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Career Focus

Procrastination

By ADMIN - April 19 2021

By ADMIN - April 19 2021

Learning Curves

Procrastination is a common habitual behaviour that can plague even the most highly successful people. This behaviour is quite common, but most often it is accompanied with worries.

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Career Focus

Two Words not for Emails, Cover Letters and Interviews

By LISA TRUDEL - April 19 2021

Do you want to prepare yourself to sound professional at interviews, networking meetings and on the job? Did you know there are two powerful words you can change that will make you appear more confident and self-assured?

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Learning Curves

I am sure you are hearing this from a lot of people but 2020 has been the worst year of my life.

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Poem

By ADMIN - April 19 2021

Over the years of life
Over a changing time
The events of decades ago
Discovering the DNA of next memories

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Career Focus

FOGO: A New Definition for Job Search

By ADMIN - April 19 2021

Last year when COVID started, I heard someone use the expression “FOGO”. I thought it was about Fogo Island in Newfoundland where the famous Fogo Island Inn is located. I soon discovered it meant “Fear of Going Outside”.
In our new world of facemasks, lockdowns and physical distancing, job searching has changed too.

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Student Resources

Life’s Catapult

By ADMIN - April 19 2021

Sometimes in life, it feels like we are in a catapult where we are pulled back before we can go forward. It is often adversity that creates the tension needed to release the energy that thrusts us forward and lets us reach higher. This is a metaphor that Shahina Suleman, Program Manager at PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs, loves to use when talking about what the Elevate program does for its participants.

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Resources

Executive Suite

By CARTER HAMMETT - April 19 2021

I have a friend from whom I love to borrow quotes. She speaks and thinks in great sound bites and I try to borrow from her as often as possible. One of the statements she frequently repeats is, “saying ‘focus’ to a person with ADHD is like saying, ‘oh, just cheer up’ to a person with depression.”
If only it were that easy.

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Career Focus
Learning Curves

A year of living with COVID:

By MINA WONG - April 19 2021

Angie Cheng:
Home together 24 hours a day. My name is Angie. I live in Flemingdon Park with my husband and three children.

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Announcement

Learning Curves wants your writing!

By MINA WONG - April 19 2021

If you have written poetry or a short story, share it with us and our readers. For further  information or to submit some writing, email us at learningcurves@hotmail.com.

Priority given to previously unpublished work of new writers.


Univesity in the
Community

UitC Fall/Winter Program

Fall – 2020 COVID-19 Learn from Home Edition

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Where: Wherever you can access the internet (Formerly held at Innis College, University of Toronto)

When: Wednesday evenings,
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm,
September 27th – November 29th, 2020


Love of Learning

How Virginia Robos Became a High School Teacher

By MINA WONG - April 19 2021

Virginia Robos studied bartending soon after coming to Canada from San Antonio, Chile. “Skinny Ginny” (as friends called her) wanted something quick and job-ready to support her family. A short hospitality certificate seemed perfect at the time.

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