Tuesday, April 25, 2017

What Not to Do at Your New Job

It is usually best to focus on the things you should do on a job but sometimes you have to think about the don'ts. Etiquette might seem like it is old-fashioned but office etiquette will never go out of style!

So, if you want to have a job and be successful, here are a few things you should never do at work:

Gossip about your Coworkers

Whatever information you have, it is just not worth spreading!

Take Personal Phone Calls at Work

Keep personal phone calls to a minimum and keep the conversations short. Never take angry, dramatic phone calls at work, and especially not if the conversation should be kept private which leads us to...


Don't make your personal life the focus of your professional life. Learn to control what to share and what to keep private and remember that not every wants to hear about your latest drama.

Spend Hours on Facebook

or Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or any social media channels for that matter if it is not part of your job. Remember that you are being paid to work and not browse your feed or catch up with your friends.

Set Your Own Work Hours

Unless you have an arrangement with your boss or the HR department, don't come and go as you please. Show up on time and leave when you are supposed to. That means coming back from lunch on time too!

Whine, Yell, Bully or Harass

Remember to treat everyone at the office with respect, no matter how frustrated you are about the situation. If you are upset or angry, try not to engage or respond immediately. Take some time to collect yourself and consider your response before answering. If a situation is frustrating already, you don't want to make it worse!

The Career Services team at your campus will be able to help you out with any questions you have about office etiquette. Take advantage of the years of field experience your Employment Specialists have and start your career right!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Medical Office Assistant Information Session - Calgary


Interested in pursuing a career in medical administration? 

Medical Office Assistants play a key role in the operation of any medical office and help ensure the needs of the healthcare professionals, patients, and their families are met in a timely manner.  Find out more about this program at our free 1-hour long information session.

Massage Therapy Program Information Session - Calgary


Interested in an exciting career in massage therapy?


Prepare for a new career in the rapidly growing field of massage therapy!  Massage Therapists are skilled health care professionals. Not only are they trained in the various therapeutic massage techniques, they are also knowledgeable in the key areas of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and orthopaedic assessment. This ensures they will be able to properly assess client conditions before providing treatment.

Learn more about the Massage Therapy and Advanced Massage Therapy diploma programs at Robertson College at our free 1-hour information session. Hosted by our Massage Therapy Program Coordinator, Christa McKegney, you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding the programs.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Spring Clothing Giveaway 2017

Spring is here which means it is time to do your Spring cleaning!  If you are cleaning out your closet and have gently used clothing to donate, consider bringing your items in to the Robertson College Spring Clothing Giveaway taking place at our Winnipeg campus.


We are accepting donations of gently used clothing for men, women, babies and children as well as accessories such as shoes, belts, bags and scarves.
  • Clothing items such as pants, shorts, skirts, shirts, blazers
  • Accessories such as purses, shoes, scarves, jewelry, belts
  • Jackets, sweaters
Please ensure items are in good condition and washed.  Donations will be accepted at our 265 Notre Dame Avenue (Winnipeg) location until Monday, April 24th.


Come by the campus on April 25 - 27th and select some 'new to you' pieces to take home. All clothing items are free to take. You may choose to bring a bag for your selected items.

Women Wanted: Why You Should Consider A Career In Logistics and Supply Chain Management


There is no question that currently, the logistics and supply chain industry is a male-dominated one. According to Morail Logistics, "Currently, around 65% of graduates going into the logistics field are male. Only 35% of graduates are female. The difference is the greatest of any business field. The number drops to 5% when looking at women in logistics holding top level positions." It is a fact that the industry can only benefit from more female influence, and the reasons for women to enter the field are many.

We've highlighted just a few: