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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Roshni Patel

Preparing for Take Our Kids to Work Day

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Take Our Kids To Work day in Canada, the signature national program of The Learning Partnership. On Wednesday, November 5th, grade 9 students (or equivalent) will visit workplaces across Canada (hosted by parents, friends, relatives and volunteers) to help them connect school, the world of work, and their own futures. Although the days might be called something different in Canada and America, and they may fall on two separate dates, the concepts are the same.

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