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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

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used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 23690 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Bring Confidence to the Job Interview

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Ever feel like interviews do not go your way, or they feel out of your control?  Find the one thing you can control: your confidence! Natalie reflects on some of her old co-op interview experiences, and shares some strategies she has learned to bring confidence to your next interview. 

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4 Fundamental Tips for Workplace Survival

Working Students

Transitioning from being a student to a full-time career professional is challenging, so having a plan in place can really make a difference to your Co-op success. Now halfway through her Co-op with the Vancouver Canucks, Sonya reflects on the top four strategies she uses to make the most of her experience.

By: Sonya Hall 15711 reads | 0 comments
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What Volunteering Can Do For You That Classrooms Can't

Skills Development

Academics are certainly important, but volunteering can certainly help you in other aspects of your life, both personally and professionally. Nicola explains some key benefits to gain from volunteering.

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The Payoff of Perseverance

Co-op Reflections

Raymon Gulati faced his fears by interviewing with BlackBerry, landing a fantastic job, and learning that his talent & skills could successfully overcome what seemed to be his biggest obstacle.

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Wearing My Power Heels

Personal Development

Do you have a clothing item or accessory, that when you put it on makes you feel confident and your very best? Elizabeth shares her power item and why you should find one too.

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The Art of Conversation

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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.

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Brave-Up on the OLC: 5 Things to Tell Yourself Everyday

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Every day presents you with numerous opportunities to learn and improve yourself. Here are 5 tips to maximize every moment of your day to live your life to the fullest.

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Dave's Diary: The F Word - The Key To Confidence

Life Experience

I was not a confident person in high school. Sure, I did fine in my classes, but most of the time that didn't seem very important. Like most people, I was more worried about how other people perceived me, particularly those mysterious and intimidating members of the opposite gender. Today, I'm a more confident person. When and how did that transformation happen?

By: David Lindskoog 5511 reads | 0 comments
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Dave's Diary: When You're Wrong, You're Right

job interviews

It's not what you say that matters, but how you say it. You could be making something up on the spot, and be totally wrong on whatever it is you're talking about, but if you appear confident in what you're saying, you're more likely to be seen as right.

What exactly is confidence, and how do we get more of it?

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