April 28th, 2021 | 37 mins 56 secs
d&i, diversity, employee resource group, erg, inclusion, siwike, unconscious bias
Nora and I speak about Diversity and Inclusion.
We speak about what is diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and how D&I programs manifest in the workplace
April 10th, 2021 | 43 mins 35 secs
education, entrepreneurship, job searching, marketing, siwike, swob, teaching
Alex is the co-founder of SWOB (swipe-job - think Tinder for job applications) http://swobapp.com with his sister.
He shares his journey as a regular kid who like sports to becoming a co-founder of an app.
April 8th, 2021 | 37 mins 8 secs
career, environment, gymnastics, health coach, siwike, skating
Jenn is a Certified Health and Career Coach.
She shares her transition from an environmental career to starting her own workplace health/wellness business.
April 6th, 2021 | 44 mins 15 secs
accounting, law, lawyer, siwike
Deron is a corporate lawyer in private practice. He shares some of the challenges from switching from accounting in his undergrad.
April 1st, 2021 | 51 mins 42 secs
computer science, gemology, retail, sales, siwike, writing
Dan is an aspiring writer, and currently an IT infrastructure support analyst. He shares his path from retail, gemology, computer science to English literature and now a career in copy writing and QA.
March 30th, 2021 | 26 mins 4 secs
health, media studies, self-love, shy, siwike, youtube
Mintikah (Minti) is a senior motivator at Good Life and an aspiring YouTuber.
March 23rd, 2021 | 33 mins 6 secs
academia, biology, career path, industry, med-school, pharmaceutical, research, siwike
Ellie and I chat about what else you can do with a biology degree. The typical options for a biology degree would be to
- go to med-school
- do research in academia and become a professor We learn how she found out about industry and other potential areas of interest.. We also get some networking tips on how to connect with.
March 19th, 2021 | 37 mins 48 secs
education, learning, siwike, teaching
Sherina is a sociology and philosophy grad that continued on to teacher's college from York University who is now working as a teacher with North York Women's shelter.
She shares her journey and SIWIKE
March 17th, 2021 | 33 mins 8 secs
best practices, coop, hiring, internship, networking, new grad, recruiting, resume, siwike, strategies, tips
Nora and I chat about hiring for coop/internship and new grad programs.
We walk through some of the timings and considerations for coop and new grad programs, as well as the types and number of interviews.
We chat some of the resume debates (1 or 2 page, summary of objectives, fonts, etc), plus get into some of what else you can do to help your resume stand out.
March 17th, 2021 | 44 mins 13 secs
communication, international trade, listening, not-for-profit, siwike
Hammad is a LinkedIn coach with a background in international trade and and experience in the NGO space. He started as an inquisitive kid that was able to connect with folks and build meaningful connections.
He shares some thoughts on listening and communication.