Prepping for a career and want an advantage over the rest of the pack? If you don’t have one already, you should definitely set up a LinkedIn account. If you do have one, read on to find how you can make your profile shine. If LinkedIn is basically the Facebook of the professional world, you’ll need to put as much thought into maintaining your presence as you do with your other social media accounts. [Read more…]
Job applications, networking, interviews—finding a job can be so daunting! Whether you’re graduating and looking for full-time employment or looking for a part-time job between your classes, it can be hard to figure out the best way to stand out from the other candidates. [Read more…]
What’s worse than not getting the job you really wanted? Getting caught by a scam that targets university-age people looking for work. It happens when you apply for a job that looks and sounds real enough, but then things quickly go bad. Before you know it, you’ve given away your banking info and $4,000 has been taken out of your account. So how do you spot a bogus job? [Read more…]
Planning for the future can be scary, and your university experience can be a bit tricky to outline in a single resume. Everyone has a range of skills and experiences that don’t always get the credit they deserve. So you need to highlight your transferable skills and relevant experience.
Whether you’re looking for a co-op placement, summer job, or post-grad work, you’ve probably been told that you often find the good jobs through networking. For introverts, this experience can be incredibly daunting and nerve-wracking. But don’t crawl back into your shell or stand on the sidelines staring at your phone—with proper preparation and a good attitude, you can be networking like a pro in no time. [Read more…]
Self-confidence is a skill. It’s the belief in your ability to accomplish the task at hand. There’s extensive evidence that shows that believing in yourself has a positive impact on your performance. And the best part? Self-confidence is a universal skill that anyone can learn with little effort, not an innate ability reserved for the elite among us. [Read more…]
Missed the Halifax Universities Career Fair (#HUCF18) and tight on cash? I don’t blame you—money is hard to come by! As a student with tuition, groceries, phone bill, and other necessities leeching money away from your bank account, you might be thinking that it’s time to help balance out those bills. But, how? Here are 4 tips to help you find a job on or off campus. [Read more…]
Joining a student society is a great way to get involved at Dal, meet new people, and do stuff that you really want to do. There’s bound to be one that suits your needs—after all, there are over 300 of them on campus! [Read more…]