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Take Action & Welcome Opportunities

Work Search

Applying for a volunteer opportunity, a job, or graduate school, are all forms of taking career-related action. But what if you don’t have enough time to tackle these aspects of your life individually? That’s where the miniBIG Fair 2014 comes in – read more to find about this very useful, one-day event.

By: Abbas Virji 4258 reads | 0 comments
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Are You an Entrepreneur? Take Action!

CSI Blog

Everyone has been an entrepreneur at one point or another (lemonade stand anyone?), but what makes you an entrepreneur today? And how can you get the support you need for your thriving ideas? Read on to find out!

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Building Your Own Business

Life Experience

Have you always been someone who has had innovative ideas? Likes to take charge in a group and wants to be their own boss? Becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business could be right for you! Fortunately SFU offers many resources and opportunities for current students and recent alumni.

By: Nicole Strutt 4172 reads | 0 comments
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Beat the Robots

Career Services

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 16186 reads | 0 comments
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All About Resumes: Content & Style Tips

Work Search

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!

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Life: A Balancing Act

Professional Development

Student life can get very hectic, which is completely understandable. Allowing yourself to have an uneven balance in life though, is something that can negatively affect your health and well being. Read on to find out strategies to make your life balanced again.

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Importance of Having a Mentor

AIESEC

Ever wondered what other outlets besides Co-op, internships or volunteering are out there for getting your dream job? Read on to find out how a mentor can contribute to developing your personal network and the resources available to find a mentor.

By: Nicole Strutt 5065 reads | 0 comments
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Saying Goodbye At Work: This Time It's Personal

Workplace Relationships

Leaving a position, an organization, and a field - especially one as positive as I've been in these last 4 or 5 years - always inspires mixed emotions. Excited, terrified, iinspired, sad, nostalgic - all are a part of saying goodbye. Here's why.

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Coach Talks: Reestablishing (Old) Relationships

Stephen Kaita

How do you reestablish old relationships you’ve lost touch with? Everyone changes, but the memories we have with people of years past are still there. This is an article on rebuilding broken networks and reconnecting with past personal and professional relationships.

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Top 4 Tips to Create a Strong Presence Online

Professional Development

Wondering what alternative ways are out there to create a personal brand for yourself or to find a job? Developing a strong presence online can help you to achieve these goals! Read on to discover the top tips to help you create a strong presence online. 

By: Nicole Strutt 12828 reads | 0 comments
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Print and Digital Portfolio Tips for Every Job Seeker

behance

Whether you’re looking at event planning or public relations, a portfolio can be a significant, helpful resource in your job search. Here are some tips on creating and organizing your portfolio, whether in print or digital format. 

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Career Change: Try Something New!

Interview

How can you get into a different industry than what you studied? Emy Sun studied electronics and later got a job at Microsoft as a software engineer. Find how how she made the transition and what it took to make it happen.

By: Jingya Wang 5651 reads | 0 comments
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Great Resources for Your Summer Job Search in Government

FSWEP

Thinking of applying for a summer job in government? Take a look at some valuable online resources for the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government listed in this week’s CSI blog post! Read on to find out more.

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Top Government Summer Jobs for Students

Life Experience

Whether you are a political science major or just interested in politics or working for the government, there are a variety of summer job opportunities available for students. Read on to discover what job opportunities are available for you for Summer 2014!

By: Nicole Strutt 11564 reads | 0 comments
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#LetsTalk: Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

Series

Mental health awareness includes the recognition that all people deserve to work in psychologically healthy environments. So what makes a workplace psychologically healthy? Read on to find out.

By: David Lindskoog 8951 reads | 0 comments
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Five Key Advantages of Working in the Non-Profit Sector

Work Search

Working in the non-profit sector may be associated with myths such as there's no room for upward movement, limited responsibilities, and that there are not many opportunities available. However, there are a significant number of advantages related to working in non-profit organizations.

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