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Peeriodical: Parents Can Help!

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So, your child got accepted into the university. Gone are the days of Meet-the-Teacher Nights, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and PAC Meetings. You probably feel a little bit lost. Or maybe relieved?  But you probably still worry: “will they succeed?” “will they have enough self-discipline to study?” “will they find a successful career after graduation?”

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Peeriodical: To Shake or Not to Shake? “Sick Handshake” Etiquette

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Going to an interview used to be so simple. What could be easier? Well, maybe a lot of things, but at least steps 1 through 4 were pretty straightforward. Right? I mean, what could possibly go wrong with introducing yourself and shaking hands?

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Peeriodical: Top Employment Trends in Canada

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Ever since we were young, we all had dreams of becoming something big, something extravagant. But as we grow up, we begin to realize that our changing interests, abilities and what the economy has to offer often shapes our career aspirations.

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Peeriodical: The 10 Minute Commute – Resources and Useful Information for Working on Campus

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Have you ever thought about working in a place that you are familiar with?  Perhaps a Tim Horton’s close by? For many students the idea of working at SFU might be a great option, if you prefer a 10 minute jaunt to work after class or an opportunity to learn more about how a university operates.

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Peeriodical: Applying to Graduate School: A Students Guide

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Someone once said that you should write about what you know. So when I was asked by one of the Peer Education Coordinators to write a career-related blog for their website, I felt compelled to write about the process of applying for graduate school, as I am currently applying for several schools myself.

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Peeriodical: Harness the Power of Networking at SFU

Networking

In today’s competitive job market, no matter what field or industry you are in, the key to discovering the hidden job market is through networking.  It’s all about “who knows you”.  Networking involves mutually connecting and building a relationship with others at a personal and professional level as sources of information and support.

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