Creating a Social Presence on LinkedIn

The sixth session of the Step Up Summer 2017 program was held at the HiVE Vancouver on July 13th, with guest speaker Hussein Hallak, General Manager at Launch Academy, who shared his advice and recommendations on Unleashing LinkedIn and Crafting a Personal Brand on LinkedIn. Hussain took a different approach in leading the session where instead of doing most of the talking himself, he engaged … Continue reading Creating a Social Presence on LinkedIn

My Step Up Experience

Written by: Scotia Barry, Summer 2017 Step Up Participant and Marketing Student at Langara College. What are your thoughts on spider-killing in the household?… Wait, spiders…what? Ah well, you had to be there. This hilarious, unplanned group conversation topic was one of the many memorable things I will remember from taking Gradus One’s Step Up program. It came up during the Q&A section after one … Continue reading My Step Up Experience

Discover Your Why and Find Your Values

By Shi Bo Liu June 8th was the day GradusOne hosted its inaugural session of its Step Up program. Designed to assist individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and education discover and design a career they love, the first session set about a strong foundation for the coming weeks. The evening started off with Sam Thiara, Co-Founder of GradusOne, hosting a number of creative … Continue reading Discover Your Why and Find Your Values

TOP 5 Key Takeaways from GradusTalks: Pathway to Tech

By Serene Chen On May 10th, GradusOne organized GradusTalks Pathway to Tech, a panel on BC tech careers, at Dynamic Leap’s beautiful, newly-renovated office. Kraig Docherty from BC Tech was the panel moderator and the panelists were Haidee Kongpreecha from RED Academy, Tarrnie Williams from Blueprint Reality, Laura Crawford from Mobify and Sarah Veness from Omnifilms Entertainment. The evening was filled with thoughtful conversation on … Continue reading TOP 5 Key Takeaways from GradusTalks: Pathway to Tech

Key Takeaways from Kickstart Your Inner Entrepreneur

Last week, we kickstarted Global Entrepreneurship Week with GradusOne at the Kickstart Your Inner Entrepreneur event. We heard from local entrepreneurs Manny Padda (Founder of New Avenue Capital and GradusOne), Lisa von Sturmer (CEO of Growing City), and Kevin Sandhu (CEO of Grow). We also heard from local accelerators about the resources that are available to entrepreneurs! Here are the key takeaways from the event … Continue reading Key Takeaways from Kickstart Your Inner Entrepreneur