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Final Exams: Learning Through Teaching

Personal Development

Final exams are coming up, and many students are starting to hole up in the library. Most are familiar with studying for exams, by reading textbooks, listening to lectures, or participating in study sessions. Yet, there is another way to learn a subject, and that is to teach it. As they say, you do not know any subject well unless you are able to teach it to someone else!

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Personal Branding: You’re a Marketable Brand!

Personal Development

With the rise social media, personal branding is a hot topic that is discussed constantly. Your personal brand is basically how people perceive you, and how you market yourself to others. Many students may not be aware of the fact that they need to conduct themselves professionally online because their future employers are now looking at their online presence.

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Networking 101: Building Relationships and Selling Yourself!

Networking

The main benefit of networking, allows you to find jobs, meet new people, and build long lasting relationships for mutual benefit. Knowing the right people allows you to get to places that you might not be able to reach otherwise.

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Are you an entrepreneur? Take a self-assessment test!

CSI Blog

People say that entrepreneurs are born while others say entrepreneurship can be taught. Whichever the case, being an entrepreneur does take passion, commitment and a strong work ethic. The ability to take risks, take leadership, and/or the ability to quickly adapt to changing scenarios are a few of skills needed to be an entrepreneur.

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So you have a creative idea and want to start your business...here's some help!

CSI Blog

Who says that you have to have graduated university before you start your own business? In fact, you do not even have to be a business student to be an entrepreneur!

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Acing the Job Interview

Professional Development

You submitted a stellar resume and landed an interview. Great! Now you have to ace the interview. At the interview, you will want to make a good impression, so make it count!  Here are some tips to give yourself an edge!

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Job Search Strategies

CSI Blog

Job searching. A big groan to be had by everyone, as searching for a job or career can be very daunting. However, the whole process gets easier the better you’re prepared.  The bottom line…. it is an ongoing process, but the more that you do it, the more natural and comfortable it will be for you. So, without further ado, here are some practical strategies to help you with your job search process.

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What does the future hold?

Work Search

You cannot predict jobs of the future. There are simply too many different factors at play to be able to know what work will look like down the road.

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Finding Your Passion: Doing What You Love

CSI Blog

70,000 hours. To do what? Well, according to Gillian Watters, director of programs at KEYS Job Centre in Kingston, Ontario, 70,000 hours is the amount of time you will spend at your job over the course of a lifetime.  Read on to find out how you can spend 70,000 hours doing what you love.

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Want to Work for the Non-Profit Sector? 4 Reasons Why You should!

Work Search

People often overlook the non-profit sector, as an option to carve out a career, yet the sector can offer a lot of rewarding opportunities that may not be available in the public or private sector.

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