Mohawk’s parking lots are empty; hallways are vacant; coffee shops are closed.
In my office, where we work with job seekers and employers looking to hire, we’ve been hearing, “Where have all the students gone? Why are no students applying to our job vacancies?” Continue Reading
Going Back to School to Land Your Dream Career
I was working at a great company, making a great salary with benefits, a pension and an advancement opportunity within my department – all of the things we strive for within our careers…Right? Despite this, I was feeling that something was missing. I’ve always been very career-oriented, but how can one be career-oriented and not even like her career? Something was not right. I decided it’s time to go back to school and pursue a new career path. Continue Reading
After reading a recent post by current 2nd-time student, Melissa Melanson in A Second Career in My 20s, grad Bobbi Jo wanted to share her similar experience from more than 25 years ago.
I started at Mohawk on the Fennell Campus, fresh out of high school in 1988. Towards my later years in high school, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted to do but knew that I really enjoyed keyboarding and shorthand. I heard about the Office Admin course through my sister who had taken the course and really enjoyed it. I applied and was accepted and started in September 1988. Little did I know (20+ years and a second stint in Mohawk later) that those ‘roots’ would be coming back to me. Continue Reading
Finding meaningful employment—it’s a job!
Whether you’re looking for new work, more work, or better work, regardless of which demographic check box you fall under, most job seekers realize getting a job offer involves equal parts determination, preparation and resources for success. Continue Reading
2017 is an important year for Mohawk College. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the College.
While we are sure to spend time looking back on where we’ve been, the Alumni Blog will have a special feature too. One week each month we will check-in with three students as they finish their final semesters and prepare for final exams, graduation, and their future career. Continue Reading