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The Art of Conversation

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Interacting with others happens on a daily basis, whether it is at a business meeting, presentation, or an informal conversation with a friend or co-worker.  Mastering this skill can lead to better relationships between co-workers, friends and clients.

By: Stephanie Munez 7011 reads | 0 comments
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Inspiring Commencement Speeches for Your Future

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Graduation is an important milestone in your life, and it highlights when you’re going to be stepping into the ‘real-world.’ But what can help you stand out from the already-crowded job market? Some remarkable entrepreneurs have a bit of advice for you. Read on to find out more…

By: Abbas Virji 11112 reads | 0 comments
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What Can You Do Every Year?

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With Convocation happening this week, it gets us all to think about the time it will be our turn to walk across the stage and get our parchment. What do you plan on doing once you graduate? This article will be sharing tips on what you can to do for your career every year.

By: Stephanie Munez 4562 reads | 0 comments
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Why I Hate Personal Branding

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Personal branding. It's a well-meaning enough concept, describing the process of differentiating and drawing attention to oneself so as to positively influence others, most notably in a job-seeking scenario. But it's also a demeaning, dehumanizing metaphor.

By: David Lindskoog 7076 reads | 0 comments
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Mental Health and Wellness

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As humans, we will all have times in our life when our mental health is not at its best. Our health can be affected by a life event or brain chemistry that causes our brain to be strained and suffer from mental illness. This blog post intends to provide you with a few tips on how to manage mental illnesses common amongst university students, like stress, anxiety, and depression.

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Using Apps to Manage Your Time

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Digital media is everywhere in our lives, whether in the form of a computer, tablet or smartphone. We spend a lot of time on these devices, but are we using them to their full potential? I’m pretty sure the answer is no. So how can our many forms of digital media help us in managing our time?

By: Abbas Virji 4717 reads | 0 comments
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Career Exploration: A Lifelong Journey

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A career is never set in stone. Read more to find out about career exploration, and how you can use your role as a student to your advantage. It is never too early to start searching...

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Happenstance: Exploring your career options

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Are you worried about your career path or worried that it is not following your big plan? Plans are not set in stone and can always change course. Read about happenstance and explore your vast career options!     

By: Stephanie Munez 8070 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons You Should Attend A Career Fair

Career Exploration

You may have heard of the recent BC Job Fairs or attended one, but did you know that SFU has its own career fairs on two campuses? Our school holds an annual BIG Fair in September and a Mini BIG Fair in the Spring semester. 

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Info Sessions: Take Action!

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So you’re finally sitting at that employer’s info session – professional clothes, business cards in hand, phone (hopefully) on silent – and you wonder; why am I here? What purpose does presenting myself in this manner achieve? Well, you’re about to find out…

By: Abbas Virji 4237 reads | 0 comments
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Does "Not In Demand" = Immoral?

Life Experience

I recently came across an interesting argument. It went something like this: It's immoral to study something that is not in demand according to labour market needs and projections. Here's why I don't think that's true.

By: David Lindskoog 4384 reads | 0 comments
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Reflections on September

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My schedule over the next two weeks is full. I've given up on the blissful pleasure of having zero emails in my inbox. My throat feels especially raw, and my voice has that soft sort of gratey-ness that only comes from talking too loud and too often. By the end of my work day, I will have consumed at least four cups of coffee. This can only mean one thing: it's September.

By: David Lindskoog 4457 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Saying THANK YOU

Career Services

Saying thank you is simply the manifestation of showing your appreciation, politeness and your overall good manners. Were you aware that it’s strongly recommended to write thank you notes after interviews?

By: Jeannie Chong 13672 reads | 1 comments
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Time for FUN

Career Services

Summer is almost over. Before going back to school in September, why don’t we take the time to relax and have some fun?

By: Jeannie Chong 5894 reads | 0 comments
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Intentionality: It's Not A Secret

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What do we mean by the word "intentionality"? David examines some helpful - and unhelpful - ways the word has become popular, and how the right intentions can be useful in your career and life.

By: David Lindskoog 5051 reads | 0 comments
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Strike a Balance

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If you are the beginner of yoga, you may find some balancing postures really challenging, such as the tree pose. As for throwing pottery, if your clay is not centered on the wheel when you begin to pull up the piece, it will be off balance.  

By: Jeannie Chong 4822 reads | 0 comments
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