The rise of the student loan debt is killing initiative

The world has changed a lot but we still try to convince youth that they must go to expensive schools and take on debt that will burden them for years

The rise of the student loan debt is killing initiativeThe dream of future success is fading for many North American youth as higher education cost keeps rising. For example, according to official data, United States student loan debt increased from US$619 billion to US$1.56 trillion during the last decade. Canadian student loan debt exceeds $3 billion right now. Who’s at fault for the student…

How to fill that nagging gap in your resume

Never dodge the question but make the experience positive. New skills, new personal discoveries, new directions should be the focus

How to fill that nagging gap in your resumeHaving a gap on your resume can feel like the end of the world, especially when you're searching for a new job. Many people leave jobs for travel, family or school. Others are laid off or fired. Here are the best ways to fill gaps on your resume with confidence. Remember: no matter the situation,…

How to nail the ‘Tell me about yourself’ job interview question

Answer in professional terms primarily; prepare, rehearse and then relax. Just let your personality and qualifications shine through

How to nail the ‘Tell me about yourself’ job interview questionOne question always makes an appearance at job interviews: “Tell me about yourself.” Almost without exceptions, candidates struggle to come up with a good answer. It’s almost as challenging as that other dreaded interview question: “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Fortunately, there are ways to answer that are sure to impress any…