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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 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 [...]

Career Buzz with Alyssa Hermann, Naz Orang, Darius Raisi and Katie Sampson – Practical Tips and Inspiring Stories

When Naz Orang and Katie Sampson graduated with a PhD, they faced the dilemma of seeking an academic job, or exploring non-academic careers. Likewise when Darius Raisi and Alyssa Hermann graduated with a masters degree they faced a dilemma of entering a tough job market competing with both PhDs, and those with undergraduate degrees. How did they navigate a job search [...]

Career Buzz with Tim Dunn – Director of digital customer experience

When Tim Dunn completed his undergraduate in music, a friend suggested he apply for a job in IT. That first job led to a string of increasingly responsible positions from digital marketing to mobile marketing to customer experience to strategy, and from the UK to the US to Canada. Now as Scotiabank’s director of Digital [...]

Career Buzz with Reinekke Lengelle – Writing the Self toward career clarity, and through bereavement, featuring a story of love, spousal loss and resilience

In a Career Buzz episode from 2012, I interviewed the team of Reinekke Lengelle and Frans Meijers. They shared their model of writing as a transformative tool for career management.  Reinekke and Frans were a professional team, and personally they were married. Sadly in 2018, Frans died. Working through her grief, Reinekke wrote. The result is her forthcoming book, Writing [...]

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