Mentality Shift: Everything is My Fault

On June 15th, the StepUp Summer 2017 Cohort had our second session entitled “Craft Your Unique Brand and Story”, hosted by Hussein Hallak, General Manager at Launch Academy. The evening was full of humor, nuggets of wisdom and the occasional book recommendation (read till the end to see which three books Hussein had recommended!). The most captivating advice Hussein had for the StepUp cohort was … Continue reading Mentality Shift: Everything is My Fault

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

Career Spotlight: Mandy Yu

We’re excited to feature Mandy Yu as our career spotlight! Mandy is a UX/UI Designer, Brand Strategist, and Educator who uses design thinking methodologies to solve problems across creative disciplines and platforms. Check out her story below and learn about her career journey, what she loves about her role, misconceptions, industry trends, resources she recommends and more!  Tell us about yourself. I’d describe myself as … Continue reading Career Spotlight: Mandy Yu

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

Presenting the Step Up Summer Cohort

We’re delighted to present our summer cohort of our Step Up Program! From June 8 to July 27, this group of 21 awesome and inspiring individuals will be taking part in weekly sessions to design a career they truly desire! Step Up brings together post-secondary students and recent graduates from diverse fields and schools to develop a deeper understanding of themselves, their network and opportunities … Continue reading Presenting the Step Up Summer Cohort