Tag: Career management

Future of Work: Robots Need Not Apply

Some reports say that one fifth of the global workforce will be affected by AI, some say that 800 million workers will be displaced by automation. While this coming wave of automation is bound to impact the workplace, robots are less likely to take over roles dependent on human interaction.
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5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

In today's constantly connected, highly demanding work cultures, it's no surprise if work becomes the number one stressor in our lives. Read this article to learn to manage some of the factors that cause us to feel so overwhelmed and stressed at work, so that we can effectively navigate our worklife.

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Workmaze Guides

Workmaze is a career development and information company that has been helping students and alumni to find the perfect career by delivering career services and information products.

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Join us for our first ever information/fire-side chat webinar with Paulina Cameron (BCom '10) and Natalie Farell (BCom '11), who are going to share their experiences as female entrepreneurs!
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5 Steps to Writing a Cover Letter as a Career Changer (With Samples!)

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Author: Jaclyn Westlake

When making a career change, a well-crafted cover letter helps you convey to a prospective employer why you’re the right person for the job. Read this article for a step-by-step guide to writing a career change cover letter that’ll tell your unique story and help a hiring manager envision how you would benefit their organization + examples!

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Stop trying to find 'meaningful' work (and create it instead)

How do you find meaningful work? Unfortnuately, it is not something you can take or easily pluck somewhere. Instead, meaningful work is yours to create. Here are some ways for you to do this.

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Constructive Dismissal and Cause: 2 ways to fire you and claim you are owed nothing

Join Nicole Howell (UBC BA '95) to learn more about your rights, as well as actions that you can take when faced with constructive dismissal and cause.
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Demystifying Career Success: The Career Engagement Model

Career success is a shared responsibility between individuals and the organizations in which they work. The "sweet spot" refers to optimal engagement, where challenge aligns with individual and contextual capacity. However, challenge and capacity often shift and when they become unmanageable, chronic misalignment leads to disengagement; once one is shut down, it’s very difficult to re-engage. 

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The Art of Questioning

The ability to overcome challenging situations in career or personal life starts with the ability to identify what the root of the issue is. Too often, we get caught in a whirlwind of doubt, second-guessing, panic or feeling stuck when we experience difficult situations. Being able to step back and gain perspective, while also challenging our own role, will allow for solutions to emerge and for change to happen at a personal level.

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