November 2021

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Career Skills Spotlight Series



Self & Career Development: Part 1

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Your ability to find a suitable and fulfilling career starts with self knowledge of your Values, Interests, Strengths, and Areas for Improvement (VISA). This video covers some key questions we must consider if we want to grow personally and professionally in our careers.

Career Tips



Beginning a new career


Are you proactively developing your career? According to NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers), career and self-development is one of the key competencies to ensuring successful entrance into the workforce. To learn more about what career development is, check out the following sites.

Career Trend



Trending: 10 Emerging Careers


As technology advances and new passions emerge, different careers are rising in popularity. Check out the new and growing fields and what skills are needed for success.

Featured Profile



A Day in the Life of a Woodlands Supervisor

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As a Harvesting Supervisor for Tolko Industries Ltd in Meadow Lake, SK, Shannon’s job includes supervising harvesting operations, sourcing wood for the mill, as well as coordinating and supervising silviculture work. To explore different green job careers, check out the A Day in the Life: Green Jobs Video Series:

Featured Resource



How Much Do They Make?


This infographic shows the early career earnings of post-secondary education graduates across 11 fields of study. To learn more, check out LMIC’s interactive dashboard.

Featured Book



Green careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future

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A practical guide to students pursuing a career in the environmental field. The book lists 90 different profiles, 65 case studies and interviews of people working in green jobs, and tips on career planning and job searching.


To learn more about green careers, please consult these books:


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