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Career Buzz with Tom Brunskill, cofounder and CEO of Forage and Michal Juhas, lead tech recruiter at Geek Recruiters

How can students -- and employers -- benefit from "virtual internships"? Tom Brunskill is co-founder and CEO at Forage. They partner with leading companies to create virtual experience programs for students to build skills, gain experience and better understand different career paths. Also, after 16 years in the tech industry including a CTO role, Michal Juhas developed [...]

Career Buzz with Mikhail Burke and Jess Okonski – dean’s advisor on black inclusion and Toronto woodwork company founder

While Mikhail Burke was working on his undergrad, then PhD in biomedical engineering he got involved. He led the U of T chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, and he established ENGage; a STEM/Leadership camp targeting African-Canadian youth. So when he graduated, in addition to teaching engineering courses at U of T, he got more involved [...]

Career Buzz with Steven Petroff, Director, Client Service at IQ Partners

What careers are there for people with strong verbal communications skills and being able to put people at ease? If you’re Steven Petroff, it could be gallery owner, AND executive search recruiter. After working in business for telecom companies, Steven and his wife bought and ran an art gallery. When it was time to exit [...]

Career Buzz with Howie Woiwod and Julia Gellman – from music to watchmaking and sustainability

Standing in an antique clock store in Prague, Howie Woiwod had a career a-ha moment. Fascinated by the gears and movements hidden in the antique clock he was shown, Howie found himself thinking about it for days. Back in Montreal, he followed the clues and took inspired action to step away from his music career [...]

Career Buzz with Ali Canning, Shanza Ayub, Jasnoor Grewal and Abhishek Taneja of Let’s Get Together!

With support of friends and community partners, Ali Canning founded Let’s Get Together! It’s a non-profit for parents, youth and communities to access information and resources for educational assistance and student well-being. The mission is to Empower families; and strengthen communities. And it supports well informed career and life choices. Today we speak to Lets Get Together, [...]

Career Buzz with Joseph Fung – co-founder and CEO of Uvaro

What’s a job that uses your Effective communication and Conversational acumen; features Problem solving, Storytelling and Active listening. Technical sales is the answer. This isn’t selling laptops in stores, rather it’s Business To Business sales and business development, and it’s what today’s guest, Joseph Fung, knows all about. He’s built a technical sales software platform and [...]

Career Buzz with Divya Sarma – Sound of Your City Fundraising Show

Performing artist and dancer, Divya Sarma, and three Career Buzz co-hosts - Nicole Hamilton, Stephen Armstrong and Mark Franklin - share insights on how the pandemic has affected everyone's careers. Plus, we ask you to support Career Buzz and CIUT - a registered charity - on this Sound of Your City fundraising show. Please donate! Give $25 and get a [...]

Career Buzz with David Hope, Cat MacKeigan and Tim Moore

Imaging building a whole set for a major ballet performance, then, due to the pandemic, having to pull it all down again, before any performances. That’s what happened to Tim Moore, in Calgary, in March 2020. What’s Tim doing now while we wait out the pandemic? What are others in arts and entertainment doing? And [...]

Career Buzz with Ruth Rakoff and Adam Pisarek – Director of Programs and In-Flight Service Manager

What to do if you have a career in airlines hotels conference centres, food service, all of which have been deeply affected by the pandemic? What’s a flight attendant to do, during a pandemic? What are hotel and food services workers to do? Adam Pisarek works as an in-flight manager for Air Canada Rouge. Or I should [...]

Career Buzz with Muneera Chowdhury and Dean Rosen – Implementation consulting and forest fire fighting

How do you manage a forest fire?   And how do you a get a job becoming a forest fire fighter? Later in today’s show we speak to an Ontario Wildland FireRanger Dean Rosen about his career story. But first, how do you get around the stereotypes of an engineer job? You know, the designer in front of [...]

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