volunteer

Volunteer Work: The Benefits of Volunteer Work for Your Career

Volunteering can be a powerful way to boost your career prospects, as well as your overall well-being. There are many benefits to volunteering that go beyond simply giving back to the community.  Volunteering can be a valuable experience for students who are exploring potential career paths or trying to make decisions about their future. In …

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work life balance

Understanding the Importance of a Work-Life Balance in Your Career

As a student, it’s crucial to understand the importance of work-life balance before choosing a career. In today’s fast-paced world, where academic and extracurricular activities often take priority, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of balancing work and personal life. However, having a healthy balance is crucial for success, happiness, and overall well-being, …

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internships

Taking Advantage of Internship Opportunities

Internships are one of the most valuable experiences for students to gain work experience, learn more and prepare themselves for their chosen career . Internships offer a unique opportunity for students to apply their classroom knowledge and skills to the real world, and gain valuable insight into the industry they wish to pursue. In this …

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mentor

Seeking Out Mentors: Finding Guidance in Your Career Path

Who is a mentor Mentorship is a mutually beneficial professional relationship in which an experienced individual (the mentor) imparts knowledge, expertise and wisdom to a less experienced person (the mentee) while simultaneously honing their mentoring skills. A right mentoring relationship would be critical for professional growth. And everyone needs guidance during their professional career. Personal …

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salary

Researching Salary and Benefits for Your Desired Career

Choosing a career is an important decision that requires careful consideration of various factors, including salary and benefits. While there are many careers that offer great salaries and benefits, it is important to research and understand what is typical for your desired career. This can help you make informed decisions about your career path. Here …

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top performers

Qualities of Successful Professionals: What Traits Do Top Performers Share?

Students should be aware that there are many other factors that matter apart from your qualifications to be a top performer and be successful in your career. So, let’s discuss qualities of successful professionals.  Always focus on goals Successful professionals always focus on their goals. They make smart goals and start each week and each …

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career plans

Planning for Your Future: How to Create a Long-Term Career Plan

With increasing competition, students are pressurised to make the right career decisions. High school students are expected to be sure of the career choices that they make and that is extremely overwhelming for them. That is where the role of the parents, teachers and most importantly career counsellors is critical.  It’s important to make a …

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obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles: How to Navigate Challenges in Your Career Path

While starting a new phase in your life, you are bound to face certain obstacles and it’s never easy to navigate those as everything is just very new. Throughout the student life, a student must have had high dreams and aspirations about the kind of life they would want to lead. However, when they join …

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networking

Networking for Career Success

An estimated 85% of jobs are filled through networking, according to a survey by consultant Lou Adler and LinkedIn. What’s more, jobs obtained through networking tend to be higher-quality, higher-paying jobs that last longer, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. And that same survey concluded that people who are well …

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career assessment tests

Making A Career Plan Based on Multi-dimensional Career Assessment Test

At least 90% of students in school and graduate programs across the country are confused for their most suitable career option. There are multiple times in my experience as a career counsellor that I am approached by fresh graduates who have studied from top universities and have finished the course with top grades but do …

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