9 Tips For a New Grad Looking For a Job

As a new grad looking for a job, you’re probably faced with a lot of pressure to find a job. The current unemployment challenges facing new grads are a steady topic in the news today, and I wanted to share some lessons that I’ve learned that will help new grads looking for a job. 1)…

Rethinking How to Network

The internet is awash with a flurry of articles, seminars, and books about career success targeted at millennials. We’re the “hopeless generation” that inherited a screwed up world full of selfish baby boomers, grossly inflated tuition, and a terrible job market (which actually isn’t relatively terrible as I have previously argued). Most of these books…

Why the “Underemployment” Crisis for 20-somethings is a myth

Almost thirty years ago, the unemployment rate in Canada was almost double what it is today (a staggering 13%). Twenty years ago, it took another spike and jumped to 12%. Today’s unemployment rate of 7.2% is, in historical terms, very good, and among the lowest it’s ever been since these statistics were first recorded by…