Feb. 17, 2021

Ivan – From Commerce to Vocal Coach

#23 – Ivan Lu was driven by respect and competition to follow in his brother’s footsteps in a corporate career. To make that drea…

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Feb. 10, 2021

Chris – From Diamond Sales to Skate Shop Owner

#22 – Chris Johnson has an idyllic life working at his own skate shop, Passion Board Shop, in Eau Claire Wisconsin. But when he w…

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Feb. 3, 2021

Scott – From Law, to Silk Screen Printing, to Small Business Consulti…

#21 – Raised in rural Kansas, Scott Mason would look up at the stars at night and dream of two things – disco and the big city! A…

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Jan. 27, 2021

Sarabeth – Career Hybridity from Art to Innovation

#20 – From switching schools in undergrad to working in the Bahamas, to living in 4 states before she was 30, moving around was n…

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Jan. 20, 2021

Josh – The Lawyer Who Tried to Avoid Law

#19 - Growing up near London, England, Josh De Luna decided to study law in university, but not because he wanted to become a l…

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Jan. 13, 2021

Yemi – Accounting to Economics, In Three Countries

#18 - Growing up in Nigeria, Yemi Timson aspired to achieve greatness. Despite her parent's wishes that she become a doctor, she …

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Jan. 6, 2021

Jonathan – Digital Marketing -> World Traveler -> Leadership Coach

#17 - When leaving high school, Jonathan Miller took the route that many would say leads to success; he went to Wilfrid Laurier U…

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Dec. 16, 2020

Ania – The Many Careers Before Interior Design

#16 – Ania’s career path has taken her many places. When she was in high school she wanted to be a lawyer but a guidance counsell…

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Dec. 9, 2020

Tyler – Hockey Broadcaster With A Pit Stop

#15 – As a kid raised playing ball hockey on the streets of Toronto, Tyler Madarasz always knew he wanted to work in hockey. But …

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Dec. 2, 2020

Sen – From Surgeon to Healthcare Improvement Specialist

#14 - While cultures around the world are different, parents are all the same; they want their children to have a good life, and …

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Nov. 25, 2020

Will – The Winding Road to Becoming a Youtuber and Twitch Streamer

#13 - Will Smyth (a.k.a ImperialJedi) didn’t always know he was going to be a Youtuber/Twitch streamer, but he did have ambitions…

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Nov. 18, 2020

Kait – From Fashion, to Marketing, to Human Resources

#12 - Kait’s journey to her current career took her through a winding road in her late teens and early 20’s. She tried multiple …

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Nov. 11, 2020

Brandon – From Passion for Polymers to Savvy at Sales

#11 - Brandon was always good at chemistry and had plans to invent new materials after getting a university chemistry degree. But…

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Nov. 4, 2020

Zahra – Channeling her Creativity as an Author and Marketer

#10 - Zahra can trace her creative streak back to her time as a child, when she created products to sell to her friends. After p…

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Oct. 28, 2020

Heather - Social Work to Social Parenting

#9 - As a good student in high school, Heather Patel did not have an exact goal in mind when she decided to attend the University…

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Oct. 21, 2020

Ronak – From Biomedical Sciences, to Marketing, to Entrepreneur-Baris…

#8 - A young Ronak Patel was practical, so a career working with computers seemed like a smart decision. When he realized the pa…

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Oct. 14, 2020

Brendon - The Politician or The Priest

#7 - Brendon Bedford knew what he wanted; the perfect middle-class life and the chance to make a difference in the world. After f…

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Oct. 7, 2020

Aatir - Fixing People's Problems For A Living

#6 - Aatir got his first job at 15 years old and has not taken a break from working since. When he attended the University of Wat…

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Sept. 30, 2020

Rachel - From History Degree to Occupational Therapist

#5 - From a young age, Rachel Peters watched her mom's surgery videotapes, so a passion for medicine was always there. But after …

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Sept. 23, 2020

Corey – Wanted Stability but had Six Jobs in Six Years

#4 - As a high schooler, Corey didn’t have a concrete idea of what he wanted. Get a job? Get a house? That sounded like a plan…

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Sept. 16, 2020

Nadia –Nurse/Cop/Community Centre Director? Nope. Student Affairs.

#3 - Nadia Rosemond had a lot of ideas about her future when she was in high school. Influenced by family and popular television…

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Sept. 9, 2020

Robbie - From Auto Manufacturer, to Blacksmith, to Massage Therapist

#2 - Robbie Berardi 's story of becoming a skilled blacksmith starts when he graduated high school with plans to work at his loca…

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Sept. 9, 2020

Carissa - Music Teacher or University Recruiter?

#1 - Carissa walks through her journey of delaying the start of university to find out what she really wanted. After an amazing u…

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Sept. 9, 2020

Introducing Career Crossroads

In this 8 minute introductory episode, host Jonathan Collaton explains what Career Crossroads is all about. He explains where th…

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