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Career Industry Trends and Events – May 2, 2018

Submitted on Wednesday, May 02, 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, alex.howes@utoronto.ca

Industry Trends:

Post-Interview Follow-Up Matters, Maybe More Than The Interview Itself The hardest thing for a job-seeker to integrate into his or her thinking is the fact that one minute after your interview ends, the hiring manager will forget 80% of what you and they talked about.

Phone Screen Tips You sent off your resume, crossed your fingers, made a wish and got invited to have a phone screen. Congrats! Your background was of interest to a potential employer and now you want to make sure you nail the first conversation. Here are 12 top tips to have a successful phone screen interview

5 Signs You Have (Or Haven’t) Found Your Dream Job I think a lot about what makes people get up everyday and go to work. I’m lucky enough to be surrounded by hundreds of employees who love what they do. But I know—for a fact—that that’s not the case at every company.

Culture, Cloud and Clients: Why an IT Consultant Chose Deloitte Tony Witherspoon is an IT consultant who has been in the game for a long time: he’s been working in IT and consulting since 1998. Over the course of his experience, he has worked for several of the biggest names in the tech consulting business, as well as companies that are household names in the consumer products space.

Events

May 5th

2018 ANIMATION/VFX JOB FAIR

Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Location: George Brown College Waterfront Campus
Concentration: UXD/ISD
Register: taafi.com

Description:

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) will kick off this year’s programming with its annual job fair. TAAFI is once again partnering with Computer Animation Studios of Ontario (CASO) to host the TAAFI x CASO 2018 Animation/VFX Job Fair in Toronto at George Brown College Waterfront Campus on May 5, 2018.

May 10th

CIBC Pride Network “Speed Networking Event”

Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: JOEY Restaurant 1 Dundas Street W
Concentration: All
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cibc-pride-network-speed-networking-event-tickets-45192916229?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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 alex.howes@utoronto.ca

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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