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What Do You Want the Society to Think of You?

Tags: mentorship, job search, Perspective

Most of the time, we as students – and professionals – have to deal with a lot of pressure. Having to go to work, making sure we get good grades, trying to spend some time with our friends and family. All of that can become overwhelming, especially while we are trying to figure out what we actually want to do in life. However, I believe it is actually good to not know where we will be in five years, or exactly what our professional journey will be like. In my case for example, I’m a third‑year accounting student, but four years ago, I saw myself enrolling in the nursing program, simply because I thought it fitted my personality better. And guess what, I picked accounting, and I love it.  Read more ›

Tips for Attending your First Networking Event Alone

Tags: Networking, Networking Events, Perspective

Late Monday, I finally decided to attend a school‑hosted networking event on my own.  Read more ›

man looking through binoculars

Tags: Networking, LinkedIn, Perspective

When a mentor first told me to “create your own opportunities”, I took it lightly, thinking that all opportunities open to me would be found through friends, colleagues, family or online. My mind could not wrap around the concept of those four words - I had always used and followed processes in order to give back to volunteer organizations, to meet new people, and to apply for internships. So far in 2018, I’ve had the chance to create a few exciting opportunities for myself, from getting a position at a high-tech software company, to developing and scaling Telfer’s very own Women in Management Network (WMN).  Read more ›

group of students networking

Tags: Networking, LinkedIn, Perspective

One activity that many people find nerve-wracking, I find fulfilling – it’s networking.  Read more ›

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