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Me, Myself and I: Confessions from a UX Team of One

OLC Blog

When you are the only designer on a project, let alone the entire company, you are bound to face trials and tribulations. Be that as it may, there are also rewarding opportunities in store and lessons to be learned for designers on a lonely path of mastery. 

By: Sofia Bautista 176 reads | 0 comments
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Thank you from Our Learning Community

OLC

Ever wondered where the amazing content on Our Learning Community (OLC) came from? You guessed it - it is our extraordinary team of dedicated volunteers, alumni and staff! As we wrap up 2012, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone, and highlight some of our amazing contributors. 

By: gmc2 4985 reads | 0 comments
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Tips on Coping with a Challenging Co-op Term

French

"Working in different settings and with various personality types allows you to take in the best and the worst of the workplace" - Diana gives practical tips on coping with workplace challenges.

By: Diana Kabantsov 255 reads | 0 comments
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Succeeding in a Start-up 101

Business

"This being my first co-op term, I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know what to wear, how welcoming my co-workers would be or what exact tasks I would be assigned" - Joshua talks about his co-op experience.

By: Joshua Juni 390 reads | 0 comments
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From School to Designing for The City of Surrey

Workplace Success

"I am working on creating a single solution for citizens to request information held by the City that will meet the needs of multiple business lines" - read more about Allison's experience working with the City of Surrey.

By: Allison Chen 1052 reads | 0 comments
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More Than Just Marketing: Pursuing my Passion at Telus

School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT)

Don’t limit yourself and be active in asking to take on projects beyond the job description. Some insights from Christy’s co-op at TELUS.

By: Christy Liu 966 reads | 0 comments
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Rocking At Work Without Hitting Rock Bottom

Co-operative Education

It’s natural to feel overwhelmed in a new workplace. School of Interactive Art and Technology student, Jimmy Phung shares his tips for rocking at work, without hitting rock bottom.

By: Jimmy Phung 1294 reads | 0 comments
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How I Ended Up Working for the BC Lions

Career Exploration

Beedie Business student, Ali Najaf shares his extraordinary journey from not knowing anything about the Canadian Football League to working with one of their best teams - The BC Lions.

By: Ali Najaf 865 reads | 0 comments
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We Deserve More

Justice for Tina

We deserve more and so do our Indigenous youth. The justification of our suffering needs to stop.

By: mattpro 1303 reads | 0 comments
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Self-Care Strategies Part I: Setting Healthy Boundaries

SVSPO

Crucial for your physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing, self-care is the constant repetition of mostly small acts and habits that keep you functioning as a whole, healthy human. Here is how Joe is going to be practicing self-care through the holidays. 

By: Joe Nomellini 1776 reads | 0 comments
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