Category Archives: NOW Plus

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Prioritize studying without putting your career on hold with N.O.W. Plus

When you already have a busy career, finding the time to earn a degree can be a big challenge. The N.O.W. Plus Degree Pathway at York University can help. Ray Parker joined N.O.W. Plus in 2016 to pursue her Bachelor of Human Resources Management (BHRM) through the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies while […]

A working student’s guide to the top 10 benefits of earning a degree

  1. Recession-proof your career In times of economic downturn, degree holders less are likely to experience job loss and wage decrease. According to the 2013 New York Times article “Benefits of college degree in recession are outlined”, 8% of US high school diploma holders faced a drop in employment between 2007 and 2009, as […]