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How to Make Your Informational Interview Matter
Feb14

How to Make Your Informational Interview Matter

  By: Jillian Perkins-Marsh, alumni career counsellor  For folks who are trying to figure out what an occupation is really like before taking the leap or for those trying to build their connections to help with their job search efforts, informational interviews can be extremely helpful. Really, what is better than one-on-one time with someone who can offer you career advice at minimum, and at the end of the spectrum, if all goes well,...

It’s okay not to know right now
Feb04

It’s okay not to know right now

Photo C/O Grant Holt By: Elizabeth DiEmanuele “We often don’t realize how resilient we can be,” says Kerri Latham, career counsellor at the Student Success Centre. “The truth is, the more times you fail, the easier it is to try.” For the Student Success Centre, providing students with the resources and supports needed to develop their resiliency in university is important. One piece of this work is normalizing failure, uncertainty and...

Meet Jess, a university graduate looking to start her career
Jan30

Meet Jess, a university graduate looking to start her career

  When Jess completed her undergraduate degree, she found herself at a crossroads. Look for an entry-level position in primary health care? Or pursue additional studies to streamline her career path? Having decided to take the further education route, Jess began her search for a graduate certificate program that would provide the experience she needed to make her resume stand out. She found the right fit in Hamilton at Mohawk College...

McMaster University Offers Accredited Post-Grad Diploma to Manage the Evolution of Health Delivery Through Information
Jan24

McMaster University Offers Accredited Post-Grad Diploma to Manage the Evolution of Health Delivery Through Information

  Expand upon your post-secondary studies to discover your pathway to an exciting career in health information. Learn and apply industry standards for the collection, use, and analysis of personal health data.  Study information management’s principles and practices for privacy, confidentiality and security, and how these are applicable to health information systems. Learn  how electronic information management is revolutionizing...

Staying safe on winter roads
Jan21

Staying safe on winter roads

Holiday travel plans can bring us together with family and loved ones. However, because winter weather in Canada can be extreme, it’s important to take a few precautions before you hit the road so you arrive safe and sound. The York Regional Police, based just north of Toronto, have provided a few tips to help keep you safe on the roads. Traveling in a winter wonderland Weathering the conditions: Double-check the weather conditions...