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Sports and Work – How recreational sports can help you professionally.

4. August 2014

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The benefits of playing competitive sports are not limited to one’s health or enjoyment; they extend to the workplace as well. In fact, studies show that employees who regularly participate in sports are amongst the most successful and make some of the best co-workers.

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Work Smart – Productivity hacks to help you manage your work load.

25. July 2014

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In any professional environment, increased productivity remains a goal that people continuously strive for and often fail to achieve. by utilizing certain tricks, we can help ourselves manage our time better and be more productive during our day. Here are 5 tricks that may help increase your productivity.

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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

31. January 2014

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Work – Life Balance: What happens when “life” makes work harder?

One of the greatest skills and assets that we can develop as young professionals is the ability to clearly communicate with our co-workers; to let them know how we are doing, what we are working on and when we need help.

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New Year’s Resolutions

14. January 2014

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New Year’s Resolutions

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? Have you thought about what you’d like to change or focus on, professionally or otherwise this year? Please share…

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Developing self-awareness: a lifelong endeavour

29. November 2013

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Self-awareness is a gradual, lifelong process that may never be fully realized. However, we can always lean about ourselfs and take steps to develop our self-awareness while we are at university or soon thereafter.

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

4. October 2013

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McGill Alumni Career Services talks to Ziya Tong, MA’99, co-host of Daily Planet

As part of the Virtual Office Hour series, McGill Alumni Career Services spoke with Ziya Tong (MA'99) - Co-Host of Daily Plant, about her career and how she was able to establish herself in the world of broadcasting. What followed was a fascinating conversation about persistence, resourcefulness and determination to follow one’s dream.

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog II

27. September 2013

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog II

Royal Govain, Managing Director, Volunteer Partnerships, Development and Alumni Relations, shares his experience travelling with 18 McGill alumni in Europe. Royal is representing McGill on the Grande Danube Passage tour, one of our McGill Alumni and Friends Travel Programs.

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog I

26. September 2013

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Grand Danube Passage – Travel Blog I

Royal Govain, Managing Director, Volunteer Partnerships, Development and Alumni Relations, shares his experience travelling with 18 McGill alumni in Europe.

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SeedStories: Why volunteer?

19. September 2013

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SeedStories: Why volunteer?

Work without pay? The concept may not seem great – at first. But more and more youth are recognizing volunteering as an invaluable experience in their lives. It’s a double win: Your community benefits from your help and you benefit from the practice and involvement.

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The McGill Mentor Program: Providing the professional guidance students need

22. August 2013

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The McGill Mentor Program: Providing the professional guidance students need

The McGill Mentor Program provides students and recent graduates with the guidance and direction they need to gain a competitive advantage in the professional world. Here are three examples of students who have benefited greatly from enrolling in the Mentor Program.

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