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Opening Up a World of Career Opportunities & Lifetime Experiences

Seeing the need for post-secondary graduates to really understand and grasp opportunities Alex McKee founded Millennial Xchange. Not limiting itself as a mentor program, but a career launch pad where ambitious creative minds can connect with professionals from all walks of life. Also joining the conversation, starting at 12:55, are Diane Latta, a mentor with [...]

Don’t Make Any Assumptions: Inside U of T Mississauga’s Career Centre

“Don’t make any assumptions,” said self-confessed career geek, Felicity Morgan, “about what you think about any career area.” Felicity is director of the career center at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. The UTM career centre serves over 13,000 students, with 15 staff. When we make assumptions we risk “not seeing our own biases and [...]

Focus on youth employment

How can parents and teachers navigate students through the tricky gap between high school and whatever comes next?  Emil Boychuk is a seasoned high school teacher and guidance counsellor. He is passionate about helping youth, especially with their career choices and planning. Emil is co-author of a book called Under Construction: Career Pathways to Work and is currently [...]

Talking to kids about careers

You may think it's strange to talk about work or careers with kids from kindergarten to grade 5. Is it too young? How early should students start thinking and learning about careers? We're going to answer these questions and more this week on Career Buzz! To help us we'll be joined by...Dave Weir is an Elementary Student Success Teacher [...]