Resume Writer Milton Kiang Joins UBC Tri-Mentoring Program

If you’ve read my earlier blog concerning the value of a Humanities degree, then you will know that I support the UBC Faculty of Arts Tri-Mentoring Program. Last Tuesday night (Oct. 20th) was the kick-off event, where I got to meet other Arts alumni and my two mentees. Christine Lee, an associate director of alumni… Read more »

Vancouver Resume Writer Milton Kiang Featured In UBC Alumni Spotlight!

After graduating from the University of British Columbia 26 years ago, I was glad to be re-connected to my alma mater through a recent interview I did with the UBC Asian Studies Department. The interview really brought back memories from my undergraduate years – cramming for exams, writing term papers, playing intramural sports, going to… Read more »

Is a bachelor’s degree worth pursuing? (Entire Article)

Note: This article was originally written as a three-part series for BCJobs.ca. Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 1 of 3) Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3) Is a Bachelor’s Degree Worth Pursuing? (Part 3 of 3) Reproduced here on BCJobs.ca is the entire article. University Application Service Vancouver… Read more »

Is a Bachelor’s Degree Worth Pursuing? (Part 3 of 3)

In this final segment, I make some final conclusions as to whether a bachelor’s degree is still worth achieving. If you haven’t already read the previous parts, check out  Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 1 of 3) Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3) As I mention in… Read more »

Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3)

Also read: Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 1 of 3) Is it worth pursuing a bachelor’s degree? (Part 2 of 3) Is a Bachelor’s Degree Worth Pursuing? (Part 3 of 3) In this second segment, I continue my discussion as to whether a bachelor’s degree is worth pursuing. I explain some of… Read more »

Before Accepting That Job Offer, 5 Things You Should Know

In this article I wrote for Freshgigs.ca, I discuss five things you should consider before accepting a job offer. This is presuming that everything else about the job is acceptable to you: your new title, job responsibilities, salary & benefits, commute time to office, etc. These five items are sometimes overlooked when you’re anxious to… Read more »

Shall I Follow My Career Passion? A Primer on Finding Your Dream Job

I penned this is article for Freshgigs.ca because of a conversation I had recently with friends about what would be our desired “dream job”. There is a conventional saying that “if we find our dream job, we never have to work a day in our lives”. Successful entrepreneurs, celebrities and self-made billionaires tell us that the… Read more »