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New! Monetization for Artists

New! Monetization for Artists

As an artist, chances are you spend a lot of money creating your work. Your financial plan includes expenses like promotion, venue costs, hires, and artist fees…but where does the revenue come from?​
​Having a plan and a timeline in place before launching your art-based business is key to understanding whether your cashflow is positive, or if you’re going to need some extra cash and need to consider taking out a loan or saving money first.​

Cocktails and Career Conversations Open House on September 28th

Cocktails and Career Conversations Open House on September 28th

We’re inviting you to the YES Centre for an evening of fun, food, beverages, and conversation!
Come to 666 rue Sherbrooke St. W, Suite 700, between 3 PM-6 PM and meet the team, view our computer lab and our library, as well as all the other resources available to you! Or simply stop by to say hi (we miss seeing you in person), grab a slice of pizza and have a glass of wine, all on us. We’ll be holding a raffle and free 15-minute career coaching sessions, so you don’t want to miss out! And bring a friend (or two!) who may be looking to upgrade their job search skills or simply need help in planning their next steps.

September Client of the Month: Véronique Leduc

September Client of the Month: Véronique Leduc

Meet Véronique Leduc, our September Client of the Month. Véronique is an emerging artist from Montreal. She has a degree in Graphic Design, which she completed in 2008 at Cégep du Vieux Montréal, and has participated in photography and street art exhibitions in both Canada and the United States.

New! Career Fairs: How to Prep for Success!

New! Career Fairs: How to Prep for Success!

Career fairs are one of the very few places where hundreds of employers gather under one roof to recruit new employees. With the job-hunting season in full swing—particularly for those of you graduating this spring – these can be great events to help you evaluate your career options.  But with hundreds of job seekers who will be there trying to land a job, the competition is tough. So you’ll need to take full advantage of this opportunity to get yourself noticed.  

August Client of the Month: Reem Baiazid

August Client of the Month: Reem Baiazid

Reem Baiazid is a mother, co-founder and CEO of Leedus. She holds a masters in Software Engineering and has 7 years of experience working as a consultant at a large consulting firm serving Fortune 500 clients to drive digital transformations. She is a mission-driven entrepreneur with a goal to skill and develop the future workforce using technology.