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Export Development Canada (EDC) is all about international business, finance and risk management. But, above all, EDC is about valuing its people, helping them grow and making them happy. We interviewed three early career employees from different departments to find out about their roles, what they love about working for EDC and why it’s is […]

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“Travel Far Enough and You’ll Meet Yourself.” This is what Julia Schneider remembered as she studied abroad at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands to complete her Master’s of Economics.  Julia wasn’t new to the world of studying abroad. While attending high school, she did a two-week exchange to Dusseldorf, Germany. She loved it so much […]

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belairdirect is well known for its engaging little knight and memorable advertising, but what does it feel to be a part of the belairdirect team? To find out, we’ve interviewed three young employees who are passionate about their careers! A short time ago, Aicha Kounta could never have known how the insurance industry would empower […]

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September is here, and once again it’s happened way too quickly! How do you get into the frame of mind to go back to school, after the long and beautiful days we often enjoy during the summer months? Here are three suggestions to start you off in the right direction. While this isn’t a comprehensive […]

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Insurance is a thriving and evolving industry. When you think of jobs in insurance, sales and customer service are probably the first that come to mind. But this industry has so many great careers that you never knew existed!  In this article, not only will you explore these diverse roles, but as bonus, you’ll be […]

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Your final year can be a stressful time with so many possibilities for you to explore, yet not really knowing where you want to make your mark. We get it. Let us introduce you to Walmart Canada’s DARE Program. Created for young professionals with high-potential just like you, DARE will show you the ropes, provide […]

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“Why go travel for a year when you can do that and get an education at the same time?”, asked Tim Bierema as he packed up his bags for a full undergraduate degree at Liberty University, a Liberal Arts College in the USA, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Lynchburg, Virginia. Before going […]

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A penny saved is a penny earned. That might as well be the motto of the average college student. There’s no end in sight for rising tuition costs, and on top of that, you have to purchase new textbooks every semester. Every dollar spent seems to push the boundaries of your budget until it threatens […]

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Throughout your education and into your working career, you’ll quickly realize that working alone all the time just isn’t possible. Collaboration is not just a key soft skill to possess, but it’s integral to your success in the working world.  Simple enough, but there’s just one issue: how do you learn to work well with […]

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You’ve made it! You put in the long hours of studying and passed your exams. Maybe you’ve already donned your cap, walked across that stage, and received your hard-earned diploma. Or perhaps you’ll be returning for your final year in the fall. In either case, you’re probably considering that upcoming transition into the “real world” […]

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Ça y est! Vous avez consacré tout le temps qu’il fallait à vos études et vous avez réussi vos examens! Peut-être avez-vous déjà mis votre mortier, traversé la scène et reçu en mains propres le diplôme pour lequel vous avez si durement travaillé. Ou peut-être vous reste-t-il une dernière année d’étude, que vous entreprendrez l’automne […]

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Picture this: It’s your first day on the new job, congrats! You’ve been applying to different positions for weeks, made it through several rounds of interviews, negotiated a job offer – and now you’re finally starting. You met your manager before and seemed to click – everything seemed great. Gingerly, you arrive at your desk […]