Dr. Kris Magnussen

Making Sense of 21st Century Learning

Late last Spring, I was invited to participate in a local TEDx event hosted by the West Vancouver school district. I had recently given a talk about the kinds of technology needed for supporting learning in changing school climates, and they wondered if I might give a similar talk for their TEDx event. Because the event was still several months away, I readily agreed to participate.

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Denis Luchyshyn

A Step by Step Guide On How To Rock Informational Interviews

Sending out hundreds of online applications and then waiting to get that coveted phone call inviting you for an interview is NOT AN EFFECTIVE job seeking strategy. In this digital age it’s becoming of growing importance that youth develop their professional networks.

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Denis Luchyshyn

Informational Interviews: The Cheat Sheet for Acing Your Career

Last Spring, I was invited to a graduation party. The busy living room was filled with recent graduates. You could feel the energy and enthusiasm around the room as my friends celebrated their welcome to the “real world”. Circling the room I struck up a conversation about what they wanted to do now that they were finished their degrees. Few had specific plans. But most said that they wanted or needed to find a job and laughed when I asked if they knew what kind of work they wanted to do. This came as no surprise. Having graduated just one year prior, I could relate to the realities of not knowing where to go next.

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