21-year-old University of Regina student Andrew Konoff is getting paid to take a summer-long road trip across his home province, Saskatchewan, blogging and tweeting about the sights he sees along the way.
Depending on your interests, there are positions within the retail industry for students and recent grads in everything from fashion to business to marketing to interior decorating (store design) to industrial engineering (manufacturing) and more!
Unless you have very specific requirements, need some custom programming or have a large project in mind, I would recommend the DIY approach as opposed to hiring an expensive web designer. All you need to know is one magical word – WordPress.
Take time each day to note and celebrate your progress toward employment. Doing so creates a loop of positive feedback – you feel a sense of achievement, which boosts your confidence, which makes you likely to make more progress tomorrow.
Recently a couple of us from the TalentEgg team went to Unilever headquarters in downtown Toronto to talk to AXE Canada brand manager Greg Major about AXE Canada’s Ridiculously, Ridiculously Good Summer Gig.
It is no secret that there are a lot of valuable uses for social media, but I really want to highlight how you as a student or graduate can use social media to land yourself a job in advertising. By Dustin Brown, the director of new business at a Toronto-based agency.
For a site that was started with the intention of being a resume-type tool in the future, it has grown beyond both of our expectations. It just goes to show that sometimes when you put the drive, passion and dedication into something you love someone, somewhere will notice.
Maybe you’re a designer looking to showcase your work, or maybe you’re just a communications student who wants to comment on the new threads on the catwalk in Milan. Regardless, a blog can be your stepping-stone to a whole new world of work experience.