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There’s something satisfying about the first day back at school. The smell of ink, the clean, unsullied notebooks, the nervous buzz in the classroom before lessons start. You see materials laid out neatly on the desk: pencils, pens, sharpeners, laptops, binders — they’re almost calling out to you: “This semester is going to be a […]

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You’re about to embark on a new academic adventure that is rife with unfamiliarity and change. This can be overwhelming when preparing for your first year. Nervousness is only natural when heading into an environment surrounded by new people, places, and subjects, but it can always be subdued by preparing in advance for the scholarly […]

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Studying abroad is a dream for many students. If you grew up watching comedies of the lucky few who get to travel the world, meet new people, embrace new cultures, and study at the same time, spending a semester abroad has probably been on your bucket list ever since. At the same time, adapting your […]

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It seems that everything you could possibly think of in terms of resumes has already been discovered, written and rewritten a million times. However, the most popular question remains relevant — what do you put on your resume if you don’t have work experience? As you might already know, your part-time work experience in a […]

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On September 6, 2018 three professionals from Rogers Communications joined our live Office Hours chat and answered students, recent grads and candidates’ questions. Technology is one of the most desirable industries, and in the today’s competitive market, it is hard to stand out to recruiters. Having the ability get your questions answered directly by those […]

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Here we are in week number seven. Now most of you are either back in school or still on that 9-5 grind. Whatever your situation is right now, I’m sure you could use some motivation. So buckle up and get ready for this week’s loadout. Good Life (with G-Eazy & Kehlani) I am a sucker […]

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After starting his career in the sustainability industry, Justin Robertson, a DARE program alumnus, understands the importance of social responsibility in the retail space. After completing the DARE program, Justin is now a Store Manager, responsible for a $60 Million Walmart store with over 250 employees. He credits his success to not only the DARE […]

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Motivational quotes are sometimes viewed as cheesy and overused, but we all need them sometimes. Nothing elevates your mood better than a well-said aphorism that captures your entire state and helps you move to the next stage. Even when you are not in school anymore, you are likely still programmed to start something new at […]

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There are many famous global companies, but when it comes to employee experience, large enterprise employers are definitely not created equal. IBM is one of those iconic brands that you’ve most likely heard about, but have you heard about their commitment to their employees? IBM prides itself by providing meaningful development and growth opportunities for […]

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You may recognize Mercedes-Benz as a luxury car brand, but have you heard of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada? Located in Mississauga, Ontario, they support the sales efforts of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, vans and Daimler trucks in Canada by offering premier financial services to retail customers and the dealer network. More than just finances and automotives, […]

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The Long Weekend has come to a close and it is back to the 9-5 for many of us. That is why this week’s edition of the Weekday Wakeups is coming to you on a Tuesday – we wanted you to enjoy your holiday Monday without worrying about work (bleh). But as they say, all […]

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The beer industry is attractive to students and recent grads as it is, but the opportunity to join a friendly, open environment at Labatt that celebrates hard work and commitment is just one of the many added bonuses. We interviewed two current interns and two full-time employees, who were previously interns, to get a peek […]