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10 Tips for Essential Work Search

Opportunities

SFU's Career Specialist Deanne Esdale, with Francis Mercurio, Career Peer, have written an Insider's Guide, top 10 tips to a successful work search process. You deserve to get noticed! 

By: Deanne Esdale | Career Education Specialist with Francis Mercurio | Career Peer 2015 reads | 0 comments
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My Evolution through Co-op

Co-op Reflections

Before my first co-op I had a similar resume to most of my classmates. We had all taken the same courses and worked on the same projects and labs. After co-op, I had a unique set of skills and experiences that differentiated me from my classmates. Allowing me to standout to future employers.

By: Feyijimi Folarin 4345 reads | 0 comments
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Nikki’s Co-op Job Search

Co-op Reflections

Are you interested in joining Co-op and wondering what the process is like? Are you wondering when exactly you should be starting Co-op? This article provides insight on what the Co-op job search is really like through my own personal journey.

By: Nikki Zayco 10646 reads | 0 comments
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Keeping Track of your Volunteerism

volunteer opportunities

Are you making sure to keep a record of your Volunteer involvement? It is more important that you think!

By: Nicola Sznajder 5362 reads | 0 comments
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Becoming the Leader You Want to Be

Career Services

Whether in the workplace or at school, we’ve all come across difficult personality types. Read on to find out how you can turn those interactions into positive experiences.

By: Malinda Pathacharige 12573 reads | 0 comments
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Working on a Team: Five Keys to Success

Communication

You’ve got to that new stage in your life as a new employee. But as a new hire, you may feel somewhat out of place on what may be an established team. So, read on to find out five ways to successfully blend in.

By: Abbas Virji 11501 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Services & The Dance of Success

Indigenous

My name is Mike & I'm originally from Little Black Bear’s Band in the Treaty #4 area. I am in my final year of a First Nations Studies degree. Our goal is to determine ways in which the Career Services team can better serve the indigenous student population.

By: Mike B 14681 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: How To Be More Like Batman

Superheroes

As much as you may hear otherwise, you're not special. If you're like 99% of people, you don't have any superpowers. You're not going to change the world in any significant way. Sure, you've got strengths, and you'll probably help lots of people, but you're not going to single-handedly save the world.

You're not Superman. You're not Spiderman. But here are five ways you channel Batman in your own career development.

By: David Lindskoog 8132 reads | 1 comments
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Dave's Diary: Emotions, Content, and Process in Careers

Life Balance

Emotions are one of the most distinctive, primal, and ubiquitous features of human life. Yet, despite their important role in career development and decision making, they can be one of the most frequently overlooked issues in career advising/counselling. Why?


By: David Lindskoog 4644 reads | 0 comments
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