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Follow your dreams. Find a job you are passionate about. Do what you love. If we lived in a world of ideals, these career taglines would be what all your colleagues preached. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We often hear about the sucky days at work, how annoying a boss or a co-worker can […]

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You’ve completed your last exam, sold your last textbook, and handed in your graduation gown. But now, you’ve come face to face with your next big challenge: starting your career. Many graduates either have a very specific idea of what they want their career to look like, or no idea at all. In both situations, […]

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We’ve all heard the “typical path” to launching a successful career. You get good grades in high school, get accepted to post secondary, get even better grades, graduate, and then enter the workforce. But why not get a jumpstart on gaining work experience while you’re studying? For many students, working while studying is a necessity, […]

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The first image that pops into mind is a relaxed person lounging around in PJs with a coffee in hand and a laptop sprawled on the couch. Contrary to popular belief, remote work is anything but a vacation. In reality, remote work requires enormous amounts of time management, communication, and independence skills. With over 70% […]

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Whatever your job situation is, we all wish for the same things. A promotion, better pay, and the right culture fit to make work feel less like ‘work.’ Whether or not you feel comfortable in your workplace is a major factor in determining job satisfaction. That said, there’s a huge difference between enjoying the work […]

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Don’t enjoy being stuck in a strict time frame of 9-5? Do you find you’re not always creative and efficient between these times? Working from home could suit your lifestyle. I have been working from home for a market research company while pursuing my undergraduate degree for 9 months now. At first, I was very […]

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As a career-driven young adult, you might be keen on landing that perfect internship to help you get closer to the job of your dreams. BUT… getting that dream work opportunity isn’t the only way you can gain valuable experience for the working world. In fact, you don’t have to look any further than leadership […]

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All over the world and in your own community so many lives are positively impacted by the work nonprofits do. Whether you’re a student or already working in your career of choice, donating your time as a volunteer to nonprofits has a lot of benefits, both to you and the organization. Here are six reasons […]

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First impressions can sometimes last a lifetime. Be sure you make a good one! Having a killer elevator pitch is one way to make a lasting first impression. It allows you to succinctly share an idea or introduce yourself in a clear, concise way. The elevator pitch got its name as it can be delivered […]

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Welcome to Part 2 of Workplace Critical Skills you need to succeed in Insurance. If you’re just seeing this for the first time, check out part 1 of this mini-series here. To give you a quick recap, we covered what exactly Workplace Critical Skills are and eggs-plored two of the three main categories. In this […]

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To get ahead, you need to put in the time and effort to invest in yourself and your career. Education is an excellent way to gain knowledge, and it’s even better when it can be applied to your professional experience in the working world. This is part of what makes The G. Raymond Chang School […]

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Ali Najaf 2016 TalentEgg Student Judge Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University The TalentEgg Team is hard at work preparing for our 8th Annual TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards. To determine which top Canadian employers, nonprofits schools and career educators deserve to win this year, we need top student judges to vote. We […]