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5 Ways to Bring Confidence to the Job Interview

Communication, Art and Technology

Ever feel like interviews do not go your way, or they feel out of your control?  Find the one thing you can control: your confidence! Natalie reflects on some of her old co-op interview experiences, and shares some strategies she has learned to bring confidence to your next interview. 

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The Panel Interview: 5 Things You Should Know

Panel Interviews

When you think of an “interview”, do you normally think of a one on one interview? That’s what I used to think of.  However, as a co-op student you might experience panel interviews.  Read on to find out what you should know before a panel interview. 

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Interviewing Human Resources – How Employers Decide who to Interview

Resumes

Have you ever wondered why you never got a callback for that interview? Or perhaps, you’re wondering how you can make sure that you do get called in the future. Either way, wouldn’t it be nice to know how to increase your chances of getting an interview? I sat down with a Human Resources professional to find out how he evaluates resumes and select who to interview. 

By: Daniel Cooper 4872 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

CSI Blog

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 7510 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Tips: Presenting Your Weaknesses Like a Pro

Communique

Celia Walters is creating some great content in her marketing role at TPD™ - an international Workforce and HR Solutions company! Check out the latest installment of her series on how to answer the most challenging of interview questions.

By: Celia Walters 5079 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side of the Desk: Interview Tips from an Interviewer's Perspective

SFSS

Ever wonder what an interviewer is thinking during your interview? Here’s Bernice to give you a sneak peek thanks to her experience on an SFSS hiring committee!

By: Bernice Puzon 6254 reads | 0 comments
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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager

First Impressions

Did you know that according to some statistics, up to 33% of managers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire someone? Learn how to ace your interview from beginning to end with these 8 great tips.

By: Krista Michelle Kandt 16059 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things I Learned About Myself During My Work Term

Interviews

Have you ever considered what you would say during an interview when asked the “Tell Us About Yourself” question? Courtney, a Business co-op student learned a lot about herself during her co-op and has figured out her answer.  Read her reflection and re-think your answer to the question.

By: Courtney Adams 8443 reads | 0 comments
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How to Research a Company: What to Look For

interview research

Have an interview coming up? Remember to research the company first. Co-op student Katya delivers key tips on how to sharpen your focus and know exactly where to look for the information you need.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 5711 reads | 0 comments
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Dylan's Computing Science Co-op Guide [Part 2]: Interviews

Series

Are you a Computing Science Student about to be interviewed?  Dylan shares interview tips, personal anecdotes, and learn how to prepare yourself for your next interview.  This is part two of five.

By: Dylan Hawkins 3290 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview

recruitment

While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 7069 reads | 0 comments
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Samples Required - 5 Tips for Showcasing your Work

Portfolios

As a first-time Co-op seeker with little real-world work experience, it can be daunting to read the words ‘work samples required’ in a job posting. Here are 5 useful tips for showcasing your work at your next interview.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 7400 reads | 0 comments
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Joshua’s Job Tips: Turning the Tables during Co-op Interviews (How to Showcase Yourself as the Candidate They Want)

Co-operative Education

A lack of confidence can make you feel like you are getting raked over the coals in an interview. Learn what you can do to flip the situation on your interviewers in order to look like a pro and learn what they are really looking for in an employee.

By: Joshua Koehn 7049 reads | 0 comments
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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

Communication, Art and Technology

After working for a year with Arts and Communications Co-op here at SFU, I’ve seen students land amazing Co-op opportunities, and I’ve also seen students struggle when it comes to following through, and landing the job. Here are a couple of truth bombs from yours truly that I hope will help you buck up and land a Co-op job.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 10503 reads | 0 comments
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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook [Part 3]: App Review

Bradley's Facebook Interview

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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Great Minds Think Tech: Kiran Basra at Electronic Arts

Series

For Kiran Basra, senior Communication Co-op student, working at Electronic Arts was a unique experience from the get-go. Between re-constructing her job description and fine-tuning her marketing analytics skills on-the-job, Kiran has re-defined what Communication Co-op students can accomplish. 

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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 2] Portfolio Review

Bradley's Facebook Interview

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC. 

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Bradley’s interviews with Facebook: [Part 1] Recruiter

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Ever wondered what it would be like to be interviewed by Facebook?  Bradley Sutherland, a recent graduate from SFU’s Interactive Arts and Technology and a specialist in interactive design, was selected to be interviewed by the social media giant.  Bradley shared his 3 part interview experience with the OLC.

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What Goes On When Your References Are Checked

CSI Blog

You did it. You successfully finished the interview, hopefully feeling satisfied. But what about those references you gave to the interviewer – what happens to those now that your interview’s done? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 5386 reads | 0 comments
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Top 5 Post Interview Tips to Land You the Job

Top Tip Lists

Wonder how you can stand out against other candidates to land your perfect summer job? Check out the 5 post interview tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression with the hiring manager. 

By: Nicole Strutt 12235 reads | 0 comments