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Skills vs. Competencies – What You Need to Know to Advance Your Career

Today is World Youth Skills Day! This day celebrates the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work, and entrepreneurship. This World Youth Skills Day is the second to take place during a global pandemic. Today, we acknowledge the resilience and creativity of youth worldwide, committed to advancing your skills and kick-starting

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Leaders Dish Their Top Tips for Landing a Placement During COVID-19

Did you get a chance to attend our recent OCC webinar hosted with our friends and delivery partners at Magnet, in partnership with RBC Future Launch? If not, never fear! We’ve got you. Our expert panel left us with lasting tips for remote networking and conquering your experiential learning or job search during COVID-19. Here

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Opportunity Hunting on OCC – The Creative Industries

Happy Monday and welcome back (to reality) after a beautiful long weekend! Looking for a role in the creative capacity or industries? Here’s a glimpse at opportunities we have to kick-start your career in the creative industries now: Junior Marketing Associate,  United Church of Canada  Copywriter, ZTR Systems Media Executive (Chinese or South Asian languages)

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Are you a Student or Recent Graduate of Fanshawe College or Western University? We Have Exciting News For You!

If you attend Western University or Fanshawe College, you’re in luck, because your school has taken the initiative to partner with The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) and Knighthunter to bring you regional employment opportunities with regional businesses. This innovative partnership adds a wealth of opportunities, available through OCC, right in your school’s opportunity platforms.

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The future of work has been shifting rapidly, with many changes being accelerated by COVID-19 in organizations of all shapes and sizes.  Join Prepr, Outcome Campus Connect, and Magnet, for an interactive half-day workshop to network with other innovators and learn from a diverse range of individuals in the Environment industry. Learn a unique process

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day everyone! For those unfamiliar, International Women’s Day (IWD) is on March 8th each year and celebrates womens’ economic, social, cultural, and political contributions throughout history. It’s a day to come together to #choosetochallenge gender stereotypes and biases. Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously once said (a lot of things but this too) “Women

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Know Your Worth (& Then Add Taxes)

Congrats! You’ve found a potential role with an organization you feel excited about. It’s now time to figure out if the role that you’re considering offers a salary that you feel reflects your worth – the experience and fit you bring to an organization. But how do you determine your value – especially when it’s

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Going up!? Establishing an Elevator Pitch.

An elevator pitch is a way to express why your employer should care about your candidacy and believe you’re the best fit for a potential role – all in 20 seconds (about the time it takes to ride an elevator from point A to point B). No pressure, right!? Employers will receive, on average, 250

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Skip the Mood Board. This Year, Envisioning Your Future is as Easy as Beginning.

Manifesting your dreams is nice but have you tried taking action too? Our network has been busy with remote internships, co-ops, work placements, research projects, and job opportunity postings from employers, nationwide, looking for post-secondary student or recent graduate talent just. like. you. Why not start this year by joining O.C.C and see where these


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