Like many recent grads now removed from the place they attended school, my social network had become scattered across many cities. I decided that taking fun and active continuing education classes would help me to meet new people.
To see your name in print would be a dream come true for many aspiring writers. But for Chantel Simmons, best-selling author of Stuck in Downward Dog and her more recent novel, Love Struck, her dreams of becoming a published author have already become a reality.
According to a study led by University of Waterloo researchers, university co-op students earn higher salaries and are able to land more prestigious jobs after graduation. Researchers found that graduates of co-op programs are making 15% more per year than non co-op students.
There is a new breed of writers who are getting their start on the net, turning their blog into a successful book. I spoke with Suzanne Gardner, a ‘blauthor’ who recently turned her Glee blog into a book.
University students reported that their level of happiness declined once they finished university. Those who undertook a vocational apprenticeship or traineeship were happy during training with happiness continuing during the school-to-work transition.
No one with a disability needs to ever disclose his or her disability to an employer at any stage in the interview or on the job. By not disclosing a disability, you can ensure that an employer makes the hiring decision based on your abilities, not your disabilities.
As university degrees and college diplomas become more common, it is often a student or recent grad’s on- and off-campus volunteer or work experience that can make the difference when employers have to choose between candidates.