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Is the Resume on the Way Out?

I recently read an article in the Toronto Star which indicated that resumes are slowly starting to become obsolete in the job search. The article discussed how students are increasingly being encouraged to create an online footprint as a more modern way to get noticed by employers. Though the article noted that many employers are still relying on resumes to narrow down job applicants, it also stat... Read More »

High Stakes: Effect of Marijuana Legislation on Safety in the Workplace

Since the Marijuana Medical Access Regulation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act came into effect in July 2001, the number of licences granted for medical marijuana use has grown significantly to over 28,000 in December of 2012 (Richard J. Charney, labour and employment senior law partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Global News).  The legalization of recreational marijuana use in... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Nancy Arthur

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of c... Read More »

Turning empathy into impact through leadership education

Hear the Podcast Sure, engineers have great technical skills but how do you empower the whole engineer to maximize their potential and contribution? The Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) at U of Toronto does just that with “transformative learning opportunities” including for-credit courses like Concepts and Applications of Authentic Leadership and a course I... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Mark Pope

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of c... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Jim Bright

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of c... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Mark Savickas

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of c... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Roderick McCormick

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of c... Read More »

Cannexus Keynote Moments: 3 Questions for Roxanne Sawatzky

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, is celebrating its 10thanniversary in Ottawa on January 25-27, 2016! In the lead up to this milestone event, we connected with some of our pre-eminent Keynote Speakers from the past nine Cannexus conferences and asked them to answer a few questions. Check back regularly to read their insights on the past, present and future of ca... Read More »

Noticing signs & clues in planes & rooms

How did Yollanda Zhang know to quit her engineering job at GE and become a teacher? Already questioning the purpose of her work, she was on a flight sitting next to a Catholic priest who also was formerly an engineer. He told Yollanda about hearing stories of life and career regrets from his parishioners. “It was a sign,” Yollanda told Career Buzz listeners (Nov. 11, 2015). But still s... Read More »

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