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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

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No experience in the tech industry? Break in anyway! Communication and Economics Co-op student Terence Chu shares tips he learned firsthand as a Technical Writer for Ericsson, a multinational Swedish telecommunications corporation.
By: Terence Chu 3072 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

Communication, Art and Technology

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 3030 reads | 0 comments
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Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

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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 3064 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

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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 4424 reads | 0 comments
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Lost in Technical Translation: How to Succeed in an Unfamiliar Environment

Workplace Transition

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 5464 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Co-op Experience

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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 5102 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

Communication, Art and Technology

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 2764 reads | 0 comments
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Bancroft
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SFU Staff
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Applying Communication Skills in the Workplace

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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 2863 reads | 0 comments
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