Communication

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Lessons I Learned about Adjusting to Life Abroad

Preparing for a Workterm

I was a bit nervous at first about leaving the city life behind, but I soon came to realize that the change would be a great new adventure. I feel incredibly lucky to live abroad in a small town, because I get to experience and immerse myself in a uniquely French culture.

By: Rachel Osterman 1721 reads | 0 comments
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Starting From Scratch in the World of IT: The #1 Tip to Remember

asking questions

Don’t see your need to ask questions as a sign of weakness or incompetency, but as a way to learn and grow. Your Co-op supervisor understands that most of us go into these internships as beginners.

By: Carmen Chen 1948 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

Co-op Reflections

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 2646 reads | 0 comments
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Ashley
Fraser
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SFU Co-op Student
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“What did you just say?”: How to communicate in a foreign country

Communique

Worried about the difficulties you may face while trying to communicate in a foreign country? I hope these 5 tips can be of some sort of encouragement! 화이팅!

By: Cindy Wann Chia 2671 reads | 0 comments
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Esther
Macharia
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SFU Student
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Interview Tips: Presenting Your Weaknesses Like a Pro

weakness

Celia Walters is creating some great content in her marketing role at TPD™ - an international Workforce and HR Solutions company! Check out the latest installment of her series on how to answer the most challenging of interview questions.

By: Celia Walters 2311 reads | 0 comments
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Artist, Activist, and Public Relations Strategist: Meet Miks C-Kellman

Video Production and Media Education

Miks C-Kellman is an artist, filmmaker, director, and social campaign initiator. He is also a communications and public relations (PR) specialist. Under the sub-continental sun, I had the opportunity to ask Miks about his life as an inspiring and successful communicator.

By: Dara Hill 2609 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Communication, Art and Technology

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 3066 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Event Summaries

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

By: Kassandra Mihaly 2920 reads | 0 comments
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