Career Centre Blog

Resume building: What are Soft-Skills?

Resume building: What are Soft-Skills?

Posted on: Oct 20, 2021

Nancy Burford, Certified Career Development Professional and Work Integrated Learning Coordinator at King’s, suggests that identifying your soft skill set is very important when building your resume.…

Not doing what you “should.”

Not doing what you “should.”

Posted on: Sep 27, 2021

George Watts, adjunct professor at King’s, who lives and works in Burundi with his family, challenges us to think about calling as something broader than what work we should do. George writes from his…

How to Launch Your Career While Studying

How to Launch Your Career While Studying

Posted on: Apr 07, 2021

Specialists from the worldwide job search engine, Jooble, share their insights about how you can prepare for your future while you are still at school. You need work experience to get a job but you can’t…

The Justice Fellowship: Learning To Be the Change

The Justice Fellowship: Learning To Be the Change

Posted on: Mar 16, 2021

Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning, Program Director of the Micah Centre at the King’s University, asks students to consider vocation by asking, “What is my role in building a better world for all?  What…

Resilience and Job Searching

Resilience and Job Searching

Posted on: Feb 25, 2021

Nancy Burford, King’s ENVS Internship Program Coordinator, outlines her strategy for securing a summer job or full-time work. "Although it may take multiple applications to find that perfect job, don’t…

Help, I Need To Write A Resume!

Help, I Need To Write A Resume!

Posted on: Feb 11, 2021

Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, Tetyana Khramova, explains the world of resume writing and what is needed when. Have you ever thought any of the following when needing to write a resume: “I have…

Courage, Curiosity, and Internships

Courage, Curiosity, and Internships

Posted on: Jan 27, 2021

Tetyana Khramova, the Centre for Career and Calling’s Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, explains how internships and practicums develop your skills and confidence. You just need to be curious and…

Becoming Unstuck in 2021

Becoming Unstuck in 2021

Posted on: Jan 11, 2021

Witty Sandle, King's Career and Vocational Counselor, shares a strategy for moving forward in 2021 while acknowledging your feelings. You know that proverbial image of a hamster spinning round and round…