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Interactive: Tales of internships past

Interactive: Tales of internships past

Long gone are the days of direct employment after school. An unpredictable and competitive job market has left students scrambling for any kind of employment in their fields after wrapping up their post-secondary education. For many, internships – both paid and unpaid – seem to have become the norm. Positions that demand full-time work for no pay have become a […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Interactives, Top stories
Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

Plagiarism: Failure isn’t the only option

Moving to a new country and starting a university education in a foreign language is hard enough. But imagine the trauma from getting a notice that you’re suspected of plagiarism. It’s an accusation that could lead you to fail your course or be expelled. “I’ve had a lot of CESAR members come into our office and some just immigrated to […]

by Maham Abedi· · Features
All it takes to get fired is a single tweet

All it takes to get fired is a single tweet

“Rick Nash is getting married at the resort and apparently it’s a big deal.” That was the relatively harmless tweet made by Syra Dhaliwal back in July about Canadian hockey player Rick Nash. The tweet ultimately led to her termination at the Rousseau, a JW Marriott Resort & Spa in Muskoka. The former Wilfrid Laurier political science student’s shift began […]

by Sarah Warne· · Features, Interactives, Top stories
How to get fired through social media

How to get fired through social media

For the full story, check Sarah Warne’s feature on the value of maintaining a clean digital identity. [<a href=”//storify.com/flarkcon/tweets-and-comments-that-could-get-you-fired” target=”_blank”>View the story “Tweets and Comments that Could Get You Fired or Worse” on Storify</a>]

by Arman Aghbali· · Features, Interactives, Off Campus
Five Social Media Don’ts According to Hamza Khan

Five Social Media Don’ts According to Hamza Khan

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. These are the top three social networks and are used by millions of people across the world. Yet, these online identities can be viewed by anyone, including potential employers. Hamza Khan, Ryerson University’s Digital Community Facilitator, says that one out of three employers will reject candidates based on something they discover about them online. “I know […]

by Sarah Warne· · Features, Media
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