3 03, 2015

Go Hard For Those Pesos

March 3, 2015|Job hunting tips|

I struggle to discuss salary with you, job seekers, and even more when it comes to discussing how flexible you are. Interestingly, I have no problem calling you up at work entirely out of the blue, introducing myself, and essentially letting you know that what you've been doing in your professional life has been great, [...]

28 01, 2015

Are you a Humanities Grad for Hire?

January 28, 2015|Behind the Scenes, Job hunting tips|

Overall, I was in a good spot. By 24, I had finished my Bachelor’s Degree and nearly completed my Master’s Degree too; I had taught two courses to Undergraduate students at Concordia; and won a few awards (some even came with cash prizes) for my work throughout the whole process. I kept my head down [...]

22 01, 2015

I Am Not a Robot and Neither Are You

January 22, 2015|Behind the Scenes, Job hunting tips|

The struggle Not too long ago, I had found my dream job...or so I thought. I built up this ideal of what it is I wanted from life that could challenge me and allow for growth in my career. I did what all of my teachers said: I made a plan. I studied when I [...]

30 12, 2014

Are You a “Dynamic Team-Player?” Let’s Hope Not.

December 30, 2014|Job hunting tips|

  It’s long become a known fact that over half (yes, half) of Canadians have pursued post-secondary education and, at the very least, over 20% of the market is filled with university graduates (a number that continues to rise daily).  Millennial (twenty-to-thirty-somethings) in particular are becoming more specialized, more skilled, more available for positions in [...]

20 10, 2014

Why a Globe and Mail Article for Women Enraged Me!

October 20, 2014|Behind the Scenes, Job hunting tips|

As a female business owner, I am naturally passionate about women’s place on the business arena. When scrolling through my Twitter feed, I always pause when my eye catches a post targeting professional women. That is exactly what happened when I came across this article posted on Globe and Mail’s website. I paused, clicked and [...]