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BEST of the BEST

Career Services

In honour of BC Day, let’s take a look at the best BC organizations, employers, and individuals to find out your Best of the Best!

By: Jeannie Chong 4054 reads | 0 comments
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Your Work Energy Booster

Personal Development

Energy drinks, energy bars… what else? Of course you don’t have to take these to boost your productivity. In this article, I am going to offer you some tips for enhancing your performance at work.

By: Jeannie Chong 3983 reads | 0 comments
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Can Pinterest Boost Your Career?

Professional Development

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 13624 reads | 0 comments
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Work, Life, Balance: Juggling It All!

Exercise

Have you ever sat and thought about what elements in your life can maintain your sense of sanity or better yet, serenity? Tina provides three tips to help you maintain balance when things get hectic!

By: Tina Ebrahimi 12851 reads | 0 comments
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Unpaid Internships: Drawing A Moral Line

Morality

David follows up on his earlier post on unpaid internships, and asks: How do we determine whether an unpaid internship is moral?

By: David Lindskoog 8752 reads | 0 comments
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From Plan To Planning: My Career Shift

Life Experience

My plan was all set, my classes were all chosen and off I went to continue with my education. I didn't talk to anyone working in the field and I didn't know what I might be in for. Big mistake.

By: Maryland Quijada 5208 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCChat: Job Search Tips and Tricks

Event Summaries

Did you miss the innaugural Twitter Tuesdays: OLC Career Chat? Not to worry. Our first discussion about Job Search Tips & Tricks has been neatly recapped for you in Storify.

By: Sage Testini 6730 reads | 0 comments
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Hot Digital Media Jobs

Social Media

Are you interested in Digital Media? If yes, why not turn your interest into a career? There are many Digital Media career options available nowadays. You may be surprised at the careers that match your interests and relate to many of the things you want to do!

By: Jeannie Chong 4884 reads | 0 comments
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One In a Million

Career Services

Summer is heating up, and so are six growing occupations in British Columbia. As a university student or graduate you are already on your way to qualifying for some of these openings. WorkBC, in partnership with the Government of BC, have projected over a million job openings in the next ten years, maybe there’s one that’s right for you.

By: Liz Kennedy 3506 reads | 0 comments
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Employment Scams 101

Job search

Employment scams are becoming more and more common, and scammers are continually coming up with new strategies to efficiently separate innocent and often desperate job seekers from their money. So what can you do to prevent/report being scammed?

By: David Lindskoog 8025 reads | 0 comments
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7 Tips to Succeed at Your Summer Internship

Personal Development

Summer is just right on the horizon. Instead of going to school or the beach, many students choose to do an internship during summer in order to gain work experience and learn new skills. So, how can you make the most out of your summer internship?

By: Jeannie Chong 4996 reads | 0 comments
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Travel Your Career

Career Services

Who doesn’t love travelling? Summer is just around the corner and with that comes the time to make our travel plans a reality. Have you ever thought about travelling as a way to boost your career?

By: Jeannie Chong 5774 reads | 0 comments
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9 Keys to Success After Graduation

CSI Blog

With all the hard work and perseverance over four years (or more), graduation is a joyful and special time full of recognitions and anticipations. In other words, you have to get ready to the competitive world and say goodbye to your comfort zone. 

By: Jeannie Chong 8324 reads | 0 comments
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LinkedIn Grad Guide

Professional Development

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? If so, what do you do with it? How much time do you spend on LinkedIn everyday? Do you know a LinkedIn profile can expand your network and potentially land you a job?

By: Jeannie Chong 5973 reads | 0 comments
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Opening Doors In Your Job Search With Statistics & Data Analysis

CSI Blog

The information economy of the 21st century demands us to adapt to its emphasis on extracting insight from data. Proficiency in basic statistics and data analysis will give you an edge in most fields working with information. 

By: Eric Cai 8323 reads | 0 comments
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Go Ahead, Contradict Yourself

CSI Blog

Life is full of contradictions, especially when emotions are taken into account - and careers for that matter. This isn't always easy to acknowledge, and it can be incredibly difficult to act on, but it's also an inescapable fact of life, and as such, of career development. So go ahead, contradict yourself.

By: David Lindskoog 4849 reads | 0 comments
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