Career Building

Soft Skills – Ask a Wharton MBA

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Lei Han is passionate about helping you use soft skills to work smart. Her outstanding advice can help you with career planning, job search, and job advancement. Lei is a Wharton MBA grad with 15+ years of business experience.

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Choosing Your Major by Holland Code

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Majors and careers can be clustered into 6 broad interest areas that correspond to 6 personality types. Based on the research of Dr. John Holland this clustering system offers a basic way to identify undergrad Majors and careers that might be the right fit for you. This resource is made possible by the University of Oklahoma’s Career Services.

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Getting a Student Loan

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If you are looking for a student loan in Canada — start here! This section of the CanLearn web site offers easy-to-follow information to help you navigate the student loan process.

Created by: CanLearn, which is maintained and managed by the Canada Student Loans Program Directorate, HRDC.

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Consider a Career in the Skilled Trades (1:59)

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Across Canada and around the world, skilled tradespeople are in high demand. This video was created by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum.

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Rodger Harp’s 3-Step Career Quiz

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This is an outstanding online career tool for assessing your interests and career opportunities. It involves answering 80 multiple choice questions.

Created by: Roger Harp, a well respected Canadian career counsellor. It’s on the SchoolFinder.com website.

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Job Postings.ca

Canada’s largest job board for students searching for entry-level jobs, internships, and co-op placements to launch their careers.

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Princeton Review 5 Minute Career Quiz

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This short career quiz that helps you understand the type of jobs suited to your interests and preferred work style. It’s a favourite of bestselling career author Richard Bolles. To take the assessment you will need to register (don’t worry, it only takes a few seconds).

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About.com Job Searching

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The site is led by Alison Doyle, the Job Search Expert for About.com since 1998. Alison brings a ton of experience in human resources, career development and job searching. She is also highly regarded as an expert in understanding how to make the best use of resources available to job seekers.

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