TalentEgg’s Student Group of the Week, University of Guelph Humber DECA U’s Chapter provides students with opportunities to gain real life skills and experience through competition using business simulations and case studies.
If there is a lack of soft skills in graduates, it is clear that our post-secondary education system is not supplying us with the opportunities to acquire them. So if we cannot learn these skills in the classroom, perhaps its time to start thinking outside of it.
A curriculum vitae, or CV, is not a resumé. It is a record of your scholarly activities and an advertisement of your skills. How can you make it stronger? There are three distinct areas you will want to build on your CV during grad school.
Starting a club is a great way to combine work and play. If you have an interest or a cause that isn’t represented on campus, starting a club is one way to exude your passion, make new friends and gain some entrepreneurial experience.
Joining school clubs, volunteering and getting involved in student life are all excellent ways to have fun and acquire skills that will render you more appealing in the eyes of employers once you graduate.