Success in HR Starts with Ashton College’s Diploma Program

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:04:04 +0000

The field of Human Resources (HR) is all about people. HR workers are responsible for the well-being of a company’s employees as well as the growth of the company itself. Finding a balance between employee satisfaction and meeting corporate goals can be difficult, but if that sounds like rewarding work to you then you may […]

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How mentoring newcomer talent will be invaluable to post-COVID-19 recovery

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:08:52 +0000

Mentoring has a real impact on careers and provides an opportunity for established immigrant professionals to help newcomers. Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson from the TD Bank Group shares her experience working with newcomer professionals through the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership.

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Tips for in-class and online learning: Cultivating good study habits

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 03:15:17 +0000

Whether you attend classes in person or online, finding ways of being actively engaged with the material and spacing out your studies are two study methods to cultivate along with the usual routine study habits.

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The Centre for Education & Training provides free English and French language assessments

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:00:21 +0000

The first step to accessing language training is to complete a language assessment.  The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) provides free English and French language assessments and referrals to training.  TCET’s Language Assessment Services is funded in part by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada and by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. […]

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Advice for students on managing the impact of the virus

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 21:41:01 +0000

There is no doubt the worldwide coronavirus pandemic has upended plans for postsecondary students. The impact can be felt academically, socially and financially. While plans and delivery modes of academics may vary, the result is bound to increase the number of unknowns for students. While some stress can be expected at the post-secondary level due […]

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One lawyer’s dream job becomes his reality, a Windmill Microlending client success story

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:52:51 +0000

As a registered charity serving newcomers to Canada since 2005, Windmill Microlending has supported over 5,000 skilled immigrants and refugees with low-interest microloans. Windmill’s loans offer financial help to newcomers to afford the costs of licensing or credentials. Often, immigrants don’t have access to other credit because they have a low income or no Canadian […]

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Five job roles to explore in 2020: In-demand skills that can be mastered online

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:03:24 +0000

Let’s face it. The pandemic is continuing to reshape society and the way we live and do things.  The world of work, especially, has been altered in ways we could never have imagined. To emerge stronger from the crisis, it is imperative for each one of us to start reskilling and adapt to the post-pandemic […]

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Beyond marketable: Coronavirus further highlights choosing an area of study to sustain you

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:02:39 +0000

The Coronavirus is bringing uncertainty into many aspects of our life, including how it can impact career options. While what might be marketable in the future is one important determinant of what you may choose to study, there are others. If economic turmoil, periods of unemployment or reduced employment, or stay at home directives are […]

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Canadian Immigrant launches new industry-specific Web Conference Series

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:04:10 +0000

Canadian Immigrant launches a new Web Conference Series – a free, live industry-specific web conference series, to assist newcomers with information and inspiration in specific professions.  With more than one million immigrants coming to Canada in the next few years, and many more arriving as students and temporary workers, it has never been more important […]

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Five ways to be more efficient: WFH time management skills

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:09:02 +0000

Today’s new WFH (Work From Home) or remote working lifestyle demands a lot from us. Effective time management means utilizing the same 24 hours carefully and working effectively and efficiently. Employers across industries appreciate individuals who can prioritize and fully optimize the time available to them. Good time management skills can help you progress in […]

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