Category: Careers

Posted by Garima on November 8, 2016

Paper Those of you who have been following along with my tips and resources for personal branding know that there’s one last piece to go: having talked about the concept in general and then focu ...
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Posted by Sam on November 1, 2016

Building on one of my previous posts, The Importance of Applying What You Learn, I thought I’d take the next logical step and tell you about Experiential Education (EE). It’s one of those ...
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Posted by Garima on October 25, 2016

If you’ve been following my mini series on personal branding, you’ll know that today it’s time for part 3 of how to craft a successful identity to help you achieve your goals: Online ...
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Posted by Garima on October 20, 2016

If you read the YUBlog earlier this week, you will know I’ve started a mini series on personal branding. Today we’re on to part 2, which deals with branding yourself in person. Person Ofte ...
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Posted by Garima on October 18, 2016

Hello readers of the YUBlog! With the bi-annual Career Fair behind us, I thought this would be a great time to write another Career Talks post. Since first impressions are very important when meeting ...
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Posted by Sam on July 21, 2016

It’s difficult to speak for all people, and very rarely is it OK to do so, but there are certain desires I think everyone subconsciously pursues. We all want people to listen to us, to heed our advi ...
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Posted by Garima on July 5, 2016

Recently my boss passed on an article to me called, “Gen Y Career Advice: Don’t Follow Your Passion; Do This Instead.” After reading the piece — which is written by Lauren Friese, the founder ...
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Posted by Garima on June 23, 2016

A post of mine published last week highlighted the Visual Schedule Builder (VSB), its uses, functionality and the Paper vs. VSB game. This time, however, I thought I would do things a little different ...
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Posted by Sam on March 31, 2016

For those of you who might not know, March is Music Therapy Month. To bring it to a fine conclusion, we took the occasion to speak to York University alumna Shirley Khalil, now the owner of Rubato Mus ...
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