We spoke to Seneca College professor and digital innovator Mark Reale about being wary of “networking” events, lean times for entrepreneurs and how the advice of the ancients (simply being useful) applies in our hyper-modern, tech-manic world.
Bloomberg’s Businessweek placed six Canadian schools in their expanded 2010 list of Top Global Business Schools – including four Canuck schools in the Top 10 and one previously-unranked newcomer now among the world’s Top 18 institutions for getting an MBA.
Not knowing where to find his passion, Sean Aiken began The One-Week Job project, working a different job each week across Canada and the U.S., including cancer fundraiser, fashion buyer, stock trader, cowboy, radio DJ and more.
Financial planning is the process of managing your financial affairs to meet your life goals. Mark Girgis, a graduate of Seneca College’s Financial Planning program, roughly compares financial planners to wedding planners. “They make sure the caterers are there, the limo’s correct, that you [rehearse] before… That way, you can really focus on your big day.”
Greg Justice, a Stanford undergrad and Cisco’s social media intern, recently went viral, not only making Cisco look cool again but also raising the bar for interns everywhere. What can we learn from “the world’s most interesting intern”?
Angel investment is a step before venture capital, working with small deal sizes and higher risk, and when companies are pre-revenue or early-revenue. Angel groups pool together the capital and resources of high net worth individuals, or angels. Then, the angels’ capital and resources are invested in entrepreneurs.
DJ Aleksandra, originally from Stratford, Ont., is a business management student at Ryerson University, but she also balances school work with a part-time job as a teaching assistant and success as a DJ.
The retail industry scoops up plenty of fashion fanatics for their head offices. With the right combination of retail experience, in-demand skills and ambition, you could have your stylish foot in the door sooner than you think!