Jillian Walker, a recent University of Lethbridge management graduate from Calgary, beat out more than 450 other entries to win an hour-long meeting with top executives from Starbucks Coffee Canada, Steam Whistle Brewing, GAP Adventures, Rogers Communications and KPMG.
Skate4Cancer founder Rob Dyer shares all of the amazing things happening at Skate4Cancer, and offers some advice for students and recent grads who are interested in pursuing a similar path. Plus…KITTENS!
Tim Laidman (a graphic designer), Ben Tillmann (a freelance illustrator who works on 3D animated features), Mikey Hill (a fourth-year med school student), Kohji Nagata (a software developer), and Bourke Tillmann (a resident in emergency medicine) have just finished recording HOLDING.SKY’s third EP, From the Throne to the Lions.
How my encounter with the charming Jessie Staniland at the Dundas Valley School of Art helped me to understand my obsession with becoming an international exotic outcast and, at the same time, reinvigorated my pride in Canada and its education institutions.
Office parties, as scary as they can be, are great ways to meet new people, network and even have a lot of fun. These are a few sure fire ways of getting you through your next office party unscathed and in style.
Starting a new job isn’t easy and knowing in advance that you’re going to have to take time off of that job because of medical reasons is even harder. But when I was diagnosed with a chronic illness, I found my work place to be more supportive than I could have imagined.
“[Your boss] is now following your updates on Twitter.” 140 characters can make or break your image in the workplace. Would you say that to your boss’ face? If you would consider spray painting it in the town square, you know it’s probably OK to Tweet.
If the entertainment/media industry is where you want to build a career, take it from me: being an intern is the only way to get your grubby little foot in the otherwise closed door. Doing internships will not only get you the experience you need on your resumé, they encourage some serious personal growth.