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Top 5 Reasons Why Mentoring Matters
You know what mentoring is, but why does mentorship matter? How can it help your career?
Here at ECO Canada, we’re gearing up for the inaugural session of our new Mentorship Program for our Environmental Professional (EP) members. We believe that mentorship makes a difference and builds a better, more knowledgeable workforce contributing to Canada’s environmental sector.
EYC Success Stories: AWES
We reached out to our 2016-2017 EYC program participants to ask about their experiences. Hear how EYC benefits both employers and interns in our interview with AWES Jeff Renton and Luke Wonneck.
Investing in the future of Canada’s Environmental Workforce
For the people at Caro Analytical Services, ECO Canada’s Environmental Youth Corps internship program is more than a way to find new employees — they look at it as a way to invest in the future of their company.
The program, which receives funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Science Horizons, gives new graduates opportunities to start their careers in the environmental sector and host organizations the chance to expand their teams.
Growing Canada’s Environmental Start-ups
For Supriya Tandan, joining Nimonik as an Environmental Youth Corps intern set her career on an unexpected trajectory. Learn how the EYC internship program helps grow careers and environmental start-ups.
Technical writing: A must-have skill in your team
In an age of texting and auto-correct, writing skills are slowly being eroded. Yet the one thing hasn’t changed: clear, concise business writing is a must. See how you can help your team build this skill.
Building Competitive Advantage with EP: Blue Source Canada
The Blue Source team takes immense pride in the work they do – these experts are at the frontier of carbon offset development. Yet one of the major challenges in this emerging industry is the fact that it is so new.
Learn how adopting the Environmental Professional (EP) certification leverages their competitive advantage.
4 Bad communication habits your staff have right now
Is your team making one or more of these top 4 communication errors? Here’s what to do.
Demystifying compensation in the environmental industry
It can be difficult to keep up the rapidly-changing environment industry. With such a wide range of environmental careers, how does your offer compare?
IEYC Success story: how to say ‘yes’ to hiring top young talent
Programs like our International Environmental Youth Corps (IEYC) make it easier for employers to say yes to hiring outstanding young staff. Check out this success story from Inside Education's Karin Hedetniemi.
IEYC Success story: how to attract great candidates in a small company
Small environmental businesses often face tough challenges finding the right staff. Read on to see how B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. overcame this roadblock and hired a keen junior engineer!