The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
– Dr. Suess
Resources to Compare Universities in Canada
Are you finding it frustrating to find the information you want on university websites? Looking for reputable resources to compare universities in Canada and make sense of your options and offers?
I have studied at three universities in Canada, worked at two, interacted with staff at most Ontario universities and many across Canada. Allow me to help you navigate the maze of resources out there to support your exploration and decision making.
How to evaluate university offers – a 5-step approach
Is your loved one struggling with deciding which university offer to accept?
This article offers a simple 5-step process to help your child young adult analyse and evaluate university offers in order to make an informed decision with confidence and clarity. It organizes the confusing array of features a university future offers and suggests taking a thoughtful approach to their evaluation using 3 methods of analysis. It concludes with suggested resources to support the evaluation.
Write resumes right: A brief guide to what matters most
If you want decision makers to put you in the A pile, learn to:
1. Strategically focus your resumes
2. Ground your resumes with substance
3. Format your resumes with style.
I'll tackle each of these in turn, providing samples and examples to help you focus your resume-writing tasks.
The 6-Second Resume Scan
I was in my early 20s, a newly minted Honours Bachelor of Arts graduate from Laval University in Quebec City. I didn’t have the first clue how to write a resume. So I paid an expert. I honestly don’t remember the process or how much I paid from my paltry salary. I...
Pinterest: +1000 Curated Pins for Education & Work Matters
I've curated over 1,000 quality resources to help clients and readers navigate education and work transitions. I use the CRAAP test to determine whether resources are worthy of saving and so can you!
30 resources to support the writing process for education and work transitions
Whether you are in search of work, cultivating relationships for your business, managing relationships in the workplace, or cultivating a reputation through social media, writing is key. Since the advent of the internet and explosion of email in the mid-90s, writing is not just a nicety, but a norm in most workplace environments.
Thank you for all that you have done to guide me both professionally and personally over these past few weeks.
Thinking about all the skills and strategies you’ve imparted me with, I feel more confident and positive to continue working in my current role – happily and will hope that something better awaits me at the end. Moreover, I feel better equipped to deal with future job-searching – a life-long project and learning experience! For this, I cannot thank you enough. You have worked with me beyond your call of duty, to produce a resume and cover letter that I can be proud of.
Merci pour tout – please keep in touch:)