Developing skills in engineering, software development, analytics, security, behavioural economics, psychology, sales or digital marketing was a great first step towards that fulfilling in-demand career. Understanding how to apply those skills to help transform industries increases your employability and makes you an attractive candidate for the best employers of today and tomorrow.
If you're on Instagram, you already know how much people love taking photos of their delicious, delicious meals. And we're not here to judge that — why would we when we love it so much? — but instead,...
Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers. This week meet Inayali, a Montreal photograp...
When it comes to food on Instagram it's tough to beat chefs. We're glad that some of Canada's best chefs can find the time from running their kitchens to snap a few truly mouthwatering photos. Here ar...
Despite what the doctors call a "life long recovery," I am determined to move past the incident and accept it as a past.
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Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers. This week, we're featuring Toronto designer a...
While maintaining your own blog is a great idea, you should also consider contributing to other, more-established, online communities within your industry or field of interest. The value lies in the fact that every piece of content you contribute -- which has your name attached -- may reach hundreds or even thousands of new people. All of whom can find their way back to your website or Facebook page.
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Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week on Canadagram we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers. This week, we're introducing y...
It's safe to say this year's winter definitely had us looking forward to spring! We may have theoretically passed that long-awaited first day of spring, but in Canada, Mother Nature doesn't seem to be ready to give up with grace. To beat back our late winter blues, we rounded up top Canadian Instagrammers who've been capturing the beauty of Canada and the rest of the world, whatever the season.
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A relatively newly-named phenomenon, Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO), has become a powerful communications insight. While the premise of FOMO may be similar to "Keeping up with the Joneses," social network...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Instagram's latest stand-alone app, released Monday, lets users combine multiple photos and post them as a single image.Called Layout, it is the second app that Facebook-owned Instagr...
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Fortunately for us, there's no shortage of talented photographers to capture Alberta's beauty.
Social media is only social in the sense that it relies on people interacting. However a point and click of a mouse is a far cry from what I consider interaction. Genuine interaction is lost in social media. There is no body language, no context, no natural flow of conversation, and no emotions. Comments, shares and likes is sadly starting to become the basis of some people's self-esteem.
Canada's Instagrammers do a great job capturing this country's natural beauty and diversity. Each week we feature one of the country's best Instagrammers. For our inaugural edition we're featuring Pa...
Plug Yourself! Photo Credit: Crystal Morris 1. BE CREATIVELY CONSISTENT How do you plug yourself on social media? Create new relevant content on a regular basis to keep existing fans interested and m...
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Today more than ever it's important to be judicious with what you click on in the fast streams of information and people that pass through your computer. For healthy endorsement and effective peaceful posting, consider the following.
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You've probably seen the photos and posts before: friends thrilled to attend a party, their Friday night post-work drinks at a new bar, or even selfies with a celebrity. Of course you'd want to show off your amazing experiences to your friends and followers! But to avoid being labeled a humblebragger, try finding the balance for the types of posts you share and avoid faux humility.
Despite being a tech-savvy Gen Y'er who lives online, sometimes I read an article that makes me feel like I'm being relegated to some "too old to be hip" corner of the internet where only Clint Eastwood and baby boomers hang out. The most glaring instance was an October article in Quartz about the rise of social payments app.
A Canadian guy can do Beyonce better than Beyonce! Mina Gerges, who hails from London, Ont., transforms himself into pop divas on his Instagram page, and the results are nothing short of spectacular....
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Do you know the slang terms that were popular in 2014? Are you ready for 2015? Not sure? Let's do a simple test to find out.
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Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot among the stars of social media for the year to date. In a ranking taking into account stars' buzz and followers across 12 social networks, including Facebook,...
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I have them. You have them. There's nothing foreign or particularly shocking about them. So why, in 2014, are we still faced with so much controversy over the nipple? When will we finally acknowledge they're just nipples?
TORONTO - In 2012, Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook shrewdly signed a US$1 billion deal to acquire the booming free photo sharing app Instagram.Now, after doubling Instagram's user base to more than 200 mil...
TORONTO - Facebook's popular Instagram photo sharing app will start running ads in Canada soon.Some users may have already seen a message from Instagram with a head's up that advertisements will soon...
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While trolling parents might be concerned, marketers shouldn't be surprised by the drop in teen Facebook usage. After all, target audience behaviour is never set in stone. It's not the consumer's job to remain loyal, it's the business' job to keep up.
Let me fill you in on a secret: It's because you are too busy focusing on you, your company and your brand. You. You. More you. Forget about yourself for a second. Focus on the scintillating stars around you. They are gorgeous, captivating and brilliant! There is so much to discover. It is there waiting, just like you. All you have to do is open years eyes, click and share.
Instagram has changed the way people have viewed the world and each other. While some post shameless selfies, others use it for good or to allow people to open their minds to what else is out there.
Sorry, everyone, but here is a social media user who puts all of us to shame. Eileen Bry — make that @nana_bry — is an adventurous senior from B.C. With an Instagram account. "Have Scooter Will Travel...
It’s official: selfies are taking over the world. While we’ve seen everything from the belfie to the snelfie catch on on social media, the latest craze is seeing celebrities turn their backs to the ca...
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YouTube stars Lilly Singh and Kanwer Singh, better known as Superwoman and Humble the Poet sit down with Raji Aujla to talk about the process of creating their viral music video, #Leh.
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Rather than seeing nothing after I post a particularly bleak tweet or a caption speaking about mental illness, my notifications explode with questions and comments, all curious and positive about this awful invisible assailant. Total strangers will send their love and prayers out to me. Others will thank me for being brave and outspoken.
Computers afford us a lot, and social media has its pluses and minuses, but what the Internet can't truly replicate is the spirit when all our senses are engaged and we are participating in life outside the screen. That's what's missing. That's why there's less time for living. Here's how to use social media and create a balance so that you enjoy the moments of living more fully.