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Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

Workplace Success

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 2895 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 4095 reads | 0 comments
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Lost in Technical Translation: How to Succeed in an Unfamiliar Environment

tech skills

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 5056 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Co-op Experience

Communication, Art and Technology

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 4823 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 2576 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

Communique

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 2642 reads | 0 comments
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"What is a SPA?" And Other Things I've Learned Working for SFU Career Services

Career Services Job posting

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 2443 reads | 0 comments
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The Honest Truth: What it Takes to Land a Co-op Job

Top Tip Lists

After working for a year with Arts and Communications Co-op here at SFU, I’ve seen students land amazing Co-op opportunities, and I’ve also seen students struggle when it comes to following through, and landing the job. Here are a couple of truth bombs from yours truly that I hope will help you buck up and land a Co-op job.

By: Samantha Grandinetti 3746 reads | 0 comments
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