Jan. 10, 2021

010 // “You have to get a Masters degree" with Connan Chan

010 // “You have to get a Masters degree

Connan Chan is a recruitment consultant specializing in IT roles at DataFinery Consulting. He graduated from the University of Toronto with honors and a double degree in Cognitive Science and Linguistics and went on to receive a post graduate certificate for entrepreneurship from Humber College. For his job, he works with both job candidates and employers through their job search and application process.

😬🤮 Worst advice: “You have to get a Masters degree.”

🤯🤩 Best advice: “Don’t shy away from something you want to do because something's in your way, work with the situation.”

🤗💯 Advice for others: “Don’t be afraid to try new things and go with something that’s not in your plan.”

🥰📚 Favorite book right now: The Deer and the Cauldron by Louis Cha

You can connect with Connan on LinkedIn.


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