A recent conversation with an HR professional in a law firm had me scratching my head for several reasons. As this person relayed a ‘series of unfortunate events’ to me that had occurred throughout the recruitment process with a recent applicant who was a former student of mine, I couldn’t… Continue Reading Course Content: Not Just for Tests!
I started training early August for my very first 5k race coming up this Sunday, October 16th. I’m going the #distanceforDC at the Scotia Waterfront Toronto Marathon. This is a bit of a bucket list thing, I’ve been talking about on and off for a couple of years. After running… Continue Reading 9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner
This week’s Advice Guru has this to say… 1) Make a conscious effort to build and maintain your personal network. A lot of people don’t take this seriously and don’t realize the importance of maintaining your personal network. Your network will provide you with information on changes within your industry,… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!
I recently put a call out to graduates of the Law Clerk Advanced program. I was looking for advice that they – as people who had been there, done that, got the diploma and got the career – could share with you, my current students, who are at various… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!
I can’t believe that this is my last Team Experience blog post – seriously I can’t believe it!!! Not to mention the fact that I’ll be graduating in June, too! Where on earth did this past year go?? Or two years for that matter. My time both on Team Experience… Continue Reading So Long, Farewell
As the term rapidly approaches its end, I thought I would take some time to recap what’s been happening in Music Business Management over the last couple of months. Over the course of the term I’ve continued working with Backrow Records, one of MBM’s on-campus student-run initiatives. This has allowed… Continue Reading MBM: A Recap
A habit is defined as a conscious pattern of behaviour to act in a particular way through frequent repetition. Some habits are so natural to us, we wouldn’t even think to describe them as habit. For instance, putting shoes on before you leave the house – that’s a habit. Turning… Continue Reading Habits of Successful Students: You’ve Got This!
I see it every year as a professor. The seemingly endless piles of work. The blank stares. The sleep deprivation. The inability to focus. Everyone is on overload when it’s mid-term – students and professors alike I assure you. Spring break just can’t come fast enough for any of us.… Continue Reading Hitting the Pause Button: Spring Break