The short answer? Probably not.

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Read, “Am I a total failure doomed to a life of unemployment?”


When it comes to getting a good night sleep, I’ve got good news and bad news.

By Kat Lourenco, Sleep Enthusiast

Read, “I’m tired as fuck, please help.”


By Bre FischerOriginally posted here

In August of last year, Now Toronto posted a jarring piece outlining how universities across Canada silence and abandon victims of sexual assault.

**Caution/Advisory: this article contains possibly triggering content. If you need immediate help please call 911.

Throughout that summer, the infamous Stanford rape case had taken priority positions in most of our feeds, whether they be social or news. In a 2015 documentary called The Hunting Ground (also on Netflix), the climate of sexual violence at universities across America was blown open. …


Written by Bre Fischer

In August of last year, Now Toronto posted a jarring piece outlining how universities across Canada silence and abandon victims of sexual assault.

**Caution/Advisory: this article contains possibly triggering content. If you need immediate help please call 911.

Throughout that summer, the infamous Stanford rape case had taken priority positions in most of our feeds, whether they be social or news. In a 2015 documentary called The Hunting Ground (also on Netflix), the climate of sexual violence at universities across America was blown open. …


By Chris D’Alessandro • Photos by Ryan BoltonOriginally posted here

Before becoming an on-air news reporter for the CBC, Alison Chiasson flunked out of Western University.

Which is weird. I knew Alison in high school. She was a total overachieving keener. Then at Western, Alison hosted an on-campus talk show called, The Big Purple Couch. I always just assumed that if anybody had their life figured out, it was Alison Chiasson. …


By Lauren Marinigh • Photography by Ryan BoltonOriginally posted here

You’ve heard it before. Finding the job of your dreams is ‘all about who you know.’ But then you think to yourself, “Great. I know no one. There goes all my hopes and dreams!”

However, Chris Ackroyd is currently covering the Stanley Cup playoffs, as an In-Game Social Media Coordinator for the NHL. His last job in hockey was as a small town referee. And no, his step-brother’s uncle or cousin’s girlfriend didn’t help him get his foot in the door.

Chris grew up as a typical Canadian…


By Mollie Brown • Photography by Ryan BoltonOriginally posted here

Just over a year ago, tweeting, posting, ‘gramming, and snapping became more than just a hobby when I landed a job as Global News’ Social Media Coordinator. But let’s back things up.

Graduation. Your future is bright, your dreams are big. You’ve worked hard for the past however many years and you’re chomping at the bit to have a diploma in your hand so you can throw that cap in the air and enter the workforce with your head held high.

What I’ve just described is Elle Woods’…


By Gabriella DeBono • Photography by Ryan BoltonOriginally posted here

Blake Glasbergen grew up obsessed with the Discovery Channel. Now, he works for Daily Planet. With a passion for TV, but no patience for science class, how did Blake, a “not necessarily sociable” kid end up producing segments for the infamous Shark Week?

Blake is no lucky optimist. He jumped in head first, stuck to what he loved, and worked hard. Most importantly, he grabbed the bull(shark) by the horns (fin) — no matter how uneasy it made him feel.

Right out of high school, Blake felt pressure…


By Dana Iskoldski • Photography by Mark FriasOriginally posted here

Like Twitter itself, the silver bullet of career success is all about the connections you make early on. Starting now.

Getting a tip about an open position at our “someday” company may seem out of our control, but it’s not. And this kind of help is what careers are built on, if you ask Justin Vandenberg.

How did you start out?

I decided to study advertising at Georgian College on a whim because I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. …

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