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When Your Career Dreams Change
Here are a few pointers on finding your footing and setting your sights on what the next ‘success’ looks like for you.
Defining your value proposition for a targeted job search
Understanding your value so you can send a clear and convincing message to employers that you are the one they need is the most effective way to secure an interview and subsequently, the job itself.
It’s a new year! Get your career in gear
A new year provides us all with an opportunity to start fresh, create new goals and reflect upon our accomplishments of the past year.
Five Fatal Flaws to overcome in your Job Search
In meeting talented job seekers wondering why they have not experienced employment success. What’s happening and what can they do
Rookie Files: What I learned in my first job at the NBA
In the six years since i started working have my career has grown quickly and as I look back on those early days I am keenly aware of some key lessons I learned in that first job out of school.
Want to use LinkedIn better? Get into the newsfeed.
The real key to using LinkedIn better is getting into the newsfeed and using content to engage with your network and build your professional brand.
Professional Outreach Tips for New Grads
I believe in transparency, honesty and authenticity in life and in business. So along those themes, here is some straight up constructive feedback that will benefit those who are looking to polish some of their outreach skills.
5 tips for making a career change
Has your career lost it’s luster? Maybe it’s time to make a change.
A career chat with Priya Singh
Priya Singh BMSc'08 landed her dream job and had a few things to say about how attending a Western Alumni Career Management workshop gave her what she needed to make it all happen.
Career Advancement
We invited four expert panelists to chat about career advancement in this #PurpleWorks Twitter Chat.
Optimize your job search and get noticed
Are you making the most of your job search efforts?
Entrepreneurship
We’ll be talking with 4 expert panelists about “Entrepreneurship” in our third #PurpleWorks Twitter Chat.
What you need to know about getting hired
We invited four expert panelists to chat about hiring and getting hired during our first #PurpleWorks Twitter Chat.
The 2-Hour Job Search
Author Steve Dalton offers step-by-step, time-limited instructions for the most frustrating part of finding work — getting a first interview.
Why you can’t get a job
Many job candidates do all the right things and still it’s a daunting task to get a new job.
Four common mistakes to avoid
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, outlines four mistakes commonly made in the job search and how to avoid them.
Taking a targeted approach
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, discusses the importance of a targeted approach.
Get the right job faster
Western's Alumni Career Coach, Sarah Dawson, gives you a few useful tips on how to land the right job for you.
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