With the changing world of work, it’s a good time to get into tech. However, we’ve come to realize that some people aren’t sure how to get into tech or where to begin. Those who don’t have a STEM (Science,…...Continue reading
Starting and running a new business can be scary. Therefore, here are some great business insights. Any businessperson knows that their business journey begins from the moment they come up with a business idea. From that moment on, everything they do and every decision they make will affect the evolution of their venture. For entrepreneurs, this presents a valuable learning experience among all else. Every success and every mistake made offers a new valuable lesson.
That’s why, in true entrepreneurial spirit, some of the most successful entrepreneurs decided to share valuable business insights with the rest of us. Here are 6 valuable business insights that should help any entrepreneur on their road to success.Continue reading
Getting into the job market or preparing for an interview as an immigrant can be a different experience. You are a newcomer with no network in your new country, little or no work experience, and need to learn the ropes…...Continue reading
To many people, LinkedIn is a mere social network, where people with jobs comment on certain posts, spend time, endorse each other, and brag about their achievements. That is not a bad way to put it. But imagine this; imagine you walk into a large room through a blue door, and in this room, there are CEOs, top company executives, specialists in various fields, people just like you, and many other people who are more advanced in their careers than you are.
If you can imagine yourself in that room, you will realize that you have a lot of choices; keep quiet and stay on your own, talk to people just like you, network with individuals more advanced in their careers, perform quick interviews with top executives or just leave the room to go do something else.
If career growth is important to you, you will quickly see this as an opportunity to improve your career. LinkedIn is that large room with the blue door.
It can be challenging to understand where you fit in tech or where the tech jobs are. For some people who don’t want to code, they feel confused about how to get into the tech space.
We have received a number of questions lately asking questions about how to get into the tech industry. We will answer these questions in our upcoming posts so we encourage you to subscribe to our career blog for updates on this.
However, one question we receive is: where are the tech jobs in Canada?
There are many locations across the country where you could find the tech job of your dreams, but for this post we will focus on major cities and what you can expect.
Your resume format is key to landing a job in Canada or the US and ultimately growing your career. Employers will determine your suitability for a role using your resume or in some cases your LinkedIn profile accompanied by a…...Continue reading
Entrepreneur? Here’s How You Can Make Make Your Workplace More Human-Centric With Eco-Friendly Solutions
As we enter a new decade, we’re seeing more effort being put towards making modern workplaces sustainable and more eco-friendly. This holistic approach to workplace design brings a plethora of benefits to both employers and the employees, not to mention the impact that the eco-friendly solutions have on the environment.
For starters, the energy consumption of businesses can be observed from two angles: monthly bills and the impact on the environment. And though the first item seems to have more influence on business success and short-term goals, the second carries more gravity and long-term consequences.Continue reading
In Canada, networking is taken seriously and most job positions are filled via referrals from contacts to recruiters. As a newcomer who barely has connections or relationships within the country, how can you get your resume to the top of…...Continue reading
In a previous article, we shared how mentorship can be helpful in your career journey. How can you make it organic? Naturally, the next thing should be to discuss how you can actually find a mentor. So in this article, we’ll dive even further while being realistic.
Basically, where do you find one? How does it even begin? Are you just supposed to go out there, discover some outspoken person, and demand that he/ she become your mentor? Is this even a logical way to go about this?
A lot of times, we hear that you must have a mentor, everyone out there seems to be scouting for a mentor. We argued for the case of mentorship and the fact that it can be helpful. If that’s the case, why wouldn’t you want to find a mentor, right?
LinkedIn has become a powerful online tool for every professional looking to pivot their career. Canadian and US immigrants shouldn’t be left out of this and that’s why we have created this step-by-step guide to help you take your LinkedIn…...Continue reading