Communication

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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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Avoid Sucking During Your Work Term

Workplace Transition

When trying to get hired, I hardly considered the prospect of actually working. I was more concerned with building professional resumes and appearing impressive at interviews. Upon landing my first co-op, however, I suddenly realized that I would need to perform in a strange, new environment – one I knew nothing about!

By: Miranda Lindsay 452 reads | 0 comments
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5 Steps to Effective Time Management

Co-op

Public Relations Intern Kelly shares 5 strategies to accomplishing deadlines and effective time management.

By: Kelly Furey 755 reads | 0 comments
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Success in Failure

Special Event Planning

Working for the Surrey Marathon Society during my second co-op work term was one of the most challenging experiences of my life so far. Although I worked on the organization’s inaugural event, I had no idea what fate had in store for me this time around.

By: Janilaine Tsui 697 reads | 0 comments
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3 Ways to Kill Writer’s Block and Clarify Your Message

blog writing

Struggling with writer’s block? Clear the hurdle by clarifying your message with these helpful tips.

By: Kerstin Butzelaar 555 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: The Social Media Network (SFUSMN)

student clubs

This week, Emily features The Social Media Network as the SFU Club of the Week. Read about how their activities aim to increase students' professional social media prowess!

By: Emily Co 760 reads | 0 comments
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Be Social! 5 Tips on using Social Media for Business

Public Relations

Will your workplace require you to tweet? Ashley explains how to run social media accounts for a business.

By: Ashley Gregerson 780 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview

STAR Format

While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 1501 reads | 0 comments
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Come Prepared: Succeed at a Career Fair

Networking

SFU Fairs Week is coming! Get the most out of attending by being prepared to impress potential employers. Haleh explains what her co-op term with SFU's Career Services taught her about presenting oneself professionally at a career fair.

By: Haleh Pashaei 1153 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

Top Tip Lists
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 966 reads | 0 comments
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