Video blog: Get involved with TalentEgg in 2010

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Over two years ago, when I started working on TalentEgg, I had a really clear mission – helping students and recent grads find meaningful, career-launching opportunities. TalentEgg’s mission has remained constant as we’ve grown, and executing on that mission has been a very egg-citing adventure.

It’s primarily involved building a team and fantastic support network internally in order to:

  1. find the best jobs and employers
  2. compile and constantly update a resource section that is useful
  3. put together the best website possible to help you figure out that tough transition from school to work

Here’s what you can look forward to in 2010

Community features

Have you seen TalentEgg’s new Answers section? You can now ask your tough job hunt questions and participate in crowd sourcing the best responses.

Video, Video, Video

This is our first video blog ever. Yay! We know it’s a little rough around the edges, but like everything we do here at TalentEgg, practice makes perfect. One of our New Year’s resolutions is to have more video on the website, so you can expect video blogs from the team, chats with your fellow students and new grads on issues that are important to you, and helpful tips and tricks from employers and career experts to help you launch your career.

Employer round tables

We’re planning some exclusive meetings between top Canadian employers and students and new grads like you.

And here’s how you can get involved

For us to continue to grow and deliver Canada’s best opportunities, we need your help. Here are four things you can do to help improve TalentEgg today!

Tell 2 of your friends about TalentEgg

This is a simple one – if you think your friends would benefit from the resources on the site, share it with them. Let’s grow the TalentEgg community.

Let me know how we can improve

Simply leave a comment below. You can submit your ideas now or just let me know that you’d like to be involved in upcoming group discussions on the future of TalentEgg.

Tell me which employers you’d really like to see on the site

Who do you really want to work for? Which employers would you like to learn more about? Leave a comment, let us know.

Get involved with TalentEgg

There are many ways to get involved, from providing feedback to contributing articles for publication. If you’re interested in this, just click here to send me an email and let me know.

That’s all from me for now. Wishing you an egg-celent 2010!!!

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About the author

Lauren Friese is the founder of TalentEgg.ca. She graduated from Queen's University in 2005 with a degree in economics and had no idea how to make a successful transition into the workforce. She ended up at the LSE in London, England, and after earning an MSc in economic history, used Milkround.com – a British graduate recruitment website – to find a great entry-level role in consulting in London. She thought Milkround was fantastic, and that it was a service sorely lacking in Canada. And so the idea for TalentEgg was hatched!

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