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Many people have gotten new career opportunities as a result of networking. And you can too, whether you have a degree or not. Sixty percent of people surveyed by the Canadian Networking Survey reported that networking helped them find new clients, referrals or job opportunities.  Nowadays you no longer have to wait for networking events because there are many platforms online that allow you to network in the comfort...
If you've had your eye on a sweet, high paying job in the information technology field but felt like it would be hard to land one without a degree, you've come to the right place!     We've had multiple guests on the  NoDegree  podcast  that are just like you.  T hey don’t have college degrees but still landed great jobs in the IT industry. And  in some cases, they didn't have a...
Data, data, data. Over the years, we have witnessed how this four-letter word has upended industries on a global scale. With the emergence of the pandemic, data has been catapulted at the forefront of the economy in a matter of weeks. Where data was once just a tool to move businesses forward, it has now become the business—a force that’s become so indispensable, companies are scrambling for individuals who can wield it expertly...
Women have faced a long history of being held back in the workplace. Today, however, we are faced with the opportunity to be thought leaders and innovators across all fields. This is not to suggest the barriers are gone; only that those before us have strengthened us to a degree where we can take those barriers on. Here are a few tips for women with big dreams and the will to get them done:      Recognize (and...
  Some of the most successful people have interesting twists in their career path. They strive for greatness and commit to meaningful growth. They may not aim to be the CEO but they somehow become irreplaceable. This article is for those people who desire to have a career progression like Sunder Pichai (CEO of Alphabet/Google) or Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft). This is not for those who want to rise just for the sake of moving up....
According to the Canadian Networking Survey, 60% of people say that networking has helped them find new clients, referrals, and job opportunities. Understand that networking is all about talking to people, making connections, and developing long term relationships for mutual gain. Allow me to explain it in simple words. How does networking make you productive? At work, networking can increase productivity. It facilitates...
Do you have an interview coming up?   Congrats!   98% of job seekers are rejected before the first interview. How will you prepare for it? A job opening, on average, receives 250 applications. 98% of those applicants are rejected. This means that 245 out of 250 hypothetical applicants will not be considered beyond the resumé stage. 4 out of the 5 remaining candidates will get rejected during the...
     So, you’ve done it! After many long weeks searching for jobs, applying to as many as humanly possible, or at least the ones you felt would be a good fit for you and the company, going through several rounds of interviews, you have finally received an offer (or several). Now what should you do? The salary may not be as high as you hoped but it is more than your current salary. You don’t have as many...