prize!  Post-secondary students and recent graduates from across Canada, sent in their resumes and video introductions via TalentEgg’s Candidate Video […]

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What does a career in the insurance industry look like? Is it all about selling home, car and life insurance? Absolutely not! For our latest TalentEgg Talks we sat down with six insurance industry professionals to bust common myths and misconceptions about a career in the insurance industry.  Watch the videos below to find out […]

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So, you’ve just experienced your first major failure at work. What do you do now? We live in a time where workplaces are more competitive than ever, and the pressure to be perfect can make instances of failure seem earth-shattering. You may feel as if you’ve ruined your reputation, proven yourself incompetent, or lost your […]

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Congratulations, you’ve been hired for an internship or co-op position! Whether the job is in-person or virtual, you’re probably a complete bundle of emotions — excitement, relief, and nervousness. Your internship will be short so make it worthwhile! It’s vital that you absorb as much information, knowledge and practical experience as possible. Internships look great […]

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The pandemic has changed the way we work and attend school. From attending virtual lectures to job seeking, interviewing, and completing a co-op are all virtual.  A virtual internship is beneficial for many reasons: it looks great on a resume, shows you’ve made an effort to stay busy during this difficult time, and it prepares […]

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At our latest TalentEgg Talks, we discussed what a successful career at Export Development Canada can look like for you. From co-op placements to entry-level and beyond, EDC is here to help you on your career path every step of the way. We spoke with Issac Sider-Echenberg and Tristan Nguyen to learn about their journey […]

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A CPA Designation can open doors to careers you never even thought of! It’s not all about accounting and finance. The CPA designation can help you be recognized as an expert in any field. We spoke with Gloria Annabelle and Sean Mullin in December from CPA Ontario to discuss just what kind of roles, fields, […]

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The winter is usually hard for most of us and now with quartine measures still in place, it can really put a lot of pressure on your mental health. This is why we’ve put together a quick list of exercises you can do at home to take care of your mental health.   Exercise a […]

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Have you ever applied to a job you really wanted and received an auto-rejection email weeks later? We’ve all been there, and it’s awful. You tirelessly wrote a cover letter and brushed up on your interview skills only to get a generic “Thank you for applying” note. Have you considered revisiting your resume formatting? Your […]

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One of my most memorable pieces of wisdom is from author Robert Schuller: “Tough times don’t last, Tough people, do.” BUT what defines tough times? A problem for one person may be perceived as an opportunity for another. What are the components of a “tough” person? Do we know how resilient we truly are? Many […]

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Holidays are an exciting but exhausting time of year. Are you feeling stressed with all the work and commitments you have? This holiday season might look very different for many of us but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it and spread some holiday cheer. Here are some fun ways you can destress and take […]