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Companies aim to sell students on sales

Ideally, e-commerce company Shopify Inc. would like to hire hundreds of new graduates as sales people over the next five years to support and expand its rapidly growing client base. “The challenge is … kids in college and university aren’t… Continue Reading →

I hate bugging people for references. Can I skip them?

THE QUESTION I am an intermediate-level communications professional with a solid track record who is considering a move to a new organization. However, I absolutely hate asking people to provide references. It is intrusive to the person being asked for… Continue Reading →

Study: Switching Majors Increases Graduation Rates

Contrary to popular belief, switching college majors can actually increase a student’s likelihood of graduating, according to a new study from the EAB. Conventional wisdom has suggested that students who switch majors are less likely to graduate or graduate on… Continue Reading →

Two-thirds of your employees are ready to move on

You may not want to hear this, but the majority of your employees are considering leaving. Right now. Sure, you might think your faithful colleagues, who cheerfully respond to your e-mails late at night and still bring in fresh-baked cookies… Continue Reading →

Top Employers for Young People tap into the next generation

Up with millennials! The most popular of the special interest competitions, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People sends out a message of confidence in today’s students and recent grads just starting their careers. The 95 winning companies for 2016 not… Continue Reading →

Sold on sales: How to kickstart that career by closing the job deal

Skilled trades, sales representatives and engineers make the list as the most difficult jobs to fill in Canada and around the world, according to the ManpowerGroup’s most recent annual global Talent Shortage Survey. The top reasons provided by survey respondents are too few applicants, little experience, lack of technical competencies or hard skills, salary not high enough, and weak workplace soft skills.  Read Full Article

Skilled trades, sales representatives and engineers make the list as the most difficult jobs to fill in Canada and around the world, according to the ManpowerGroup’s most recent annual global Talent Shortage Survey. The top reasons provided by survey respondents… Continue Reading →

Can Academics Change Their Students’ Personalities?

Character education, a concept coined by psychology Professor Dweck of Stanford University, are the deep personality traits that can be taught to students to better equip them for life. Educators are challenged to teach character education as it is not like teaching mathematics or science. Despite, character education is a strong indicator of success and educators are encouraged to teach such skills. Read full article

Character education, a concept coined by psychology Professor Dweck of Stanford University, are the deep personality traits that can be taught to students to better equip them for life. Educators are challenged to teach character education as it is not… Continue Reading →

Upcoming Changes and Blog Contributors

We have been working hard at making several improvements that will make Acadiate much more impactful for our users. Stay tuned over the upcoming months as we begin to roll out these changes. We are also beginning to look for… Continue Reading →

Facebook Sign In / Up

It’s now easier than ever to get onto Acadiate. New Acadiate users can sign up instantly using their Facebook accounts. This is the first part of a slew of upgrades we’ll be launching over the upcoming months. Stay tuned!

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