Choosing your career path at challenging times.

Today, we all receive conflicting messages about our future. Many of us lost their jobs. Or our parents did, our family, our friends. Some politicians push hard to reduce Covid restrictions. Others warn for a second wave. Stock markets continue to keep up, with hopes of fair recovery. Nobody really understands. And society is shaken […]

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Why our view on careers is dramatically changing.

Millions of students around the globe are experiencing something with a huge impact to their lives. Consequently we are changing our view on careers dramatically. This period of uncertainty, health threats and social disconnect is harsh on all of us. Recent research confirms that Americans up to the age of 18 are bored, worried, stressed, […]

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Networking. How to do it?

To find a job now or in the near future, networking is the name of the game. The application letter and resume are no longer the keys to getting selected. It’s your ability to ‘network’. So what does it mean, and how do you do that? What it is. Networking is about using connections that […]

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Top 3 things to get yourself a job

What’s needed to make you stand out? How to get on top of the stack? We browsed the best advice books and blogs and found these three key points of advice. And just to get you going. There are thousands of job openings at the moment. The top100 employers alone have currently over 1 million […]

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Alternatives to 4-year college are attractive.

Uncertain times make you look for alternatives. More and more high school students are reconsidering their thoughts about next steps. Are the four years at college going to be worth it? Will I find the career I really want? Is the gigantic college debt worth it? Harvard professor, Robert B. Schwartz, worded it nicely “the […]

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The closest alternative to job fairs and open days.

Getting a ‘look inside’ jobs or college majors is essential to make up your mind. The touch base with companies or organizations at job fairs is a welcome means to get a sense of what it’s all about. Shall I go to college? What major to pick? Or go to trade school? or what about […]

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Now you redecorated your home, what about a career in home design?

Being confined at our homes, most of us have been taking a closer look at how we live. Small adjustments. A change of colors. A reshuffle of furniture. Or larger turn arounds. Many of us started to work those deferred lists of home projects. But we also took time to sit back and change items […]

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Gap year, how do I know if it’s right for me?

There’s an increasing interest in taking a gap year after high school or college[1].  And Covid-19 puts many people in a position to rethink their next steps. A Gap year could offer a great ‘step back’ and sit out the economic downturn we are facing. While still small (about 1.5% of first time college freshmen do […]

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Study from home. How to turn it into a benefit?

A guide for students Taken by surprise This is going so fast. More and more schools are closing. You hardly got time to adjust. Many students initially felt a relief. But after a couple of days came that nagging feeling that finding a new normal, and adjusting to school online might take a while. Not […]

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Jobs without degrees – the new normal.

College as we know it is about to disappear. At FindMino, we conducted a survey with teens and young adults across North America and learned that nearly 75% of those contacted confirmed they would prefer to go to college.[1] The mindset of most teenagers and young adults is still that college is the natural way […]

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