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Benefits of volunteering

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to gain volunteer experience»   Benefits of volunteering Volunteering is a great way to gain work experience, develop valuable connections and skills. Here are a few benefits of volunteer work: Volunteer to Gain Experience: Your volunteer work can prepare you for the demands of the working […]

Stay abreast of your field

Students & New Grads»  Succeed on the job»  How to advance your career»   Stay abreast of your field Determine skills and knowledge required for success and engage in continuous learning Attend professional events and conferences Take Professional Development Courses Use social media effectively, follow organizations and professionals in the field, join groups that share common interests    […]

Join professional associations and organizations

Students & New Grads»  Succeed on the job»  How to build your network on the job»   Join professional associations and organizations Here are some of the benefits of joining a professional association: Professional associations are a great way to connect with professionals in the field, they offer different networking opportunities such as social events and conferences. Professional […]

Connect with colleagues in person

Students & New Grads»  Succeed on the job»  How to build your network on the job»   Connect with colleagues in person Forming a good rapport is very important when creating relationship with others. Here are some tips to effectively connect with others: Start simple, use common courtesy, practice office etiquette Join professional associations and organizations to connect […]

Find a volunteer placement that meets your needs

Students & New Grads»   Want to build skills and experience?»  How to gain volunteer experience»   Find a volunteer placement that meets your needs Volunteer Search Reflection: Take some time to reflect on your passions, interests, and experiences to determine what sort of volunteer work aligns with who you are. To find a volunteer position that meets […]