Inspiring Career Videos


Inspiring Career Videos

Enjoy these concise, focused videos on important topics related to career development and career change.


Judith Chadwick Career Equilibrium

Judith Chadwick,  Assistant Vice-President, Research Services, and CAO for the division of the Vice-President Research and Innovation, shares her thoughts on how to negotiate your work relationships and develop your career. Judith is the winner of the 2015 Chancellor’s Award – Influential Leader.


Alain De Botton — A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. He challenges us to make sure our ideas of success are truly our own, and he makes a witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.


David Brooks — Should You Live for Your Resume or Your Eulogy?

David Brooks explores the balance between our two selves: 1) a resume-oriented self, always calculating success and 2) a values-oriented self, focusing on relationships and depth of character. His meditative talk asks us which we will be remembered by.


Linda Spencer — How to Change Careers: 5 Tips from a Career Advisor

Pondering a job or career change? Linda Spencer, the Assistant Director and Coordinator of Career Advising at Harvard Extension School, provides thoughtful insight to help you make the transition.


Tanya De Mello — Here’s How You Get a Job at the UN

Watch Tanya De Mello, Equity and Diversity Officer, UTSC Office of the Vice-President and Principal explain how doing work that has meaning and value translates into career success. While the title is, “Here’s How You Get a Job at the UN,”  the three strategies she suggests apply to any work you want to pursue.


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