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Proof that millennials work just as hard as boomers: Teitel | Toronto Star

Proof that millennials work just as hard as boomers: Teitel | Toronto Star | Career Education | Scoop.it
News of our radical laid-back-ness has been grossly exaggerated, according to a recent study. We work just as hard as older generations do.
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Myths about millennials in the workplace

Myths about millennials in the workplace | Career Education | Scoop.it
Also, the danger of not talking about a problem, regular and stretch goals, updating your résumé annually – and more
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Labour minister says sweeping review of federal jobs grant system underway | Canadian HR Reporter

Labour minister says sweeping review of federal jobs grant system underway | Canadian HR Reporter | Career Education | Scoop.it
Says programs have had varying rates of success
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Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?

Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career? | Career Education | Scoop.it
The long launch into adulthood has gotten even longer. Why are so many new graduates wandering or straggling after college?
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CITT launches new resource to help fill talent gaps in supply chain logistics - Canadian Shipper

CITT launches new resource to help fill talent gaps in supply chain logistics - Canadian Shipper | Career Education | Scoop.it
to help fill talent gaps in supply chain logistics
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7 Questions Candidates should ask during HR interview [Infographic]

7 Questions Candidates should ask during HR interview [Infographic] | Career Education | Scoop.it
RecruitingBlogs is a social network
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Always a good reminder for our students in interviews...

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Leadership Priorities for Career Services | The NACE Blog

Leadership Priorities for Career Services | The NACE Blog | Career Education | Scoop.it
Chaim Shapiro, Assistant Director of Career Services at Touro College Website: http://chaimshapiro.com/ Twitter: @chaimshapiro LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/chaimshapiro Blogs from Chaim Shapiro. The new school year is the time for a new beginning. For that fresh start, I wanted to share my view on the priorities for career services leaders. Any current statement of leadership priorities in…
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Redefining Professional Development for Career Advisers

Redefining Professional Development for Career Advisers | Career Education | Scoop.it
Ross Wade, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center Personal blog: LinkedIn URL: Twitter: @rrwade Blogs from Ross Wade. Does professional development for career services staff need an upda...
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...interesting perspective on the Development for Career Advisors

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CBIE – BCEI | The Canadian Bureau for International Education | » New Study Outlines Support for Work Transition of International Students in Canada

CBIE – BCEI | The Canadian Bureau for International Education | » New Study Outlines Support for Work Transition of International Students in Canada | Career Education | Scoop.it
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Interesting and much needed research on work transition for international students

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Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2015)

The official magazine announcing the 2015 winners of the Canada's Top Employers for Young People competition. Published in the May 5, 2015 edition of The Globe and Mail.
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A great review of Top Employers for our youth.

 

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Canada’s MBA problem: How business schools are fighting to stay relevant

Canada’s MBA problem: How business schools are fighting to stay relevant | Career Education | Scoop.it
The MBA field has a decidedly non-academic air of marketing and product experimentation, with universities battling to woo students with shorter degrees, novel programs, alluring opportunities for foreign travel, and new high-tech buildings
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What will MBA Programs in Canada look like in 5, 10, 15 years.......??  

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Add tech to a humanities degree to bridge the employment gap - Macleans.ca

Add tech to a humanities degree to bridge the employment gap - Macleans.ca | Career Education | Scoop.it
Adapting to a brave new job world, schools offer flexible programs so students can add tech to their humanities focus, and vice versa
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All post-secondary students should do internship or co-op, says employment and education group

All post-secondary students should do internship or co-op, says employment and education group | Career Education | Scoop.it
The Business Higher Education Round Table says too many students are entering the workforce without the practical skills that employers want, and believe mandatory workplace co-ops would assist all graduating students find the right job sooner.
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Career Inspiration from Elon Musk: 5 Steps to Becoming Extraordinary - Workopolis

Career Inspiration from Elon Musk: 5 Steps to Becoming Extraordinary - Workopolis | Career Education | Scoop.it
Elon Musk on how to overcome the ordinary.
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What Do Millennials Really Want at Work? The Same Things the Rest of Us Do

What Do Millennials Really Want at Work? The Same Things the Rest of Us Do | Career Education | Scoop.it
The research on generational differences has been overhyped.
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Future of women in tech: crushing stigmas, championing IT careers, and flexible working

Future of women in tech: crushing stigmas, championing IT careers, and flexible working | Career Education | Scoop.it
Female coders and engineers tell V3 what needs to be done to get more women into the technology industry,Strategy,Skills ,Education,Citrix,HPE,Women in IT
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Firms Are Wasting Millions Recruiting on Only a Few Campuses

Firms Are Wasting Millions Recruiting on Only a Few Campuses | Career Education | Scoop.it
A flawed approach that misses a huge pool of talent.
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This is American based, but a very interesting take on hiring of students from "Target Schools" 

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What are the top 10 skills you need to land a job?

What are the top 10 skills you need to land a job? | Career Education | Scoop.it
A new report from Workopolis, Canada's largest online job site, analyzed millions of job postings and surveyed more than 250 Canadian employers to determine the top 10 most sought-after skills. And communication appears to trump them all.
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Canada's economy isn't in recession, despite report, Joe Oliver says

Canada's economy isn't in recession, despite report, Joe Oliver says | Career Education | Scoop.it
Despite an economy that's shrunk every month this year for which we have data, the federal finance minister says Canada is not in a recession and is poised for growth later in 2015.
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So, who is correct?  The Finance Minister or Statistics Canada?  As I am conducting my Co-operative Education Site visits this Summer, I am seeing a slow down in the resource sectors, while the accounting and finance sectors seem to be keeping pace.  

 

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Students find a cool summer job market

Students find a cool summer job market | Career Education | Scoop.it
The losses were particularly stark in retail, where major shops such as Target Canada, Future Shop, Sony, Mexx, SmartSet, Jacob and, recently, Black’s Photography have closed some or all of their stores since last May’s report was released
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Guess Who Doesn’t Fit In at Work

Guess Who Doesn’t Fit In at Work | Career Education | Scoop.it
Recruiters for top firms often define merit in their own image.
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I would agree that organizations do not want to hire "clones", because individuals who bring a diversity of thought and practice can lead to innovation.  With that being said I am hearing on a regular basis from recruiters that team fit is very important to the culture of the organization and building the team.  


It has been my experience that you can do both; recruit individuals who are a team fit, but also think outside the box and challenge the norms.  


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For students and employers, co-op education is a bridge to a wider world

For students and employers, co-op education is a bridge to a wider world | Career Education | Scoop.it
Learning at the workplace provides exposure to new ideas and a diverse world of experiences
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Co-op and other experiential learning programs, in combination with academic programming, are essential to providing students with a top-tier 21st century education.

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