Communication

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Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

Communique

Starting a new co-op position can be stressful and overwhelming at first. Communication Co-op student, Christie Atkins, shares workplace transition advice from her mentor, Melissa Fast.

By: Christie Atkins 1769 reads | 0 comments
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Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

Life Experience

There are some things I have known for a long time, such as what toppings I like on my pizza and which Backstreet Boy will always be my favourite. With that being said, I am still continuously learning new things through the different experiences I take on. 

By: Layla Clarkson 1611 reads | 0 comments
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Kerstin
Butzelaar
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SFU Student
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Working Abroad: Overcoming a Language Barrier in the Work Place

language barrier

Learning how to effectively communicate in a new work environment can be difficult enough, but add a language barrier and things get even more complicated. Here are Julia's top tips for overcoming language barriers in the workplace.

By: Julia Bronson 2134 reads | 0 comments
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Lost in Technical Translation: How to Succeed in an Unfamiliar Environment

IT recruiting

We’ve all been put into situations where we have felt lost, unsure, or unfamiliar with our surroundings. Here are a few tips to help you make the best of a new or unfamiliar corporate environment.

By: Christina Martino 2619 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Co-op Experience

OLC Blog

Want to make the most of your work term and thrive in the position? Public Relations Intern Kelly shares 5 tips on maximizing your Co-op experience. 

By: Kelly Furey 3328 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging in a Co-op with SFU Co-op: Why There's So Much to Learn on the Hill

Personal Development

After a year as the Special Projects Assistant with SFU Arts and Communication Co-op, I've picked up a lot of on-the-job skills and met some incredible mentors along the way. My time is up, and I'd like to pass on what I've learned in my role to anyone thinking about working on the hill.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 1637 reads | 0 comments
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Averyl
Bancroft
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SFU Staff
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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

Professional Development

Ever wondered how your academic Communication skills stack up in the workplace? Co-op student Laura Tuturas sheds insight into how Communications prepared her for her workterm at ZE Powergroup.

By: Laura Tuturas 1746 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Communication, Art and Technology

Nicole has learned to plan,  promote and execute Career Services events, create promotional displays for web and print using Adobe Creative Suite, and use her writing skills to create blog postings for SFU's CSI blog, among her other daily activities. Read on to find out what else she learned as an SFU Career Services SPA. 

By: Nicole Strutt 1453 reads | 0 comments
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