Author page: Campbell Egan

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your College Career Center Could Do for You

By Ryerson Contributor What are college and university career centers really for? You may know that your school’s career center is where you go to get your resume perfected before you join the working world, but I promise you, there’s so much more to it. College and university career centers offer a wide variety of information and knowledge that can help guide you…

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New Superhero Movie Depicts Women as Heroes

By Jessie Tu Even before Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer appear on screen in Netflix’s latest film Thunder Force, I was teary with emotional solidarity. “I’m not a nerd, I’m smart. There’s a difference,” a young Emily Stanton (played by Spencer) shouts at her bullies. Along comes Lydia Berman, (played by McCarthy)– a strong teenager who rescues the vulnerable girl on…

The Executive Coach Helping to Empower Female Leaders

By Forbes Councils This article series spotlights key business trends identified by the expert members of Forbes Councils. Find out if you qualify for Forbes Coaches Council here. It has long been recognized that female leaders are being underrepresented and left behind in STEM and S&P 500 companies. Historically, the move towards closing opportunity gaps at work took a gender agnostic approach…

What Does It Mean to Be a Manager Today?

By Brian Kropp, Alexia Cambon, and Sara Clark A year into the pandemic, the implications of how Covid-19 has changed how people will work from now on are becoming clear. Many employees will be working in a hybrid world with more choices about where, when, and how much they work. For midsize companies specifically, Gartner analysis shows that 46% of the workforce…

UAE Announces First Female Astronaut

By Jessie Tu At just 28, Noura Al Matrooshi has been announced as the first ever female astronaut from United Arab Emirates, fulfilling her childhood dream for space exploration. Abu-Dhabi based engineer, Al Matrooshi will train with Mohammed al-Mulla, 32, a pilot with the Dubai police. The chosen astronauts were announced on Twitter by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai…

How to Craft the Perfect LinkedIn Profile That Will Get You Noticed

By Celina Aquino  LinkedIn is a pretty big deal in this day and age. Connecting professionals with one another across the globe, it has revolutionized the way we seek employment opportunities. With “nearly 660+ million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide,” the pressure is on when creating a profile that entices others. Your profile is your online (and public)…

Melanie Perkins’ Startup Canva Gains Rapid Success

By Jessie Tu As a tech start-up entrepreneur, Melanie Perkins’ story is nothing short of remarkable. Last July, we reported her becoming one of the wealthiest women in Australia after her graphic design company Canva, which she co-founded with her husband Cliff Obrecht raised US$60 million in funding. This week, her company has hit an on paper valuation of $US15 billion ($19.7 billion) after securing a…