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Creating Your Own Luck

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Navigating the job market today is not an easy task. Application processes are becoming longer, qualifications that you may need are becoming greater, and there’s sometimes not as many jobs available at some times of the year. But there are ways to overcome all this, and it's not even that difficult.

By: Abbas Virji 6076 reads | 0 comments
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Uncertainty: Boldly Go Where Many Have Graduated Before

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Do you have mixed feelings about graduating from SFU? Do you find yourself putting on a brave face when talking to others about your future career? Don’t suffer in silence! Be the change and welcome uncertainty into your university experience.

By: Sherry Lin 5152 reads | 0 comments
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Why Your BA Is Worth More Than You Think

Personal Development

A common misconception - especially in the student world – is that a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree does not hold much value compared to specialized degrees such as a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), or a Bachelor of Science (BSc). This is far from true.

By: Abbas Virji 6681 reads | 0 comments
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From Costume to Dream Career

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With Halloween this week, many of us will be dressing up as something we want to be. For interviews and in the workplace, it doesn’t have to be Halloween for you to dress up for your dream career because you should be dressing for the part every day. 

By: Stephanie Munez 13894 reads | 0 comments
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Using Online Tools (And Social Media) For Your Job Search

Career Services

Finding a job these days isn’t an easy task. You’ve got lots of cover letters to write, you have to tailor your resume for each position, you have interviews to prepare for, and that’s only covering the ‘mandatory’ steps. But what can you do to set yourself apart from other candidates?

By: Abbas Virji 12416 reads | 0 comments
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How Can You Stand Out in the Job Market with a Digital Resume?

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As technology is slowly transforming the job market, the application process is slowly changing with it. Digital resumes are increasingly becoming more important, but wait…what is a digital resume? 

By: Stephanie Munez 18371 reads | 0 comments
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Three Things You Didn't Know About Grad School

Life Experience

Thinking of applying to grad school? Wondering what it's really all about? Dave shares the three biggest lessons he learned during his own graduate school experience.

By: David Lindskoog 6426 reads | 0 comments
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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

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Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

By: Abbas Virji 12190 reads | 0 comments
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Opportunity Awaits You!

Opportunities

While I used to think university was all about good grades and finishing your degree as fast as you could, I’ve recently learned that this is not the case, and that university is more about the opportunities you can get involved in and the experience you can gain. Here are three ways to do just that!

By: Nichola Basara 10058 reads | 0 comments
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The Art of Conversation

Networking

Interacting with others happens on a daily basis, whether it is at a business meeting, presentation, or an informal conversation with a friend or co-worker.  Mastering this skill can lead to better relationships between co-workers, friends and clients.

By: Stephanie Munez 7974 reads | 0 comments
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