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Career Peer Link - Your Peer Career Blog

Check here weekly for new career blog posts from your Career Peer Mentors!

Becoming a Career Peer Advisor and Why It is the Best Job on Campus!

Friday March 22, 2019 - Cheyene Shuart

Braunte Petric: A CMF Internship Success Story

Tuesday February 12, 2019 - Hellene Meyer

Are you a CMF student looking to get more out of the program with more hands-on experience in your desired field? Do you want to make strong industry connections? Read about a fellow CMF student’s success story from being involved in our CMF internship program!

Preparing for a Job Fair: Your Elevator Pitch & Appearance Matter!

Friday, January 18, 2019 - Cheyene Shuart

Job Fair is coming up fast - but how do you stand out at the Job Fair when hundreds of other students and alumni will be there competing for employers' attention? Here are two of the most important things you need to consider in preparation for the Job Fair.

Preparing for the Job Fair: Research & Resumes

Friday, January 11, 2019 - Hellene Meyer

Make sure to put your best foot forward when attending our annual Job Fair by doing your research and polishing up your resume! Read our blog post for tips on how to stand out from other students at the get go, by being prepared ahead of time!

Cover Letter Tips for Your Success

Friday, November 30, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

You've seen our posts about resumes, you've seen our posts about job interviews, now it's time to cap everything off and learn about how to write a strong cover letter!

Key Differences Between Resumes and CVs

Friday, November 23, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

It’s Grad school application season, and you’re probably wondering what schools are looking for when they say they want a CV or a Resume. Here are some tips to help you understand the difference.

Social Media, Jobs, and You

Friday, November 16, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

Everyone uses social media, but not everyone knows how to use it to boost their career. Here are some helpful tips to make your social media work for you!

The Hardest Part of Job Searching - The Job Search Itself

Friday, November 9, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

Having trouble finding a job? These tips on job searching can help you boost your job search abilities and bring you closer to landing an interview!

Welcome to Canada Career Month!

Friday, November 2, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

Did you know the month of November is Canada Career Month? This year’s theme is all about skills and recognizing that you have lots of them! Read on to learn more about this month and how you can identify all the things you are capable of!

Successful Alumnus: Madi Maharaj, BScN (Nursing)

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

Worried about your future success story? The future is brighter than you think! Here is some wisdom from one of our successful alumni from the Nursing program at UWindsor!

How to Make the Most Out of a Volunteer Opportunity

Friday, October 19, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

Why volunteer anyway? Check out our tips on why volunteering is good for the resume and the soul!

Getting a Job After Graduation - Now What?

Friday, October 12, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

You just graduated. What now? Will spamming Indeed with your resume be enough to get you a job in your field? Here are some tips on what to do after graduation.

Quick Tips for a More Effective Resume

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

Are you thinking about seasonal jobs? Here are some resume tips to get you ready!

5 Quick Tips on Acing Your Interview

Friday, September 31, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

Interviews, am I right? Fear not! Our professional Career Advisors and Peer Career Advisors have some quick tips to share - and more where that came from!

Seven Ways Fair Week Can Help You

Friday, September 21, 2018 - Hellene Meyer

You may have seen the signs around campus or had someone come into your class to let you know that the University of Windsor's Fair Week coming up this week. Featuring a Graduate and Professionals Schools Fair, the Lancers Care Volunteer Fair, the Student Health Services' Health Information Fair, and finally the Part-Time Job Fair, this will be a jampacked week full of opportunity for all students in attendance.

Not sure if you should still go, though? Here are seven reasons that Fair Week can help you right now and with your future career, too!

Back to School: Nine career myths BUSTED to start you on the right career track!

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Cheyene Shuart

Career planning… that’s for the end of university, right? Maybe not! Check out these nine quick, eye-opening career-related facts that will encourage you to think twice about putting it off.