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Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
Things No One Told Me In University About Job Searching
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  • 1. Things No One Told Me in University About Business By: Marc Belaiche President TorontoJobs.ca
  • 2. About an (Accounting) EDUCATION.....
    • Degree/Diploma
    • Professional Designation
    • Stay in touch with your friends/classmates
    • Learn as much as you can about Accounting and Business
    • It’s what you do after education that matters
  • 3. About WORK......
    • Keep Resume Up-To-Date
    • Show your interest in work to get promoted! Do more than what is minimum!
    • No job is perfect
    • Seek guidance/mentor
  • 4. About WORK......
    • Use recruiters to help you
    • Can do well working for “the man”
    • Learn the way companies operate/why they do things a certain way
    • Hidden Job Market
  • 5. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • Start small – part-time/summer job
    • Do your research/don’t start something on a whim
    • Do something you know and love
    • Learn from all your experience(s)
  • 6. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • Learn from mistakes (past and current)
    • Follow your gut
    • Get financing
    • Underestimate Revenues, Overestimate Expenses
  • 7. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • Get advice, but make your own decision(s)
    • You don’t need an idea that no one else has ever done before
    • Understand financial statements
    • Think Big/Expansion
  • 8. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • You will feel like you’re all alone
    • Understand cash flow
    • Shoot for the Stars, Settle for the Moon
    • Tax system favours Business owners
  • 9. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • Most millionaires own businesses
    • Understand how financial info affects decisions
    • You will fail – it’s how you bounce back from failures
    • Be patient
  • 10. About STARTING A BUSINESS......
    • Have people give you guidance
    • Have budgets/targets
    • Think outside the box – remember, you’re different!
    • Rich Dad/Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki
  • 11. About FINANCES........
    • Get your finances/credit in order
    • Pay off debts as soon as possible
    • Start your RRSP early
  • 12. About LIFE.....
    • Politics
    • Learn to sell
    • University/College time is the best
    • Be Nice
  • 13. About LIFE.....
    • Network! Network! Network!
    • Have an Open Mind – your Career may go in many directions
    • Follow your dreams
    • Avoid Negative people
  • 14. About LIFE.....
    • Fly with the Eagles
    • Don’t rush an important decision
    • If you don’t understand something, ask
    • Take time off/travel to clear your mind
  • 15. About LIFE.....
    • Have fun
    • Read a lot about your chosen career/industry
    • Learn from others who have been there
    • Create your own luck
  • 16. About LIFE.....
    • People that move up are connected
    • Be confident
    • Keep Your Life Simple/Free of Clutter
    • Speak clearly/communication
  • 17. About LIFE.....
    • Don’t try to keep up with the Joneses – a lot of them are broke!
    • Use professional correspondence in business emails
    • Set Goals
  • 18. Questions/Comments? About TorontoJobs.ca

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