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Career Industry Trends and Events – April 24, 2018

Submitted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

On this page, you will find helpful information to keep you up-to-date on upcoming events and trends across a range industries. Career trends may range from areas such as recruitment practices, top organizations to work at, to career exploration strategies. Events are external to the iSchool and will often take place in and around the Greater Toronto Area.

For questions related to this information, please contact Alex Howes, Careers Officer,

Industry Trends:

How to Contact an Employer for the First Time. Job searches almost always have some element of stress, but when you’re sending cold emails to companies you’ve never interacted with, it can be difficult to know if you’re saying the right thing.

Fastest-Growing Green Jobs In Canada, According To Amid Canada’s emotional fight over the construction of oil pipelines, it’s easy to forget that this country also has a “green economy.” In fact, according to job search site, the only other area seeing job growth as strong as the green economy is the booming tech sector.

I Just Found Out Why Nobody Wants To Hire Me “I showed your resume to two of my clients. They like your background but they’re concerned about one thing…”

Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that’s grown up playing video games, spends the most time shopping online, and uses social media more habitually than any other generation.

Exciting Jobs

The University of Toronto’s summer Work Study positions are still available! There are over 1,000 opportunities for you to apply. Work Study positions are offered to students studying full-time between May-August. If you have any questions please contact Alex Howes, Careers Officer at

All job postings can be viewed through the Career Learning Network.

Below is a listing of Work Study positions available at the Faculty of Information:

Job ID : 117063 – Administrative Researcher

Job ID : 115364 – Research Assistant

Job ID : 117640 – Research Assistant

Job ID : 115256 – Student Recruitment Coordinator (BI Program)

Job ID : 116520 – Writer/Researcher

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