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Six Key Tips for Creating Connections at Career Fairs

Professional Development

Career fairs are no doubt stressful experiences for a range of people, but there are ways to ease the stress. If you want to create meaningful connections with organizations at the fair (with less stress), keep on reading to discover some useful tips.                           

By: Abbas Virji 675 reads | 0 comments
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Standing Out In A Crowded Job Market

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Standing out in today’s job market is definitely a tough task. But, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of ways you can make yourself stand out to potential employers. Read on to find out how.

By: Abbas Virji 804 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Control of Your Success after Graduation

Work Search

Wonder what resources are available to help you transition from university to the world of work? Wonder what you can do to prepare for the workforce after you graduate from SFU? Read on to discover the resources and strategies available to prepare you for the transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’!

By: Nicole Strutt 727 reads | 0 comments
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Beat the Robots

Resumes

Are you in the middle of looking for summer work? Have you applied for countless jobs online but have not been short listed once? Your misfortune could be caused by ATS ‘robot’ systems. Read on for tips and tricks to fight back against ATS systems. 

By: Nicole Strutt 731 reads | 0 comments
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All About Resumes: Content & Style Tips

CSI Blog

Resumes play an important part in your life for a variety of reasons as discussed in the article. But is your current resume the best it can possibly be? Read on to find out!

By: Abbas Virji 2310 reads | 0 comments
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8 Tips for a New and Improved Resume

Resumes

Resumes are tough, they’re one of the first things an employer sees from you, and they need to represent your skills and abilities. That’s why we’ve put together eight tips to help you create a resume that presents the best of you and helps you land that coveted job.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 935 reads | 0 comments
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How Can You Stand Out in the Job Market with a Digital Resume?

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As technology is slowly transforming the job market, the application process is slowly changing with it. Digital resumes are increasingly becoming more important, but wait…what is a digital resume? 

By: Stephanie Munez 1074 reads | 0 comments
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Can Pinterest Boost Your Career?

Career Services

Is social media a useful tool for job search? Have you ever thought of using Pinterest for this purpose? What is Pinterest? How can those “pins” help you advance your career while hunting for jobs?

By: Jeannie Chong 983 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Resume and Cover Letter Advice

Work Search

Couldn't make it to Twitter Tuesday on July 16th? In part two of the #OLCchat series, we talked about resume and cover letter advice. Catch up on what you missed with Storify.

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Highlighting Creative Resumes

Resumes

Your plain paper resume looking a little bland? Learn about some online tools to help add some creativity and visual pop to your resume and online presence.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1115 reads | 0 comments
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Resumes, Cover letters, Interviews and Volunteering: Remaining Professional for Unpaid Experiences

Volunteering

Kerri shows you where to find SFU's resources for building your resume, coverletter, and interview skills. Read on to find out how to use this to get volunteer positions.

By: Kerri Jesson 1038 reads | 0 comments
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How to Promote Cross-Cultural Experiences in Your Resume

Volunteering

Rui dishes about how volunteering can beef up your resume and give you a cross cultural edge! Read on for great tips and resources. 

By: Rui Wang 1135 reads | 0 comments
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Use Stories To Refine Your Resume

Interviews

Despise updating your resume? Here's a technique that uses the stories from your life to bring new life to your resume. By thinking of each job on your resume as a small chapter of your work story, you can create a more impactful document, and you might even enjoy doing it!

By: Monique Wong 2964 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 1 - Basics

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Whether you are still looking or have found the job you want to apply for, your resume has to be ready at any time.  But, how hard is it to make your resume stand out from the hundreds of resumes that most employers look at everyday? Just follow a few key points to get your resume in shape and keep it that way!
By: gmc2 4750 reads | 0 comments
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Resume Tips from the BC Public Service

Resumes

Getting your foot in the door with an organization isn’t always easy, but there is help. If you’re looking for a position with the BC Public Service, they’ve offered up some resume tips to help hopefuls get to the next stage of selection.

By: coopcom 3884 reads | 0 comments
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Five Reasons Why Your Résumé Might Get Tossed Out (And other Résumé Don’ts)

Resumes

Your résumé is your first chance to impress a potential employer. A few avoidable mistakes, however, might force a potential employer to toss out your résumé in the “NO” file. What are the most common mistakes applicants make with their résumés? Avoid these common pitfalls to increase your chances of getting an interview!

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Dave's Diary: The Resume of the Future

Resumes

What will the resume of the future look like?  Considering how many other things have changed in the world of career development, it's kind of surprising to me that many of the conventions that apply to resumes and cover letters seem to be alive and well.

By: David Lindskoog 2400 reads | 0 comments
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How To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Job Description

Your resume represents many things. It is a slice of your life that highlights to an employer the most relevant things you’ve done, experiences you’re proud of, and the skills you’ve acquired. Still, writing one can be tough! Fortunately, there's one thing that can help you write an amazing resume: the job posting!

By: Alix Juillet 1545 reads | 0 comments
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Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 2 - Resume Formats

Working with Grace

Chronological? Functional? Combination? What does each resume format look like? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using each format? Which format is most suitable for you? Find out the answers here!

By: gmc2 3625 reads | 0 comments
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Oh, September: The Time for On Campus Recruitment!

Work Search

If you thought you are just getting the hang of the start of the semester, here is another fall semester tradition you may want to particpate in: recruitment season!

So, what is recruitment season all about? Here is our take on "On Campus Recruitment (OCR)".

By: Mike Wong 807 reads | 0 comments