Backpack to brief case: My intern experience at Riaz Sidi Performance Marketing

Being a part of Riaz’s team over the past five weeks was a great learning experience for me. I was able to expand on skills I crafted in Algonquin’s journalism program, while learning new skills in the world of marketing. From web content production to search-engine optimization, it was really interesting to see how digital marketing works and where my…

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My 6 Week Marketing Internship

Now that I am coming up on the last week of my placement, I would like to share with you the experience that I have had working side by side with Riaz. I am going to talk about what I have learned about the industry and what I enjoyed. My Experience With Riaz My experience working with Riaz for the…

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How To Stay Organized As A Marketing Intern

As marketers, we tend to lose track of what is happening around us when life starts to get busy. I am going to give you some guidance on how you can keep track of your work and some tips that I find very useful. Stay Organized With Your Work As interns, we get caught up with all the learning that…

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Why I Chose Marketing – And Why You Should Too!

As high school students we ask ourselves: “what the %$@# am I going to do once I’m done?” For me, it was following an interest to become a health care professional such as a paramedic. But I quickly realized I have a very low tolerance for anything blood or injury related. I was back at square one, wondering what I should…

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How To Accept Rejection As An Intern

As interns, our biggest fear is making a mistake and being rejected by our supervisors. We put so much of our time and effort into a piece of work that we think is the greatest thing created by mankind just to see it crumble right in front of our eyes. Our first instinct is to curl up into a ball…

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The Art of Acknowledgement

You are busy. You have what feels like a million action items on your plate. But there is one simple way in which I continue to see successful people grow. And it is the most important part of communication: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. Why It's Necessary I have a friend who recently told me about a story at work where there was an…

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