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Posts tagged ‘continuing education’

TempTalk with Tanvir Shaikh

After arriving in this country as a teenage new immigrant from India, Tanvir couldn’t have found a more fittingly named place for her very first job. But, unfortunately, Canada’s Wonderland held little wonder for someone so in love with numbers that she dreamed of a career in finance. And while she did try to secure a co-op with a bank, being a minor at the time made it a nonstarter. That’s when one of her teachers recommended that she sign up with Adecco. Read more

Overbooked: Balancing Work and Life with Continuing Education

Guest Contributor: Morneau Shepell

These days, many people, even those working full-time, are pursuing continuing education to upgrade their skills in order to make themselves more marketable in an increasingly competitive employment landscape. And although balancing the competing demands of work and school can be stressful, according to Morneau Shepell, Canada’s leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, it can be done. In this article, they offer some useful advice for those struggling to focus on work while they also follow their dreams. Read more