Creating Big Change Through Micro-Experiences

Creating Big Change Through Micro-Experiences

Riipen, is an organization that connects students with companies to work on real projects, for course credit.  In a recent Riipen blog post by Michelle Wong, she outlines the benefits of real projects, or micro-experiences for students. In the blog …

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The Idealist Careers Guide to Mastering the Job Interview | How to Present Yourself in Person

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Once you’ve gotten an invitation to interview, you can be fairly certain that you have already impressed the potential employer—at least on paper. Here’s what to do to ensure that you make a good impression during your in-person interview:

Plan …

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LinkedIn has identified the top soft and hard skills needed in 2020

LinkedIn has identified the top soft and hard skills needed in 2020

Based on their date, LinkedIn has identified a list of top soft and hard skills that may be needed the most in 2020.

Search conted.ucalgary.ca using any of these keywords to find courses that are available to help you develop …

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Employees seeking career success need ‘political knowledge’

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Steve Granger, PhD candidate at the Haskayne School of Business, has co-authored a paper which was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. The paper was co-authored with Dr. Nick Turner, PhD, a professor at Haskayne, and …

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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety OSH Answers fact sheets

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety OSH Answers fact sheets

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety provides answers to questions in two ways – through its online OSH Answers fact sheets, and through its person-to-person information service.

Presented in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, OSH Answers covers an extensive …

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How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

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Renee from Harrison College asks:

“How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors’s and no experience in this area? ”

Thanks for your question, Renee.  Getting your career starting in any field can be …

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5 Better Ways to Follow Up Than Saying “Per My Last Email”

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Well, here we are again. You need something from a colleague, but haven’t received a response yet. It’s time to follow up. You pull up the thread, click “Reply,” and have the urge to start typing, “Do you have those …

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4 Tips On Moving Up In Tech—From An Engineer Who’s Made A Huge Impact At Her Company

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Growing up, Kate
always loved math and computers. So, when it came to finding a career, software
engineering was a perfect fit. After graduating with a degree in Computer
Science from one of the best engineering schools in the world, …

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5 Appealing Careers Related to Interior Design

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An Article by contributor Alicia Hill.

Interior designers study the core principles of design and the history of trends in the industrial, residential, and commercial interior design space. These professionals use this knowledge to create beautiful and exciting interior spaces.

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Jobseeker Tips | Should Your Resume Include Employment Dates?

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How much information on a resume is too much? This common jobseeker’s quandary may have you stumped, especially when it comes to specifics like the dates of past employment. You don’t want to leave crucial info out of the picture, …

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