Calling all Teens! Looking for a Job??

November 7, 2014 | Alessya

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Want the latest iPhone 6 or PS4 but don't want to wait until Christmas to get it? If you're a teenager and looking to have some extra cash of your own to spend, why not consider a part-time job while studying in school? I started working when I was 15...

Skills For Success

August 1, 2014 | Elle

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By: AQ By the time most students reach high school, they have it set in their minds that the path to a successful career is going to school, studying hard, getting good grades, obtaining a degree or two and then voila, they will be hired! But then something strange happens…they’re...

Jobs or Internships for Young Adults

July 11, 2014 | Elle

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The first day of Summer is June 21st; but in reality, many young adults and recent graduates started their jobsearch months ago. The rate of unemployment for Ontarians between the ages of 15 and 24 is between 16 and 17 per cent (18 per cent in Toronto). Those numbers are...

Dress for the Job You Want...

June 13, 2014 | Ashley

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In a professional setting, how you dress can determine many things such as your success, the way others perceive you you i.e., clients, coworkers, bosses etc. Even though we are taught that it isn't right to judge people by the way they look, the same rule definitely doesn't apply in...

School's Out, Time to find a Summer Job!

April 28, 2014 | Ashley

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So, school is over, time to relax right? Well, not exactly now is really the time to find a summer job so you can pay for school and/or reduce your debt. A lot of students actually start looking for summer employment as early as the winter and some have already...

Happy Small Business Month! Time is running out to attend Small Business Matters programs!

October 17, 2013 | Ashley

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If you didn't know, October is unofficially Small Business Month. It seems like a lot of people aren't aware of this. I met a local Toronto Entrepreneur this morning the owner of TAJJ Cosmetics and wished her a Happy Small Business Month, she didn't know either! So, to all you...

Have you read the most popular job hunting book in the world?

September 14, 2013 | Teresa

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Time magazine has called it "one of the all-time 100 best non-fiction books". The Center for the Book, Library of Congress calls it "one of the 25 books that have shaped reader's lives". What book are they referring to? What Color is Your Parachute, which recently published its 2014 edition,...

Could crowdfunding help kickstart your career?

August 28, 2013 | Ashley

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(image from www.recharity.ca) Crowdfunding is a fairly new social media concept especially for Canadians which provides individuals and businesses with an opportunity to raise money through online campaigning. There are many different platforms to do crowdfunding, Kickstarter is probably the most popular but there are may others as well. I'm...

Looking for Companies who are Hiring in Your Field? Check this out

July 31, 2013 | Ashley

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Are you wondering which companies are hiring? Companies tend to go through different phases of growth and development and sometimes there may be times when they are looking to expand and they may have large spikes in hiring. How do you find this information out? There are a few ways...

Is there a future for careers in art?

July 27, 2013 | Teresa

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My daughter is embarking to university in the fall. Unlike her older siblings, she has a firm eye on what she wants to major in. She wants to pursue a career in visual art - specifically studio art - to use as a base to a future career in art...