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Posted January 07, 2013 by

When, Why and How to Use Mobile Technology in Your Recruitment Efforts

Man watching webinarVirtually every member of Gen Y — today’s college students and recent graduates — and about 90 percent of Gen X’ers and Baby Boomers care enough about only one electronic device to carry it with them virtually everywhere they go: their cell phones.

Most young adults see their cell phones as important to carry with them as their wallet and keys and the significance of their cell phones has only grown as most of those young adults have graduated from feature to smartphones like iPhones, Androids, and Blackberrys. Indeed, some studies are now projecting that in 2013 the large majority of college students and recent graduates will own smartphones.  (more…)

Posted May 19, 2012 by

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career

Professor Larry Smith of University of WaterlooIn this funny and blunt talk from TEDxUW, Professor Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions. A professor of Economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Larry Smith coaches his students to find the careers that they will truly love.

Throughout his three-decade career here at the University of Waterloo, Larry Smith has inspired legions of students to take up the mantle of economics with his passionate and homespun tales of economic wizardry. A renowned story-teller, teacher and youth leadership champion, Larry has also coached and mentored countless numbers of students on start-up business management and career development strategies. (more…)