Communication

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Mike
Wong
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SFU Co-op Student
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The Other Side: What Employers Want to Hear During an Interview

Co-operative Education

While completing her co-op with posAbilities, Jordana Fridman had the opportunity to observe the other side of the interview process, conducted by a panel of HR professionals and program managers. Here's her insight into what employers are really looking for.

By: Jordana Fridman 264 reads | 0 comments
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Come Prepared: Succeed at a Career Fair

Career Exploration

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 477 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Tech for the Non-­Technical

Communication, Art and Technology
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 467 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Corporate Communications Guru

Workplace Transition

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 524 reads | 0 comments
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Learning the Ropes at the BCTIA

Technology industry

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 443 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

Communication

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

Career Exploration

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

Professional Development

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 1613 reads | 0 comments
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