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Planning a gap year

Learning happens at every stage of life, often outside of school. For students who have recently graduated high school, taking a year to discover more about themselves and the world may be a good opportunity. Think that travel and social-distancing restrictions might limit your options? Wondering what makes a successful gap year? Don’t worry –… Continue reading Planning a gap year

Summer jobs

With summer around the corner, students are gearing up to find summer jobs that can fill both their resumes and their wallets. Whether you’re a student or a parent who has a student wanting to work, here are some bona-fide job-hunting tactics that should land them that coveted gig. Set Yourself Up for Success This… Continue reading Summer jobs

Student Sentiment Series: Brandon Bond on Isolation and Connecting with Others in a Remote World

Before the world changed, locking yourself up in your room and not having to deal with so many people seemed like a great way to get a little R&R. Once the pandemic hit however, we all quickly learned that too much of something isn’t always a great idea. The world looked at us and said,… Continue reading Student Sentiment Series: Brandon Bond on Isolation and Connecting with Others in a Remote World

Giving back on your gap-year: a list of digital and in-person volunteer opportunities

High school graduates are facing unique and new circumstances: stepping into adulthood amidst a global pandemic, leading many students to consider taking a gap year. This raises new questions on how to plan for the months ahead. For grads who are seriously exploring the gap year option, volunteering is emerging as a cornerstone of the… Continue reading Giving back on your gap-year: a list of digital and in-person volunteer opportunities

Planning for a volunteer gap year in Canada

As some students return to school this fall, others have made the decision to take an alternate route: a gap year. Gap years provide the opportunity to develop many skills, all while making fulfilling and lasting memories. Many students are opting to build on their experiences and resume through volunteering. As a new semester approaches,… Continue reading Planning for a volunteer gap year in Canada

The future of work and the skills you’ll need to succeed

Technology is changing faster than ever before, and many technological advances are playing out in the workplace. Quantum computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) technology, robotics, as well as blockchain technology are each helping to automate some of our most mundane tasks. But what does this mean for the workforce as a whole?… Continue reading The future of work and the skills you’ll need to succeed

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