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  • Mastering leadership for self-development
    Posted on April 28, 2021 | By Azfar Adib    
    Are leaders born, or made? Azfar Adib shares how mastering leadership skills remains a vital step in a graduate student’s journey of self-development. Azfar highlights how the newly designed Graduate Leadership Development Program supports Concordia students to gain skills to join an ever changing job market. Read more
  • Graduate Students Share Their Experience Doing Research and Working for GradProSkills
    Posted on April 13, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    This week we talked to two GradProSkills team members, Gabriela Macleod and Alex Albury, to share their experiences working in a challenging academic year leading and hosting workshops that happened exclusively online. They also share their paths and challenges as researchers and graduate students at Concordia University. Read more
  • 6 Steps to Make Academic Writing Less Stressful And More Fun
    Posted on March 10, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    This blog post demystifies the belief that graduate students perform better when writing under pressure and tighter deadlines. And, we share six steps that will make writing research papers a smooth and fun process. Read more
  • How Informational Interviews Help You Land Your Dream Job
    Posted on February 24, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    70% of the jobs available are not advertised. How can you find these hidden opportunities during your job search? Informational interviews are a great strategy to find out about these jobs that never make it to the job boards or websites. Learn here the step by step on how to conduct compelling informational interviews to support your job search. Read more
  • Advance Your Research And Career With An Entrepreneurial Mindset
    Posted on February 9, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    It's a new term with a new list of projects to achieve. Learn how to set your goals, plot your schedule and manage your effort early in the term to avoid burnout later. Here are our tips to plan your term and still have time for a personal life. Read more
  • Planning is Key to a Smooth Grad School Experience
    Posted on January 28, 2021 | By GradProSkills    
    It's a new term with a new list of projects to achieve. Learn how to set your goals, plot your schedule and manage your effort early in the term to avoid burnout later. Here are our tips to plan your term and still have time for a personal life. Read more
  • Have a Restful Holiday Break
    Posted on December 22, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    After such an eventful 2020, we deserve a real break from our professional and academic commitments. While we can not change what is external to us, we can implement small changes to care for our mental and physical health. Here we suggest 5 ways to have a restful holiday break, regardless of if you will spend it alone or with loved ones. Read more
  • 6 basic writing principles for grad students
    Posted on December 10, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Graduate students are excited about the fieldwork phase of their research. But, when it comes to writing papers, thesis, or dissertation, students face significant struggles and lack motivation. Here six basic writing principles to help you hone your writing skills during graduate school. Read more
  • 6 Steps To Deliver Great Zoom Presentations
    Posted on November 4, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Do you want to deliver an engaging virtual presentation that is memorable and fun? Discover our six tips to help you achieve an outstanding online talk. Read more
  • Top 10 Online Tools for Graduate Students
    Posted on October 20, 2020 | By GradProSkills    
    Technology is available to help you become an effective learner and optimize your research process so you can enjoy other aspects of your life. A smoothly run research project and thesis writing process give you a better quality of life and academic success. Here we share the top ten online tools that any graduate student should have on their toolkit. Read more
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