It was March 6, and I was close to giving up. I was in the midst of my final semester of graduate school. I was interning more than 30 hours a week at a Denver magazine while completing my final deep-dive project, which turned into 250 pages of research. My project’s May 1 deadline seemed
Each academic year, Aspire-Canada offers scholarships of $1000 or more to outstanding students that demonstrate leadership potential. All incoming and returning students will also be considered for the scholarship based on a completed scholarship application. International students are also eligible to apply. The preferred deadline for students to apply is July 31st 2017 (However we will accept applications up to August
Do you ever find yourself going through periods in life where you just want to be alone? You’d prefer curling up on the couch with a good book to heading out with friends for the evening? There are a few factors that play into this feeling – like being tired or run down or it
When things start feeling stuck and you begin to worry that your job has no room for growth, it can be tough to put it all into perspective to figure out your next move. While it’s pretty unlikely that your dream job will simply appear one day, making sure you’re being challenged and fulfilled
Here’s a quick list of ten things not to do as a job-seeker. 1. Show up at a hiring manager’s office without an appointment before the interview. 2. After the interview send a very long thank you note that turns out into another autobiography of your achievements from elementary school to present. 3. Send an infographic as your
Are you new to Canada? There are certain things recruiters look for as indicators that you are suitable for the job you’re applying for. Most recent role – Most recruiters will try to figure out what your employment status is and why you might even be interested in a new role. Were you laid off?
The new trend in Canada is having several different versions of your resume tailored to each position you’re applying for. This certainly helps with cutting through the clutter and providing only the experience and skills necessary for each position. However, there are still lots of minor things you can do to make your resume