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Tim Rose, Diversity Project Lead, working with his service dog.(Lindsay Sganga/Ryersonian Staff)

Seeing the ability in disability: Magnet removing employment barriers

Job-searching is a difficult task, but for those living with a disability, it can be nearly impossible. A Ryerson startup is trying to change that by matching people with disabilities with interested employers. Magnet, which started out of Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ), has launched the Disability Discovery Project (DDP), a program that aims to remove employment barriers for those […]

by Rebecca Goss· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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Is it legal to hire based on your social media profile?

As winter semester comes to a close, students scramble to submit job applications in hopes of landing a summer job. More employers are requiring candidates to include their social media account names in the application process. But what exactly are individuals agreeing to when they send their account user names? This was the exact discussion at the “Is that legal? […]

by Sam Sim· · News, Top stories
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