Students

Five Steps to Land a Job after Graduation

As of April 26th, 2017, I’m proud to say I’m done my undergraduate degree – with the satisfaction of knowing I have a job lined up after I’m done travelling! After eight months of rigorous job searching and getting denied from too many jobs to count, I finally managed to land a new position. There…

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Students

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help!

Every semester, the Academic Success Centre (ASC) witnesses the achievements of several students at TRSM, and last semester was no different. One student who stood out for her strong determination to succeed was Ana Paula Dantas Lima. For those of you who don’t know Ana Paula, she is a first-year mature student, studying Business Technology…

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Students

The Power of Excel and the TRSM Edge

You've gotten through all your courses, studied management theory from front to back and had several interviews in your field. But on your first major placement you get caught out when it matters most. Not a likely story coming from a TRSM grad, that's for sure. Why? One reason is because of the huge emphasis…

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Exam
Students

How to Survive the FIN401 Exam

The Clock is Ticking... The clock on the semester is quickly ticking down, and the FIN401 final exam is just a few short weeks away! As the time dwindles, your stress level rises – you begin to consider all of the material you have to study and compare it to the relatively small amount of…

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Students

My Experience at Yardi Job Shadow Day

Yardi is the leading provider of high-performance software solutions for the real estate industry. A group of TRSM Business Technology Management students recently had the opportunity to visit Yardi's Toronto office for a job shadowing day. Here is student Hank Meyer’s experience. Welcome Address by Rick Young, Senior Manager, Genesis2 We were welcomed to Yardi…

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Business Career Hub

Use Social Media to Find a Job

General Advice Make sure your social media accounts (all of them!) are professional, employer-friendly, and clean – essentially, present your best self! Your real name goes a long way. Avoid using nicknames/slang, or names that make it difficult for employers to find you. Make your name consistent across all platforms. Picture perfect! If you’re going…

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Students

Reflecting On My Time in the Top 200 Program

“Don't be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self.” – Ed Helms (Knox College Commencement Address) Throughout my last two years in the Top 200 Program, I have…

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Business Career Hub

A Guide to In-Person Job Interviews

In-person interviews come in many shapes and sizes, from the classic one-on-one to the increasingly common group interview. Each in-person interview requires you to show off your skills as a prospective employee, but you may want to prepare a bit differently depending on the type. One-on-One Interviews One-on-one interviews are often the second step in…

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