StudyingJanuary 21, 2022

Studying in Canada: Adapting to change and the changing Canadian job market

From an interview with Hsiao-Yuan (Angel) Sun. Hsiao-Yuan Sun (Angel) describes herself as Taiwanese, born in Korea, and raised in China. She studied at a British international school, an American international school, and a Canadian international school where she learned about Canada. In 2018, ten days before the start of [...]

StudyingJanuary 7, 2022

MBA, SDS, PGWP, GIC: The ABCs of successfully studying in Canada

From an interview with Avantika Sardana. Avantika Sardana was born and raised in New Delhi, India and worked in human capital before she decided to spice things up and take her career to the next level: the managerial level. This meant going back to school to do an MBA. In [...]

CareerDecember 23, 2021

The recipe for success in Canada: Hard work and perseverance

From an interview with Mitchell Cabrera. Mitchell Cabrera is a co-owner of The Night Baker, home of Toronto's best soft and chewy cookies. But he wasn’t always a baker. Mitchell graduated with honours from a prestigious university in the Philippines, with a double major in chemistry and computer engineering. He [...]

CareerDecember 10, 2021

Moving to Canada, moving between provinces, and moving your career forward

From an interview with Aishwarya Bhavsar, Senior Marketing Manager, MoveSnap, RBC Ventures. When Aishwarya Bhavsar enrolled at university to study engineering in India, she quickly learned two things: An engineering degree wasn’t for her, and she was a natural networker. So she applied her extroversion into organizing events, eventually moving [...]

CareerNovember 26, 2021

Understanding Canada: Get comfortable getting out of your comfort zone

From an interview with Amit Chauhun. Amit Chauhun is an account manager/project manager who works at a Toronto advertising agency and handles a large telecom client. In this role he’s had to learn the ins and outs of his client’s vast portfolio of products and services. As a newcomer from [...]

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Moving to Canada: Culture shock and pleasant surprises

From an interview with Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun, Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation, RBC. Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun is an analytics guy, football fan, and avid chess player. He’s currently Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation at RBC. In Nigeria, Tunji battled recurring bouts of typhoid and malaria until 2017, when he finally [...]

CareerOctober 22, 2021

Bash on regardless: Reinventing yourself to succeed in Canada

From an interview with Vivek Duggal Vivek Duggal is a seasoned marketing communications professional—a consummate ad guy, with over 18 years agency experience in India and Dubai, including leading a team of 25 at one of India's largest agencies. When he decided to come to Canada just over three years [...]

When opportunity knocks: creating a new life in Canada

From an interview with Nilson Junior, Senior Growth Marketing Manager, RBC Ventures. Nilson Junior is Senior Growth Marketing Manager with Ownr, an RBC Venture dedicated to helping entrepreneurs in Canada start, manage, and grow their business. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and Marketing from the [...]

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