“There is nothing more powerful for launching and building a career than the ability to grow and nurture a professional network in an authentic way”- Heather Claridge. In the latest issue of Careering, Heather Claridge provides a guide for networking. Her article is aimed towards young adults- sharing tips to tap into the hidden job
What is the difference between those who succeed and those who fail? As a research psychologist, Angela Duckworth been investigating that question, and the answer.. for kids and for adults, isn’t ability. It’s not IQ. It’s not looks, and it’s not social intelligence. It’s grit. “Grit is running a marathon, not a sprint”- Angela Duckworth.
Your resume is your best tool to describe yourself on paper. If built correctly, it can be your greatest tool during your job search. Below are 5 simple, useful tips that I have learned through my practicum placement process (and beyond) to help make your resume noticeable to current and future employers! Grammatically Perfect This
Welcome back, Students and Faculty! Here’s hoping Summer treated you well and you are ready for a new year here at Ambrose. My name is Jordan Moore, I am a fourth year BHS student and I have the privilege of working under Joy Ulrich for my practicum placement. I will be taking over this blog space
Doing an internship is a GREAT way to build experience and skills as well as your network. The Alberta Government has created an internship program for post-secondary students that connects students with organizations. The internships are varied in focus and duration AND the government will pay $1,000 upon completion. Program is called Join Scip…check it
Many students who attend post-secondary do so for the ultimate purpose of gaining a higher education with hopes of finding a career in their chosen field. Is it that simple? Is it that straightforward? Is it that realistic in today’s labour market? One thing to realize regarding this, is that a career is not a
You can now upload your resume to the Ambrose Student & Alumni Job Board so employers can directly search out candidates for their open positions. You can also add your picture and website – all things that can help you stand out from other candidates.
Ambrose University in the continuing Faith, Life & Learning series is focusing this fall on Work with Dr. Gordon Smith speaking in chapel on God’s Call to Work and an evening workshop on a new way of defining work called Purposeful Portfolio Careers. Faith, Life & Learning: Work – Nov 1st • Morning Chapel 11:15-12:00pm
Choosing a career path can be complicated! There are so many choices! A good place to start is by doing a career assessment, which can do done through Ambrose Career Services. This helps you to gain a better understanding of how you work and what career paths will line up with your strengths. (Of course,