Hobbies help us grow as a person. The best way to have a new hobby is to try something new. All of us are unique, and this is the reason why our hobbies and interests are different. Once we find an activity we are passionate about, we can explore that activity more. When you get hooked, you will realize that your hobby has become an integral part of your life. Having a hobby that we enjoy brings us joy and refreshes us. Hobbies help us to manage our leisure and unplanned time more productively. It also affords you the opportunity to learn new skills in your work. But these are not the only benefits of having a hobby.
For the HR Recruiter, the phrase “first impression is the last impression” fits completely. In reviewing a resume, a recruiter will determine within 6 seconds whether to continue reading or not. If you have been job-hunting for some time without any luck, perhaps you need a better resume. This is where the professional resume writer comes in. They have an expertise in making your resume stand out from the rest of the applicants.
Here are a few benefits of hiring a professional resume writer, and why such services can be good investment:
A few of our departments have taken some time out to sing some carols just for you!
Administration Team –
Community Support Services Department –
Employment Training – Child Care Assistant Program –
English as a Second Language Staff –
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Staff –
Registrar’s Office and Friends –
Columbia College hosted its 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off in honour of the Calgary Stampede.
For this even we had staff and students participate in a Chili Competition, we BBQ’d burgers, and some of our staff and students provided entertainment by learning to line dance! We also had a poster presentation created by our LINC students.
Congratulations to our Chili Cook-Off Winners: Simon Best, Maria Milagros Alvarez Wong, and Rajvir Dhaliwal!
A huge thank you to so many staff and students who volunteered at this event and helped make it a success.
The Employment Training students and recent graduates enjoyed a delicious holiday pot luck and awards ceremony in the afternoon on April 26, 2018. Awards were given out to the students who achieved academic excellence, citizenship, and attendance.
Each dish was delicious (and quickly devoured) and lots of fun was had. The staff and students said farewell to the recent graduates, many of whom who have already embarked on their careers, with the remainder excited to get started on their job search.
Congratulations and good luck to all of the graduates!
Some reading this already know about the many difficulties associated with managing college studies with work. Others, unaware of these difficulties, should also understand that this period of high stress, fatigue, and crammed schedules is temporary. However, let us congratulate you for your correct decision. Returning to school can change your life for the better. After it’s done, you will thank yourself for the changes you are able to make in your life. Yes, it may be a challenge, but many complete this with success. With the right approach, the right strategy, and the right mindset, you’ll manage to strike a balance. Here’s how:
A healthy memory is a key to an above satisfactory performance in your academic endeavors. A healthy memory also simplifies other aspects of your life and enhances your long-term well-being. Today, with so much research available on the subject, we have certainly come a long way in bringing about improvements in our capacity to remember things. We have compiled a list of tips, which are sure to aid you with improving your memory in relation to your studies. We only hope that you’re not reading this simply because you have your college exam in 5 hours from now!
In a world where humans experience all sorts of issues, whether physical, mental, or societal, a human services professional acts as a savior. The human services field is a broadly defined one. It is aimed towards understanding humanity, its needs, and in taking the right measures – remedial and preventive, to improve the quality of life of others. If you are one of those individuals who feel serving humanity will satisfy you, then a career as a human services professional is your best choice. To develop a career in the field you will require extensive knowledge about human behavior and various aspects affecting it. Understanding societal, political, and economical aspects and their impact on humans is vital for a career in this field. Moreover, gaining skills to deal with issues is essential to fulfill your duties as a human services professional.
The beauty of creation lies in the fact that each one of us is unique. Everyone has their set strengths and weaknesses. All people should learn to embrace their strengths and strive to improve and grow.
At Columbia College of Alberta, we value the uniqueness of every student and have various courses designed for different students. We have 6 courses for individuals with developmental disabilities that are part of our Employment Program in our Community Support Services Department.
1. Personal Development:
This course is designed to help students develop a positive attitude towards life. There are tasks which help improve their decision-making, team building, goal-setting, problem-solving, grooming, interpersonal skills, assertiveness, communication skills, and leadership skills. Our goal is to make students independent and capable individuals who can secure good jobs and contribute to society.
Several occupations require employees to deal with customers on a daily basis. Professions that require individuals to engage in sales and services as their core duty are among some in the category. Sales and services positions are not limited to a sector but are spread across various industries. Some examples include cashier, customer sales representative, baker assistant, baggage handler, food server, housekeeping attendant, etc. If you are keen on developing a career in one of these fields, start by getting employed as a sales or services professional in the industry of your choice. Since these jobs primarily involve interacting with customers, you need to have specific skills for effective execution of your responsibilities. Enrolling in a sales and services employment training course at Columbia College Calgary provides a strong base to start your career with.