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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The power of mentoring: Some support can help you find good quality jobs

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:11:57 +0000

Mentoring enhances job search skills and expands the networks of newcomer professionals – ultimately doubling their chances to find good quality jobs, says a recently released report about the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Mentoring Partnership. The research also found that the program had the greatest impact on female newcomers and for those who […]

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Podcast episode: Advice for post-secondary and international students impacted by COVID-19

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:09:59 +0000

Episode 4 of the Canadian Immigrant 2020 Podcast series features Isaac Garcia-Sitton, Director of International Education and English Language Institute (YUELI), at York University’s School of Continuing Studies, on the impact of COVID-19 on post-secondary education. Isaac offers advice to post-secondary students, and especially international students to Canada, facing disruptions in their education due to […]

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Podcast: Advice for post-secondary and international students impacted by COVID-19

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:09:59 +0000

Episode 4 of the Canadian Immigrant 2020 Podcast series features Isaac Garcia-Sitton, Director of International Education and English Language Institute (YUELI), at York University’s School of Continuing Studies, on the impact of COVID-19 on post-secondary education. Isaac offers advice to post-secondary students, and especially international students to Canada, facing disruptions in their education due to […]

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Advice for post-secondary students impacted by COVID-19

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:09:59 +0000

Episode 4 of the Canadian Immigrant 2020 Podcast series features Isaac Garcia-Sitton, Director of International Education and English Language Institute (YUELI), at York University’s School of Continuing Studies, on the impact of COVID-19 on post-secondary education. Isaac offers advice to post-secondary students, and especially international students to Canada, facing disruptions in their education due to […]

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Student-centered learning and community care during COVID-19: A post-secondary institution perspective

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 17:52:22 +0000

Three months into classes being shifted online, remote learning, digital screens, zoom meetings, and extracurricular activities have all become the norm. While the last few months have been nothing short of challenging for all post-secondary institutions, it is important that we acknowledge that they have been equally challenging for students and their families, and perhaps […]

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Cultural Intelligence in the Workplace: Tips for thriving in a multicultural work environment

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:38:23 +0000

Very often when I talk about Cultural Intelligence (CQ), the initial reaction is wide-eyed confusion. What’s that? Is that even a thing? Tell me more! The concept is often ‘foreign’ to a number of immigrant professionals. As an immigrant professional myself, I had my days of never having heard of the term, to hearing about […]

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Ways to boost your online presence through different social media platforms

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 14:18:08 +0000

If there’s one thing you can do during these extraordinary Coronavirus times, it is to use this time to boost your online presence – and set the stage as you progress from plain networking to building strong relationships. Here are key social media platforms you can harness, depending on your goals. LinkedIn: This is definitely […]

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Fall semester decisions: Is being a part-time student an option for you?

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 22:28:38 +0000

The Coronavirus has altered many things, including plans for post-secondary education. Many schools have already indicated that they will be partly or entirely relying on online classes in the fall semester. If the move to online courses concerns you and you are thinking about taking a year off from school, or if going full-time doesn’t […]

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The paradox of social distancing: We’ve grown closer to co-workers during the Coronavirus pandemic

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 21:46:09 +0000

While driving to work in the first week of 2020, I came upon the aftermath of a horrific vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. An hour later, I was in a meeting with colleagues at Brock University. Although still disturbed by what I saw, I didn’t share the experience with anyone. A few days later, Ukrainian […]

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