Reinvent career services to create pathways to employability

To help students develop career readiness skills and prepare for work, related content should be embedded in coursework. The post Reinvent career services to create pathways to employability appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Re-envisioning the role of alumni in post-secondary career education Helping students embrace career uncertainty 14 Canadian programs for career development professionals … Read more

Empowering doctoral students through skills development

Exploring Western University’s Own Your Future program, a cross-departmental collaboration that supports students to assess their competencies and build skills. The post Empowering doctoral students through skills development appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Helping students embrace career uncertainty Re-envisioning the role of alumni in post-secondary career education 14 Canadian programs for career development professionals … Read more

Now is the time to innovate in career-connected learning

In May, I shared the article Career Connected Learning: Innovations in experiential learning from New Brunswick. Since then, I have reflected on whether our increased efforts to provide innovative career-connected learning may have been influenced by global events of the past two years. As we begin down the post-pandemic road, it is becoming more and … Read more

The pandemic’s remote learning environment shows promise for international students

Internationalization asks Canadian higher education to adjust systems and norms to better meet this new body of students arriving in our classrooms. The post The pandemic’s remote learning environment shows promise for international students appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Helping students embrace career uncertainty Re-envisioning the role of alumni in post-secondary career education Career … Read more

What new graduates need to know about money and jobs

Although the inflation rate is high and there are some concerns about a looming recession, college graduates are generally finding a positive labor market right now, reports show.   The post What new graduates need to know about money and jobs appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Older workers may not be required to job … Read more

Ontario can close students’ access and opportunity gaps with community-led projects

Focusing on achievement gaps prioritizes differences in outcomes as the barometer for identifying education inequities. Focusing on opportunity gaps provides a more holistic community lens beyond individual student outcomes. The post Ontario can close students’ access and opportunity gaps with community-led projects appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: Helping students embrace career uncertainty Re-envisioning the … Read more

Don’t just pay interns, help them build networks

Simply paying an intern isn’t enough to jumpstart a career. In a labor market where an estimated half of jobs come through networks, social capital remains the other key currency for getting ahead. Diversifying access to internships as an inroad to not just compensation, but also connections, is essential. There are four research-backed strategies for … Read more

International student offices must respond to the pandemic’s disruption of students’ life cycle

The traditional support model of transition, retention, academic and immigration advising, and various intercultural programming is being tested by international learners who have hardly used any of these services in the last two years. The post International student offices must respond to the pandemic’s disruption of students’ life cycle appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: … Read more

Delivering career education in the post-pandemic world

This paper looks at the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on career and then goes on to set out a process for schools to develop a Covid careers recovery plan and reboot their careers programme. The post Delivering career education in the post-pandemic world appeared first on CareerWise. Related posts: 11 resources for navigating grief, … Read more

Helping students embrace career uncertainty

Research has shown that post-secondary education leads to higher rates of employment and that most bachelor’s degree graduates secure full-time permanent positions within two to three years of graduation. While these statistics are promising for graduates, it is evident that these jobs were not secured overnight and that a degree is not always a quick … Read more