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A Beginner's Guide to Hootsuite

Professional Development

Hootsuite is a great tool for managing social media platforms and can be incredibly helpful on the job! Cheryl shares a few tips on using the program for Hootsuite beginners.

By: Cheryl Chang 14900 reads | 0 comments
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The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Sports

Top Tip Lists

If you’re considering a job in sports for your co-op term and, like Justine, you skipped gym in high school to go read in the library, this article is for you.

By: Justine Nadia 11540 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tell-Tale Signs That Technical Writing Has Changed You

Co-operative Education

Whether you come off as a grammar snob or constantly obsess over minor details, it is inevitable that a position in technical writing will leave its mark.

By: Mike Lazar 16478 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Reflection

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 15168 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Work Term Project

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 14344 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Co-operative Education

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 14603 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

Work Search

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 20866 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Editor's Pick

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19601 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Working Students

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 17770 reads | 0 comments
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4 Tips to Balance Co-op and School

Co-operative Education

We millennials aren't lazy! We actually want it all– good grades, a life and experience to get us job market ready. Although those things seem mutually exclusive, Aninditha shares tips on successfully juggling a part-time co-op and school.

By: Aninditha Kamaruddin 20426 reads | 0 comments
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