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Best Practices for Company Research

Job search

Job searching? Starting out in an industry? Switching careers? Exploring your options? There are many reasons we need to do company and industry research in our professional lives. You may need these skills when exploring new industries or fields, creating a job application or preparing for an interview.

By: Heather Keeping 4435 reads | 0 comments
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8 Interview Tips For Impressing a Hiring Manager

body language

Did you know that according to some statistics, up to 33% of managers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire someone? Learn how to ace your interview from beginning to end with these 8 great tips.

By: Krista Michelle Kandt 40510 reads | 0 comments
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How to Research a Company: What to Look For

Co-operative Education

Have an interview coming up? Remember to research the company first. Co-op student Katya delivers key tips on how to sharpen your focus and know exactly where to look for the information you need.

By: Katya Pokrovskaya 12301 reads | 0 comments
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Nail Down the Interview

Co-operative Education

I’m sitting in front of an interview panel with six Environment Canada staff. The man in the suit at the centre of the panel asks me, “What are BC’s biggest environmental issues?” My mind is blank, yet six pairs of eyes are staring at me to say something. “Er,” I stumble, “it rains a lot?”

By: Liesl Jurock 7609 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Woes

Personal Development

So you have been shortlisted for an interview, what do you do next?  Take a deep breath, gather your thoughts and do some research!  Preparation and confidence are key, but what happens when this isn't enough?

By: Stephanie Chow 6137 reads | 0 comments
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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: Lessons from the First Interview

interview questions

So you went through the workshops, you took BOL I, and you’ve had your one-on-one with your advisor. Now what? I asked myself the same question when I completed all the initial steps of Co-op. Read on to find out more about Natalie's job search and the lessons she took away from her first job interview.

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Using Social Media to Ace Your Interviews

Facebook

You’re going to use social media anyway, so you might as well use it with your job search. If you’re wondering how, we have some answers!

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Top 10 Reasons I Won't Hire You

Resumes

Ever wished you could get into the mind of an employer to find out what not to do during an interview and what might cause your résumé and cover letter to be relegated to the “not worth considering” pile? Co-op employer Shona Taner lists her Top 10 tips on how to avoid that fate.

By: Shona Taner 31711 reads | 0 comments
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